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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 »

May 28th, 2017

Thiem Dream; Nadal, Djokovic On Court Monday at French Open

“I was a bit nervous before the match,” Thiem said. “This tournament is the biggest highlight of the year of the year for me, the Slam on clay.

Posted by Staff @ 8:29 pm in French Open | 17 Comments »

May 28th, 2017

Get Ready for Musical No. 1s After Kerber Upset at French Open

“I think she played a good match. It was a tough first round,” Kerber said. “I had a few chance in the first set and also in the second set, and I didn’t make it. I think that was the key for the match. I believed in the second set, as well, that I can turn around the match and I was still believing until the last point, but she played well.”

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 7:40 pm in French Open, Tennis | 5 Comments »

May 27th, 2017

Garbine Muguruza: Not Having Serena Here Makes A Difference, Now 10-15 Girls Can Win The Title

2016 champion Garbine Muguruza opens her title defense against 2010 winner Francesca Schiavone Monday in Paris.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 4:27 pm in French Open | 9 Comments »

May 27th, 2017

Novak Djokovic: It Feels Like A New Chapter, It Feels Exciting

Novak Djokovic called Andre Agassi to thank his for his support. Now they are a team.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 4:08 pm in French Open | 30 Comments »

May 27th, 2017

Dominic Thiem: I Now Feel Like I Belong In The Top 10

Dominic Thiem says Rafael Nadal is 100% the big favorite to win the French Open.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 3:58 pm in French Open | 1 Comment »

May 27th, 2017

Andy Murray: So Far This Year Has Obviously Been A Struggle

Andy Murray is sick once again.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 3:45 pm in French Open | Comments Off

May 27th, 2017

Muguruza v Schiavone 1st Rd., Kvitova Returns; French Open Preview

Upset alert for (2) Pliskov vs. Zheng, who upset Svitolina in Madrid…Other tough starts for (20) Barbora Strycova vs. Riske (winner to meet the French upset specialist Cornet), and (19) Vandeweghe vs. Rybarikova who the American lost her last meeting against…

Posted by Staff @ 11:16 am in French Open, Tennis | 6 Comments »

May 26th, 2017

French Open Men’s Preview: Nadal, Djokovic End Up On Same Side Of Draw

Sean Randall previews the French Open men’s draw.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:56 am in French Open | 29 Comments »