It was September 1926, and an unforgettable piece of history was about to be made at the U.S. Open. French team player Ren? Lacoste was the No. 1 player in the world, sure to command attention as he stepped onto the grass court of the West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills, N.Y. But while...
EASTBOURNE, England, June 26 (Reuters) - Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko, playing her first match since winning the French Open, survived a tough battle at the Aegon International on Monday, winning a topsy-turvy contest against Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro 6-3 0-6 6-4.
EASTBOURNE, England, June 26 (Reuters) - Romania's Simona Halep said her bitter French Open final defeat by Jelena Ostapenko was still "killing her" as she looked forward to making amends at next week's Wimbledon.
The 2011 Open de France winner describes as “bizarre” the fact that France has many male players in the European Tour, but none in the PGA Tour.
June 25 (Reuters) - Anastasija Sevastova gave Latvian tennis another red letter day when she lifted the Mallorca Open title on Sunday a fortnight after Jelena Ostapenko became the surprise French Open champion.
Telefoot on Mbappe Leading French football TV show Telefoot have reported some new revelations regarding the future of Kylian Mbappe on Sunday. The news follows claims in Journal du Dimanche that Monaco are ready to open their chequebook to try and keep the 18-year-old at the club. JDD report that Monaco have offered Mbappe a 900% pay rise […]
“At the Pathé Journal, I saw a guy next to me open a can of peas, heat it up, and eat it,” recalls Bertrand Tavernier with a survivor’s perverse pride as he describes the widely mythologized Paris movie houses of the 1950s in My Journey...Show More Summary
Spain's Feliciano Lopez put in an impressive display to knock out French Open finalist and world No 3 finalist Stanislas Wawrinka in the first round of the Aegon Championships.
Andy Murray's fourth successive French Open semi-final can well and truly be a seasonal turning point in his bid for a third Wimbledon crown, according to former British No 1 Tim Henman.
Parisian duo Sacre’s third single “Forever Young” opens with distorted vocals over, sparse, rhythmic synths before breaking out into a full cosmic disco sprint towards the finish line. With echoes of fellow French electronic pioneers such as Daft Punk, Sacre is well on their way to becoming another household name.
Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic, and Stan Wawrinka are struggling. Rafael Nadal is resting. Roger Federer, though, is rolling. The 2017 French Open was one of the most exciting tournaments in recent memory, even if it ended with yet another Rafael Nadal victory. Show More Summary
Bronzeville residents may notice something new under the shadows of the Green Line at 51st Street: Boxville, Chicago's first mall built from shipping containers, and home to the first South Side outpost of Lincoln Park farmers market Green City Market, opens today. Boxville, which will also host...
Elene Usdin is proving that she is not only an excellent photographer, but that she can also handle the brush like the great classical masters. Last autumn at Paris Photo, the French artist exhibited in exclusivity some of her newly fresh and unique pieces from her latest series, Les Habitants (The Inhabitants). Show More Summary
BERLIN - Austrian second seed Dominic Thiem, who reached the semi-finals at the French Open, takes on Dutchman Robin Haase, while fourth seed Alexander Zverev plays Philipp Kohlschreiber in an all-German encounter. (TENNIS-HALLE/ (TV), expect throughout, by Karolos Grohmann, 400 words)
Garbine Muguruza, trying to find good times in tennis again after losing her French Open title in the last 16, barely survived her first grass match of the season at the Aegon Classic
Pamela Anderson long ago swapped "Baywatch" for animal rights activism -- but the actress has now added another string to her bow by opening a French restaurant, with President Emmanuel Macron receiving an open invite. The publicity-friendly former Playboy cover girl is a regular presence on France's palm-fringed southern coast. Show More Summary
As French President Emmanuel Macron defies expectations in the French legislative elections, Open Europe’s Marta Vokshi argues the pressure is really on him now. The post Macron’s crushing victory in the French parliamentary election means he has no excuses for failure appeared first on Open Europe.
Handguns, assault rifle and gas canister found in car used in ‘attempted attack’ on avenue in Paris, French officials say France’s anti-terror prosecutor has opened an investigation after a car carrying firearms and a gas canister rammed into a police van on the Champs Élysées in central Paris. Show More Summary
LONDON, June 19 (Reuters) - Jo-Wilfried Tsonga returned emphatically to winning ways in the Queen's Club Championships in London on Monday, putting his shock first round exit at his home French Open firmly behind him.
Macron landed Monday at the Bourget airfield in an Airbus A400-M military transport plane.