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French Open 2022 women's preview: Iga Swiatek clear favourite at an unpredictable Slam
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French Open 2022 women's preview: Iga Swiatek clear favourite at an unpredictable Slam

Iga Swiatek with her 28-match winning streak is the clear favourite to win the women's singles title at the 2022 French Open but one mustn't forget that the Grand Slam has had surprising winners over the years.

French Open 2022 men's preview: Djokovic, Nadal, Alcaraz contenders in top-heavy draw
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French Open 2022 men's preview: Djokovic, Nadal, Alcaraz contenders in top-heavy draw

French Open 2022: Favourites Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Carlos Alcaraz are in the same half of the draw leaving door ajar for the rest.

Naomi Osaka 'worried' over French Open return after 2021 withdrawal
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Naomi Osaka 'worried' over French Open return after 2021 withdrawal

The Japanese superstar, a former world number one and a four-time major winner, pulled out of Roland Garros 12 months ago after she was fined and threatened with a Grand Slam ban for refusing to honour media commitments.

French Open 2022: Naomi Osaka returns to Roland Garros with questions over form, fitness
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French Open 2022: Naomi Osaka returns to Roland Garros with questions over form, fitness

Naomi Osaka has plenty still to prove on clay, having never reached a Tour final on the surface or even made the second week of the French Open.

French Open: Djokovic, Nadal and Alcaraz put together in same half of draw
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French Open: Djokovic, Nadal and Alcaraz put together in same half of draw

World number one Djokovic and Nadal, ranked five, are seeded to meet as early as the quarter-finals.

Local hope Gael Monfils ruled out of French Open, to undergo surgery on right heel
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Local hope Gael Monfils ruled out of French Open, to undergo surgery on right heel

Monfils, who had reached the quarter-finals of the Australian Open earlier this year, had struggled on clay and had already pulled out in Monte Carlo and in Barcelona

Iga Swiatek to enter French Open as top seed after consolidating No 1 spot with Italian Open win
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Iga Swiatek to enter French Open as top seed after consolidating No 1 spot with Italian Open win

The 20-year-old Pole, who won the title at Roland Garros in 2020, is over 2,000 points ahead of defending French Open champion Barbora Krejcikova in the new WTA rankings.

French Open 2022: Ukrainian Elina Svitolina decides to skip Major over Russian invasion
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French Open 2022: Ukrainian Elina Svitolina decides to skip Major over Russian invasion

The Russian invasion has been 'draining' for the former World No. 3 as some of Svitolina's family members remain in Ukraine and 'are all hiding in the basement'.

Madrid Open 2022: Novak Djokovic playing his ‘best’ tennis ahead of French Open
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Madrid Open 2022: Novak Djokovic playing his ‘best’ tennis ahead of French Open

Novak Djokovic lost to young sensation Carlos Alcaraz in three sets in the semifinals of the Madrid Open on Saturday.

French Open prize fund increases for first time since pandemic
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French Open prize fund increases for first time since pandemic

The French Tennis Federation raised the prize money by 6.8 per cent overall compared to three years ago, before the pandemic affected the past two editions.

French Open 2022: Novak Djokovic aiming to be 'as ready' as possible for Roland Garros
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French Open 2022: Novak Djokovic aiming to be 'as ready' as possible for Roland Garros

Novak Djokovic will be hoping to match Rafael Nadal's tally at the French Open, which begins on 22 May.

Rafael Nadal back in training after four-week rib injury layoff
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Rafael Nadal back in training after four-week rib injury layoff

Rafael Nadal returned to training on Monday following a four-week rib injury layoff, with just over a month to go before the French Open in Roland Garros.

Tennis Grand Slams to all trial first-to-10 tie-breaks in final sets
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Tennis Grand Slams to all trial first-to-10 tie-breaks in final sets

Until now, the major events all employed different rules on how to end a match which reaches 6-6 in a deciding set.

Rafael Nadal to play in Barcelona in April ahead of French Open
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Rafael Nadal to play in Barcelona in April ahead of French Open

Nadal will be looking to win his 13th title on the clay courts in Barcelona after first lifting the trophy in 2005.

Novak Djokovic could miss French Open due to new COVID-19 rules in France
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Novak Djokovic could miss French Open due to new COVID-19 rules in France

Earlier this month, Novak Djokovic was barred from playing in the Australian Open for not meeting the country’s strict COVID-19 vaccination rules.

Australian Open 2022: From pain to glory, late bloomer Danielle Collins is finally in the final
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Australian Open 2022: From pain to glory, late bloomer Danielle Collins is finally in the final

Last year the 28-year-old American had emergency surgery for endometriosis and at the French Open suffered an abdominal injury

Novak Djokovic could play in French Open under latest COVID-19 vaccine rules
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Novak Djokovic could play in French Open under latest COVID-19 vaccine rules

Novak Djokovic was deported from Australia and barred from playing in the Australian Open for not meeting the country’s strict COVID-19 vaccination rules.

Novak Djokovic could be barred from playing in French Open after France passes new vaccine law
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Novak Djokovic could be barred from playing in French Open after France passes new vaccine law

The ministry said a new vaccine pass, approved by the French parliament on Sunday, "applies to everyone, to volunteers and to elite sportspeople, including those coming from abroad, until further notice."

Novak Djokovic could play in French Open even if unvaccinated, says France sports minister
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Novak Djokovic could play in French Open even if unvaccinated, says France sports minister

French Sports Minister Roxana Maracineanu told radio station France Info that Djokovic, who has openly been sceptical about the vaccine, would benefit from a special case scenario in France for major events such as the French Open.

Manolo Santana, first Spaniard to win Wimbledon, dies aged 83; Rafael Nadal, Spanish PM lead tributes
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Manolo Santana, first Spaniard to win Wimbledon, dies aged 83; Rafael Nadal, Spanish PM lead tributes

Santana won four major singles titles, taking the French Open in 1961 and 1964, the US Open at Forest Hills in 1965 and Wimbledon in 1966.