Japanese pair falls in French Open women's doubles final

More Sports / Tennis Jun 10, 2018

Japanese pair falls in French Open women's doubles final

Eri Hozumi and Makoto Ninomiya fell short in their bid to become the first all-Japanese pair to win a Grand Slam women's doubles title on Sunday, losing the French Open final in straight sets to the Czech Republic's Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova. The sixth-seeded ...

Hagino wins French Open 400-meter IM

More Sports / Swimming Jul 2, 2017

Hagino wins French Open 400-meter IM

Olympic champion Kosuke Hagino continued his preparations for the upcoming world swimming championships in Hungary with a dominant win in the men's 400 meters individual medley at the French Open on Saturday. Hagino powered home in a time of 4 minutes, 13.73 seconds to easily ...

Kamiji wins French Open women's wheelchair title

More Sports / Tennis Jun 11, 2017

Kamiji wins French Open women's wheelchair title

Yui Kamiji won the French Open women's wheelchair championship on Saturday for her second straight Grand Slam title. The 23-year-old Kamiji, the Rio Paralympic bronze medalist, defeated Germany's Sabine Ellerbrock 7-5, 6-4 for her fourth career Grand Slam championship. "Regardless of how well I played, I'm ...

Nishikori outlasts Chung at French Open

More Sports / Tennis Jun 4, 2017

Nishikori outlasts Chung at French Open

Kei Nishikori outlasted rising South Korean Chung Hyeon in five sets on Sunday to advance to the French Open round of 16 for the third straight year. In a match that started on Saturday before being suspended by rain, eighth seed and world No. 9 ...

Nara loses to Williams in second round of French Open

More Sports / Tennis May 31, 2017

Nara loses to Williams in second round of French Open

Seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams advanced to the French Open's third round for the first time in two years by beating Kurumi Nara on Wednesday. In the day's first match on Court Philippe Chatrier, the 36-year-old Williams, ranked 11th in the world, knocked out ...