Tennis

Nov 162020
Rafael Nadal makes history at the French Open. Nadal defeated Novak Djokovich in the final to clinch the title. Nadal wins 13th French Open title It is also the 20th Grand Slam title.
Poland's teenager Iga Swiatek wins French Open title. Nineteen - year - old Iga Swiatek won the title by defeating Sofia Ken of the United States in the final. The duo went on to win the final, making sure it would be a new history. Iga defeated Sofia 6-4, 6-1.
Spanish superstar Rafael Nadal advanced to the second round of the French Open Grand Slam. Nadal beat Igor Gerasimov of Belarus, ranked 83rd in the ATP rankings, to advance to the second round. The match lasted two hours and two minutes. Score 6-4,6-4,6-2. Nadal returns from US Open after a long absence due to injury.
The finalists of the Italian Open tennis tournament have been decided. Serbia's Novak Djokovic, the current number one seed in the men's singles, will face Argentina 's Diego Schwartzman, ranked 15th in the ATP rankings. Djokovic advanced to the semi-finals after defeating Norway's Caspar Rudd. Djokovic's victory was for straight sets in a match that lasted two hours and 12 minutes.
Novak Djokovic wins Australian Open men's singles title Djokovic defeated Austin player Dominic Thiem by two sets in the third set. Score (6-4, 4-6, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4). This is the eighth Australian Open title in Djokovic's career. Djokovic, who dominated the first set, fell a bit in the latter two sets. However, the Serbian defeated his opponent in the final two sets.
Top players in quarter-finals of Australian Open in the men's singles, Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Ashley Barty, Petra Kvitova and Milos Roenicz reached the quarterfinals. Meanwhile, Wang Qiang, who defeated Serena Williams, and Coco Gough, who defeated Venus Williams and Naomi Osaka, fell in the pre-quarter. 
Defending champion Sloane Stephens was sent packing from the Miami Open on Sunday after a 6-3, 6-2 loss to Germany’s Tatjana Maria in the third round. Stephens, the 2017 U.S. Open champion and World No. 6, had no answer to Florida-based Maria’s slices, chips and lobs and suffered a second consecutive early exit after losing her first match in Indian Wells to Swiss qualifier Stefanie Voegele.
Rafel Nadal fought for 4 hours 48 minutes, a marathon match he won against Juan Martin Del- Potro giving boost his morale by finding a place in the semifinals, which was a big question mark since 2011. He won the match 7-5, 6-7 (7), 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 even though Del Potro Finishes 77 winners against 67 of Nadal. Del Potro lost the very important five break points in the fifth set. Exhausted Nadal fell flat on the grass soon after the winning point.
The All India Tennis Association (AITA) has nominated the country’s top singles player Yuki Bhambri and doubles expert Rohan Bopanna for the Arjuna award.Bhambri recently reclaimed his place in top-100 after a string of impressive performances, achieving his career-best rank of 83. “It’s an honour to be nominated.
The champion and all time great United States tennis player Serena Williams is getting ready to tie the knot. She announced her engagement to Alexis Ohanian who is two years younger to her. Serena has been dating Alexis for over a year now. She announced the decision by posting a poem on a social media platform. But no wedding date has been announced.