French Open 2016 - updates

Rappler's latest stories on French Open 2016


Djokovic, from sick-note Serb to Grand Slam king

Jun 06, 2016 - 1:10 PM

World number one Djokovic becomes only the third man to hold all 4 Grand Slams at the same time

SWEET VICTORY. Novak Djokovic has overcome early career bumps and bruises to accomplish a feat only shared by two other players. Photo by Yoan Valat/EPA

Muguruza stuns Serena to win French Open

Jun 05, 2016 - 12:14 AM

Garbine Muguruza is the first Spanish woman to win a Grand Slam title since Arantxa Sanchez Vicario in 1998

UPSET IN PARIS. Garbine Muguruza won her first Grand Slam at Serena Williams' expense. Photo by Robert Ghement/EPA

Djokovic, Murray set-up French Open final blockbuster

Jun 04, 2016 - 5:32 AM

The top two rated men s tennis players will meet in a Grand Slam final for the seventh time with history and prestige on the line

CLAY CLASH. Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic will cross paths again after dismissing their semi-final opponents. Photo by Tracey Nearmy/EPA

Djokovic, Murray have history on minds at French Open

Jun 03, 2016 - 4:02 AM

Novak Djokovic seeks his first French Open crown while Andy Murray looks to become the first British man in the final in 79 years

HISTORY ON DECK. Novak Djokovic celebrates with a ball boy after winning against Tomas Berdych in the French Open quarters. Photo by Robert Ghement/EPA

Murray, Wawrinka advance to French Open quarterfinals

May 30, 2016 - 2:22 AM

Murray will be playing in his 20th quarter final at the last 21 majors after braving an Isner storm in the first set where he faced down 3 set points in the tie breaker

QUARTERS. Reigning French Open champion Stan Wawrinka defeated Viktor Troicki to make the quarterfinals at Roland Garros. Photo by Robert Ghement/EPA

Time ticking for Federer, Nadal as injuries take their toll

May 28, 2016 - 3:00 PM

Federer 34 and Nadal a week away from 30 are dealing with injuries which have taken them out of the French Open Can they return to their past form?

INJURY WOES. Roger Federer (L) and Rafael Nadal (R) are among the biggest tennis stars in the world but their Grand Slam titles have slowed down in recent years.

Djokovic, Nadal reach milestones with French Open wins

May 27, 2016 - 6:22 AM

Novak Djokovic claims his 50th win at the French Open while Rafael Nadal becomes the eighth man to win 200 Grand Slam matches

CLAY DAY. Rafael Nadal reached a personal milestone in his victory over Facundo Bagnis in their men's single second match at the French Open.​​​ Photo by Ian Langsdon/EPA

French Open: Murray survives second straight 5-set battle

May 26, 2016 - 3:07 AM

Andy Murray avoids his worst Grand Slam loss in 8 years surviving a stern challenge from world number 164 Mathias Bourgue to make the third round

BATTLE-TESTED. Andy Murray, who survived a close call against Mathias Bourgue in the French Open second round, hasn't found his foes to be in awe of him. Photo by Yoan Valat/EPA

Djokovic, Serena cruise as Kerber, Azarenka exit in French Open

May 25, 2016 - 5:22 PM

Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams pick up early victories in the 2016 French Open

VICTORY. Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates after winning his men's single first round match against Yen-Hsun Lu of Taiwan at the French Open tennis tournament at Roland Garros in Paris, France. Photo by IAN LANGSDON/EPA