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Rafael-Nadal
Nadal, Ruud, Cilic and Rune ride French Open performance to move up in ATP Rankings list
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Garcia-Mladenovic
Garcia, Mladenovic beat Gauff, Pegula to win French Open women's doubles title
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2016 champions and French hopes Garcia and Mladenovic took 1 hour and 44 minutes to register a 2-6, 6-3, 6-2 win on Court Philippe Chatrier and capture their second Roland Garros title as a team. Former WTA Doubles World No 1 Mladenovic also claimed the title alongside Timea Babos in both 2019 and 2020 and she now has won a total of four Roland Garros women's doubles titles.
Iga-Swiatek
French Open 2022: Iga Swiatek overcomes Coco Gauff to clinch women's singles title
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Two years ago, Swiatek shocked the field by winning her first Roland Garros title as an unseeded teenager. This time, the polish star claimed her second French Open title by winning a staggering 35th consecutive match, tying Venus Williams for the best winning streak this century. Venus' historic run of 35 straight victories came in 2000. If Swiatek manages to win her next match, she will hold the best winning streak of the century alone.
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Havlickova beats Sierra to clinch French Open junior crown
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The 17-year-old Havlickova is the fifth Czech winner of the title following Renata Tomanova (1972), Regina Marsikova (1975), Hana Mandlikova (1978) and Linda Noskova (2021). Havlickova now owns a 29-6 record in the junior competition this year, having also won the Criciuma Grade A tournament in February as well as reaching finals in Vrsar and Offenbach.
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Norway's Ruud sets up French Open title clash with Nadal
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Prior to his French Open run to the final, Ruud had never reached a Grand Slam quarterfinal and his run to the final in Paris will see him rise to a career-high of world No. 6 on the ATP Rankings. The eighth seed will face Nadal, winner of a record 21 Grand Slams, for the first time as he bids to deny the Spaniard a record-extending 14th Roland Garros crown and 22nd Grand Slam singles title.
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French Open: Nadal advances to final after Zverev withdraws due to injury
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Under the roof on Court Philippe Chatrier, one of the matches of the season was cut short at 7-6(8), 6-6, when the German had to leave the court in a wheelchair after he badly rolled his right ankle, moving to his right when tracking down a Nadal forehand deep behind the baseline. Zverev cried in pain following the fall and had to be assisted into a wheelchair by the physio and Nadal, who quickly made his way round the net to help support the 25-year-old.
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French Open: Coco Gauff reaches first Grand Slam singles final
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Less than three full years after she played in her first Grand Slam tournament, American teenager Coco Gauff will play for one of the four biggest trophies in tennis on Saturday at the French Open. The American bids to become the seventh player all-time to win the girls' and women's singles titles in Paris, but to do it, she'll have to snap the 34-match unbeaten run of World No.1 Iga Swiatek.
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French Open: Rohan Bopanna's campaign ends in semifinals
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Bopanna and Middelkoop, seeded 16th, were defeated 6-4, 3-6, 6-7 (8-10) by 12th seeds Jean-Julien Roger of the Netherlands and Marcelo Arevalo of El Salvador in two hours and seven minutes at the Roland Garros Stadium. The Indian had the chance of making his first appearance in a men's doubles final at a Grand Slam since the US Open in 2010.
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