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Follow live coverage of the 2024 Wimbledon men’s final and mixed doubles final hereWIMBLEDON — Carlos Alcaraz beat Novak Djokovic in the Wimbledon final at the All England Club 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 on Sunday. That’s any match, against any ailing opponent — let alone a Wimbledon final against a 24-time Grand Slam champion. By the time he had raised his level to where it needed to be to hang with Alcaraz, Djokovic was down two sets. In Sunday’s final, Wimbledon got a glimpse of how irresistible he is when this area of his game clicks. As they were watching my final, I have to watch their final and support them.”What did Novak Djokovic say after the final?
Persons: Carlos Alcaraz, Novak Djokovic, Djokovic’s, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Bjorn Borg, Rod Laver, Alexander Zverev, Roland Garros, Andy Murray, Charlie Eccleshare, Matt Futterman, Djokovic, Alcaraz, Djokovic didn’t, Clive Brunskill, It’s, , John Walton, Alex de Minaur, Doctors, Novak, Frances Tiafoe, Daniil Medvedev, Alexei Popyrin, Holger Rune, De Minaur, Arthur Fils, Lorenzo Musetti, Carlos, it’s, ” Alexander Zverev, Henry Nicholls, bamboozled Djokovic, volleyed, Max Purcell, Jordan Thompson, , , I’m, “ I’ve, Daniil, Medvedev, I’ve, , Alcaraz “ Organizations: Wimbledon, WIMBLEDON, All England, Djokovic, Alcaraz, Court, Getty, England, Locations: Wimbledon, Spain
Carlos Alcaraz is looking to defend his Wimbledon men’s singles title on Sunday when he takes on seven-time champion Novak Djokovic. Both players have won a grand slam each since that unforgettable final and are now one win away from increasing their tallies. How to watchThe final is set to begin at 9 a.m. E.T on Sunday, July 14, on Wimbledon’s iconic Centre Court. Alcaraz serves against Medvedev in the semifinal match on Friday. Alcaraz bravely joked with the crowd after his semifinal that “Sunday is going to be a good day for Spanish people.”
Persons: Carlos Alcaraz, Novak Djokovic, Alcaraz, Djokovic, Margaret Court, E.T, Alex de Minaur, Jacob Fearnley, Alex Popyrin, Lorenzo Musetti, John Walton, Garros, Francisco Cerúndolo, Roger Federer’s, , ” Djokovic, “ He’s, ” Alcaraz, Alexander Zverev, Mark Lajal, Aleksandar Vukic, Francis Tiafoe, Ugo Humbert, Tommy Paul, Daniil Medvedev, Clive Brunskill, , “ Daniil, I’ve Organizations: CNN, Wimbledon, Court, ESPN, Roland, BBC, Alcaraz, Medvedev, Cincinnati Masters, ATP, Garros, national football team Locations: SW19, Alcaraz’s, Spain, England
CNN —Carlos Alcaraz overcame a slow start to beat Tommy Paul in four sets on Tuesday and book his place in the Wimbledon semifinals. “At the beginning, the first set and the beginning of the second set, it kind of felt like I was playing on clay. 5 seed Daniil Medvedev in the semifinals, in what is a rematch of their semifinal clash from last year’s tournament. The 27-year-old continued his impressive play on Tuesday against Alcaraz, winning the first set and holding a 2-0 lead in the second. Sinner did impressively win the fourth set but appeared to run out of steam in the final set as Medvedev booked his spot in the final four.
Persons: CNN — Carlos Alcaraz, Tommy Paul, ” Alcaraz, , I’m, Daniil Medvedev, Paul, Queen’s –, Paul’s, , Ben Stansall, Medvedev, Sinner, ” Medvedev, Alcaraz, Novak Djokovic Organizations: CNN, Wimbledon, , Queen’s, Alcaraz, Getty, Court Locations: London, SW19, AFP, Russian
1 Jannik Sinner has been knocked out of Wimbledon after losing his quarterfinal match against Russian Daniil Medvedev in five sets Tuesday. 5 seed, advances to his second Wimbledon semifinal with a 6-7 (9-7) 6-4 7-6 (7-4) 2-6 6-3 victory and is aiming to win his second grand slam after his success at the 2021 US Open. Sinner, who rose to the top of the men’s tennis rankings after the French Open, had previously won the five past meetings against Medvedev. That included the Australian Open final earlier this year, when Sinner won his first grand slam title after coming back from two sets down. Sinner refused to go quietly, forcing a fifth set, but an early break by Medvedev gave the momentum back to the Russian.
