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From The42 Put your tennis knowledge to the test in our French Open quiz Let's Get Quizzical

Put your tennis knowledge to the test in our French Open quiz

Let’s see how much you know about the Grand Slam tournament that was due to begin this week.

From The42 Georgian tennis star charged with assaulting ex-wife Problems

Georgian tennis star charged with assaulting ex-wife

Nikoloz Basilashvili, ranked 27th in the world, faces up to three years behind bars if found guilty.

From The42 In pictures: Tennis and golf clubs reopen as lockdown restrictions are eased Phase One

In pictures: Tennis and golf clubs reopen as lockdown restrictions are eased

Phase One of the roadmap kicks in from today.

From The42 2021 Australian Open tennis could be cancelled, organisers concede Covid-19

2021 Australian Open tennis could be cancelled, organisers concede

‘We’re hoping for the best but planning for everything.’

From The42 'I'd rather give to people that really need it': Thiem sceptical about fund to help lower-ranked players Coronavirus

'I'd rather give to people that really need it': Thiem sceptical about fund to help lower-ranked players

‘No tennis player will be fighting to survive,’ says world number three.

From The42 Top stars back Federer over tennis merger suggestion as Kyrgios hits out One Organisation

Top stars back Federer over tennis merger suggestion as Kyrgios hits out

‘Now is the time’ to merge the men’s and women’s governing bodies, the Swiss great says.

From The42 'Personally I am opposed to vaccination': Djokovic casts doubt over his return to tennis Covid-19

'Personally I am opposed to vaccination': Djokovic casts doubt over his return to tennis

The world number one says his opposition to vaccination might be a problem once tennis resumes.

From The42 Teen sensation Gauff suffered depression before Wimbledon breakthrough Problems

Teen sensation Gauff suffered depression before Wimbledon breakthrough

The US star she struggled with her mental health after being constantly touted as the sport’s next big thing.

From The42 From a US scholarship to inspiring the next generation and female coaches: Driving tennis in Ireland New Vision

From a US scholarship to inspiring the next generation and female coaches: Driving tennis in Ireland

Wicklow’s Gráinne O’Neill is the national co-ordinator for women in tennis.

From The42 Federer 'devastated' at Wimbledon cancellation Tennis

Federer 'devastated' at Wimbledon cancellation

Tennis stars have reacted with dismay to the news that Wimbledon has been cancelled for 2020.

From The42 Organisers confirm cancellation of this year's Wimbledon Covid-19

Organisers confirm cancellation of this year's Wimbledon

The grass-court Grand Slam event was previously only cancelled by world wars.

From The42 Former US Davis Cup captain Pat McEnroe tests positive for virus Covid-19

Former US Davis Cup captain Pat McEnroe tests positive for virus

The 53-year-old is the younger brother of seven-time Grand Slam singles champion John McEnroe

From The42 Wimbledon faces prospect of cancellation as organisers prepare for 'emergency meeting' The Waiting Game

Wimbledon faces prospect of cancellation as organisers prepare for 'emergency meeting'

The 2020 tournament is set to start in London on 29 June.

From The42 'Together we can overcome this crisis': Federers donate €940k to help vulnerable Swiss families Covid-19

'Together we can overcome this crisis': Federers donate €940k to help vulnerable Swiss families

More than 8,800 people in Switzerland have tested positive for Covid-19.

French Open rescheduled, Roland-Garros officials confirm

The French Open was due to start in May but the Grand Slam will now take place in September due to coronavirus.

'I'm saying goodbye' - Sharapova announces retirement from tennis at 32

The five-time Grand Slam champion revealed the news in an essay with Vanity Fair.

From The42 Forget Paris: Roger Federer ruled out of French Open Swiss To Miss

Forget Paris: Roger Federer ruled out of French Open

The 38-year-old Swiss star will wait until Wimbledon to bid for his 21st Grand Slam title.

From The42 Dizzy, dehydrated Djokovic rallies from brink to win eighth Australian Open Thriller

Dizzy, dehydrated Djokovic rallies from brink to win eighth Australian Open

The 32-year-old had to rally from two sets to one down to beat the courageous fifth-seeded Dominic Thiem.

From The42 21-year-old American Kenin claims sensational Australian Open title win Triumph

21-year-old American Kenin claims sensational Australian Open title win

She stunned two-time Major champion Garbine Muguruza.

From The42 Dominic Thiem outlasts Alexander Zverev to reach Australian Open final On Top Down Under

Dominic Thiem outlasts Alexander Zverev to reach Australian Open final

He becomes the first Austrian player to qualify for the final of the competition.

From The42 'Barty Party' over as Kenin reaches maiden slam final against Muguruza Down To Two

'Barty Party' over as Kenin reaches maiden slam final against Muguruza

Sofia Kenin became the first American other than a Williams sister to progress to the Australian Open final since Lindsay Davenport in 2005.

