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Roland Garros French Open – Facts and Records

It's that time of the year again, which tennis fans eagerly await every year as the French Open is well underway. The clay court season is nearing its end, with the ultimate prize up for grabs.The French Open is...
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Greatest Players to Never Win the French Open

French Open fever is gripping the tennis world as the best in the world fight it out on the red clay courts of Roland Garros yet again, for the coveted Grand Slam trophy. Over the years, this prestigious tournament...
Àndy Murray Celebrates

Murray Prevails First Round Marathon

The opening match to Roland Garros 2016 between no.2 seed Andy Murray and 129 ranked Radek Stepanek on Monday was a highly turbulent and a fierce duel which saw changes in pace, shifts in momentum and even a one...
Defending champion Spain's Rafael Nadal leaves the court after losing to Sweden's Robin Soderling in their fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Sunday May 31, 2009. Soderling won 6-2, 6-7, 6-4, 7-6. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

Top 10 French Open Upsets Of All Time

With the commencement of RG'16 EssentiallySports  counts down the ten most stunning Roland Garros results of all time. Some occurred early in the tournament, some late, but all were surprises.#10 1996: Agassi upset by Woodruff For the second time in three years,...
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Latest on Roland Garros ’16

The clay season has been extremely satisfactory for all the tennis fans so far. It has seen the revival of clay king Rafael Nadal from his year long slump, going on to win the Monte-Carlo masters and the Barcelona...

Potential Kingslayers At Roland Garros

Clay season is here and most Rafans like me are hoping for a grand comeback by the man labeled the King of Clay at the Roland Garros. Rafa's almost like the Undertaker in this aspect (excuse the comparison but...
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Records that will evade Djokovic after his 2nd round loss to Jiri Vesely

Djokovic’s surprise loss in three sets to World No. 55 Jiri Vesely shocked the tennis world indicating that nobody is unbeatable. The 11 time Grand Slam champion's 2nd loss of the season came on a sunny Centre Court of...
Victoria Azarenka

Equality vs popularity: Row over equal pay for both the sexes in Tennis

While the concept of equal pay for both men and women players have been around for a while, the idea got shot up after Novak Djokovic's recent statement claiming that men should be paid more simply on the grounds...