Women's title tip Simona Halep gave an upbeat injury update on Friday having admitted a few days ago it was 50-50 whether her right ankle would recover in time for her to play at the French Open. The Romanian third seed, beaten by Maria Sharapova in the 2014 final, has been in great form during
Rafael Nadal missed out on a long-awaited 15th grand slam title in Melbourne, but the Spaniard is the favourite to win the French Open.
By Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) - Dominic Thiem, the only player to beat claycourt giant Rafa Nadal on the red dirt this season, is one of the dark horses at the French Open - and the Austrian feels he deserves the tag. The 23-year-old sixth seed at Roland Garros beat the Spaniard - who has won a