Persons: Russian Daniil Medvedev, Medvedev, Sinner, Darren Cahill, Sinner’s Organizations: CNN, Wimbledon, Russian, Medvedev
Follow live coverage of Wimbledon 2024Welcome to the Wimbledon briefing, where The Athletic will explain the stories behind the stories on each day of the tournament. On day eight of Wimbledon 2024, Elena Rybakina stepped up to her new billing, the ATP made a germy decision, and there was chaos on Court One. Elena Rybakina is one of three players left in the women’s field who has won a Grand Slam title before. Rybakina plays with a big serve and with flat power that keeps her ball low. More importantly, do we too often discount the data point of winning a tournament on grass the week before Wimbledon?
Persons: Elena Rybakina, Rybakina, Julian Finney, , Anna Kalinskaya, , Elina Svitolina, She’s, Jelena Ostapenko, Barbora, Krejcikova, It’s, “ it’s, ” Matt Futterman, Yulia Putintseva, Ostapenko, Putintseva’s, Putintseva, 😂😂, ould, Fritz, ryo, aylor Fritz, Finney, Getty, bea, Rafael Nadal,, ” “Th, is ano, bec, hird, D., 🇪, 🇦 L., 🇸 A., Alves (Q, 🇹, B., Marte, J, Choi, 🇵, Nishiok, Goff, iva, J., 🇸 R., 🇷 L., 🇸 J., rin, Safi, T omlj, R, 🇸 R. M, Gade, 🇧 H., Tom o, 🇸 M., Zhan, 🇸, 🇳, Wang, 🇧, 🇦 28 D. Y, Bouzas, Su, D. Y, 🇷, ina, vito Organizations: Wimbledon, ATP, All England, Getty, WTA Tour, rte, acc, 🇨🇱, 🇬, 🇷, avon, 🇸, ritz, 🇺, ub, 🇧, (Q), 🇴 I. Begu, 🇴, Collins, Saville, Keys, uc Locations: Wimbledon, Ukraine, French
Welcome to the Wimbledon briefing, where The Athletic will explain the stories behind the stories on each day of the tournament. On day seven of Wimbledon 2024, Carlos Alcaraz showed off his tennis diet, Lulu Sun kept building her story, and Daniil Medvedev set up a rematch. To really feel good on a tennis court, Carlos Alcaraz needs to play points that get the crowd off their seats. He lost the third set 6-1 and went on a run of losing four service games in a row. Even in an international sport like tennis, Wimbledon quarterfinalist Lulu Sun has quite some heritage.
