Christopher Clarey

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Two High Seeds Need Five-Set Thrillers to Win at French Open

Alexander Zverev and Carlos Alcaraz saved match points in the men’s singles tournament before turning things around.PARIS — The thrills were separated only by a short stroll through the formal gardens at...

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Retires From Tennis After First-Round Loss at French Open

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga has retired from tennis after a first-round loss at the French Open, marking the end of a generation of his countrymen.PARIS — Farewells can be particularly tricky for aging tennis...

Iga Swiatek’s Plan Is Falling Into Place

Swiatek, the No. 1-ranked player on the women’s tour, is hoping to manage her career so she can stay near the top as long as possible.PARIS — Iga Swiatek, unbeaten since February,...

French Open: Osaka Struggles on Clay, Anisimova Powers Forward

Naomi Osaka was knocked out of a second straight Grand Slam event by Amanda Anisimova.PARIS — For now, though not necessarily for good, Naomi Osaka remains a one-surface wonder.She was back at...

Carlos Alcaraz, at 19, Is a Favorite at the French Open

Alcaraz, 19, has arrived in Paris with an unusual level of buzz and momentum for his age.PARIS — When the future No. 1 Juan Carlos Ferrero was 19, he came to Roland...

Tennis Tours Penalize Wimbledon Over Ban on Russian Players

PARIS — The men’s and women’s tennis tours responded to Wimbledon’s ban on Russian and Belarusian players on Friday by stripping the event of ranking points this year, the most significant rebuke...

What the Italian Open Is Foretelling About the French Open

Though at opposite poles of their careers, the top singles players, Iga Swiatek and Novak Djokovic, both cruised to titles in Rome and are looking strong heading into Paris.ROME — We will...

Bianca Andreescu’s Extended Break from Tennis Has Served Her Well

Despite losing to Iga Swiatek, the top women’s player, at the Italian Open, Andreescu is heading to the French Open in a healthier place, mentally and physically.ROME — Bianca Andreescu’s first Italian...

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