Recent and archived articles by Ossian Shine
PARIS (Reuters) - Defying the years and one of the most fierce onslaughts he has ever faced at Roland Garros, Rafa Nadal won his 12th French Open crown on Sunday, leaving Dominic Thiem crushed and a packed Parisian stadium shaking their heads in wonder.
PARIS (Reuters) - As far as “secrets to my success” tales go, Ashleigh Barty’s is pretty special.
PARIS (Reuters) - Ashleigh Barty, the Australian who ditched tennis to play professional cricket for a year, smashed Marketa Vondrousova for six on Saturday to lift the French Open crown at Roland Garros.
PARIS (Reuters) - As if facing 11-times champion Rafa Nadal in a French Open final was not daunting enough, Austria’s Dominic Thiem will need to do so after less than 24 hours rest.
PARIS (Reuters) - A rampant France smashed South Korea out of sight on Friday to open their women’s soccer World Cup campaign in irrepressible style with a 4-0 victory that sent a warning to all other teams with a design on the trophy.
PARIS (Reuters) - At the age of 37, Roger Federer knows he cannot keep playing amongst the world's greatest tennis players for too much longer, and his fans know that too, often treating his appearances round the world like valedictory performances.
PARIS (Reuters) - Before this French Open semi-final match-up it had been all about the dizzying numbers and statistics, but once great foes Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal stepped on to the Roland Garros centre court, all that mattered was both men's preternatural ability to strike a small yellow ball.
PARIS (Reuters) - French Open organisers sought on Friday to defuse a simmering row over their scheduling of the women's semi-finals, stating they had chosen to hold the two matches at the same time away from centre court "to respect sporting fairness".
PARIS (Reuters) - Despite sending mighty serves crashing down from a great height, world number five Alexander Zverev could offer only momentary resistance to Novak Djokovic on Thursday, as the top seed barged into the French Open semi-finals in straight sets.
PARIS (Reuters) - Roland Garros got a thrilling glimpse of the future of women’s tennis on Thursday when free-hitting teenager Amanda Anisimova romped into the French Open semi-finals, demolishing champion Simona Halep for the loss of only six games.