How will women’s tennis welcome back Maria Sharapova—formerly its richest star, if not its most successful—after her 15-month ban for breaking its doping rules, however absurd those might be? Her return was bound to be messy. Because all of Sharapova’s ranking points dissolved during her absence from the tour, she’s…
It’s only March and the French Open isn’t until the end of May, but there’s reason to wonder (or in my case, as a devoted Serena disciple, worry) if Serena Williams will be ready to win the next grand slam of the year. She hasn’t played a competitive match since her Australian Open win and she announced Monday that…
Novak Djokovic defeated Andy Murray yesterday 3-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 to claim his first French Open, claiming the career Slam while becoming the first man since Rod Laver in 1969 to hold all four major titles simultaneously. (By winning this year’s Australian and French Opens, he also joined a very short list of men who…
Spaniard Garbiñe Muguruza defeated Serena Williams in straight sets today at Roland Garros, claiming her first career Grand Slam title and denying Williams her 22nd.
No. 8 Stan Wawrinka knocked off world No. 1 Novak Djokovic 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 to claim the 2015 French Open title Sunday.
Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic are currently playing the French Open in what looked to be the greatest quarterfinal in tennis history, and points like this one only go to show that maybe—just maybe—this match is going to live up to the hype.
Three fans were slightly injured when a large chunk of the scoreboard fell into the crowd at center court during a French Open match today. The quarterfinal, in which Jo-Wilfried Tsonga eventually defeated Kei Nishikori, was delayed about 40 minutes.
On Thursday, News Limited announced that it would be ceasing publication of mX, a free Australian tabloid that circulated in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. Following this announcement, mX decided to die historic on a fury road.
40th-ranked Sloane Stephens upset 15-seed Venus Williams 7-6, 6-1 in their first round match at the French Open on Monday.
The typically mild-mannered and milquetoast Roger Federer had a bone to pick Sunday after a fan approached the tennis star seeking a selfie on court after Federer’s match at the French Open.
Andy Murray breezed past Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-2 to win the Madrid Open on Sunday. The win is Murray’s first Masters win on clay, as well as his first win over Nadal on the surface.
Rafael Nadal won his ninth French Open Sunday, and he did it in the most unbecoming way possible. The decisive moment was a double fault from Novak Djokovic, provoking an awkward "fall to your knees in euphoria after winning a point literally anyone with a pulse could have won themselves" celebration.
Maria Sharapova defeated Simona Halep 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-4 to win the French Open. In a tremendous match, Halep took an early lead in the third set, lost it, and then battled back to break Sharapova's serve, evening the set at 4-4. But Sharapova returned the favor and broke Halep to take 5-4 lead and won the championship…
Prince was at the French Open yesterday, and he brought a scepter. So here are a bunch of pictures of Prince, who was at the French Open with a scepter.
We linked to the transcript of this unfortunate yet hilarious exchange yesterday, but now we finally have video of a confused reporter congratulating Nicolas Mahut on his loss at the French Open. It's better than we could have ever imagined.
During a rain delay in his first-round French Open match yesterday, Novak Djokovic made a buddy—a ball boy, whom he invited to sit down, out of the rain, and grab a beverage.
The French Open Kids' Day featured tennis players Gael Monfils and Laurent Lokoli stealing the show for a few minutes. It was an old-fashioned dance-off, with the clay court as the stage.
This is a note that Beyoncé wrote to Serena Williams right after Williams had finished up her French Open title run. I don't think the letter was actually sent to Williams, but was instead posted in the "news" section of Beyoncé's (crazy) website, which seems like a very Beyoncé way for Beyoncé to express her…
So you remember earlier when the shirtless men in opera masks and salmon pants stormed the court with lit flares in the French Open final? That whole scene felt kind of homoerotic, right? It wasn't just you; we felt it, too. Well, it turns out those guys were actually protesting gay marriage.