Latest French Open Tennis Championships News

Thiem beats Cuevas to reach 2nd round in Hamburg

Jul. 23, 2019 3:35 PM EDT

HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Back on clay for the first time since losing the French Open final to Rafael Nadal, Dominic Thiem beat Pablo Cuevas 6-3, 7-6 (3) Tuesday to reach the second round of the Hamburg European Open. The top-seeded Thiem broke Cuevas in the Uruguayan's first service game of each set, but...

US tennis player Tatishvili wins appeal of French Open fine

Jul. 19, 2019 12:57 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. tennis player Anna Tatishvili will be awarded her French Open prize money. The Grand Slam Board reversed its decision to fine her under its first-round performance rule. Tatishvili lost to 29th-seeded Maria Sakkari of Greece 6-0, 6-1 in Paris. Her earnings of about $50,000 were docked...

Kerber beats Halep at Eastbourne; Pliskova advances

Jun. 27, 2019 3:37 PM EDT

EASTBOURNE, England (AP) — Defending Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber beat Simona Halep for the first time since 2016, winning their quarterfinal at Eastbourne 6-4, 6-3 on Thursday. Kerber converted five of seven break points to reach the semifinals for the second straight tournament following her...