Rafael Nadal and Stefanos Tsitsipas advance to third round at Wimbledon

Rafael Nadal reached the Wimbledon third round for the 11th time after beating Ricardas Berankis 6-4, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 on Thursday. Second-seeded Nadal looked far from his best at times, but won on Center Court in a match that ended indoors after a rain delay in the fourth set. It was Nadal’s 307th Grand Slam … Read more

Serena Williams’ return to Wimbledon ends with dramatic loss to Harmony Tan

Wimbledon CNN — Serena Williams’ return to singles tennis after a year-long absence ended with a dramatic 5-7, 6-1, 6-7 (7-10) first-round loss to France’s Harmony Tan at Wimbledon. Williams, watched by her family in the stands, lost a tight first set before leveling the match in the second on Center Court, the site of … Read more

Rafael Nadal wins 14th French Open title, 22nd Grand Slam, becomes oldest champion in tournament history

Rafael Nadal defeated Casper Ruud in straight sets on Sunday to win his 14th French Open championship and 22nd Grand Slam title. Nadal outclassed Ruud 6-3, 6-3, 6-0, his victory coming two days after his 36th birthday and making him the oldest title winner in the tournament’s history on clay. The oldest champion in the … Read more

14 French Open finals, $500 million in winnings

Rafael Nadal playing a backhand against Alexander Zverev during their French Open semi-final on Friday. Andy Cheung/Getty Images After Friday’s French Open semi-final, Spanish newspaper brand reported that Rafael Nadal would miss Wimbledon later this month as he continues to recover from rib and foot injuries. Nadal himself acknowledged the pain he was feeling, telling … Read more

Rafael Nadal reaches the French Open final to face Casper Ruud after Alexander Zverev withdrew with an ankle injury

PARIS — Rafael Nadal was locked in a tight, convincing and long French Open semi-final on Friday when his opponent, third-seeded Alexander Zverev, ran to chase a shot and twisted his right ankle. Zverev collapsed to the ground, groaning in pain and clutching his lower leg. In his black outfit, arms and legs covered in … Read more

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic gave us the French Open quarterfinals for history

Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal met for the 59th time.Image: fake images It is a testament to their greatness that every time Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic line up at a Major, where everyone projects they could meet, everyone starts preparing for it. Whether it’s the quarterfinals, semi-finals, or the final, everyone knows to set … Read more

Coco Gauff, Leylah Fernandez, Carlos Alcaraz, Holger Rune

Limited experience? Veteran opponents? The most unlikely of odds? None of these were a problem for a group of teenagers who were unfazed by French Open quarterfinal bids on the line. On Monday, Holger Rune pulled off one of the biggest tournament upsets so far with a 7-5, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 win over 2021 finalist … Read more