Persons: Carlos Alcaraz, Lulu Sun, Daniil Medvedev, Ugo Humbert, Alcaraz, Humbert, Spaniard, Tommy Paul, — Charlie Eccleshare, Emma Raducanu, Sun, She’s, Julian Finney, Donna Vekic, Zhu Lin, Charlie Eccleshare Will Daniil Medvedev, Jannik, hadn’t, We’ll, Sinner, Medvedev, Adam Pretty, Grigor Dimitrov, Ben Shelton, he’ll, — Charlie Eccleshare Will Jasmine Paolini’s, Keys, Rob Newell, Camerasport, Paolini, Emma Navarro, — James Hansen, Paula Badosa’s, 🇷 F., Paul, 🇸 P., 🇪, 🇷 M., 7 🇦🇷 F, Dani e, C. O, A. T, 🇸 J. Muna, Du, L. N, J, 🇵 Y, Cobo, Mun, i tz 🇩, 🇧 F. J, Ker, B., C. Tau, Carl e, 🇸, Fernandez, 🇳 10 O. J, Golub, Boult e r 7 7 🇩, Mari, 🇴, eva, 🇷, 🇿 26, 🇷 16 E. J, Maia, 🇿, Wang, 🇧 E. R, ina, LL, odon, K, M., D., 🇸 19 E., Coll, Ry Organizations: Wimbledon, Getty, Madison Keys, Shelton, 🇬, Monfils, rgs, Walton, 🇰, 🇺, 🇸, Alcaraz 6, 🇷, 🇱 A. Rus, Navarro Locations: , Croatian, New Zealand, Switzerland, Devon, Melbourne
Iga Swiatek, the world No 1 who has never won Wimbledon, has been eliminated from this year’s tournament. Up against Kazakhstan’s Yulia Putintseva, the 5ft 4in world No. 35, Swiatek was defeated 3-6, 6-1, 6-2 in a third-round match on Court 1. Back in 2019, Putintseva beat the then world No 2 Naomi Osaka at Wimbledon. Putintseva certainly looked the sharper of the two, racing around the court and rushing Swiatek, taking away her rhythm.
Persons: Iga Swiatek, Kazakhstan’s Yulia Putintseva, Swiatek, Alize Cornet, Jannik, Putintseva, Naomi Osaka, Roland Garros, craves, Jelena Ostapenko, Coco Gauff, Clive Brunskill Organizations: Wimbledon, Birmingham, All England, undercooked, Paris Olympics Locations: Paris
Carlos Alcaraz nearly crashed out at Wimbledon on Friday at the hands of a familiar foe. 3 Alcaraz came alive, running away with the fourth-set tiebreak and the fifth set to prevail 5-7, 6-2, 4-6, 7-6(2) 6-2. Tiafoe played his best tennis of the year, or maybe even two. But with his hopes for the tournament resting on the outcome of a fourth-set tiebreak, it was Alcaraz who came alive. Tiafoe played with the fearlessness and confidence that has been missing.
Persons: Carlos Alcaraz, Frances Tiafoe, Alcaraz, , ” Alcaraz, Tiafoe, Alcaraz’s, Jannik Sinner, American Brandon Nakashima, Ugo Humbert, Novak Djokovic, Ben Shelton, Matteo Arnaldi, Glyn Kirk, unreturnable, , Zac Goodwin Organizations: Wimbledon, U.S ., That’s, Alcaraz, U.S, Getty, Croatian Borna, Court Locations: American,
The youngest male player to win three grand slams on three different surfaces – the 2022 US Open, Wimbledon in 2023 and the French Open in 2024 – at 21. Take, for example, the French Open. Let’s see if I’m going to be in this position.”Alcaraz celebrates winning match point against Alexander Zverev in the men's French Open final. “As a Real Madrid fan, I was watching in Paris [during the French Open]. “I’m really, really happy with everything that I’m living right now.
Persons: Carlos Alcaraz, , ” Alcaraz, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, you’d, I’ve, , Juan Carlos Ferrero, ” –, Juanjo Moreno, , Ferrero, Albert Costa, Carlos Moyá, Sergi Bruguera, Garbiñe, “ I’m, Lisi Niesner, Alcaraz, Estonia’s Mark Lajal, Clive Brunskill, Djokovic, Francisco Cerúndolo, Roger Federer’s, Novak, Alexander Zverev, what’s, Roland Garros, I’m Organizations: Wimbledon, London CNN, CNN Sport, CNN, Nadal, , Reuters, Real Madrid, Borussia Dortmund, Olympic, Real, Spanish national Locations: London, Spanish, , Alcaraz, Spain, SW19, Berlin, Paris, Real Madrid, Wimbledon
Welcome to the Wimbledon briefing, where The Athletic will explain the stories behind the stories on each day of the tournament. For world No 2 Coco Gauff, the draw at this year’s Wimbledon has been more than kind: It’s been positively loving. There are no Wimbledon champions in this half of the draw, but there is still a four-time slam winner. (Glyn Kirk / AFP via Getty Images)Can Frances Tiafoe make this the first day of the rest of his tennis life? Tiafoe came back from two sets down for the first time in his career, winning 6-7(5), 2-6, 6-1, 6-3, 6-3.
