Latest French Open Tennis Championships News

Serena Williams: 23 Grand Slam singles titles and much more

Aug. 09, 2022 17:37 PM EDT

Serena Williams acknowledged Tuesday that she will be stepping away from her professional tennis career soon. She turns 41 next month, shortly after the U.S. Open ends in New York. Williams has won 23 Grand Slam singles titles along with 14 major championships in doubles, all with...

Naomi Osaka, LeBron James team up for entertainment venture

Jun. 21, 2022 18:15 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James and Naomi Osaka are becoming teammates in the entertainment world. Tennis star Osaka and her agent and business partner, Stuart Duguid, are forming a media company called Hana Kuma in partnership with The SpringHill Company, which was created by NBA...

None of Federer, Nadal, Djokovic in ATP top 2; 1st since '03

Jun. 13, 2022 09:56 AM EDT

None of the so-called Big Three of men's tennis — Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic — was in the No. 1 or No. 2 spots in the ATP rankings on Monday, the first time that's been the case in nearly 20 years. Daniil Medvedev rose one place to return to No. 1, where he...

Analysis: Whatever Nadal's future holds, his legacy's secure

Jun. 06, 2022 04:12 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Rafael Nadal's status for Wimbledon is in doubt because of a chronic problem with his left foot — as is his future in tennis. What's secure, no matter what happens now, is his legacy. Nadal got through the French Open, he explained after a dominating 6-3, 6-3, 6-0...

Coco Gauff's ranking to career-high 13th; Nadal up to 4th

Jun. 06, 2022 03:56 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — American teenager Coco Gauff rose to a career-best No. 13 in the WTA rankings on Monday after her runner-up finish to No. 1 Iga Swiatek at the French Open. Gauff, an 18-year-old from Florida, jumped 10 spots by getting to her first Grand Slam final before losing to...

Foot pain leaves French Open champ Nadal's future uncertain

Jun. 05, 2022 15:02 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Rafael Nadal's painful left foot was numbed by multiple injections to two nerves throughout the French Open, the only way he has found to deal with a chronic condition he acknowledges puts his tennis future in doubt. At any other tournament, Nadal said, he would not...

Rafael Nadal beats Casper Ruud 6-3, 6-3, 6-0 for 14th French Open title, 22nd Grand Slam trophy overall

Jun. 05, 2022 11:33 AM EDT
PARIS (AP) — Rafael Nadal beats Casper Ruud 6-3, 6-3, 6-0 for 14th French Open title, 22nd Grand Slam trophy overall.

Analysis: If No. 1 Iga Swiatek keeps improving, look out

Jun. 05, 2022 07:07 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Iga Swiatek’s first Grand Slam title came at the French Open in October 2020, when the coronavirus pandemic forced the tournament to shift from its usual May-June spot on the calendar and limited the number of spectators in Court Philippe Chatrier to 1,000. Look at...

13-time champ Nadal meets newcomer Ruud in French Open final

Jun. 04, 2022 15:35 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Rafael Nadal truly has nothing more to do to make clear his greatness on a tennis court. The 21 Grand Slam titles. The 13 championships on the red clay of the French Open alone. That’s not to say he doesn’t want to achieve more, of course. Still, it’s not why he...

Coco Gauff looks forward to next time after French Open loss

Jun. 04, 2022 15:26 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Greatness has been expected of Coco Gauff since she was a kid, playing in — and winning — junior events. The Floridian is still young, of course, reaching her first Grand Slam final at the French Open at age 18. After seeing up close what it takes to be a major...