Tags: French Open (Tennis)

Are Women Penalized More Than Men in Tennis? Data Says No

Serena Williams argued that she was subject to a double standard when she was cited for verbal abuse by the chair umpire Carlos Ramos during the United States Open women’s final last Saturday. “There are men out here who do a lot worse than me, but because I’m a woman you are going to take…

2018 French Open: Rafael Nadal Regroups With a Day in the Sun

PARIS — Rafael Nadal’s dominance on clay has earned him many monikers, but on Thursday he staked claim to a particularly French one: the Sun King. Slowed by damp conditions on Wednesday that ultimately caused his French Open quarterfinal match against Diego Schwartzman to be suspended, the top-seeded Nadal capitalized on Thursday’s midday sunshine to…

U.S. Open Will Revamp Its Seeding to Account for Pregnancy Leaves

“We think it’s a good message for our current female players and future players,” Adams said. “It’s O.K. to go out and be a woman and become a mother and then come back to your job, and I think that’s a bigger message.” But some disagree. Barbora Strycova of the Czech Republic, who is ranked…