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Federer to miss French Open after knee surgery

02 February, 2020 6:04 pm 6:04 pm

PARIS (Reuters) – Roger Federer has said he will miss a number of tournaments, including the French Open, after undergoing keyhole surgery on his knee in Switzerland on Wednesday but he is targeting a return in time for Wimbledon.  The 20-times Grand Slam champion struggled with injury at the Australian Open, where he lost in … Read More

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French Open to be Federer’s only claycourt appearance in 2020

02 February, 2020 3:01 pm 3:01 pm

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Roger Federer will make his only appearance on clay this season at Roland Garros, his agent has told Reuters. The Swiss skipped the entire claycourt season in 2017 and 2018 and last year played only two tournaments on the surface before arriving in Paris for the French Open. There was speculation that … Read More

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No sweat for Nadal and Federer, Bertens pulls out

05 May, 2019 9:35 am 9:35 am

PARIS (Reuters) – Defending champion Rafael Nadal continued to chomp his way through the French Open draw on Wednesday and Roger Federer also maintained his smooth progress into the third round. Spaniard Nadal, the second seed, as for the second match running he dispatched a German qualifier named Yannick in brutal fashion. After beating Yannick … Read More

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Stuttering Osaka braced for tough match against Azarenka

05 May, 2019 9:30 am 9:30 am

PARIS (Reuters) – Naomi Osaka expects Thursday’s French Open second-round meeting with a resurgent Victoria Azarenka to be her toughest challenge this year as the world number one struggles to find the form that won her the last two in January Grand Slam titles. Osaka has had a series of inconsistent results amid mounting pressure … Read More

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Federer returns on opening day at Roland Garros

05 May, 2019 11:32 am 11:32 am

PARIS (Reuters) – Roger Federer tops the bill at the French Open on opening Sunday when he makes his long-awaited return to the Parisian clay with a first-round match against Italian Lorenzo Sonego. The 37-year-old Swiss, whose one Roland Garros title came 10 years ago, has been absent from the claycourt Grand Slam since 2015 … Read More

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Serena remains America’s best hope at French Open

05 May, 2019 8:35 am 8:35 am

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Serena Williams represents the United States’ best chance to hoist the French Open trophy this year but questions loom about her fitness after she was forced to withdraw from the Italian Open last week with a knee injury. Williams, a three-times French Open champion who has a 28-4 record on the … Read More

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American Nicole Gibbs pulls out of French Open after cancer diagnosis

05 May, 2019 10:54 am 10:54 am

PARIS (Reuters) – American Nicole Gibbs said on Monday she will miss the rest of the clay court season including this month’s French Open after being diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. The 26-year-old world number 116 said that about a month ago a dentist alerted her to a growth on the roof of … Read More

Halep withdraws from final US Open tune-up with Achilles injury

08 August, 2018 9:18 am 9:18 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – World number one Simona Halep has withdrawn from the final US Open tune-up event in Connecticut with an Achilles injury, the Romanian said . The French Open champion, whose North American hardcourt campaign included a win in Montreal and a runnerup finish in Cincinnati, said she needed time to recover for … Read More