A boys’ champion in 1980 and a men’s doubles winner four years later with Yannick Noah, Henri Leconte talks about his rise to glory at Roland-Garros before reflecting on his 1988 final defeat to Mats Wilander, a match in which his relationship with the Paris crowd turned a little sour. The fans were right behind him, however, during his “masked avenger” exploits in a famous 1992 run, which came just a few months after he had helped France win the Davis Cup.
Shot of the day: Iga Swiatek
Sunday 4 October 2020
A gutsy drop volley from Iga Swiatek during her straight-sets victory over top seed Simona Halep earns the Polish teen 'Shot of the Day' honours on Sunday.
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