Persons: Casper Ruud, Aryna Sabalenka, Frances Tiafoe, Casper Ruud’s, Ruud, Alexander Zverev, Alex Bolt, Henry Nicholls, I’m, , Swiatek, you’ve, Coco Gauff, Victoria, Zheng, Lulu Sun, Mirra, , Brenda Fruhvirtova, Jasmine Paolini, Maria Sakkari, Gauff, Caroline Dolehide, Naomi Osaka, Diane Parry, Glyn Kirk, Tiafoe, Mateo Arnaldi, ” Tiafoe, He’s, Roland Garros, craves, Borna Coric, — Carlos Alcaraz, Ben Stansall, Erika Andreeva, Britain’s Sonay Kartal, Aryna, Linda, Erika, Donna Vekic, rika, ade, ound, hird, Ber, G, 🇦🇷 18 S. Baez, 🇿 J., Kor, Borge, Dan, 🇪 E., Diaz, Hurkacz 🇲🇩 R, 🇸 J., . Ju, Kar, J, Fearnley, 🇹 1, Nakashima 🇦 🇺 J., F. J, 🇷 P., eva 🇩🇪, 🇦, A. Pot, Colli, 🇸, . Wozniacki, Bro, Fer, U vardy, Tomova 🇺 🇸, 🇴, K, 🇿 K., Yastrems, 🇷, Wang, 🇹, Danilo, eva, 🇯, Nava Organizations: Wimbledon, London, Getty, Tennis, Victoria Azarenka, U.S, 🇬, Monfils, ritz, emi, eni, Sta Locations: Wimbledon, Halle, Germany, Queen’s, London, Norway, Swiatek’s, Italy, AFP, Roehampton, Russian, Croatia, novi, Bou, Ste
After she’d won her fourth Grand Slam title and her third French Open, while still just 22 years old. GO DEEPER The trick to winning on Wimbledon grass? Gilbert had never watched one of his players win Wimbledon from the coaches’ box. Barty won Wimbledon in 2021 for the first and only time, then won the Australian Open the following January. “Every year it’s easier for me to adapt to grass,” Swiatek said.
Persons: Iga Swiatek, she’d, Swiatek, Iga, Zac Goodwin, , ” Swiatek, , , Joe Toth, Grass, Serena Williams, Julian Finney, haven’t, Greg Norman, Casper Ruud, Ivan Lendl, Andy Murray, Roger Federer, Carlos Alcaraz, Roland Garros, Brad Gilbert, Coco Gauff, Zendaya, Gilbert, Andre Agassi, Andy Roddick, ” Gilbert, Gauff, Sofia Kenin, Daniel Leal, Rod Laver, ” Laver, it’s, Cliff Drysdale, ” Drysdale, Drysdale, Mark McCormack, Ash Barty, Barty, Matthias Hangst, Nick Kyrgios, Novak Djokovic, Marketa Vondrousova, ” Djokovic, He’s, Paris, Djokovic, ” Sinner, Sinner, Jason Bourne, volleying, Gavin MacMillan, Aryna Sabalenka, they’ve, ” MacMillan, Shi Tang, Eamonn Dalton Organizations: Tennis, Wimbledon’s, England Club, French, of Fame, Wimbledon, Getty, Augusta, dodger, Roland, Slams, ESPN, All England, U.S, Broadway, La Scala, Bolshoi Theater, Court, Central Press, Hulton, National, West, IMG, Olympic Games, U.S ., Players, , Deutsch, The Athletic Locations: SW19, London, Paris, Italy, Halle, Augusta, Wimbledon, California, New Jersey, Basel, Australia, New York City, Bentleys, Australian, Serbia
Last year, Carlos Alcaraz downed Novak Djokovic in a five-set thriller in the men’s final, while Markéta Vondroušová became the first unseeded woman in history to win the Wimbledon title after beating Ons Jabeur. Reaching the quarterfinal of the French Open will have been a confidence boost, despite being comfortably beaten by Iga Świątek. Novak Djokovic was forced to withdraw from the French Open with a knee injury. 1 in the world rankings after his run to the semifinals at the French Open, where he was defeated in a five-set thriller by eventual winner Alcaraz. Her career struggles on grass are curious, especially given that she won the Junior Wimbledon title in 2018 for the only grand slam title of her junior career.
