Roland Garros

Alize Cornet Retires From Professional Tennis

WTA Press Release, May 28, 2024 Today France’s Alize Cornet played the last singles match of her remarkable career, falling to No.7 seed Zheng Qinwen in the first round at Roland-Garros, where she was appearing for the 20th time. The 34-year-old remains […]

Roland-Garros Begins With Plenty Of Excitement And Upsets, Too

PARIS/WASHINGTON, May 26, 2024 (by Michael Dickens) The French Open, the year’s second major and the only one played on clay, began in Paris Sunday under mostly cloudy skies and 22-degree Celsius temperatures. While light rain interrupted play for an […]

Laura Pigossi Makes History, Advances To Roland Garros Main Draw

PARIS, May 25, 2024 Brazilian Laura Pigossi achieved a historic milestone on Friday by securing her first-ever spot in the main draw of Roland Garros, the second Grand Slam tournament of the season. Previously, Pigossi participated at 2022 Wimbledon and […]

Roland-Garros Draws Filled With Mystery, History, Intrigue And Misery, Too

PARIS/WASHINGTON, May 24, 2024 (by Michael Dickens) Thursday’s 2024 Roland-Garros men’s and women’s singles draw ceremony at L’Oragerie d’Auteuil on the Stade Roland-Garros grounds, was filled with plenty of mystery, history and intrigue – and, for some players, misery, too. […]

Roland Garros Wild Card Challenge Standings Update

USTA Press Release, April 16, 2024 Nineteen-year-old Katina Scott, 18-year-old Liv Hovde and 17-year-old Akasha Urhobo are chasing leader Katie Volynets as the women’s side of the Roland Garros Wild Card Challenge approaches its halfway point, while Nicolas Moreno de Alboran retains his lead […]