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The 2021 French Open has been postponed by a week. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty

The French Open has been postponed by a week with the main tournament now due to start on May 30th, the French Tennis Federation has announced. Franc(...)

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic has now reached 18 Grand Slams to Nadal and Federer’s 20. Photograph: AP

When Roger Federer lost to Rafael Nadal in the Wimbledon final in 2008, some thought that Federer would pack it in a few years later when his legs wen(...)

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic won the tournament despite playing with a tear in his right oblique abdominal muscle. Photograph: Getty Images

The longest Grand Slam tournament in tennis history is finally at an end. The Australian Open, which truly began over five weeks ago when the first pl(...)

 Miriam Gutierrez pays tribute to Katie Taylor after their fight in November. Photograph:   Mark Robinson/Inpho

Taylor v Gutierrez Wembley Arena, London, November 14th Her smile stood out. Miriam Gutierrez’s face had received ferocious blows for the entire bou(...)

Ireland captain Johnny Sexton leaves the pitch after being replaced in the Six Nations game against France at the Stade de France. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The witch hunt is a little premature. Ireland are already in flux. Nobody is getting canned. There is time and space for Andy Farrell to remodel this (...)

Rafael Nadal celebrates winning his 20th grand slam on Sunday at Roland Garros. Photograph: Getty Images

Novak Djokovic drove Rafael Nadal to almost unprecedented heights of excellence at Roland Garros on Sunday afternoon, powerless to stop his oldest riv(...)

 Novak Djokovic after his French Open semi-final win over Stefanos Tsitsipas. Photograph: EPA

If Rafa Nadal were to win the French Open for the 13th time in 15 years on Sunday by defeating Novak Djokovic in his 100th win at Roland Garros, the C(...)

Robin Soderling of Sweden salutes the fans after beating Rafael Nadal at the French Open in 2009. Photo: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images

Martina Navratilova, commentating for television at the time, described it “as one of the greatest upsets in Grand Slam history,” as she struggled to (...)

Poland’s Iga Swiatek  reacts after  beating Argentina’s  Nadia Podoroska in their women’s semi-final match at the  French Open. Photograph: Julien de Rosa/EPA

Polish teenager Iga Swiatek became the youngest player to reach the French Open women’s final in 19 years, continuing her bulldozing run at Roland Ga(...)

 Novak Djokovic celebrates after beating Karen Khachanov in their men’s fourth round match at Roland Garros in Paris, Photograph: EPA

Novak Djokovic surges on, Alexander Zverev goes home to heal his ailing body and the most extraordinary French Open in living memory enters the second(...)

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