Persons: Carlos Alcaraz, Novak, Markéta Vondroušová, Alcaraz, Jannik, Roland, Argentina’s Francisco Cerúndolo, Jack Draper, Adrian Dennis, Draper, Mark Lajal, Vondroušová, Dayana Yastremska, Iga Świątek, Vondroušová’s, Rebeka, Anna Kalinskaya, Jessica Bouzas, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer’s, Djokovic, Ibrahim Ezzat, hasn’t, Sinner, Świątek, Glenn Gervot, Roland Garros, Świątek hasn’t, America’s Sofia Kenin, Elena Rybakina, Aryna Sabalenka, Coco Gauff Organizations: CNN, Wimbledon, All England Club, Djokovic, Getty, Stuttgart, Vondroušová’s Wimbledon, Bad, Cerúndolo, Australian, Junior Wimbledon, America’s Sofia Locations: Indian Wells, British, AFP, Czech, Berlin, Alcaraz’s, SW19, Halle
Is Iga Swiatek going to make her move on grass and further cement her position as the player to beat across the WTA? Probably not, since that meniscus belongs to one Novak Djokovic, the seven-time Wimbledon champion and the world’s best grass-court player. Then he showed up in London this week and started testing out the knee with practice sessions on the grass. Charlie EccleshareWill Swiatek win her first Wimbledon title? She’s never been past the quarterfinals at Wimbledon and her game isn’t a natural fit on the grass.
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Jannik Sinner on becoming tennis world number one
  + stars: | 2024-06-11 | by ( Tania Bryer | )   time to read: 1 min
Share Share Article via Facebook Share Article via Twitter Share Article via LinkedIn Share Article via EmailJannik Sinner on becoming tennis world number oneCNBC’s Tania Bryer talks to tennis star Jannik Sinner who has replaced Novak Djokovic as world number one in the PIF ATP Rankings and made history as the first Italian player to reach the top spot.
Persons: Tania Bryer, Novak Djokovic
Share Share Article via Facebook Share Article via Twitter Share Article via LinkedIn Share Article via EmailItaly’s Jannik Sinner says it is an 'amazing feeling' to be ranked number one in the worldJannik Sinner, who recently replaced Novak Djokovic as the number one ranked player in men’s tennis, says he is "very happy" to have achieved the milestone.
Persons: Novak Djokovic Locations: men’s
4 Alexander Zverev in five sets to lift his third grand slam title – all at the age of only 21. Is he worried about running out of skin space, should he continue to accumulate more grand slam titles? If I win another French Open, I’m not going to get a tattoo.”With his victory over Zverev, the world No. 2 joins a long line of Spanish men to have lifted the French Open title. Alcaraz and his team pose for a photo in the locker room after winning the French Open.
Persons: Carlos Alcaraz, Alexander Zverev, Philippe, Chatrier, Alcaraz, ” Alcaraz, Amanda Davies, Roland Garros, I’ve, Yves Herman, , , I’m, Rafael Nadal, Juan Carlos Ferrero, Albert Costa, Carlos Moyá, Sergi Bruguera, Ferrero, Clive Brunskill, , Nadal –, Novak Djokovic, “ I’ve, “ I’m Organizations: CNN, Spaniard, Zverev, Wimbledon, Eiffel, French, Reuters Locations: City of, Paris, Zverev, Murcia
More specifically, it’s Alcaraz’s body, but also his mind — to the extent that it so often dictates how his body feels. AdvertisementAlcaraz, the 21-year-old Spanish star who makes tennis fans gasp like no one else can, beat Alexander Zverev of Germany on Sunday to win his first French Open title. Alcaraz’s first French Open is a triumph of perseverance (Frey / TPN via Getty Images)A year ago, it was anything but inevitable. GO DEEPER Game, Set, Match: Carlos Alcaraz beats Alexander Zverev to win first French OpenThe weeks before the French Open had been filled with doubts. Alcaraz at the 2021 ATP Next Gen finals, which he won, beating Sebastian Korda in the final.
