Female winners of Roland Garros

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Here’s a list of French Open women's singles champions since tennis turned professional in 1968: 2007 Justine Henin (Belgium) beat Ana Ivanovic (Serbia) 6-1 6-2 2006 Justine Henin (Belgium) beat Svetlana Kuznetsova (Russia) 6-4 6-4 2005 Justine...

French Open in need of new court

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If the French Open wants to be sure to retain its Grand Slam status, it must invest in a new stadium. French Tennis Federation (FFT) president Christian Bimes believes that Roland Garros must evolve...

Lindsay Davenport plans to contest all Grand Slams except for Roland Garros

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Former world number one Lindsay Davenport recently talked about her calendar plans for 2008 and Roland Garros is a tournament she will most certainly skip. Davenport, a mother of a five-month-old Jagger, plans to...

UPDATED: Preview of Maria Sharapova’s Nike outfit for the 2008 French Open

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Have a look at the possible Maria Sharapova’s fashion choice for the 2008 French Open. The Russian fashionista, whose tennis outfits are eagerly awaited weeks in advance, might wear this Nike Paris Tennis Tank...

Tatiana Golovin won’t play Rome, Strasbourg and Roland Garros

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World No.21 Tatiana Golovin has withdrawn from the Internazionali BNL d'Italia in Rome, Internationaux de Strasbourg, and from her home Grand Slam, Roland Garros. It's a pity, Golovin skipped Roland Garros last year too, the...

Lindsay Davenport, Sania Mirza withdraw from French Open

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American Lindsay Davenport and Indian Sania Mirza have withdrawn from the 2008 French Open which starts May 25 in Paris. Davenport cited personal reasons, while Mirza withdrew because she has not yet recovered from her...

Daniela Hantuchova withdraws from French Open

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World No.10 Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia has announced her withdrawal from the French Open. She has a stress fracture in her right foot. Hantuchova was hoping to be able to recover by the time...

Maria Sharapova’s 2008 French Open outfit finally disclosed, Nike Paris Dress

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You remember all the mystery behind Maria Sharapova’s Australian Open dress, and you know that for the French Open it was the same story. Well, finally we know for sure that for the French...

Roland Garros facts and figures for women’s game

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Roland Garros starts in just two days, on May 25, so let's remind ourselves of some interesting facts and figures. 2007 champions Women's singles: Justine Henin (Belgium) Women's doubles: Alicia Molik (Australia) Mara Santangelo (Italy) ...

Ana Ivanovic moves into second round of Roland Garros

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Last year’s finalist Ana Ivanovic of Serbia advanced to the second round of Roland Garros with a 6-2 7-5 win over world No.45 Sofia Arvidsson of Sweden. In the first set world No.2 Ivanovic established...