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Australian Open 2020 began on Monday, 20th January

The first of the four Grand Slams tennis events to be played in a year, The 108th edition of the Australian Open began on Monday, 20th January 2020 in Melbourne and conclude on the 2nd of February 2020. The first grand slam of the year 2020 will feature the defending champions of the event in ..

Ashleigh Barty named 2019 WTA Player of the Year

The 23 years old Australian, Ashleigh Barty has been voted as the WTA player of the year after reaching the top of the world women’s tennis association’s (WTA) ranking capturing her maiden grand slam singles title. Ashleigh Barty, the 2019 French Open winner, garnered 82 percent of the media votes to beat other 2019 grand ..

Ashleigh Barty clinchs women’s title at 2019 French Open tennis tournament

Ashleigh Barty, an Australian professional tennis player and former cricketer, has clinched the women’s title at the 2019 French Open tennis tournament. In the final, she defeated Marketa Vondrousova 6–1, 6–3 at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris. Barty is the first Australian player ( male or female) to win a French Open singles title ..

Rafael Nadal lifts men’s singles title at 2019 French Open tennis tournament

In Tennis, World No. 2 Rafael Nadal has lifted the French Open Men’s Singles title for the 12th time. In the summit clash played at Paris on June 9, he defeated Austrian fourth seed Dominic Thiem, 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 to win at the Roland Garros for the third straight year. Hence, Nadal became the ..

Ivo Karlovic becomes Oldest Man to win a match at French Open

Ivo Karlovic (40) of Croatia has become the oldest man to win a match at the French Open since 1973, after he defeated the 37-year-old Feliciano Lopez of Spain in a first-round duel of the 2019 French Open Tennis Tournament at Roland Garros. This was the oldest men’s match in combined age at Roland Garros ..

Infosys to provide digital solution for French Open

Indian technology company Infosys has signed a three-year partnership agreement with Roland-Garros to provide technology solution for tennis tournament The French Open, also called Roland-Garros. The 3-year deal, running from 2019 to 2021, is aimed at enriching the game by providing fans, players and coaches with a new experience leveraging Infosys’ expertise in digital technologies ..

Simona Halep wins women’s singles French Open tennis tournament 2018

Simona Halep from Romania won her first Grand Slam at the 2018 French Open tennis tournament in Paris. She defeated Sloane Stephens 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 in a gruelling French Open final on June 9, 2018 to won the title.

Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth wins men’s singles title of French Open Superseries badminton tournament

Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth has won the men’s singles title of the French Open Superseries badminton tournament 2017 by defeating Japan’s Kenta Nishimoto in the final by 21-14, 21-13 in Paris, France on October 29. This is his fourth title in the fifth superseries final. Beside this, Greysia POLL and Apriyani Rahayu won the Women’s ..