#FrenchOpen

.Halle, Germany
Roger Federer suffered a setback in his preparations for Wimbledon after crashing out of the second round of the ATP grass court tournament in Halle on Wednesday. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI File )

  • Federer suffered a shock 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 defeat to 20-year-old Canadian Felix Auger Aliassime
  • "It's amazing, for sure I didn't expect this," Auger Aliassime said
  • Federer is exactly 19 years older than Auger Aliassime as the pair share the same birthday on August 8

.Paris, France
Novak Djokovic (C) is just one Grand Slam away from the record of 20, jointly-held by Rafael Nadal (R) and Roger Federer (L). (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Novak Djokovic's French Open triumph made him only the third man to win all four majors twice
  • It was the Serb's 2nd Roland Garros title and 19th Slam trophy
  • Djokovic was also the first of the 'Big Three' to break the $100 million prize money barrier

.Paris, France
Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates after defeating Stefanos Tsitsipas in their final match of the French Open at the Roland Garros stadium on Sunday. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • World number one Nova Djokovic won his second French Open and 19th Slam on Sunday
  • He become the first man in the Open era, and only third in history, to claim all four Grand Slam titles on multiple occasions
  • Djokovic now wants the Olympic gold medal to complete the Golden Grand Slam

.Paris, France
Novak Djokovic said the kid motivated him throughout his game. (Photo Credit : Twitter/@rolandgarros)

  • Novak Djokovic won the French Open 2021 after defeating
    Stefanos Tsitsipas
  • He gifted his racquet as a souvenir to a young fan
  • "He was in my ear the entire match," said Djokovic about his fan

.Paris, France
Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas was defeated by world no. 1 Novak Djokovic in the French Open final on Sunday. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Stefanos Tsitsipas said he learned of his grandmother's death just minutes before his Sunday's French Open final
  • "Five minutes before entering the court my very beloved grandmother lost her battle with life," he wrote on Instagram
  • He dedicated his first Grand Slam final to his late grandmother

.Paris, France
Novak Djokovic has now won 19 Grand Slams in total. (Photo credit: Opoyi)

  • The world number one triumphed 6-7 (6/8), 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 over Stefanos Tsitsipas
  • Djokovic is now just one major away from equalling the all-time record of 20
  • Sunday's victory also put him halfway to a rare calendar Grand Slam

Novak Djokovic won the French Open 2021 final. (Photo credit: Opoyi)

  • Novak Djokovic won the French Open 2021 in a match that lasted more than 4 hours
  • The World No 1 came back from  two sets down
  • The final was described as "tennis from another planet" by the commentators

.Paris, France
World No 1 Novak Djokovic in action during French Open men's final on Sunday. (Photo credit: Twitter/RolandGarros)

  • Novak Djokovic won his 19th Grand Slam title
  • Stefanos Tsitsipas could not match Djokovic's level
  • The men's singles final was played at Court Philippe-Chatrier

.Paris, France
Naomi Osaka withdrew from Roland Garros, revealing she had suffered long term with depression. (AP/PTI File Photo)

  • Naomi Osaka had refused to attend mandatory press conference, she was fined $15,00
  • "I think we really cared for her. We really tried to engage": French Tennis Federation director-general
  • "We took care of her since she withdrew from the tournament," Amelie Oudea-Castera said

.Paris, France
Stefanos Tsitsipas and Novak Djokovic will face each other in the French Open final on Sunday. (Photo credit: Twitter/@RolandGarros)

  • Novak Djokovic will be chasing his 19th Grand Slam
  • Djokovic has won five times in seven matches against Tsitsipas
  • The final will start at 2.30 PM local time/6.30 PM IST