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Halep Arrives Home, Is Romania Tourism Ambassador

Simona Halep arrived home to Romania this week to a nice ceremony that honored her accomplishments at Roland Garros. The runner-up and new WTA no.3 showed off her trophy as it was announced she will now be a Romanian tourism ambassador. (Photo: Alex Dobre via SportNews.ro)

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Round-Up Of Rafa’s 9th Roland Garros Win

Rafael Nadal raised a historic 9th Roland Garros trophy on Sunday, after defeating Novak Djokovic 3-6, 7-5, 6-2, 6-4 (watch highlights here). When asked if they should change the name from Roland Garros to Nadal Garros, Rafa said: “Well, thank you very much. The name is very nice, Roland Garros, so…  (Laughter.)  Don’t need to […]

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Sharapova Poses In Paris After Roland Garros Win

The perfect backdrop for a post-Roland Garros photo shoot? The Eiffel Tower, of course. 2014 Roland Garros champion Maria Sharapova brought her perfect Paris glam as she posed with the trophy on Sunday, wearing a Jay Ahr dress and Christian Louboutin shoes. But did Maria sleep last night? Before her photo shoot, she tweeted: Keep adding minutes […]

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Milos Raonic (who really has an amazing head of perfectly-styled hair) made history for Canada, becoming the first Canadian male to make a Grand Slam quarterfinal. Adding to the good news, Genie Bouchard is there too. Genie’s been so busy winning, she said she has no time for best friends on the Tour (and it seems to […]

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Grigor Dimitrov really does smolder in an interview with W magazine, talking dancing, Maria and more: “When he’s not on the court, Dimitrov races motorcycles. He also loves to dance, though these days that’s a rare pleasure. “It’s nice to go crazy and sort of get everything out of your system,” he says. “But I’ll […]

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Federer Twins Continue Reading At Roland Garros

Roger Federer won his third round match against Dmitry Turusnov 7-5, 6-7, 6-2, 6-4 on Friday at Roland Garros. As daddy played, the (older) twins, Myla and Charlene, continued their Summer reading. Today’s book of choice? Richard Scarry’s “Great Big Mystery Book.” Perhaps more twists and turns than dad’s match? As for FedTwin fashion, the […]

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The always entertaining Road to Roland Garros is back. Gilles Simon said he’d be himself in a video game so he can finally beat Rafa! Roger Federer (no.18), Rafael Nadal (no.31), Serena Williams (no.43), Novak Djokovic (no.61), Maria Sharapova (no.72), Andy Murray (no.89) rank on Time‘s “Most Obsessed-Over People On the Web.” Catch up with Martina Hingis on the pressure she faced […]

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Exclusive Giveaway: “Nadal: The Biography”

In honor of Rafael Nadal‘s bid to win his record 9th French Open title, The Slice is offering a chance for one lucky reader to win a free copy of the new book by Tom Oldfield, Nadal: The Biography. The book offers insight into the training and lifestyle that has made Rafa such an incredible champion. Enter […]

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Federer Wins 60th Match At Roland Garros

Per the ATP, Roger Federer became the first man in history to win 60 or more matches at all four Grand Slams on Wednesday after he defeated Diego Schwartzman 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 at Roland Garros. And while he played, his (older) twins watched dad, sucking lollies and reading books to keep themselves entertained. Loved this […]

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Muguruza Upsets Serena At Roland Garros

With both Australian Open champions (Stan Wawrinka and Li Na) going out in the first round, one thought the shocking upsets had been done. But Garbine Muguruza proved us wrong. The young Spaniard defeated world no.1 and defending champion Serena Williams 6-2, 6-2 Wednesday at Roland Garros. Listen to what she had to say after the match: […]

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