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‘I’m 27 now, definitely not a kid anymore’: Alexander Zverev beats Casper Ruud to set up French Open final with Carlos Alcaraz | Tennis News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Alexander Zverev overcame a shaky start to defeat a struggling Casper Ruud in four sets, securing his place in the French Open final against Carlos Alcaraz. This victory marks Zverev's first appearance in a Roland Garros final and presents him with another opportunity to claim his maiden Grand Slam title.Despite dropping the first set 2-6 after a series of unforced errors, the fourth-seeded Zverev regained his composure in the second set, levelling the match with a 6-2 scoreline.He carried this momentum into the third set, capitalizing on a visibly hampered Ruud, who appeared to be battling a stomach ailment. Zverev secured a crucial break in the fifth game and went on to win the set 6-4.The fourth set saw Zverev maintain his dominance, breaking Ruud's serve early and cruisin...
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Djokovic withdraws from French Open 2024 quarterfinal due to injury

World No. 1 and defending French Open champion Novak Djokovic has withdrawn from the Roland Garros due to an injury ahead of the quarterfinals on Tuesday. Lok Sabha Election Results 2024 “Due to a torn medial meniscus in his right knee (discovered during an MRI scan), Djokovic, who was supposed to play Casper Ruud in the quarterfinals tomorrow, has been forced to withdraw from the Roland Garros tournament,” organisers said. The extent of the injury was found during an MRI exam a day after Djokovic was hurt during a fourth-round victory against No. 23 Francisco Cerundolo that lasted five sets spread across more than four-and-a-half hours. “I don’t know what will happen tomorrow — or after tomorrow, if I’ll be able to step out on the court and play,” the 37-year-old Djokovic said Monda...
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World No.1 Novak Djokovic pulls out of French Open ahead of quarter-final with knee injury | Tennis News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Reigning champion Novak Djokovic on Tuesday pulled out of French Open ahead to his quarter-final match due to a knee injury he sustained during his grueling fourth-round victory over Francisco Cerundolo, said to tournament organizers. The Serb's pursuit of a record-breaking 25th Grand Slam title has come to an end with this withdrawal.As a result of Djokovic's absence, Italian Jannik Sinner will take over the world number one ranking later this month. "Due to a torn medial meniscus in his right knee (discovered during an MRI scan), Djokovic, who was supposed to play Casper Ruud in the quarter-finals tomorrow, has been forced to withdraw from the Roland Garros tournament," the organizers said.Ruud, who was the runner-up in last year's tournament, will progress to the semi-fina...