Charles Blouin-Gascon

Western and Southern Open 2019: Men’s and Women’s Draw Preview and Analysis

Welcome to Tennis Elbow, the column that looks back on the week that was in the world of tennis. This week, Charles Blouin-Gascon previews the 2019 Western & Southern Open. Hello, old friend. Do you miss the dark days of the...

Rogers Cup 2019: Men’s and Women’s Draw Preview and Analysis

Welcome to Tennis Elbow, the column that looks back on the week that was in the world of tennis. This week, Charles Blouin-Gascon previews the 2019 Rogers Cup. Welcome to Montreal and Toronto for the latest unofficially combined men’s and...

Bad boy Nick Kyrgios is Criticized for Criticizing others

Welcome to Tennis Elbow, the column that looks back on the week that was in the world of tennis. This week, Charles Blouin-Gascon reviews a recent Goran Ivanisevic interview. We’ll throw out a random name out there, and you tell...

Who are the hard-court Favourites Heading into the US 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 previews the 2019 hard court season. Do you see the end of the rainbow? Readers of a long...

Simona Halep Rewrites her Legacy at Wimbledon

Welcome to Tennis Elbow, the column that looks back on the week that was in the world of tennis. This week, Charles Blouin-Gascon reviews the 2019 Wimbledon women’s final. In one fell swoop, Romanian Simona Halep rewrote her legacy. While the...

Rafael Nadal and Nick Kyrgios are so compelling because they are so different

Welcome to Tennis Elbow, the column that looks back on the week that was in the world of tennis. This week, Charles Blouin-Gascon reviews the latest in the Rafael Nadal versus Nick Kyrgios rivalry. Which current rivalry is the best...

The Grass is Always Greener for Roger Federer

Welcome to Tennis Elbow, the column that looks back on the week that was in the world of tennis. This week, Charles Blouin-Gascon previews the grass season on the Roger Federer side of things. Grass is, as they say, always...

Can Felix Auger-Aliassime Notch a Top 3 Win in 2019?

Welcome to Tennis Elbow, the column that looks back on the week that was in the world of tennis. This week, Charles Blouin-Gascon works on a hypothetical for Felix Auger-Aliassime. You’ll excuse us for feeling a little patriotic these days,...

French Open Organizers Drop the ball on Scheduling in 2019

Welcome to Tennis Elbow, the column that looks back on the week that was in the world of tennis. This week, Charles Blouin-Gascon gives his thoughts on the scheduling conflict at the 2019 French Open. Weather can be, as they...

Juan Martin del Potro Continues to be a Player and Fan Favorite

Welcome to Tennis Elbow, the column that looks back on the week that was in the world of tennis. This week, Charles Blouin-Gascon gives Juan Martin del Potro his flowers while he still can. Perhaps most shocking is how uncannily...

Contact Point

Hurkacz Claims Maiden ATP Tour Title at Winston-Salem Open

Winston-Salem Open—N.C., U.S.A. Upcoming Pole Hubert Hurkacz captured his maiden ATP Tour title on Sunday in Winston-Salem, defeating top seed Benoit Paire 6-3, 3-6, 6-3....