International sports, French Open Tennis ROLAND GARROS,PARIS,FRANCE – Rafael Nadal won a record equalling sixth French Open, and also kept his top ranking with the ATP, as he beat Roger Federer 7-5, 7-6, 5-7, 6-1 in Paris, 5 June. Federer started out in magnificent form with an early break but slipped back when serving for [...]
International sports, French Open Tennis ROLAND GARROS, PARIS, FRANCE – China’s Li Na became the first Asian to win a Grand Slam singles title when she overpowered the 2010 champion Francesca Schavione, 6-4, 7-6 in the final of the French Open at Roland Garros, Saturday 4 June. The Italian quickly fell behind and seemed unable [...]
International sports, tennis Roland Garros, Paris (GenevaLunch) – Rafael Nadal took the French Open crown for the fifth time after briefly lending it out to Roger Federer. In doing so he took revenge on Robin Soderling, the only person to have beaten him at the French. He also took one step closer to the record [...]
International sports, tennis Roland Garros, Paris (GenevaLunch) – Samantha Stosur continued her winning ways by beating world number one Serena Williams in the quarter-finals of the French Open, 2 June. The seventh seeded Australian beat Justine Henin in the previous round. Serena was fortunate to survive the second set, winning her only break point for [...]
International sports, tennis Roland Garros, Paris (GenevaLunch) – Roger Federer was eliminated by Robin Soderling 3-6 6-3 7-5 6-4 in a revenge match dating back to the final of the French Open last year. The Swiss star started well to take the first set but immediately lost his service game in the second and was [...]
International sports, tennis Roland Garros, Paris (GenevaLunch) -Swiss tennis champion Roger Federer swept past his friend and doubles partner Stanislas Wawrinka 6-3 7-6 6-2 to move into the quarter-final of the French Open Sunday 30 May. He will meet Robin Soderling in the next match. The Swedish player beat Rafael Nadal last year before falling [...]
International sports, tennis Roland Garros, Paris (GenevaLunch) – Roger Federer, the top player on the ATP rankings, strolled through his opening match of the French Open with a 6-4 6-1 6-2 win over Australian Peter Luczak. Andy Murray made harder work of his match against Richard Gasquet, losing the first two sets against the Frenchman. [...]
London, England (GenevaLunch) – Andy Murray became the first British player since Bunny Austin in 1938 to win at the Queen’s club championship tournament in London. The tournament is one of the traditional warm-up tournaments before Wimbledon, allowing players to make the transition from the clay courts of Paris to grass. Murray has been in [...]
Roger does it!
UPDATE 6 June Paris, France (GenevaLunch) – Roger Federer and Robin Soderling each won exciting five set matches to set up a fascinating final for the French Open.