Naomi Osaka has struggled for form after withdrawing from French Open in May after a row with tournament officials over required media appearances.
Rafa Nadal, 20-time Grand Slam champion, says two-week gap between French Open and Wimbledon not enough time for him to recuperate after demanding clay-court season.
Twenty five-year-old Czech player beats Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-1, 2-6, 6-4 to claim her maiden Grand Slam title.
Novak Djokovic handed 13-time champion Rafael Nadal only his third defeat in 16 years and 108 matches at the French Open to reach his sixth Roland Garros final after an epic showdown which even beat the country's Covid-19 curfew.
Tennis star Novak Djokovic says facing Rafael Nadal for the 58th time, with a place in the French Open final on the line, will be "a great battle" against his "biggest ever rival."
The 20-times Grand Slam champion Roger Federer says after two knee operations he should not rush back into competition as he targets a title at Wimbledon, which begins on June 28.
World number one Novak Djokovic will meet 19-year-old Lorenzo Musetti of Italy for a spot in the quarterfinals after he brushed aside 93rd-ranked Ricardas Berankis of Lithuania 6-1, 6-4, 6-1 in third round match on Saturday.
Paris prosecutor office confirms a "women's international player" was in custody on charges of "sports bribery and organised fraud" in 2020, without identifying Yana Sizikova.
The expectation that is placed on athletes - and many others in the public eye - is that they are a commodity. Naomi Osaka’s stand should help us challenge that.
Stefanos Tsitsipas, regarded as the favourite to reach the final from his half of the draw, puts in a strong display to dispose of Spaniard Pedro Martinez 6-3, 6-4, 6-3.
Withdrawal of the Japanese 23-year-old from the Roland Garros after a media boycott row triggered a wave of support from her home country and around the world as many voice concern over her mental health.
The 23-year-old Japanese star says she will take some time away from the court after she was fined $15,000 and threatened with disqualification for refusing to carry out a mandatory news conference following her first round win.
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