June 4th, 2016
“I think we both were very nervous,” Muguruza said after the match.
June 3rd, 2016
“The first set wasn’t easy,” Serena said. “I needed to play better because she was playing very well, but I’m very happy to win today.”
June 2nd, 2016
The 34-year-old at one point in the second set was a handful of points away from exiting.
June 1st, 2016
“I have been waiting for like two or three days for my fourth-round match,” she said. “Of course it was getting nervous and all this stuff because of the weather. I had to change my hotel, as well, because my reservation finished. But I’m happy that in the end the wait was worth it.”
May 30th, 2016
When will the rain stop in Paris?
May 28th, 2016
“I feel like I made a tremendous amount of errors,” said Williams, who converted only one of 12 break point opportunities. “I was playing really defensive. It’s not me. Those break points, most of them I should have won and I didn’t.”
May 27th, 2016
Also with upsets were Bulgarian Tsvetana Pironkova beating a lack-luster No. 19 Sloane Stephens 6-2, 6-1, and in a battle of former finalists No. 21 Sam Stosur ousting No. 11 Lucie Safarova in a marathon 6-3, 6-7(0), 7-5.
May 26th, 2016
“She expected me to put a lot of variation in my game, so I had to find another game plan in order to get the upper hand,” Bacsinszky said of Bouchard.
May 25th, 2016
“It was not an easy match, especially playing a French player at home,” said Muguruza after beating Georges, who is ranked outside the Top 200.
May 24th, 2016
Is it too cold for Serena Williams in Paris?
May 24th, 2016
“But I started to feel a sharp pain in my right knee. I’ve had an injury there before, a while ago, but it hasn’t been a problem until today. At first it was on and off and I was able to win the tiebreak, but then it got worse as the match went on, and unfortunately there was nothing I could do.”
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May 23rd, 2016
“It was cold and windy,” said Radwanska, who will next meet France’s Caroline Garcia. “That’s why it was a little bit slow and the ball is not going anywhere. I think we [are] all kind of used to that after couple of days here. The conditions are same for both of us.”
May 21st, 2016
Pressure? What pressure. Everything is cool in Serena’s world.
May 20th, 2016
Translation: “The other non-divas on tour would love to have my year. Because they’re weak tea. But as Ricky Bobby said, ‘If you ain’t first, you’re last.’”
May 16th, 2016
Serena Williams is the top seed at the French Open for a fourth straight year.