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French Election: Macron alliance projected to lose parliamentary majority 

A new coalition — made up of the hard left, the Socialists and the Greens — is expected to become the main opposition force with about 140 to 160 seats.

published on : 20th June 2022

French voters elect parliamentarians, in test for Macron

In last week's first-round vote, a coalition led by hard-left firebrand Jean-Luc Melenchon made a surprisingly strong showing, sending jitters through Macron's centrist and center-right allies.

published on : 20th June 2022

Naomi Osaka won't play at Wimbledon, citing Achilles tendon 

The four-time major champion and former No.1-ranked player posted a photo of herself on a grass court and wrote on Twitter: "my Achilles still isn't right so I'll see you next time."

published on : 19th June 2022

Andy Murray awed by Rafael Nadal's 'incredible' French Open record

Before continuing his grass court preparations, Andy Murray did the maths on Rafael Nadal's latest feat on clay.

published on : 7th June 2022

Rafael Nadal, Casper Ruud ride French Open performance to move up in ATP Rankings list

The 14th French Open title and his 22nd Grand Slam crown helped Rafael Nadal move up a place from fifth to fourth in the latest ATP Rankings released.

published on : 7th June 2022

WTA rankings: Coco Gauff's ranking to career-high 13th; Nadal up to 4th

Gauff, an 18-year-old from Florida, jumped 10 spots by getting to her first Grand Slam final before losing to Swiatek 6-1, 6-3 on Saturday.

published on : 6th June 2022

Rafael Nadal, modest warrior with iron will to win

Nadal, the oldest ever champion in Paris at 36, now has 112 match wins on the famous crushed red brick against just three defeats in 17 years.

published on : 6th June 2022

Rafael Nadal: The king of GOAT times

More than three hours in, Rafael Nadal and Alexander Zverev had only finished 23 games and a tie-break.

published on : 6th June 2022

French nationals in Puducherry, Tamil Nadu and Kerala cast votes for deputy representative  

An electorate of 4,463 French citizens in the two States and the UT were eligible to decide which two of the eight candidates contesting should take part in the second round.

published on : 6th June 2022

Nadal tops Ruud for 14th French Open title, 22nd Slam trophy

Nadal's victory came two days after his 36th birthday and made him the oldest title winner in the history of the clay-court tournament.

published on : 5th June 2022

Nadal aims to be French Open's oldest champion against pupil Ruud

Rafael Nadal will become the oldest man to win the French Open title if he defeats Casper Ruud, the Norwegian whose clay court talents he has personally helped foster.

published on : 5th June 2022

If No. 1 Iga Swiatek keeps improving, look out

Swiatek has won the past six tournaments she’s entered. She is 44-3 this season. She has won 56 of her past 58 sets.

published on : 5th June 2022

Alexander Zverev confirms 'several' torn lateral ligaments

The 25-year-old German was more than three hours into an epic semi-final with Rafael Nadal when he badly rolled his ankle while moving to his right.

published on : 5th June 2022

Billie Jean King : French Open should have more women's night matches 

"If we keep treating ourselves like second-class citizens, we will stay second-class citizens. You want to make everyone feels important. We should have more matches," King said.

published on : 5th June 2022

Iga Swiatek beats Coco Gauff for second French Open title

Iga Swiatek is so efficient, so smooth, with a racket in her hand, seemingly never flustered a bit and, for months now, never beaten.

published on : 4th June 2022
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