Tags: French Open (Tennis)

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…