French Open Tennis Championships

In this image released Saturday, June 8, 2019 by the French Tennis Federation Australia's Ashleigh Barty holds the trophy in the locker room after winning her women's final match of the French Open tennis tournament against Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic in two sets 6-1, 6-3, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris. (Corinne Dubreuil, FFT, via AP Photo)
June 08, 2019 - 11:00 pm
PARIS (AP) — Ash Barty sat down to meet with reporters, crossed her arms and rested them on a table that held the French Open trophy she'd just won. Beneath the table, her white-and-black shoes were covered with rust-colored, clay-court dust. First question: At the start of 2019, which Grand Slam...
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FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2019, file photo, Australian tennis legends Evonne Goolagong Cawley and Rod Laver hold the women's and men's trophies, the Daphne Akhurst Memorial Cup and the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup at the official start of the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia. Goolagong Cawley says fellow indigenous athlete Ashleigh Barty’s first Grand Slam singles title at the French Open was “a joy to watch.” (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)
June 08, 2019 - 8:08 pm
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Evonne Goolagong Cawley says fellow indigenous athlete Ash Barty's first Grand Slam singles title at the French Open was "a joy to watch." Goolagong Cawley won the French Open in 1971, the first of her seven Grand Slam singles tennis titles. "What a wonderful result for...
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic gestures after missing a shot against Austria's Dominic Thiem during the men's semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Saturday, June 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
June 08, 2019 - 7:19 am
PARIS (AP) — Novak Djokovic's 26-match Grand Slam winning streak ended with a dramatic 6-2, 3-6, 7-5, 5-7, 7-5 loss Saturday to Dominic Thiem in a rain-interrupted French Open semifinal that spanned more than four hours over two days. Thiem wasted two match points with quick unforced errors when...
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic gestures after missing a shot against Austria's Dominic Thiem during the men's semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Saturday, June 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
June 08, 2019 - 6:30 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): 3:30 p.m. The semifinal between Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem has resumed after a rain delay of about an hour. Thiem leads 4-1 in the fifth set. ___ 3:10 p.m. Leylah Annie Fernandez of Canada has won the girls singles title at the...
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Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic screams after scoring a point against Britain's Johanna Konta during their semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Friday, June 7, 2019. Vondrousova won the match in toe sets 7-5, 7-6 (7-2). (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)
June 07, 2019 - 11:05 am
PARIS (AP) — Roger Federer was among those puzzled by the decisions to relegate the French Open women's semifinals to lesser courts and a morning start Friday, moves the WTA head called "unfair and inappropriate." The conversation about gender inequality was supposed to be taking place across the...
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Workers cover center court as rain forced the interruption of the semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament between Serbia's Novak Djokovic and Austria's Dominic Thiem at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Friday, June 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)
June 07, 2019 - 9:41 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 6:35 p.m. The semifinal between Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem has been suspended for the day because of rain in the third set. The players split the first two sets — Thiem took the opener 6-2, then Djokovic grabbed the second 6-3...
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Australia's Ashleigh Barty celebrates winning her semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament against Amanda Anisimova of the U.S. in three sets 7-6 (7-4), 6-3, 6-3, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Friday, June 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
June 07, 2019 - 7:39 am
PARIS (AP) — Ash Barty won 17 of the initial 18 points in her French Open semifinal against 17-year-old Amanda Anisimova to lead 5-0 after 12 minutes — and yet somehow lost that set. Barty then lost the initial 12 points of the second set to trail 3-0 — and yet somehow won it. So it was fitting,...
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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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Serbia's Novak Djokovic plays a shot against Germany's Alexander Zverev during their quarterfinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Thursday, June 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
June 06, 2019 - 11:44 am
PARIS (AP) — Sure, Novak Djokovic wants to win each match he plays. And, yes, he wants to come through at key moments, such as when he got broken early in his French Open quarterfinal and was in danger of dropping a set for the first time in the tournament. What matters most to Djokovic, though, is...
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic plays a shot against Germany's Alexander Zverev 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 - 8:17 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 5 p.m. Novak Djokovic has reached the French Open semifinals after beating Alexander Zverev 7-5, 6-2, 6-2. The top-ranked Serb converted his second match point when the fifth-seeded Zverev put a backhand long. Djokovic next plays No...
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