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June 2nd, 2017

Nadal and Raonic Cruise, Djokovic Bends But Doesn’t Break at French Open

“Today was one of the best matches I have ever played, without a doubt,” said Nadal, who will next meet No. 17-seeded countryman Roberto Bautista Agut, who beat Jiri Vesely 6-3, 6-4, 6-4.

Posted by Staff @ 5:33 pm in French Open, Tennis | 32 Comments »

June 2nd, 2017

Muguruza, Venus Win; Bellis Rained-Out in Upset Attempt at French Open

“Twenty years ago? Wow,” Venus said. “I’ll be honest there won’t be 20 more. I will be watching in 20 years with all of you guys.”

Posted by Staff @ 4:40 pm in French Open, Tennis | No Comments »

June 2nd, 2017

Is Andre Agassi Coaching Novak Djokovic For Free?

Andre Agassi finally speaks on coaching Novak Djokovic.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 4:37 pm in French Open, Videos | 24 Comments »

June 2nd, 2017

Novak Djokovic Gets Testy With Carlos Ramos Over Warning [Video]

Even with Andre Agassi, Novak Djokovic is still on edge.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 4:23 pm in French Open, Videos | 5 Comments »

June 2nd, 2017

Rafael Nadal Enjoys Easiest Win Of Grand Slam Career

Rafael Nadal easiest matches at a Grand Slam.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 4:02 pm in Charts, French Open | 4 Comments »

June 1st, 2017

Murray Muddles Through; Nadal, Djokovic On Tap Friday at French Open

“It will be very tough,” Murray said. “Juan Martin plays better than his ranking. He’s come back from his injuries and he’s had a lot of tough matches this year, playing lots of Top 10 players early in the tournaments. I am sure we will get a good atmosphere.”

Posted by Staff @ 6:57 pm in French Open, Tennis | 89 Comments »

June 1st, 2017

Upsets, 3-Setters for Top Seeds Mark Thursday at French Open; Woz v Bellis Friday

Other Top 10 seeds in action had a more difficult time as No. 2 Karolina Pliskova outlasted Ekaterina Alexandrova 6-2, 4-6, 6-3; No. 5 Elina Svitolina came from a set down to defeat Tsvetana Pironkova 3-6, 6-3, 6-2; and No. 9 Agnieszka Radwanska likewise needed a comeback to defeat Belgian Alison Van Uytvanck 6-7(3), 6-2, 6-3.

Posted by Staff @ 5:39 pm in French Open, Tennis | 2 Comments »

May 31st, 2017

Top Dogs Ease Through, Johnson Pulls Heart Strings at French Open

“Midway second set until maybe midway third set, that’s where I allowed him to believe more that he can get back into the match, and he started playing better,” Djokovic said. “I felt like maybe I took the foot off the gas a little bit.”

Posted by Staff @ 11:21 pm in French Open, Tennis | 33 Comments »

May 31st, 2017

Mattek-Sands Stops Kvitova Among 3 Big Upsets Wed. at French Open

“It’s hard for me to believe I’m in the third round,” said the 18-year-old Bellis.

Posted by Staff @ 5:59 pm in French Open, Tennis | 6 Comments »

May 31st, 2017

Steve Johnson Breaks Down In Tears After Emotional Win At French Open

Steve Johnson’s has been playing with a very heavy heart at the French Open.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 1:40 pm in French Open | 4 Comments »

May 31st, 2017

Serena Williams Showed Up At The French Open To Watch Venus

Former champion Serena Williams was back at the French Open Wednesday.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 1:24 pm in French Open | 1 Comment »

May 31st, 2017

Zverev Gets Schooled; Nadal On Wed. at French Open

“It’s my 14th year,” a jubilant Verdasco told the crowd afterwards. “It’s a pleasure for me to be playing here still. I’ve been practicing very hard, and a little bit of that work came through.”

Posted by Staff @ 12:41 am in French Open | 28 Comments »

May 30th, 2017

Konta Crashes Out; Kvitova, Mladenovic Up Against It Wednesday at French Open

Johanna Konta does not like to play on clay.

Posted by Staff @ 10:38 pm in French Open, Tennis | 7 Comments »

May 29th, 2017

Djokovic, Nadal Start Solid; American Nightmare at French Open

Djokovic in his post-match conference was asked about Agassi at length, prompting him to ask whether he should bring his coach in to the press room next time.

Posted by Special @ 6:16 pm in French Open, Tennis | 40 Comments »

May 29th, 2017

Pliskova Starts Strong in No. 1 Run, Muguruza Wins at French Open

“I’m happy that I managed to play, to be kind of composed out there,” Muguruza said. “I wasn’t sure how I was going to react again on the centre court, playing against an ex-champ. I found a balance, even though some moments were difficult to overcome. I knew at some point she was going to come up with some great shots.”

Posted by Special @ 5:23 pm in French Open, Tennis | 2 Comments »