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Dec 14, 2018
WTA to offer increased rankings protection for mothers returning to tour after giving birth, reports British mediaThe 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.
Dec 07, 2018
Amelie Mauresmo withdraws as France Davis Cup captain to coach World No 32 Lucas PouilleFormer 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
Aug 28, 2018
US Open 2018: Rafael Nadal backs Roland Garros' new dress policy after Serena Williams' 'catsuit' rowFrench 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.
Aug 25, 2018
French Open Tennis Federation to ban Serena Williams' 'Black Panther' catsuit that she wore in 2018 editionSerena 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'.
May 26, 2018
French Open serves up largest prize money pot in Grand Slam events this season after Brexit eats up Wimbledon purseThe 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.
Apr 23, 2018
Fed Cup likely to face reforms for 2019, says French Tennis Federation chief Bernard GiudicelliThe Fed Cup is likely to face radical reforms for 2019, echoing controversial plans to expand the Davis Cup, it was revealed on Sunday.
Jan 25, 2018
French star Alize Cornet to be investigated by ITF for allegedly missing three drug tests last yearFrenchwoman Alize Cornet has been placed under a disciplinary investigation after missing three random drug tests, anti-doping officials said on Thursday.
Nov 24, 2017
Davis Cup: France name Richard Gasquet in place of doubles specialist Nicolas Mahut for final against BelgiumRichard 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.
May 27, 2017
French Open 2017: Paul-Henri Mathieu hits out at FFT boss after being denied wildcardFrench federation president Bernard Giudicelli also denied two-time champion Maria Sharapova a wildcard after she returned from a doping ban.
May 16, 2017
Maria Sharapova denied wildcard, will not be able to compete at French Open 2017Maria 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.