French Open Tennis Championships

Angelique Kerber of Germany, right, shakes hands with Simona Halep of Romania, after defeating her at the quarter-finals of the Nature Valley International tennis tournament, at Devonshire Park, Eastbourne, Thursday, June 27, 2019. Kerber won 6-4, 6-3. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP)
June 27, 2019 - 12:37 pm
EASTBOURNE, England (AP) — Defending Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber beat Simona Halep for the first time since 2016, winning their quarterfinal at Eastbourne 6-4, 6-3 on Thursday. Kerber converted five of seven break points to reach the semifinals for the second straight tournament following...
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Spain's Rafael Nadal falls to the ground as the return goes out, to celebrates his record 12th French Open tennis tournament title after winning his men's final match against Austria's Dominic Thiem in four sets, 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Sunday, June 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
June 09, 2019 - 9:41 am
PARIS (AP) — For a few, fleeting moments Sunday, Rafael Nadal found his French Open supremacy seemingly threatened by Dominic Thiem, a younger, talented opponent challenging him in the final for the second consecutive year. A poor game from Nadal allowed Thiem to break him and even things at a set...
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Hungary's Timea Babos, left, and France's Kristina Mladenovic, right, kiss the trophy after winning the women's doubles final match of the French Open tennis tournament against China's Duan Yingying and Zheng Saisai at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Sunday, June 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
June 09, 2019 - 4:38 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): 1:25 p.m. Lights will be installed on the four top show courts for next year's French Open and all courts the year after, putting an end to matches being suspended due to darkness. Tournament organizers announced that Court Philippe...
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic, left, and Austria's Dominic Thiem pass each other during the changeover in their semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Saturday, June 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
June 08, 2019 - 7:06 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): 4 p.m. Dominic Thiem has ended Novak Djokovic's 26-match winning streak at Grand Slam tournaments with a 6-2, 3-6, 7-5, 5-7, 7-5 victory to reach the French Open final. The match lasted two days after it was suspended early in the third...
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic walks towards the locker rooms for a brief interruption because of the rain during his semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament against Austria's Dominic Thiem at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Friday, June 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
June 07, 2019 - 11:59 pm
PARIS (AP) — Novak Djokovic's 26-match Grand Slam winning streak is on the line when he and Dominic Thiem resume their rain-suspended French Open semifinal. They are slated to open Saturday's schedule in Court Philippe Chatrier at Roland Garros. Thiem was ahead 6-2, 3-6, 3-1 when play was halted...
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Amanda Anisimova of the U.S. plays a shot against Australia's Ashleigh Barty during their semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Friday, June 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
June 07, 2019 - 2:27 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 11:20 a.m. The women's semifinals are starting at Roland Garros on an unusual day and at unusual courts — and the placement of the matches away from the main stadium has been criticized by the head of the women's tennis tour. WTA CEO...
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Spain's Rafael Nadal plays a shot against Japan's Kei Nishikori during their quarterfinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Tuesday, June 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
June 06, 2019 - 10:51 pm
PARIS (AP) — All four French Open singles semifinals are scheduled on the same day and the most-anticipated matchup features Rafael Nadal against Roger Federer. The other men's semifinal Friday is Novak Djokovic against Dominic Thiem. It is the first time since 2011 that the four men seeded 1-4 all...
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Amanda Anisimova plays a shot against Romania's Simona Halep during their quarterfinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Thursday, June 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
June 06, 2019 - 4:23 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 1:20 p.m. American teenager Amanda Anisimova reached the French Open semifinals by upsetting defending champion Simona Halep 6-2, 6-4. The 17-year-old Anisimova won on her first match point on Court Philippe Chatrier. Anisimova will...
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates winning his fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff in three sets, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Monday, June 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
June 05, 2019 - 11:57 pm
PARIS (AP) — After an entire day's play was washed out, organizers at the French Open are optimistic that the four remaining quarterfinal matches will finally be played. Top-ranked Novak Djokovic carries a 25-match Grand Slam winning streak into his meeting with No. 5 Alexander Zverev on Thursday,...
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Spectators with umbrellas arrive for the quarterfinal matches of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Wednesday, June 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
June 05, 2019 - 5:00 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 2 p.m. Rain is delaying the start of play for the last two women's quarterfinals — and the forecast is not good. Defending champion Simona Halep is slated to face American teenager Amanda Anisimova on Court Philippe Chatrier and...
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