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Finding an Oasis at Tennis’s Most Crowded Major

PARIS — Of the four Grand Slam tennis tournaments, the French Open has the smallest footprint,…

Mary Pierce Finds Peace in Mauritius

On the island nation of Mauritius, tennis is pretty much an afterthought. The 1.2 million or…

Steady as He Goes: Roger Federer on Success, Staying Power and 20 Years at the French Open

CHUR, Switzerland — Roger Federer had just finished his soup and was dubious. “Come on!” he…

The Stresses of Playing on the French Open‘s Clay Courts

Of the 67 tournaments on the 2019 ATP Tour schedule, 38, including the Australian and United…

The French Open Spruces Up, and Shows Players the Money

A new era begins for the French Open this month as Roland Garros begins to unveil…

French Open: Players to Watch

In winning the French Open 11 of the last 14 years, Rafael Nadal of Spain has…

French Open Draw May Allow Serena Williams to Ease Into the Tournament

PARIS — Serena Williams received a comfortable opening path at the French Open draw ceremony on…

On Tennis: At the French Open, Forehands in the Flora

PARIS — France’s four tennis musketeers played the game in some unconventional places, including the decks…