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Carlos Alcaraz beat Alexander Zverev in the French Open final at Roland Garros 6-3, 2-6, 5-7, 6-1, 6-2 on Sunday. But in the second set, Zverev’s impressive durability really kicked in, and he completely flipped things, taking 14 of 20 points that were five-to-eight-shot rallies. Zverev was even able to ride the momentum of the second set into the third, in which, despite the fluctuating scoreline, he was much the better player. Alexander Zverev’s serve has been superb all tournament, but it faltered when he needed it most. He did it again in the final game at 15-15.
Persons: Carlos Alcaraz, Alexander Zverev, Roland Garros, oscillated, Jannik, Alcaraz, Charlie Eccleshare, Matt Futterman, Zverev, moonballs, Alexander, Novak Djokovic, Emmanuel Dunand, Alexander Zverev’s, Clive Brunskill, duff, didn’t, , I’m, Eurosport Alcaraz, It’s, Tim Goode Organizations: U.S, Wimbledon, Getty, Eurosport Locations: Paris, AFP
We have everything you need to know on how to watch the French Open final from anywhere for free. If you don't mind an earlier start, join us in doubling up on free French Open final live stream action for the day. Where to watch Alacaraz vs. Zverev in the USThe French Open men's finals will air on NBC on Sunday at 8:30 a.m. Shop at Peacock TVWhere to watch Alcaraz vs. Zverev in AustriaThe French Open men's finals will be available to live stream on Servus TV in Austria. Where to watch Alcaraz vs. Zverev in FranceThe French Open live streams on France TV for free in France.
Persons: you'll, Carlos Alcaraz, Nadal, Federer, there's, Alexander Zverev, yesterday's, Iga Swiatek, Jasmine Paolini's, Jasmine Paolini, Peacock, Australia 9Now, Stan Sport, 9Now, ExpressVPN Organizations: Business, Wimbledon, NBC, Paris Olympics, Austria The Locations: Zverev, Austria, France, Australia
3 Carlos Alcaraz has not yet lost a grand slam final in his young career, defeating Casper Ruud in the 2022 US Open final and Novak Djokovic in that epic five-set Wimbledon final last year. 4 Alexander Zverev in the men’s singles French Open final on Sunday. It was at the French Open two years ago where he sustained an ankle injury that forced him to retire from his semifinal against Nadal and ended his season. Reaching this final, on the back of an Australian Open semifinal in January, confirms his comeback to the top echelons of the sport. “(Alcaraz) played a fantastic match today and fantastic tournament in general, I’m expecting a very difficult match.”How to watchThe men’s French Open final will begin at 3 p.m. (9 a.m.
Persons: Carlos Alcaraz, Casper Ruud, Novak Djokovic, Alexander Zverev, Roland Garros, Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Jannik, Dimitar Dilkoff, ” Alcaraz, Juan Carlos Ferrero’s, , Rafa, Ferrero, Carlos, Moyá, Albert, Costa, Zverev, Norway’s Casper Ruud, Ruud, Dominic Thiem, , I’m Organizations: CNN, Wimbledon, Roland, Getty, Nadal, NBC, Eurosport Locations: AFP, Juan Carlos Ferrero’s French, Berlin, Paris
CNN —Novak Djokovic hopes to return to the tennis court “as soon as possible” having undergone surgery on his knee earlier this week. Djokovic struggled with pain in his right knee during his five-set victory against Francisco Cerúndolo at the French Open and later withdrew from his quarterfinal against Casper Ruud. On Thursday, the 37-year-old confirmed that he tore his meniscus against Cerúndolo and had to undergo surgery. I’m going to do my best to be healthy and fit to return to the court as soon as possible. Djokovic has previously expressed a strong desire to compete at the Paris Olympics, which begins less than two weeks after Wimbledon at the end of July.
