Federer French Open 2021

French Open Social Slice: Federer magic; Djokovic reaches milestone

On today’s Social Slice, we look at some Roger Federer magic at the French Open and Novak Djokovic achieves a Grand Slam milestone. 

Roger Federer battled past Marin Cilic on Thursday and this shot was the pick of the bunch!

How on earth did he manage this?

World No 1 Novak Djokovic breezed past Pablo Cuevas on Thursday, reaching a significant milestone in his Grand Slam career.

The Serbian now has 350 Grand Slam wins under his belt. Impressive.



Matt Ebden may have already won the accolade for the best shot at Roland Garros this year.

The Australian star managed to hit his ball on to the top of an apartment block and celebrated as if he’d won the tournament!


Iga Swiatek continued her impeccable record in Paris, thrashing Rebecca Peterson 6-1 6-1.

As stated by @tecnifibre, the Pole hasn’t lost a set in two years.

It has been a very impressive start to the French Open for American stars Reilly Opelka, John Isner, Steve Johnson and Marcus Giron, who have all reached the third round.

Surprisingly, this is the first time that’s happened for 25 years!

Carlos Alcaraz showed exactly why he has the potential to be Nadal’s successor on the clay.

The 18-year-old breezed past Nikoloz Basilashvili to reach the third round.

Just look at the similarities!

On Roland Garros’ question of the day, they ask the big question regarding Alexander Zverev.

Is this finally the German’s tournament?

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