The 124th French Open started on September 21 and is about to conclude on October 11. The Grand Slam is happening at Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France. As a result of coronavirus pandemic, there shall be no followers within the stands throughout play, simply as with the US Open.
Within the ladies’s draw, unseeded Iga Swiatek defeated No. Four seed Sofia Kenin, 6-Four, 6-1, to win her first Grand Slam title and first tile on the WTA tour. The 20-year-old Swiatek is the one the second unseeded lady to win at Roland Garros within the Open period (Jelena Ostapenko, 2017) and he or she is the primary Polish participant — man or lady — to win a Grand Slam championship.
On the boys’s facet, Rafael Nadal captured his 13th French Open title with one other win at Roland Garros over long-time rival Novak Djokovic. Nadal has now overwhelmed Djokovic in seven of their eight matches on the purple clay in Paris. The “King of Clay” didn’t take part within the US Open as a result of he stated he didn’t wish to journey to New York amid the pandemic, whereas “The Joker” was disqualified in New York after hitting a ball in frustration that struck a lineswoman.
French Open updates:
Sunday, October 11
Males’s Singles remaining:
- No. 2 Rafael Nadal def. No. 1 Novak Djokovic 6-Zero, 6-2, 7-5
Girls’s Singles remaining:
- Iga Swiatek def. No. Four Sofia Kenin, 6-Four, 6-1
The right way to watch the 2020 French Open
- Date: September 21 – October 11
- Time: Varies by day
- Location: Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France
- TV Channel: Tennis Channel, NBC Sports activities
- Streaming: fuboTV (Attempt free for 7 days)