From The42 Thiem ends Nadal hoodoo in Australian Open thriller Monkey Off The Back

Thiem ends Nadal hoodoo in Australian Open thriller

Rafael Nadal felt the heat as Dominic Thiem beat the world number one for the first time at a Grand Slam.

From The42 Unbelievable scenes as Roger Federer saves 7 match points in 'miracle' escape Take A Bow

Unbelievable scenes as Roger Federer saves 7 match points in 'miracle' escape

The six-time champion produced a remarkable escape.

From The42 Ash Barty beats Kvitova to end 36-year wait Ace

Ash Barty beats Kvitova to end 36-year wait

The home favourite proved too good for Petra Kvitova in the Australian Open quarter-finals.

From The42 Navratilova and McEnroe slam 'ventriloquist' Court as she's honoured in Australia Art V Artist

Navratilova and McEnroe slam 'ventriloquist' Court as she's honoured in Australia

The 24-time Grand Slam winner has often attracted controversy over her views on race and homosexuality.

From The42 Remarkable Australian Open run of 15-year-old Coco Gauff comes to an end Tennis

Remarkable Australian Open run of 15-year-old Coco Gauff comes to an end

Meanwhile, Novak Djokovic remains on course for a record-extending eighth Australian Open title.

From The42 Kyrgios comes through five-setter to book Nadal clash Man At Work

Kyrgios comes through five-setter to book Nadal clash

Despite taking a medical time-out with a hamstring injury in the first set, the home favourite beat Karen Khachanov in five to face the Spaniard.

From The42 Serena Williams suffers shock loss at Australian Open, ending record bid Upset

Serena Williams suffers shock loss at Australian Open, ending record bid

She was sensationally knocked out in the third round by China’s Wang Qiang.

From The42 Kyrgios apologises to team for being 'a bit of a d***head' Remorse

Kyrgios apologises to team for being 'a bit of a d***head'

The Australian hurled expletives to his players’ box during his second-round win at the Australian Open.

From The42 Kyrgios seals first-round win at Australian Open after 'emotional couple of months' with bushfires Oz

Kyrgios seals first-round win at Australian Open after 'emotional couple of months' with bushfires

The 24-year-old enjoyed a straight sets victory over Italian Lorenzo Sonego.

From The42 15-year-old Coco Gauff stuns Venus Williams once again at Australian Open Make It A Double

15-year-old Coco Gauff stuns Venus Williams once again at Australian Open

‘That was really difficult,’ the American teenager said after the first round clash.

From The42 Monfils nursing injury after hurting hand playing computer game Australian Open

Monfils nursing injury after hurting hand playing computer game

The men’s tenth seed gets his Australian Open campaign underway on Tuesday.

From The42 Coco Gauff v Venus Williams rematch the highlight of Australian Open draw Tennis

Coco Gauff v Venus Williams rematch the highlight of Australian Open draw

Gauff/Williams winner could potentially face defending champion Naomi Osaka in the third round.

From The42 'I just couldn’t breathe anymore' - Tennis player abandons Australian Open match played in thick smoke Poor Air Conditions

'I just couldn’t breathe anymore' - Tennis player abandons Australian Open match played in thick smoke

Slovenian Dalila Jakupovic had a coughing fit on court at Melbourne Park and was forced to retire.

From The42 Serena Williams ends three-year title drought in Auckland Winning Ways

Serena Williams ends three-year title drought in Auckland

Williams beat fellow American Jessica Pegula 6-3 6-4 in the women’s final in New Zealand.

From The42 US Open champion and Canadian teen star withdraws from Australian Open No Show

US Open champion and Canadian teen star withdraws from Australian Open

Bianca Andreescu will not have the chance to secure back-to-back grand slams, withdrawing with a knee injury.

From The42 Grounded! Greece star Tsitsipas injures father with racket in on-court outburst Lost The Cool This post contains videos

Grounded! Greece star Tsitsipas injures father with racket in on-court outburst

After hitting his father with his racket during an angry swipe, Stefanos Tsitsipas insisted it had been accidental.

From The42 Smoke delays unlikely at Australian Open, say organisers On Schedule

Smoke delays unlikely at Australian Open, say organisers

Novak Djokovic suggested postponing the start of the tournament if conditions did not improve.

From The42 Tennis star Nick Kyrgios pledges $200 per ace to victims of Australian bushfires Donation

Tennis star Nick Kyrgios pledges $200 per ace to victims of Australian bushfires

The Australian hopes to use his powerful serve to help those who have been affected by the fires.

From The42 Murray to miss Australian Open with injury Setback

Murray to miss Australian Open with injury

The 32-year-old suffered a pelvic problem playing for Great Britain in the Davis Cup last month

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