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Simone Biles headlines 2019 World Gymnastics Championships Week on Olympic Channel

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Simone Biles‘ latest record-shattering feats will be featured on the Olympic Channel as part of 2019 World Gymnastics Championships Week starting Monday night.

Olympic Channel will air one finals session per night from last October’s worlds in Stuttgart, Germany through Saturday. A marathon of all six finals sessions airs Sunday at 10 a.m.

All coverage — more than 30 hours total — will also stream on NBCSports.com/live and the NBC Sports app for subscribers.

At her likely last world championships, Biles earned five gold medals out of six events. That brought her career total to 25 world medals — breaking Belarusian Vitaly Scherbo‘s record from the 1990s.

Biles led a U.S. team to a seventh straight Olympic or world team title dating to 2011, the longest reign for one nation in women’s gymnastics since Soviet teams in the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s. She then won the all-around by the largest margin under a 14-year-old scoring system.

She capped the week with titles on balance beam, floor exercise and vault, becoming the first gymnast to earn five golds at a single worlds since 1958.

She wasn’t the only standout of the week. The U.S. added medals from Jade Carey (vault silver) and Sunisa Lee (floor silver, uneven bars bronze).

Nikita Nagornyy led Russia to its first men’s team title since the breakup of the Soviet Union. Nagornyy then won the all-around and vault.

Olympic Channel will air 2019 World Championships Weeks for diving and beach volleyball the following two weeks.

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2019 WORLD GYMNASTICS CHAMPIONSHIPS WEEK TV SCHEDULE

DAY TIME (ET) EVENT LIVE STREAM
Monday 8 p.m. Women’s Team Final STREAM LINK
Tuesday 8 p.m. Men’s Team Final STREAM LINK
Wednesday 8 p.m. Women’s All-Around STREAM LINK
Thursday 8 p.m. Men’s All-Around STREAM LINK
Friday 8 p.m. Apparatus Finals (Day 1) STREAM LINK
Saturday 8 p.m. Apparatus Finals (Day 2) STREAM LINK
Sunday 10 a.m. Women’s Team Final STREAM LINK
12 p.m. Men’s Team Final STREAM LINK
3 p.m. Women’s All-Around STREAM LINK
5 p.m. Men’s All-Around STREAM LINK
8 p.m. Apparatus Finals (Day 1) STREAM LINK
11 p.m. Apparatus Finals (Day 2) STREAM LINK

2020 French Open women’s singles draw, bracket

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If Serena Williams is to win a record-tying 24th Grand Slam singles title at the French Open, she may have to go through her older sister in the fourth round.

Williams, the sixth seed, could play Venus Williams in the round of 16 at Roland Garros, which begins Sunday.

Serena opens against countrywoman Kristie Ahn, whom she beat in the first round at the U.S. Open. Serena could then get her U.S. Open quarterfinal opponent, fellow mom Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria, in the second round.

If Venus is to reach the fourth round, she must potentially get past U.S. Open runner-up Victoria Azarenka in the second round. Azarenka beat Serena in the U.S. Open semifinals, ending the American’s latest bid to tie Margaret Court‘s major titles record.

Venus lost in the French Open first round the last two years.

The French Open top seed is 2018 champion Simona Halep, who could play 2019 semifinalist Amanda Anisimova in the third round.

Coco Gauff, the rising 16-year-old American, gets 2019 semifinalist Jo Konta of Great Britain in the first round in the same quarter of the draw as Halep.

The field lacks defending champion Ash Barty of Australia, not traveling due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Also out: U.S. Open winner Naomi Osaka, citing a sore hamstring and tight turnaround from prevailing in New York two weeks ago.

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2020 French Open men’s singles draw, bracket

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Rafael Nadal was put into the same half of the French Open draw as fellow 2018 and 2019 finalist Dominic Thiem of Austria, with top-ranked Novak Djokovic catching a break.

Nadal, trying to tie Roger Federer‘s male record 20 Grand Slam singles titles, could play sixth-seeded German Alexander Zverev in the quarterfinals before a potential clash with Thiem, who just won the U.S. Open.

Djokovic, who is undefeated in 2020 save being defaulted out of the U.S. Open, could play No. 7 seed Matteo Berrettini of Italy in the quarterfinals before a possible semifinal with Russian Daniil Medvedev.

Medvedev is the fourth seed but is 0-3 at the French Open. Another possible Djokovic semifinal opponent is fifth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece, who reached the fourth round last year.

The most anticipated first-round matchup is between three-time major champion Andy Murray and 2015 French Open champion Stan Wawrinka. In Murray’s most recent French Open match, he lost in five sets to Wawrinka in the 2017 semifinals.

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