Nadal Has Another Mountain To Climb Against Zverev

PARIS, France – After the high of beating arch – rival Novak Djokovic, Rafa Nadal heads into his French Open semi – final against Germany’s Alexander Zverev on Friday aiming to keep alive his bid for a record – extending 22nd Grand Slam title. The Spaniard’s biggest hurdle in his quest for a record 14th … More Nadal Has Another Mountain To Climb Against Zverev

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French Opened Crowd Provides Unmatched Atmosphere

PARIS, France – The roar that greeted Alize Cornet’s second – round victory against Jelena Ostapenko at the French Open on Thursday was so deafening that the Latvian former Roland Garros champion literally had to cover her ears after being overwhelmed by the support her French opponent received on court Philippe Chatrier. The Roland Garros … More French Opened Crowd Provides Unmatched Atmosphere

Nadal Admits Fitness ‘Far – From – Perfect’ After Rib Injury

PARIS, France – Rafa Nadal said his fitness was ‘far from perfect’ as he prepares to return to action after a debilitating rib injury that has left him racing against time to get back to peak condition for the French Open. The 35 – year – old, who clinched a men’s record 21st Grand Slam … More Nadal Admits Fitness ‘Far – From – Perfect’ After Rib Injury

Djokovic Prepared To Miss Grand Slams If COVID Jab Made Mandatory

Paris, France – Novak Djokovic is prepared to miss the French Open and Wimbledon if COVID-19 vaccination becomes mandatory at the Grand Slams but he is not against inoculation, the world number one tennis plays said. Djokovic, who is unvaccinated, was barred from competing in this year’s Australian Open, depriving the 34 – year – … More Djokovic Prepared To Miss Grand Slams If COVID Jab Made Mandatory

No Vaccine, No French Open For Djokovic As Rules Righten

PARIS, France – Novak Djokovic risks being frozen out of tennis as he chases a record 21st Grand Slam title, with rules on travellers who are unvaccinated against COVID-19 tightening in the third year of the pandemic and some tournaments reconsidering exemption. The Serbian, who has not been vaccinated, was deported from Australia on Sunday … More No Vaccine, No French Open For Djokovic As Rules Righten