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June 12th, 2017

La Decimated: Rafael Nadal Pounds Stan Warwinka For 10th French Open Title

Rafael Nadal got his 10th!

Posted by Staff @ 2:03 am in French Open | 57 Comments »

June 11th, 2017

Rafael Nadal: If I Keep Playing Well, Then Maybe I Can Return To No. 1!

Rafael Nadal has an eye on the No. 1 ranking.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 5:07 pm in French Open | 34 Comments »

June 11th, 2017

Rafael Nadal Unsure If He’s Playing Better Than Ever, But He’s Happy!

Rafael Nadal is happy to be playing well again.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 5:05 pm in French Open | 31 Comments »

June 11th, 2017

Rafael Nadal: In 2005, I Thought In 2017 I’d Be Fishing On My Boat In Mallorca

Not even Rafael Nadal can believe he’s still playing tennis in 2017!

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 3:41 pm in French Open | 7 Comments »

June 11th, 2017

Stan Wawrinka: Rafa’s Playing The Best He’s Ever Played

Stan Wawrinka hopes he can build off the French Open.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 3:06 pm in French Open | 1 Comment »

June 11th, 2017

Grand Slam Titles Leaders: Rafael Nadal With 15, 3 Behind Roger Federer

Rafael Nadal is now at 15 career Grand Slams! Imagine had he closed out the Australian Open!

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 2:53 pm in French Open | 18 Comments »

June 11th, 2017

Rafael Nadal: Winning 10 Is A Feeling That’s Impossible To Describe

Rafael Nadal becomes first player with 10 titles at one Grand Slam event in the Open Era.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 2:47 pm in French Open | 9 Comments »

June 11th, 2017

2017 French Open Men’s Final Open Thread: Stan Wawrinka v Rafael Nadal

The French Open final open thread.

Posted by Staff @ 7:24 am in French Open | 189 Comments »

June 10th, 2017

Rafael Nadal v Stan Wawrinka In the French Open Final, Who’s The Pick?

Sean Randall previews the French Open final between Rafael Nadal and Stan Wawrinka.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 6:52 pm in French Open | 24 Comments »

June 9th, 2017

Nadal Returns To French Open Final, Will Face Wawrinka Who Outlasts Murray In 5

It’s Rafa and Stanley for the French Open title.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 7:00 pm in French Open | 51 Comments »

June 8th, 2017

Murray v Wawrinka, Nadal v Thiem; French Open SF Picks And Pans

Sean Randall previews the men’s semifinals from the French Open.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 6:55 pm in French Open | 341 Comments »

June 7th, 2017

Djokovic Mentally Bails at French Open; Nadal, Thiem Book Semifinal

“All and all, I think it was decided in the first set,” Djokovic said after the match. “He deserved to win. He was definitely the better player on court today.”

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 2:05 pm in French Open, Tennis | 33 Comments »

June 7th, 2017

Rafael Nadal Enjoys Easiest Road Ever To French Open Semifinals

Rafael Nadal is rocking again at the French Open.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:40 am in French Open | 3 Comments »

June 5th, 2017

Djokovic v Thiem, Nadal v Carreno Busta; French Open Tuesday Picks And Pans

Sean Randall previews Tuesday’s matches.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 5:13 pm in French Open | 158 Comments »

June 5th, 2017

Murray Lines Up Nishikori; Nadal, Djokovic Featured Tuesday at French Open

“I think today was probably the best I have played overall,” Murray said afterwards. “It was difficult conditions. It was pretty windy out there. Each match I feel like I played better. I have hit the ball cleaner and started to see the right shots at the right moments. I’ve come a long way the last 10 days or so.”

Posted by Staff @ 2:50 pm in French Open, Tennis | 26 Comments »