Nishikori needs French Open success to reignite career

By Jack Tarrant TOKYO, May 21 : It has been a long and frustrating road back to fitness for Japan’s Kei Nishikori, who will arrive at Roland Garros without an ATP title for more than two years and desperate to prove that his career has not already peaked. For much of the last decade Nishikori […]

Roland Garros overhaul in full swing ahead of French Open

By Julien Pretot PARIS, May 21 : Legal challenges have pushed the promised overhaul of Roland Garros back to 2020 but with construction finally well underway, this year’s French Open is poised to offer fans a “nouvelSle” experience. A stroll down the alleys of the venue reveals how far work has progressed, with the expansion […]

Svitolina beats Halep, defends Italian Open title

Rome, May 20 : Ukrainian tennis player Elina Svitolina on Sunday overpowered Romania’s Simona Halep in the Italian Open final, successfully defending the title and beating the top seed 6-0, 6-4. Svitolina, World No. 4, needed 67 minutes to defeat the current World No. 1, earning her 12th career title and her third this season […]