Friday, April 26, 2019

Charles Blouin-Gascon

What have we learned from this clay court season?

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 2018 clay court season so far. Well this has been fun, hasn’t it? Now that we...

The long overdue arrival of Sloane Stephens

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 Sloane Stephens’s win at the 2018 Miami Open. Sloane Stephens only needed to come home to...

Tennis Elbow: A schedule, a mixed doubles partner and a head coach for Roger...

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 latest happenings in Ferederland. The offseason is an oxymoron. There is no time off in tennis,...

Tennis Elbow: Novak Djokovic makes tennis history

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 first week of the 2016 French Open and looks ahead at the second. At long...

Tennis Elbow: Novak Djokovic rules in Asia, but who else did well?

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 2015 Shanghai Rolex Masters. What else can Novak Djokovic do? After winning a second US Open...

Shanghai Rolex Masters 2017: 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 2017 Shanghai Rolex Masters. The Asian swing continues this week, with the ATP World Tour...

Tennis Elbow: Which North Americans to keep an eye on in Australia?

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 2016 Australian Open. Well, there it is: the first Grand Slam of the 2016 season,...

Tennis Elbow: Eugenie Bouchard’s selfish decision for the Fed Cup

Welcome to Tennis Elbow, the column that looks back on the week that was in the world of tennis. This week, Charles Blouin-Gascon looks at Eugenie Bouchard’s decision to skip the Fed Cup. The truth is, Eugenie Bouchard may not...

Tennis Elbow: Maria Sharapova has earned the right to play

Welcome to Tennis Elbow, the column that looks back on the week that was in the world of tennis. This week, Charles Blouin-Gascon examines the Maria Sharapova/Eugenie Bouchard saga. How was it that they said it in The Dark Knight?...

Montreal by night: Everyone gets their share

All week, I’ll be at Stade Uniprix and will update readers on the latest happenings at the Rogers Cup evenings. Tennis tournaments are set up in such a way to maximize the odds of having many great matches. Players are seeded,...

Contact Point

Fognini Wins Rolex Monte Carlo Masters over Lajovic

Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters—Monte Carlo, Monaco Italian Fabio Fognini won the biggest title of his career on Sunday in Monte Carlo, Monaco, defeating inform Serbian Dusan...