French Open hikes prize money as Brexit eats Wimbledon purse

By Richard Lough PARIS, May 25 : 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. This year’s clay-court […]

Muguruza feels less pressure ahead of French Open

Paris, May 25 : World No. 3 Garbiñe Muguruza of Spain said on Friday that not being the French Open’s defending champion this year gave her a sense of peace. Former Roland Garros champions Muguruza (2016) and Svetlana Kuznetsova (2009) are set to square off in the tournament’s first round; the two tennis pros’ seventh […]