Tags: French Open (Tennis)

One Huge Tennis Fine Is Overturned, Another Upheld

ImageAnna Tatishvili in her loss to Maria Sakkari at the French Open.CreditYoan Valat/EPA, via Shutterstock Anna Tatishvili has won an appeal of one of the harshest penalties in tennis. After a 6-1, 6-0 loss to Maria Sakkari in the first round of the French Open in May, Tatishvili was fined all of her first-round prize…

Tennis Toughens Penalties for Weak First-Round Performances

WIMBLEDON, England — Anna Tatishvili’s tennis comeback looked merciless even before she took the court last month. After losing 19 months of her career to a persistent ankle injury, she returned at the French Open and learned that she had drawn an opponent nobody wanted to face in the first round: the No. 29 seed,…

What to Watch Thursday at the French Open

Simona Halep vs. Amanda Anisimova Halep, the No. 3 seed and defending champion, dismissed one teenager with considerable ease in her fourth-round match, needing only 45 minutes to defeat 18-year-old Iga Swiatek, 6-1, 6-0, on Monday. Her next challenger — the 17-year-old Anisimova in the first match on Philippe Chatrier Court (6 a.m. Eastern) —…