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Swiatek sought help specifically to tune away outside pressures. Nadal has spent a long career being realistic about problems. They each rolled through the French Open without losing a set.
Djokovic, the world No. 1, has tried repeatedly this year to build on his reputation as a leader and a champion. The results have been less than great.
Rafael Nadal won his 20th Grand Slam men’s singles championship to tie Roger Federer’s record. It was Nadal’s 13th title at the French Open.
Rafael Nadal is chasing a 20th Grand Slam men’s singles championship to tie Roger Federer’s record. Novak Djokovic is just behind them and has had a nearly flawless season.
For many of the players, Nadal has given the most cleareyed view of a tournament held during a pandemic and a career chasing Grand Slam titles.
Rafael Nadal looks to win his 13th French Open title and Novak Djokovic will try to be the first person to beat him in the tournament’s final.
Rafael Nadal has been essentially unstoppable on clay. Novak Djokovic, though, could be that stopper.
Swiatek became the first player from Poland to win a Grand Slam singles title. She did it without losing a set at Roland Garros, and no more than five games in any match.
Clay-court events have been the last holdouts against electronic line calling, in large part because of how well the surface absorbs marks wherever a ball lands.
Sofia Kenin and Iga Swiatek face off, each looking to secure their first French Open title.
If Nadal defeats Djokovic on Sunday for his 13th championship at Roland Garros, he will match Roger Federer’s 20 singles titles in Grand Slam tournaments.
The Grand Slam tournament has played out as the coronavirus has gotten worse in Paris.
Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal will try to push past two players who are in their first French Open semifinals.
Djokovic is nothing like Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. Where they are private and controlled, he is an irreverent, emotional exhibitionist. Just look at the tape.
Swiatek, 19, has little experience but has dominated her opponents in this tournament. Kenin, 21, won the Australian Open in February.
Sofia Kenin and Petra Kvitova will match up on Thursday, and two first-time semifinalists will face off for the privilege of reaching their first Grand Slam final.
Novak Djokovic and Sofia Kenin, the Australian Open champions, look to advance to the French Open semifinals against familiar opposition.
Schwartzman outlasted Dominic Thiem in a match that took more than five hours, while Nadal defeated Jannik Sinner in straight sets.
A well-disguised drop shot barely passes over the net and dies when it hits the red clay. Often, it has also been a winner in Paris.
Trevisan spent four years away from tennis as she was treated for an eating disorder. She recently opened up about her journey.
Sinner, 19, has caught the attention of the tennis world with his quick ascent up the singles rankings. His next test is Rafael Nadal at the French Open.
Rafael Nadal and Elina Svitolina take on first-time major quarterfinalists as the French Open consolidates to the two main show courts.
Schwartzman is among the shortest players in elite tennis, but at this unique French Open, he has become a brutal opponent.
The round of 16 continues on Monday where the men’s No. 1 Novak Djokovic and the American Sofia Kenin will be featured on Court Philippe-Chatrier.
“I miss you guys,” Grigor Dimitrov said while sitting in an empty room and staring at a checkerboard of faces on video.
After losing to Jannik Sinner, Zverev said he “shouldn’t have played” and had a fever and difficulty breathing. Tournament officials said Zverev did not report his symptoms before the match.
Swiatek bounced Halep, the top seed, in straight sets in the fourth round to deliver the biggest surprise so far in a women’s draw that has been upended.
As the round of 16 gets underway, Rafael Nadal and Simona Halep are featured against a pair of players with bright futures.
The coronavirus pandemic took away a window of opportunity for Sofia Kenin after she won the Australian Open in January. But she’s still motivated.
While Sofia Kenin and Novak Djokovic occupy Philippe Chatrier Court, some hotly contested matches will enliven the third round on the smaller stadium courts.
Korda has three victories at the top level of tennis. He is part of a wave this French Open of players who benefit by the lack of crowds and other changes.
Halep, the top seed in the French Open, has only competed on clay since tennis returned from its coronavirus hiatus.
Players concede that the serve can be a good tactic against players who stand far, far back from the baseline. And they know when opponents are trying to show them up.
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