French Open preview: With Rafael Nadal absent and Iga Światek’s dominance under threat, tournament is hard to call

CNN  —  It felt like the beginning of the end of an era at the French Open when Rafael Nadal announced his absence from the tournament earlier this month. Having struggled with a hip injury since the Australian Open, Nadal – a 14-time champion at Roland-Garros – is missing the second grand slam of the

No extra pressure on Alcaraz: Ferrero

Fábián Marozsán: World No. 135 provides ‘shock of the season’ by upsetting Carlos Alcaraz in straight sets at Rome Masters

CNN  —  World No. 135 Fábián Marozsán provided what the ATP Tour called the “shock of the season” by upsetting Carlos Alcaraz in straight sets at the Rome Masters on Monday. The 23-year-old Hungarian stunned second seed Alcaraz 6-3 7-6(4) to reach the fourth round after putting in a nearly flawless display in Italy. Marozsán,

Alcaraz sets up Zverev French Open revenge chance

MADRID: World number two and defending champion Carlos Alcaraz on Sunday set up a Madrid Open last-16 duel with Alexander Zverev, the German rival who handed him a heartbreaking, reality-check defeat at Roland Garros last year. Alcaraz defeated Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria 6-2, 7-5 in the Madrid third round as he continues his bid to