Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal after their semi-final match of The French Open in Paris on Friday. Reuters
Novak Djokovic can become only the second man in history to have twice held all four Grand Slam titles at the same time with victory at the French Open.
Holder Rafa Nadal will miss the French Open after failing to regain full fitness from a hip injury suffered at the Australian Open in January, the 14-times Roland Garros winner said on Thursday, adding 2024 could be the final year of his career.
Rafael Nadal reached the French Open semi-finals for the 14th time on Wednesday, setting up a potential blockbuster against Novak Djokovic, while Maria Sakkari stunned defending champion Iga Swiatek. Nadal, chasing a 14th title in Paris and record-setting 21st Grand Slam,
The prestigious championships for amateurs and professionals will take place under the patronage of Sheikh Mohammed Bin Hamad Bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Crown Prince of Fujairah, and will be held at the Zayed Sports Complex.
The total prize money pool is $10 million for the tournament, the same which was given in the 2015 and 2019 editions of the competition. The runners-up of 2023 Men’s ODI World Cup will receive $2 million, while the losing semi-finalists will get $800,000 each.
The duo of the Saudi Al-Nassr Club team, the Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo and the Senegalese Sadio Mane, caught the attention during the celebration of National Day in the Kingdom.