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The men's draw at Roland Garros favors Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem, while on the women's side, it's anyone's game.

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2020 French Open: Schedule, how to watch, news, scores and analysis

Get the dates, news coverage, analysis, live scores, TV schedule and results for the 2020 French Open tennis tournament.

FRENCH OPEN PROTOCOLS

How the 2020 French Open's protocols differ from those of the US Open

The coronavirus restrictions in place at the French Open will seem familiar on the heels of the US Open, but there is one big difference: Fans are welcome in Paris to produce a more "open" Open.

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French Open crowd size cut to 1,000 due to virus

Crowd sizes for the French Open have been reduced again -- to just 1,000 spectators per day -- because of the worsening coronavirus epidemic in Paris.

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FRENCH OPEN DRAW

French Open 2020 draw positions Novak Djokovic, Simona Halep as favorites

Simona Halep, the 2018 French Open champion, already has won twice on clay, and Novak Djokovic seeks redemption for his early US Open exit.

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French Open draw shows path for Nadal, Serena

Rafael Nadal, who is aiming to equal Roger Federer's men's record of 20 Grand Slam titles, will begin the French Open as the No. 2 seed. Serena Williams will start her quest for her record-tying 24th major as the No. 6 seed.

FRENCH OPEN

Electronic line-calling has its fans but don't expect to see it at the 2020 French Open

Hawk-Eye Live, much revered at the US Open, has been approved as an electronic line-calling system for hard and grass courts but has yet to make its mark on clay.

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ITALIAN OPEN

Djokovic makes history with fifth Italian Open title

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic lifted his fifth Italian Open title on Monday, defeating Argentine Diego Schwartzman 7-5 6-3 for a record 36th ATP Masters crown.

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Halep wins Italian Open after Pliskova injury

Top seed Simona Halep won the Italian Open in Rome on Monday after Karolina Pliskova retired from the final with injury.

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HISTORIC US OPEN

Naomi Osaka's activism, Novak Djokovic's legacy and more US Open takeaways

The 2020 US Open showcased its resiliency, and that goes beyond Naomi Osaka's and Dominic Thiem's memorable championship comebacks.

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Tournament director Stacey Allaster proud of 'historic' US Open success

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MEN'S FINAL

THIEM HOLDS OFF ZVEREV

Dominic Thiem never stopped believing he could win the 2020 US Open

Dominic Thiem fell two sets behind but patiently tracked down and outlasted his friend and rival Alexander Zverev to win his first Grand Slam title in his fourth attempt in a major final.

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Emotional Zverev reveals parents tested positive

Alexander Zverev, fresh off his loss to Dominic Thiem in the US Open men's final, revealed that his parents tested positive for COVID-19 before the tournament.

Thiem pulls off historic comeback to win US Open

Dominic Thiem on Sunday became the first man in 71 years to win the US Open after dropping the first two sets of the final. He defeated Alexander Zverev 2-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (6) in the first US Open to be decided by a fifth-set tiebreaker.

WOMEN'S FINAL

OSAKA TOPS AZARENKA

Naomi Osaka cements her status as leader on and off the court with 2020 US Open run

Naomi Osaka set two goals during the COVID-19 hiatus: Win the US Open and call attention to racial injustice. She achieved both in a big way with her comeback victory on Saturday.

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Keys to Naomi Osaka's 2020 US Open championship victory

Despite a poor start in the first set, Naomi Osaka remained focused and to bounced back against Victoria Azarenka to win the 2020 US Open women's title.

Naomi Osaka pays tribute to Kobe, as LeBron, others react to her US Open win

Everyone from LeBron James to Billie Jean King saluted Naomi Osaka for her stunning comeback to win Saturday's US Open women's final.

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