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Alcaraz escapes to secure Roland Garros crown

SPANISH young Carlos Alcaraz has become the youngest male player to win a Grand Slam on all three surfaces after defeating opponent Alexander Zverev in an epic five-set contest overnight. Coming back from two sets to one down, Alcaraz only dropped thee games in the last two sets to win in four hours and 19 […]

Alcaraz survives thriller to reach Roland Garros final

SPANISH young gun Carlos Alcaraz is through to the 2024 Roland Garros final after surviving an epic battle against Jannik Sinner in the latest chapter of the duo’s story. Alcaraz won in an epic four-hour and nine-minute clash, coming back from two sets to one down to win, 2-6 6-3 3-6 6-4 6-3 in a […]

Paolini powers into first Grand Slam final

ITALIAN surprise packet Jasmine Paolini will enter the top 10 on Monday after reaching the 2024 Roland Garros women’s singles final. The 28-year-old by her own admission was a little late to finding her peak form, but now the Italian is one win away from becoming a Grand Slam champion. Overnight, Paolini stormed past giant-killing […]

Andreeva stuns Sabalenka to reach Roland Garros semis

TEENAGE star Mirra Andreeva became the youngest Roland Garros semi-finalist in 27 years overnight with a massive upset of world number two and reigning finalist Aryna Sabalenka. The Belarussian struggled physically throughout the match, but Andreeva still played fantastic tennis, winning in a tough three-setter, 6-7 6-4 6-4 on Court Philippe-Chartrier. The Russian world number […]

Money for Jam-richova as top seed reaches quarters

SLOVAKIAN junior star Renata Jamrichova is through to the Roland Garros Round of 16 after a strong straight sets win over Czech Lucie Urbanova overnight. Though the world number one junior dropped her opening match first set, she has since won four on the trot to move into the third round. In her win over […]

Alex slays Demons to reach Roland Garros quarters

AN AUSSIE is into the Roland Garros men’s singles quarter finals in Paris for the first time in two decades after Alex de Minaur defeated Russian Daniil Medvedev in a come-from-behind win overnight. After dropping the first set, de Minaur only dropped six more games for the rest of the match as he crushed the […]

Paolini powers in Roland Garros quarters

ITALIAN 12th seed Jasmine Paolini strung six consecutive games together twice across two sets to produce a near-perfect domination after dropping the first set to Russian Elina Avanesyan to reach the Roland Garros quarter finals. The hard-hitting Russian raced out to a 4-0 lead in the opening set, and while she did butcher a few […]

Sinner to Saint, Jannik ousts Moutet after slow start

WORLD number two Jannik Sinner made his ay through to the last eight of Roland Garros, but not without a struggle, coming from a set down to knock off Frenchman Corentin Moutet in the Round of 16. The second seed – who will reach world number one if Novak Djokovic does not make the final […]

Swiatek double bagels Potapova in 40 minutes

IT had to be seen to be believed, but world number one Iga Swiatek played like she had somewhere to be during her fourth round win over Anastasia Potapova, smashing the Russian 6-0 6-0 in just four minutes at Roland Garros. Swiatek’s double bagel in the Round of 16 was her shortest match in history, […]

Djoker shrugs off Spaniard to reach third round

WORLD number one Novak Djokovic needs to reach the 2024 Roland Garros final in order to retain top spot, and so far, so good for the Serbian star after her rolled Spaniard Roberto Carballes Baena in straight sets. In a one-sided match, Djokovic had a challenge early in the first set, but won 14 of […]

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