With fans packing Roland Garros again, it feels like a final, exuberant piece of the pro-tennis puzzle is back in place
French tennis fans have reunited for the first time in three years, and made their presence felt like no other spectators can.
Three to See, Roland Garros Day 8: Rafael Nadal vs. Felix Auger-Aliassime, Leylah Fernandez vs. Amanda Anisimova, Coco Gauff vs. Elise Mertens
Before each day's play in Paris, we'll preview three must-see matches.
Novak Djokovic wants to return to Australia if new Labor government allows
In January, Djokovic was ordered to leave the country by Australia's Minister of Immigration, Alex Hawke, a decision that carries with it a three-year ban against entry.
Rafael Nadal likes changes at Roland Garros, except one: "I don't like to play on clay during the night"
The "humidity is higher, the ball is slower, and can be very heavy conditions especially when it's cold," says the 13-time champion—who is positive about almost all other event changes.
The Pick, presented by DraftKings Sportsbook: David Goffin vs. Hubert Hurkacz, Roland Garros
The Pole may be ranked 13th in the world right now, but Goffin just beat him in straight sets a few weeks ago.
French Open lookahead: Swiatek, Medvedev, Tsitsipas on court
No. 1 Iga Swiatek looks to extend her 30-match winning streak as third-round matches continue on Day 7 at the French Open
Rafa vs. Uncle Toni: Nadal to meet Auger-Aliassime in Paris
Rafael Nadal will see a familiar face in the opposite corner for his fourth-round match at the French Open
Carlos Alcaraz regains footing in Roland Garros campaign with revenge over Sebastian Korda
Korda remains the only man to beat Alcaraz since the Spanish teen won his first Masters 1000 title in Miami, but came up short against the No. 6 seed under the Philippe-Chatrier lights.
The ultimate test of Felix Auger-Aliassime’s improvement will come on Sunday in Paris, when he faces his coach’s nephew
“He’s given me confidence I can reach the best levels,” FAA, who won on Friday at Roland Garros, says of his coach Toni Nadal.
French Open updates | Djokovic hopes jailed Becker strong
Top-ranked Novak Djokovic says he’s reached out to Boris Becker’s family to offer support after the tennis great was sentenced to prison for bankruptcy offenses
Leylah Fernandez’s lefthanded synthesis of grit and artistry is emerging rapidly
The 19-year-old Canadian earned an impressive victory over gold medalist Belinda Bencic, and will face Amanda Anisimova for a spot in the quarterfinals.