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Rescheduled French Open to begin one week later than initially proposed date, say organisers
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Rescheduled French Open to begin one week later than initially proposed date, say organisers

An FFT statement said it had consulted with the ATP, WTA and International Tennis Federation (ITF) to allow the French Open showpiece the benefit of an extra week.

Coronavirus Outbreak: French tennis federation to launch $38 million relief plan to aid clubs, tournaments and players
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Coronavirus Outbreak: French tennis federation to launch $38 million relief plan to aid clubs, tournaments and players

Some 21 million euros will be dedicated to the French clubs, nine million will go to the 142 tennis, chair tennis, paddle and beach tennis players outside the top 100, as well as officials and tournaments that had to be cancelled amid the COVID-19 crisis, FFT president Bernard Giudicelli told reporters

Coronavirus Outbreak: French tennis players gingerly return to courts with an eye on safety concerns
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Coronavirus Outbreak: French tennis players gingerly return to courts with an eye on safety concerns

"The big risk is to get injured," French tennis player Nicolas Mahut said. "We played leisurely for one hour and there are already a few pains."

French Open organisers in talks with sport’s governing bodies to discuss tennis calendar for second part of season
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French Open organisers in talks with sport’s governing bodies to discuss tennis calendar for second part of season

The FFT’s decision to postpone the French Open from 27 May - 7 May amid the COVID-19 crisis was widely criticised because the new dates clashed with the hardcourt season.

Coronavirus Outbreak: French Tennis Federation launches $38 million support plan amid COVID-19 suspension
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Coronavirus Outbreak: French Tennis Federation launches $38 million support plan amid COVID-19 suspension

Professional tennis has been suspended until mid-July and Wimbledon has been cancelled. The 24 May - 7 June French Open has been rescheduled for 20 September - 4 October.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Tough for game to resume this year, says Tennis Australia chief executive Craig Tiley
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Tough for game to resume this year, says Tennis Australia chief executive Craig Tiley

Tennis could lose the remainder of the 2020 season to the coronavirus pandemic, Tennis Australia (TA) chief executive Craig Tiley has said.

From Vasek Pospisil to Naomi Osaka, tennis players express displeasure over Roland Garros postponement to September due to coronavirus
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From Vasek Pospisil to Naomi Osaka, tennis players express displeasure over Roland Garros postponement to September due to coronavirus

The French Tennis Federation (FFT) on Tuesday said the claycourt Grand Slam at Roland Garros would now take place from 20 September - 4 October, dates that clash with several other events

Laver Cup will go ahead despite Roland Garros postponement to September, say organisers
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Laver Cup will go ahead despite Roland Garros postponement to September, say organisers

Laver Cup organisers say the exhibition event will go ahead in September as planned despite Roland Garros moving to the same dates as the implications of the French Tennis Federation’s shock gambit began to reverberate on Wednesday.

WTA to offer increased rankings protection for mothers returning to tour after giving birth, reports British media
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WTA to offer increased rankings protection for mothers returning to tour after giving birth, reports British media

The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) will offer greater protection to the rankings of mothers returning to the tour after giving birth, British media reported on Thursday.

Amelie Mauresmo withdraws as France Davis Cup captain to coach World No 32 Lucas Pouille
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Amelie Mauresmo withdraws as France Davis Cup captain to coach World No 32 Lucas Pouille

Former world number one Amelie Mauresmo has turned her back on becoming France’s new Davis Cup captain, opting instead to work with French player Lucas Pouille

US Open 2018: Rafael Nadal backs Roland Garros' new dress policy after Serena Williams' 'catsuit' row
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US Open 2018: Rafael Nadal backs Roland Garros' new dress policy after Serena Williams' 'catsuit' row

French Tennis Federation president Bernard Giudicelli created an uproar when he said in comments reported in the French media that some outfits, such as Serena Williams' "Black Panther" catsuit, wouldn't be allowed.

French Open Tennis Federation to ban Serena Williams' 'Black Panther' catsuit that she wore in 2018 edition
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French Open Tennis Federation to ban Serena Williams' 'Black Panther' catsuit that she wore in 2018 edition

Serena Williams stunned Paris this year in her body-hugging outfit which she said was inspired by the 'Black Panther' movie and made her feel like a 'warrior princess'.

French Open serves up largest prize money pot in Grand Slam events this season after Brexit eats up Wimbledon purse
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French Open serves up largest prize money pot in Grand Slam events this season after Brexit eats up Wimbledon purse

The French Open will this month serve up the largest prize money pot in Grand Slam tennis so far this year, taking advantage of Brexit’s hit on Wimbledon’s purse as it shakes off its old reputation as the poorer cousin of the big four tournaments.

Fed Cup likely to face reforms for 2019, says French Tennis Federation chief Bernard Giudicelli
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Fed Cup likely to face reforms for 2019, says French Tennis Federation chief Bernard Giudicelli

The Fed Cup is likely to face radical reforms for 2019, echoing controversial plans to expand the Davis Cup, it was revealed on Sunday.

French star Alize Cornet to be investigated by ITF for allegedly missing three drug tests last year
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French star Alize Cornet to be investigated by ITF for allegedly missing three drug tests last year

Frenchwoman Alize Cornet has been placed under a disciplinary investigation after missing three random drug tests, anti-doping officials said on Thursday.

Davis Cup: France name Richard Gasquet in place of doubles specialist Nicolas Mahut for final against Belgium
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Davis Cup: France name Richard Gasquet in place of doubles specialist Nicolas Mahut for final against Belgium

Richard Gasquet, ranked 31st in the world, comes in for Nicolas Mahut, who with Pierre-Hugues Herbert combined to win the 2015 US Open and the 2016 Wimbledon doubles titles.

French Open 2017: Paul-Henri Mathieu hits out at FFT boss after being denied wildcard
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French Open 2017: Paul-Henri Mathieu hits out at FFT boss after being denied wildcard

French federation president Bernard Giudicelli also denied two-time champion Maria Sharapova a wildcard after she returned from a doping ban.

Maria Sharapova denied wildcard, will not be able to compete at French Open 2017
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Maria Sharapova denied wildcard, will not be able to compete at French Open 2017

Maria Sharapova was surprisingly denied a wildcard into the French Open on Tuesday -- ending intense speculation about her place in the clay court slam since she returned from a 15-month doping ban.

French Open 2017: Organisers braced for backlash over Maria Sharapova wildcard decision
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French Open 2017: Organisers braced for backlash over Maria Sharapova wildcard decision

The decision on whether Maria Sharapova, returning from a 15-month doping ban, will gain wildcard entry for the Grand Slam is to be announced at 1700 GMT by the president of the French Tennis Federation

Maria Sharapova should not get French Open wildcard, says rival Agnieszka Radwanska
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Maria Sharapova should not get French Open wildcard, says rival Agnieszka Radwanska

Maria Sharapova makes her comeback to the WTA Tour after 15 months out in Stuttgart next week, after gaining a wildcard, and has also been given invites to play in Madrid and Rome.