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From domination of 'Big Three' in Grand Slams to Nadal powering Spain to victory in revamped Davis Cup Finals, the year in tennis
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From domination of 'Big Three' in Grand Slams to Nadal powering Spain to victory in revamped Davis Cup Finals, the year in tennis

The tennis season culminated in Madrid where the incarnation of the 119-year-old Davis Cup was won by the Nadal-inspired home side, beating Canada in an emotional final

Tennis in 2019: From Wimbledon final to Bianca Andreescu’s US Open win, a look at best players, moments and matches
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Tennis in 2019: From Wimbledon final to Bianca Andreescu’s US Open win, a look at best players, moments and matches

The last ball has been hit, the last ace has been smacked, the last smash has been thundered of 2019 tennis season. Now time to acknowledge the best and the not-so-best. The nominees are...

BWF French Open 2019: Authoritative Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty show another set of world champions the exit door
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BWF French Open 2019: Authoritative Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty show another set of world champions the exit door

Lowering the colours of highly-decorated world champions, past and present, seems to have become a habit with the Indian men’s doubles combination of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty.

Wimbledon 2019: Novak Djokovic opts to skip warm-up tournaments ahead of title defence at SW19
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Wimbledon 2019: Novak Djokovic opts to skip warm-up tournaments ahead of title defence at SW19

Novak Djokovic will not be playing any of the Wimbledon warm-up tournaments as he looks to recover from the long clay court season.

Nick Kyrgios backs fellow Aussie and French Open champion Ashleigh Barty to 'pile up' Grand Slam wins
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Nick Kyrgios backs fellow Aussie and French Open champion Ashleigh Barty to 'pile up' Grand Slam wins

Nick Kyrgios has put his support behind fellow Australian tennis player Ashleigh Barty to add more slam titles to her name after the tirumph in Paris.

Halle Open 2019: Roland Garros runner-up Dominic Thiem pulls out of Wimbledon warm-up tournament due to fatigue
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Halle Open 2019: Roland Garros runner-up Dominic Thiem pulls out of Wimbledon warm-up tournament due to fatigue

French Open losing finalist Dominic Thiem has pulled out of next week's grass-court tournament in Halle due to fatigue, organisers announced on Friday.

Rafael Nadal 'considered shutting down season' after suffering knee injury at Indian Wells in March
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Rafael Nadal 'considered shutting down season' after suffering knee injury at Indian Wells in March

French Open champion Rafa Nadal has said he nearly ended his season after being forced to withdraw from the Indian Wells semi-finals with a knee injury in March but played through the pain at Roland Garros to clinch a record-extending 12th title.

Dominic Thiem suggests playing doubles with Serena Williams to put French Open press room dispute behind them
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Dominic Thiem suggests playing doubles with Serena Williams to put French Open press room dispute behind them

Dominic Thiem offered Serena Williams a mixed doubles jaunt in an attempt to put their French Open press room dispute behind them.

Boris Becker questions younger generation's mindset to challenge Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic
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Boris Becker questions younger generation's mindset to challenge Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic

Boris Becker, who won Wimbledon aged 17 and went on to win six Slams, said it was the mental aspect of the game more than anything that set Nadal, Federer and Djokovic apart.

Tennis Rankings: Ashleigh Barty jumps to World No 2 after French Open win; Rafael Nadal remains second behind Novak Djokovic
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Tennis Rankings: Ashleigh Barty jumps to World No 2 after French Open win; Rafael Nadal remains second behind Novak Djokovic

Ashleigh Barty moved up six places after French Open win and now trails only reigning U.S. Open and Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka.

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Girish Karnad passes away, Bengal violence, Rafael Nadal's French Open win; today's must-read stories
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: Girish Karnad passes away, Bengal violence, Rafael Nadal's French Open win; today's must-read stories

Girish Karnad (1938-2019) belonged to the formative generation of Indian playwrights who came to maturity in the two decades following independence, and collectively reshaped Indian theatre as a major national institution in the later 20th century.

Australian tennis legend Rod Laver says French Open winner Ashleigh Barty will be tough opponent to beat at Wimbledon
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Australian tennis legend Rod Laver says French Open winner Ashleigh Barty will be tough opponent to beat at Wimbledon

Australian tennis legend Rod Laver says Ashleigh Barty will be "a tough lady to beat" at Wimbledon in July as he and fellow great Margaret Court heaped praise on the new French Open champion.

French Open 2019: Rafael Nadal admits injury-hit start to 2019 had left him 'down mentally and physically'
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French Open 2019: Rafael Nadal admits injury-hit start to 2019 had left him 'down mentally and physically'

Rafael Nadal admitted that his record 12th Roland Garros title was one of his most special after an injury-hit start to 2019 had left him "down mentally and physically" and questioning his love for the sport

Firstpost Spodcast Episode 222: India beat Australia in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, Rafael Nadal wins 12th French Open and more
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Firstpost Spodcast Episode 222: India beat Australia in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, Rafael Nadal wins 12th French Open and more

Firstpost Spodcast Episode 222: India beat Australia in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, Rafael Nadal wins 12th French Open and more

French Open 2019: Rafael Nadal gives yet another lesson in defending one’s territory with relentless performance against Dominic Thiem
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French Open 2019: Rafael Nadal gives yet another lesson in defending one’s territory with relentless performance against Dominic Thiem

At the three-hour mark, the Spaniard had clinched match point – and with it his 12th Roland Garros title. Was any other result really possible?

French Open 2019: Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem to claim 12th Roland Garros title
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French Open 2019: Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem to claim 12th Roland Garros title

No one in tennis ever has won any major tournament that many times. Rafael Nadal is now 93-2 for his career at the French Open, having won the title 12 times.

French Open 2019: Rafael Nadal clinches record-extending 12th Roland Garros title after beating Dominic Thiem in final
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French Open 2019: Rafael Nadal clinches record-extending 12th Roland Garros title after beating Dominic Thiem in final

Rafael Nadal swept to an historic 12th Roland Garros title and 18th Grand Slam crown with a 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 victory over Dominic Thiem.

French Open 2019: Organisers asked employees to fill empty seats on main court for Saturday's men’s semi-final and women’s final
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French Open 2019: Organisers asked employees to fill empty seats on main court for Saturday's men’s semi-final and women’s final

Seats and boxes set aside for officials and corporate sponsors are often empty on French Open's main Philippe Chatrier court around lunchtime, as ticket holders enjoy the hospitality on offer rather than the tennis.

Dominic Thiem vs Rafael Nadal, French open men's final 2019, Match Highlights: Nadal wins 12th Roland Garros title
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Dominic Thiem vs Rafael Nadal, French open men's final 2019, Match Highlights: Nadal wins 12th Roland Garros title

Follow all the latest updates and the live score from the French Open 2019 men's singles final between 11-time winner Rafael Nadal and former finalist Dominic Thiem.

French Open 2019: Next Gen of women players announce arrival at Roland Garros, look poised for giant leap
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French Open 2019: Next Gen of women players announce arrival at Roland Garros, look poised for giant leap

At French Open this year, eight teenagers entered the women’s draw, and six of them made it to the second round. It was for the first time since 2013 that so many teenagers had made it to the round of 64.