Wednesday, May 23, 2018

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PODCAST: Previewing the 2016 BNP Paribas Open, plus Sharapova and Kyrgios

Welcome back to the TennisConnected Podcast for 2016! Six weeks removed from the Australian Open final, Parsa Samii and Nima Naderi return to preview the BNP Paribas Open from Indian Wells. With a lot to discuss in our latest episode, we...

Tennis Elbow: Novak Djokovic and the streak that means something

Welcome to Tennis Elbow, the column that looks back on the week that was in the world of tennis. This week, Charles Blouin-Gascon recaps the end of Novak Djokovic’s incredible finals streak. In the end, did the streak really...

Wawrinka wins Dubai title; Thiem captures Acapulco crown; Cuevas reaches Sao Paulo final

Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships—Dubai, U.A.E. No. 2 seed Stan Wawrinka recorded his ninth straight victory in an ATP World Tour final, defeating Marcos Baghdatis 6-4, 7-6(13) on Saturday at the Dubai Open in the U.A.E. Hitting 18 winners throughout the...

Tennis Elbow: Is chaos a good or bad thing on the WTA?

Welcome to Tennis Elbow, the column that looks back on the week that was in the world of tennis. This week, Charles Blouin-Gascon recaps the WTA’s 2016 Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships. Sara Errani captured the 2016 Dubai Duty Free...

Kyrgios wins maiden title in Marseille; Querrey takes Delray Beach crown; Cuevas claims Rio...

OPEN 13 PROVENCE—MARSEILLE, FRANCE Australian Nick Kyrgios capped off a dominant week of tennis at the Open 13 Provence in Marseille, France, defeating No. 4 seed Marin Cilic 6-2, 7-6(3) to win his first-career title. Winning 94 percent of his first...

Tennis Elbow: Is Canada a tennis country now?

Welcome to Tennis Elbow, the column that looks back on the week that was in the world of tennis. This week, Charles Blouin-Gascon recaps the NBA’s All-Star weekend in Toronto. (There’s a link, I promise.) Has tennis gone mainstream in...

Klizan captures Rotterdam title; Thiem wins Argentina crown; Nishikori claims fourth straight Memphis trophy

ABN AMRO WORLD TENNIS TOURNAMENT—ROTTERDAM, NETHERLANDS Unseeded Slovak Martin Klizan won the biggest title of his career on Sunday in Rotterdam, Netherlands, defeating No. 5 seed Gael Monfils 6-7(1), 6-3, 6-1. Needing just under two hours to prevail, Klizan hit...

Tennis Elbow: Novak Djokovic and the possibility of losing

Welcome to Tennis Elbow, the column that looks back on the week that was in the world of tennis. This week, Charles Blouin-Gascon recaps the 2016 Australian Open men’s final. Novak Djokovic will probably lose a match at some...

Gasquet defends Montpellier title; Bautista Agut wins Sofia Open; Estrella Burgos captures second straight...

OPEN SUD DE FRANCE—MONTPELLIER, FRANCE No. 1 seed Richard Gasquet defended his Montpellier title on Sunday, defeating countryman Paul Henri Mathieu 7-5, 6-4. Needing one hours and 48 minutes to seal his eighth career title, Gasquet hit two aces and...

Tennis Elbow: Angelique Kerber stuns Serena Williams at the Australian Open

Welcome to Tennis Elbow, the column that looks back on the week that was in the world of tennis. This week, Charles Blouin-Gascon recaps the 2016 Australian Open women’s final. What a time to be alive. While we can’t pretend to...

Contact Point

Nadal Defeats Zverev for 8th Rome Title; Svitolina Repeats as Champion

Internazionali BNL d’Italia—Rome, Italy Top seed Rafael Nadal captured his eighth title at the Roma Masters on Sunday, defeating No. 2 seed Alexander Zverev 6-1,...