Articles by Rene Denfeld
Jun 12, 2018
French Open 2018: Revamp of Roland Garros a tricky affair, but better infrastructure will benefit all parties involved in long runIn what will be a tricky transitional year for Roland Garros, for long-term it is an investment that will benefit fans, media and particularly broadcasters, guaranteeing play between 11am and 9pm
Jun 11, 2018
French Open 2018: Simona Halep overcomes fear of losing, buries ghosts of past to clinch first Grand Slam crownMentally strong Simona Halep buries ghosts of past in the final against an in-form Sloane Stephens to clinch her first Grand Slam crown at Roland Garros
Jun 09, 2018
French Open 2018: Relaxed Simona Halep gears up for another shot at glory after several near missesThe growth that Halep has displayed in the past few months as good as guarantees one thing: the World No 1 will keep putting herself into positions contend for the Slams, regardless of the result of the 2018 French Open.
Jun 08, 2018
French Open 2018: Sloane Stephens confirms big-game prowess at Roland Garros after overcoming dry spellWhile Sloane Stephens' US Open victory two months after returning to the game stunned the world, her run to the French Open final is further confirmation of how dangerous she is at the business end of the big events.
Jun 07, 2018
French Open 2018: Simona Halep-Garbine Muguruza fight for No 1 spot; Sloane Stephens-Madison Keys face off once againSimona Halep and Garbine Muguruza will face off of the first spot in the final – and fight for the No 1 spot in the WTA rankings. Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys meet in the second semi-final in a rematch of last year’s US Open final.
Jun 06, 2018
French Open 2018: Novak Djokovic's shock exit to Marco Cecchinato puts him in despair, but the Serb shows signs of progressionThe frustration and anger about the defeat that emanated from Novak Djokovic in the crammed Interview Room 2 showed a massive difference to the deflated Djokovic of 12 months ago