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May 30th, 2016

French Open Monday Play Has Been Cancelled, Novak Djokovic Has To Win 4 Matches In 6 Days?

Rain has cancelled Monday play at the French Open. It’s just the second time in tennis history the tournament has lost a full day of play.

Posted by Staff @ 8:24 am in French Open | 108 Comments »

May 28th, 2016

Djokovic Wins, Gulbis Talks a Lot, Murray v Isner Sunday at French Open

“It is the same thing I had before the tournament,” Tsonga said. “I just came on court pretty good, and feeling really good.

Posted by Staff @ 4:55 pm in French Open | 214 Comments »

May 27th, 2016

Andy Murray Has Short Day, Lines Up John Isner Next at French Open; Djokovic, Tsonga Saturday

“Everything that I did today was pretty high-level,” said Wawrinka, who will next face No. 22 Viktor Troicki, who on Friday beat No. 16 Gilles Simon in straight sets.

Posted by Staff @ 4:00 pm in French Open, Tennis | 118 Comments »

May 26th, 2016

Djokovic, Nadal Win Easy; Marathon Man Murray Up Friday at French Open, Krygios-Gasquet

“The only thing I know is that I have reached the third round,” Nadal said.

Posted by Staff @ 7:13 pm in ATP, French Open | 78 Comments »

May 26th, 2016

Novak Djokovic Says He’s A Vegetarian, Or A Pescatarian

Novak Djokovic doesn’t eat meat anymore. Is that

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 5:41 pm in French Open | 55 Comments »

May 25th, 2016

Murray Muddles Through Again in 5 At French Open! Djokovic, Nadal On Thursday

“You can’t play too many matches like this if you want to go far in this tournament,” said Murray, who may have already done himself in after more than seven hours on court in two matches.

Posted by Staff @ 5:09 pm in French Open | 57 Comments »

May 24th, 2016

Emotional Murray Escapes Stepanek At French Open, Djokovic, Nadal Roll; Wawrinka Wednesday

“Second and third sets were really good,” said Djokovic, who will next face Steve Darcis. “I thought I found my rhythm. First set was up and down. But I’ll take the positives out of it, and I’m hoping I can progress as the tournament goes on.”

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 11:22 pm in French Open | 142 Comments »

May 22nd, 2016

Novak Djokovic And Gustavo Kuerten Star In This New Spot For Peugeot [Video]

Want to see what Novak Djokovic would look like with Gustavo Kuerten’s hair?

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 5:43 pm in French Open, Videos | 6 Comments »

May 22nd, 2016

Novak Djokovic Celebrated His 29th Birthday Sunday At The French Open [Video]

Novak Djokovic turned 29 on Sunday.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 5:22 pm in French Open, Videos | 15 Comments »

May 21st, 2016

Novak Djokovic: I Feel Excited About The French Open, The Expectations Are Big!

Novak Djokovic turns 29 on Sunday.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 3:12 pm in French Open | 192 Comments »

May 20th, 2016

French Open Men’s Draw: Are Novak Djokovic And Andy Murray Heading Toward The Final?

Sean Randall previews the French Open. Did he really pick Andy Murray to win it?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:04 am in French Open | 94 Comments »

May 19th, 2016

My Early French Open Favorites: Novak Djokovic And Andy Murray Are The Guys To Beat

Who are your favorites to win at the French Open?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:46 am in French Open | 28 Comments »

May 17th, 2016

What Is Wrong With Novak Djokovic?

Can Novak Djokovic get back on track?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 4:25 pm in French Open, Madrid, Rome | 308 Comments »

May 16th, 2016

French Open Men’s Seedings: Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray The Top 2; Rafael Nadal No. 5

Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal could meet again in the French Open quarterfinals.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:59 am in French Open | 95 Comments »

May 16th, 2016

Andy Murray Wins Rome, Beats No. 1 Novak Djokovic On Clay For 1st Time

“I had a long couple of weeks, especially the last couple of days,” said Djokovic. “I knew it’s going to be very hard for me, an uphill ride against Andy today, who was playing throughout the week at a very high level. To compete with him in long exchanges and rallies that we do have in our encounters, they require a lot more energy and better performance from my side which didn’t happen.”

Posted by Staff @ 12:51 am in Rome | 64 Comments »