Paris set for Liverpool fan invasion as Stade de France hosts Champions League final

Issued on: 05/27/2022 – 17:42 Some 7,000 police officers will be on duty to marshal fans during Saturday’s Champions League final set for the Stade to France, north of Paris, where as many as 40,000 ticketless Liverpool supporters are expected, authorities said on Thursday. The match between Liverpool and Real Madrid was originally scheduled to … Read more

France’s Tsonga bids emotional farewell to tennis career after French Open loss

Issued on: 05/24/2022 – 19:20 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, a former Australian Open runner-up and world number five, bid an emotional goodbye to tennis at Roland Garros on Tuesday after losing in the first round to Casper Ruud. The 37-year-old Tsonga, who announced last month he would retire following the French Open, was beaten 6-7 (6/8), 7-6 … Read more

Djokovic to face former coach, Nadal chases 14th French Open title

Issued on: 05/25/2022 – 03:19 Reigning champion Novak Djokovic will come up against his long-time former coach when he plays Slovakia’s Alex Molcan in the second round Wednesday at Roland Garros, while Rafael Nadal and Carlos Alcaraz look to keep their French Open title ambitions on course. World number one Djokovic split from Marian Vajda … Read more

Swiatek cruises, Tsitsipas hangs on at Roland Garros day five

Unstoppable world number one Iga Swiatek racked up her 30th successive victory at the French Open on Thursday as 2021 runner-up Stefanos Tsitsipas survived another Roland Garros rollercoaster. Swiatek swept past Alison Riske of the United States 6-0, 6-2 to reach the third round as only three of the top 10 women’s seeds survived the … Read more