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June 10th, 2018

Nadal Stomps Thiem For 11th French Open Title, 17th Grand Slam Victory

Rafael Nadal dominated Dominic Thiem for another French Open title.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 5:12 pm in French Open | 63 Comments »

June 9th, 2018

Halep Break Slam Duck, Beats Stephens for 1st Title at French Open

It is 10 years after Halep won the girls’ title at the French Open and 40 years since a Romanian won in Paris, following Virginia Ruzici in 1978.

Posted by Staff @ 11:24 pm in French Open | 12 Comments »

June 9th, 2018

2018 French Open Men’s Final Open Thread: Rafael Nadal v Dominic Thiem

Talk about the 2018 Men’s French Open final.

Posted by Staff @ 10:06 pm in French Open | 181 Comments »

June 9th, 2018

Rafael Nadal v Dominic Thiem For The French Open Title, Who’s The Pick?

Sean Randall makes his pick for the French Open final.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 6:31 pm in French Open | 5 Comments »

June 8th, 2018

Nadal Dominates Del Potro, Will Meet Thiem For French Open Title

On a very one-sided semifinal Friday at the French Open, both favorites rolled to victory setting up Rafael Nadal vs Dominic Thiem title match on Sunday. Under comfortable blue skies, Thiem opened the afternoon up against the surprise semifinalist Marco Cecchinato who had stunned Novak Djokovic on Tuesday. In this first tour meeting, Thiem jumped [...]

Posted by Sean Randall @ 5:24 pm in French Open | 41 Comments »

June 7th, 2018

War of Mystifying Words as Halep, Stephens Face Off in French Open Final

So to summarize: Stephens is strong, she hits the ball, and it’s a match on clay.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 9:58 pm in French Open, Tennis | 73 Comments »

June 7th, 2018

Nadal v Del Potro, Thiem v Cecchinato In French Open SFs; Who’s The Pick?

Sean Randall previews and picks the French Open men’s semifinals.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 5:09 pm in French Open | 94 Comments »

June 6th, 2018

Muguruza Socks Sharapova, Lines Up Halep for Thursday Semis at French Open

“It wasn’t coming natural to me,” said Sharapova, who hasn’t seen much come back since serving a doping offense for a medication given to Russian soldiers before they took to the battlefield.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 6:58 pm in French Open, Tennis | 14 Comments »

June 5th, 2018

Keys and Stephens Win, Keep It Not-Weird Going Into French Open Semifinals

“We are not going to be weird and awkward and make it, like, weird for each other,” Stephens said. “I think everything will be normal. And then when we get on the court, it’s time to compete. It’s go time. Until then, we’re the same girls as always.”

Posted by Staff @ 6:01 pm in French Open, Tennis | 2 Comments »

June 5th, 2018

Djokovic Checked Out Of French By Cecchinato, Thiem Topples Zverev; Rafa Resumes Wed.

Who would believe it, Marco Cecchinato is in a Grand Slam semifinal.

Posted by Staff @ 4:35 pm in French Open | 143 Comments »

June 4th, 2018

Opinion: Serena Williams and Team Blew It at French Open

“It didn’t start before I got here,” she said. “The first time I felt it was against [Julia] Goerges in my last match. That’s when I started to feel it.”

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 11:56 pm in French Open, Tennis | 2 Comments »

June 4th, 2018

Nadal Wins Again At French, Del Potro Downs Isner; Zverev v Thiem In QF

The fourth round began at the French Open Monday in Paris. Two matches went straight sets, two went the distance. Rafael Nadal upped his win streak to 13 and 38 straight sets after easing past 22-year-old Maximilian Marterer 6-3, 6-2, 7-6(4). The German Marterer actually pushed Nadal early gain a quick break. And then again [...]

Posted by Staff @ 4:54 pm in French Open | 140 Comments »

June 3rd, 2018

Keys, Stephens Lead American Charge Into French Open Quarters; Serena v Maria Monday

“A lot of girls dream of making quarters or semis, and now that I’ve done that at all four Slams that’s pretty awesome,” Stephens said. “That was definitely a goal, and I’m glad to finally make it through to the quarterfinals here.”

Posted by Staff @ 6:32 pm in French Open, Tennis | 6 Comments »

June 3rd, 2018

Zverev Comes Back From Brink Again To Make First Slam QF, Will Meet Thiem; Delpo-Isner Mon.

Two quarterfinals are set at the French Open.

Posted by Staff @ 5:15 pm in French Open | 72 Comments »

June 2nd, 2018

Nadal Pounds Gasquet At French Open, Delpo, Cilic Cruise; Djokovic v Verdasco Mon.

The men’s sweet 16 is set at Roland Garros.

Posted by Staff @ 5:00 pm in French Open | 46 Comments »