Stock: Sell Caroline Wozniacki's Slam-less drought shows no signs of ending soon. In the championship matchWozniacki fell flat against Venus Williams in a surprising, loss. Despite leading by a set and a break, Wozniacki's momentum vanished as Venus took initiative and began pushing her around. Losing to an offensive-minded player?
Follow Swiss great Roger Federer announced Sunday he will return to the clay for another crack at the French Open this year for the first time since , after a stunning fourth-round loss to Stefanos Tsitsipas that ended his Australian Open title defence.
Advertising Read more The time Grand Slam champion , who won at Roland Garros in , hasn't played on the clay of Roland Garros since his quarter-final loss in He missed the tournament in after an injury and skipped the clay season the last two years. Speaking at a news conference after his defeat to Greek young gun Stefanos Tsitsipas, Federer , the defending champion, refused to say it was the beginning of the end for a man who has dominated the sport for so long and said he felt like he wanted to play on clay again.
So I felt I wanted to do it again. He lost the three previous French Open finals to Rafael Nadal. The long-haired Tsitsipas, seeded 14, has been touted as a future Grand Slam champion and Federer had nothing but praise, saying he saw similarities to himself.
That was a good night for him tonight.