Rafael Nadal has history in his sights at Roland-Garros this year. Victory in Paris would see him win his 15th Grand Slam, lifting him above Pete Sampras and behind only Roger Federer on the list of all-time singles titles. But it would also importantly mean something else: La Decima. It is a feat never before achieved in the men’s game; a level of dominance to rival Margaret Court’s eleven Australian Open titles.
French Open Nadal Aim For a Perfect 10 at French Open
This year Tennis Star Rafael Nadal heads into the French Open as the strong favourite to take the crown and triumph over all other contenders. The Spaniard aims for an almost impossible 10th Roland Garros crown. He was champion in 2005, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014, Nadal now targets to take his tenth French Open title even as he has been rejuvenated in 2017.
Tennis: Djokovic And Nadal Through As Wawrinka Stunned
Rafael Nadal, 30, converted all three of his break points to end Sock's challenge in one hour and 20 minutes and set up a meeting with Austria's Dominic Thiem - a rematch of the Madrid Open final that the Spaniard won to enter the world's top four.
Barcelona Open Title: Nadal Beats Thiem
Rafael Nadal has clinically beaten Dominic Thiem 6-4, 6-1 to win his 10th Barcelona Open title on Sunday 30th April.
Italian Open: Johanna Konta Beaten By Venus Williams As Novak Djokovic Through
Johanna Konta had won her past three encounters with Venus Williams, but the veteran controlled proceedings from the baseline, taking the first set in just over half an hour.
Nikita Kryvonos: American Tennis Player Banned For 10 Years
American tennis player Nikita Kryvonos has been banned for 10 years and fined $20,000 (£15,380) after being found guilty of breaches of the sport's anti-corruption programme.
Novak Djokovic Sacks His Entire Coaching Team Before Madrid Open
World number 2 Novak Djokovic has sacked his entire coaching crew, including Marian Vajda, just before the commencement of the Madrid open.