Persons: CNN — Novak Djokovic, , Djokovic, Francisco Cerúndolo, Casper Ruud, , ” Djokovic Organizations: CNN, Wimbledon, Paris Olympics Locations: men’s
Follow live coverage of the 2024 French Open todayWelcome back to the French Open briefing, where The Athletic will explain the stories behind the stories on each day of the tournament. Thursday brought the latest, in the second set of the French Open semifinal between Iga Swiatek and Coco Gauff. A line judge erroneously called a Swiatek serve out instead of in. Hawk-Eye is not in use at the French Open. 1, four Grand Slam titles, and another Grand Slam final with a serve that has a lot of work to be done on it?
Persons: Roland Garros, Swiatek, Coco Gauff, Glyn Kirk, Gauff, Aurelie Tourte, , , Iga, Sabalenka, Elena Rybakina, Naomi Osaka … Jelena Ostapenko, it’s, Laura Siegemund, Edouard Roger, Vasselin, Siegemund, Sofia Kenin, Frenchman, Nicolas Mahut, “ I’m, ” Siegemund, Desirae Krawczyk, Neal Skupski, Roger, Iga Swiatek, Jasmine Paolini, Mirra, Carlos Alcaraz, Alexander Zverev, Casper Ruud, Robert Prange, Eamonn Dalton Organizations: U.S, Getty, Sofia, The Athletic Locations: Gauff, France, Germany
On Day 11 of Roland Garros 2024, there were breaks of serve galore, semifinals surprises and doubles lessons for single players. If you’re a fan of players holding serve, I’m afraid Wednesday’s day session on Court Phillippe-Chatrier was not for you. There were 26 breaks of serve in the six singles sets played, an average of more than four breaks per set. Neither had ever reached even a Grand Slam quarterfinal before, while Rybakina, Sabalenka and Swiatek had been the best players of the clay court swing, alongside Danielle Collins. With less than 24 hours to recover before taking on Paolini, Andreeva told her partner Vera Zvonareva that she needed to rest.
Persons: Roland Garros, I’m, Phillippe, Chatrier, Jasmine Paolini, Elena Rybakina, Mirra Andreeva, Aryna Sabalenka, Alain Jocard, It’s, Iga Swiatek, Coco Gauff, Swiatek, Danielle Collins, Monica Seles, Steffi Graf, Gabriela Sabatini, Arantxa Sanchez Vicario, Loup Gautreau, Rybakina, Sabalenka, Jannik, Carlos Alcaraz, Casper Ruud, Alexander Zverev, Andreeva, Vera Zvonareva, John McEnroe, Serena Williams, , Paolini, Sara Errani, Alexander de Minaur, Iga, Eamonn Dalton Organizations: Getty, Swiatek, The Athletic Locations: AFP, Jean
CNN —Novak Djokovic has withdrawn from the French Open due to a knee injury which had plagued his fourth-round victory against Francisco Cerúndolo on Monday. Defending champion Djokovic was aiming to win his 25th grand slam singles title at Roland Garros, but pain in his right knee flared up during a bruising, five-set contest against Cerúndolo. Antonio Borga/Eurasia Sport Images/Getty ImagesAfter dominating the first set, Djokovic tweaked his knee at the start of the second and took a medical timeout. It was only near the end of the fourth set when Djokovic was able to seemingly move without pain and raise his game. “I slipped way too many times,” Djokovic told reporters.
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Follow live coverage of Day 10 at the 2024 French OpenWelcome back to the French Open briefing, where The Athletic will explain the stories behind the stories on each day of the tournament. On Day 10 of Roland Garros 2024, the men’s tour got a new world No. Today’s headline was defending champion Novak Djokovic withdrawing from the French Open. 1 on Monday, regardless of who wins the French Open title. Ons Jabeur may have lost, but her French Open run has been a boost to her confidence.
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