French Open 2020: Rafael Nadal storms past Novak Djokovic to 20th Slam title

Rafael Nadal wins 13th French Open title, ties Roger Federer with 20th Grand Slam - CBSSports.com

Rafael Nadal was ruthlessly brilliant en route to yet another French Open title, beating world number one Novak Djokovic in straight-sets – 6-0, 6-2, 7-5 – clinching his 13th Roland Garros trophy in style, having returned to competitive action less than a month ago. The Spaniard also joins esteemed company: Roger Federer on a record-tying 20 career Grand Slam titles. Continue reading

French Open 2020: Polish teenager Iga Swiatek blasts Sofia Kenin to win first title

Poland's Iga Swiatek beats Sofia Kenin for French Open title

After a brilliant fortnight’s action where she blitzed through the competition with ruthless efficiency, Polish teenager Iga Swiatek topped that with another straight-sets victory – 6-4, 6-1 – to overcome Australian Open champion Sofia Kenin – winning her first Grand Slam title in style. Continue reading

French Open 2020: Djokovic outlasts gutsy Tsitsipas, will clash with Nadal in Final

French Open 2020 – Novak Djokovic halts Stefanos Tsitsipas comeback to set up Rafael Nadal showdown - Eurosport

Stefanos Tsitsipas saved a match point deep in the third set and rallied back from two sets down to force a decider against world number one Novak Djokovic, who ultimately recovered under pressure – winning it 6-1 – and will now face 12-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal in Sunday’s Final after the Spaniard exacted revenge against Diego Schwartzman hours earlier. Continue reading

French Open 2020: Tsitsipas will play Djokovic in Friday’s semis as both progress

French Open 2020: Stefanos Tsitsipas beats Andrey Rublev to achieve  semi-finals - NewsKing

Ten days after losing to him in their Hamburg final on the eve of this year’s rescheduled Roland Garros tournament, world number six Stefanos Tsitsipas made relative light work of Andrey Rublev to reach the second Grand Slam semi-final of his career. He’ll play world no. 1 Novak Djokovic on Friday, who recovered from a set down to beat Pablo Carreno Busta on Wednesday. Continue reading

French Open 2020: Schwartzman to play Nadal in semis after contrasting wins

I Deserved to Win": Diego Schwartzman Overwhelmed After Stunning Victory Over Dominic Thiem at French Open 2020 - EssentiallySports

Diego Schwartzman needed five hours and eight minutes to outlast close friend and US Open winner Dominic Thiem during a gripping five-set encounter, progressing into the first Grand Slam semi-final of his career to date. His reward? Facing 12-time tournament champion Rafael Nadal on Friday, who came through a difficult test against Italian teenager Jannik Sinner. Continue reading

French Open 2020: Serena Williams withdraws with Achilles heel injury

Injured Serena forced to withdraw from Roland-Garros 2020 - Roland-Garros - The 2020 Roland-Garros Tournament official site

Just minutes before she was scheduled to go on court in her second-round match against world no.132 Tsvetana Pironkova, three-time Roland Garros champion Serena Williams pulled out of the French Open today – revealing she’s been ordered to rest an Achilles injury that has worsened since sustaining it against Victoria Azarenka at the US Open earlier this month. Continue reading