Indian Tennis Weekly #19: Indians Disappoint At French Open

The 2015 French Open turned out to be a disappointing affair for the Indians with our top stars failing to make an impact. It was left to Sasi Kumar Mukund to provide some good news by winning an ITF Futures title in Jassowal. Indians bow out early at the French Open It was a disappointing

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Stan Wawrinka Wows In Paris; Safarova Wins In Doubles

It was meant to be Novak Djokovic’s day to shine. The Serb had endured a couple of painful defeats at the hands of Rafael Nadal in two French Open finals before. Finally this year, he had surmounted the Rafa obstacle in the quarter-finals to find himself within touching distance of completing the elusive Career Slam. But Stan

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Stan Wawrinka Wins First French Open Title

It was expected to be Novak Djokovic’s day of glory but Stan Wawrinka had the last laugh. The eighth-seeded Swiss came storming back into the match to win his maiden French Open crown with a 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 scoreline. The result just prolonged the top-ranked Novak Djokovic’s wait to complete his elusive Career Slam.

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It is Slam #20 For Serena Williams; Bryans Lose Final

Serena Williams never ceases to amaze. Of her innumerable Slam titles, this was perhaps the hardest road to victory. The 33-year-old American was suffering from a bout of flu since her third round match and struggled with her mobility on court. In four out of her six matches before the final at the 2015 French Open,

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Serena Williams Captures Third French Open Title

Top-ranked Serena Williams overcame a spirited Lucie Safarova to capture her third French Open crown and her 20th career Grand Slam title in Paris on Saturday. The 33-year-old American who was suffering from a bout of flu, staged a remarkable recovery after going a break down in the third set and won the final 6-3,

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Stan Wawrinka Reaches Maiden French Open Final

Eighth seed Stan Wawrinka reached his first French Open final with a 6-3, 6-7 (1), 7-6 (3), 6-4 victory over home hope and 14th seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga on Friday. But the Swiss has to wait a little longer to see who his opponent in the summit clash will be as the second men’s semi-final got

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French Open: It Is Serena V Safarova For The Title

She looked down and out after going a set and a break down. But a flu-affected Serena Williams staged an incredible recovery, as always, to book her place in her third French Open final on Thursday. Up next is a 28-year-old who is making her debut in a Grand Slam final – Lucie Safarova. Safarova

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French Open 2015: Rafael Nadal Loses To Novak Djokovic

3rd June, 2015. It will always remain a red-letter day in the sports world. A five-year reign of unstoppable dominance and a 39-match winning streak came to an end. Rafael Nadal was sent out of the French Open, beaten by Novak Djokovic – the very man who had lost to him six times previously at

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French Open: Federer Bites The Dust, Ana Reaches Semis

Day 10 of the 2015 French Open witnessed two upsets on the men’s side as quarter-final action began at the claycourt Slam on Tuesday. The result that stood out was the straight sets hammering of Roger Federer by his compatriot Stan Wawrinka. The eighth-seeded Swiss delivered a tennis masterclass to stun the favourite and former

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French Open: Rafa To Meet Novak, Sharapova Ousted

The 2015 French Open was left reeling from a major shock on Day 9 as defending women’s champion Maria Sharapova was shown the exit door by 13th seeded Czech Lucie Safarova. An aggressive Safarova toppled the second seeded Russian 7-6(3), 6-4 to make her maiden Roland Garros quarter-final. Meanwhile, world no. 1 Serena Williams survived

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