Tennis


Zverev outlasts Jarry in thrilling final to clinch Geneva Open title

(Reuters) - Germany's Alexander Zverev did his French Open preparations a world of good by beating Chile's Nicolas Jarry 6-3 3-6 7-6(8) in a gruelling, rain-hit final at the Geneva Open on Sunday.

Rested and recovered, Andreescu relishing French Open debut

LONDON (Reuters) - Injury breaks are not usually welcomed by tennis players but when Bianca Andreescu's shoulder began troubling her in Miami it offered her the chance to take stock of a stunning breakthrough.

Tennis - Yastremska sinks Garcia in epic final to claim Strasbourg title

(Reuters) - Ukraine's Dayana Yastremska beat France's Caroline Garcia 6-4 5-7 7-6(3) in an thrilling match to win her third WTA singles title at the Strasbourg International on Saturday.

Tennis - Dazzling Paire beats Auger-Aliassime to win Lyon title

(Reuters) - Frenchman Benoit Paire claimed his second claycourt title of the season with a convincing 6-4 6-3 defeat of Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime in the final of the Lyon Open on Saturday.

French tennis surrounded by gloom ahead of Roland Garros

PARIS (Reuters) - A combination of injuries, a lack of confidence and poor results mean there is a little chance of a French player shining at Roland Garros this year let alone claiming a title that has eluded the country's men since 1983 and the women since 2000.

Refurbished Roland Garros ready for players and fans

PARIS (Reuters) - There are still a few workers on site, but the new Roland Garros will be ready to host fans and players when the main tournament opens on Sunday in a classy environment featuring an 80% rebuilt Philippe Chatrier and a brand new semi-sunken court.

Battling Zverev books Geneva Open final with Jarry

(Reuters) - Alexander Zverev continued his preparations for the French Open by sealing a hard-fought 7-5 6-7(6) 6-3 victory on Friday over Argentine Federico Delbonis to reach the Geneva Open final.

Auger-Aliassime set for Paire showdown in Lyon final

(Reuters) - Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime rallied to beat top seed Nikoloz Basilashvili 2-6 7-6(3) 6-4 in the Lyon Open semi-finals on Friday to move into his second ATP final of the year.

Putintseva to play Zidansek in Nuremberg title clash

(Reuters) - Kazakhstan's Yulia Putintseva overcame unseeded Sorana Cirstea 6-4 7-5 in the Nuremberg Cup semi-finals on Friday and will face Tamara Zidansek in the final on Saturday.

Djokovic ready to fire at Roland Garros as Grand Slam landmark beckons

PARIS (Reuters) - World number one Novak Djokovic believes he is peaking at the perfect moment to win four successive Grand Slam titles for the second time in his career by capturing the French Open.