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French Open 2019: Tournament schedule, how to watch, news, scores, results

Dominique Faget/AFP/Getty ImagesAll you need to know about the 2019 French Open, including day-by-day results and analysis from Roland Garros in Paris, France.Coverage and scheduleDates: May 27-June 10The draw: Men | Women | Overview/AnalysisGrand slam winners: Men | WomenHow...

Osaka: Hand to be healed by French Open start

World No. 1 Naomi Osaka says she expects to be 100 percent when she begins her quest for a third consecutive Grand Slam title at the French Open on Sunday.The 21-year-old Japanese player, who won her first Slam at...

No. 36 Kyrgios withdraws from French Open

PARIS -- After a tantrum in Italy last week, Nick Kyrgios withdrew from the French Open on Friday.The reason for the Australian player's withdrawal was not immediately clear.Last week at the Italian Open, the 36th-ranked Kyrgios was defaulted and...

Laver Cup to be official part of ATP’s calendar

LONDON -- The Laver Cup is getting official status from the men's tennis tour.The ATP says it has reached an agreement to make the tournament an official part of the yearly calendar, although no ranking points will be awarded...

New rankings system gives lower-level pros assist

ROEHAMPTON, England -- Tennis players at the lower and junior levels will have an easier opportunity to move up to the main tours under a new system that makes rankings points available at their tournaments.The agreement announced Thursday by...

Nadal’s draw at French Open includes qualifier

PARIS -- Rafael Nadal will start his campaign for a record-extending 12th title at the French Open against a qualifier. And if he makes it to the second round of the clay-court Grand Slam, another qualifier will be waiting.The...

What’s at stake for Federer, Nadal and Djokovic at the French Open?

ESPN IllustrationThe return of Roger Federer to Euroclay and, ultimately, the French Open (he hasn't appeared at Roland Garros since 2015) has been the main storyline in the ATP this spring. But other factors have contributed to making these...

Spoiler alert: Is Dominic Thiem ready to finally win the French Open?

When it comes to clay, there is an undeniable pecking order in the men's game: It's Rafael Nadal, and then the rest.It's something the whole French Open field knows and readily admits."For me, Rafa is always going to be...

Why Serena Williams isn’t the favorite in a deep French Open field

Just when it seemed that the list of top women's contenders for the French Open couldn't get any longer, former world No. 1 Karolina Pliskova threw her proverbial hat into the ring by winning the Italian Open this past...

Four years after junior title, Tommy Paul is returning to Roland Garros

Tommy Paul didn't do much sightseeing in 2015 during his first-ever trip to Paris. He was too busy becoming just the fifth American to win the junior French Open title.The evening of that win, Paul and a few friends...