Charles Blouin-Gascon

One, two, three warnings and you’re out at 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 recaps the 2018 US Open on the women’s side. Naomi Osaka is the 2018 US Open champion...

Tennis Elbow: Jelena Ostapenko somehow wins the French 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 2017 French Open. Well, how about that?! Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko was crowned French Open over the...

Tennis Elbow: Let’s revisit those 15 wonky predictions

Welcome to Tennis Elbow, the column that looks back on the week that was in the world of tennis. This week, Charles Blouin-Gascon revisits the 15 predictions he made at the beginning of the 2015 season. Welcome to the tennis...

Montreal by night: Beware the rain? What rain?

All week, I’ll be at Stade Uniprix and will update readers on the latest happenings at the Rogers Cup evenings. The doomsday scenario most had feared and predicted turned out to be much ado about nothing as for once, Montrealers...

Tennis Elbow: 2016 BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore 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 2016 BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore. Welcome to Singapore for the 2016 BNP Paribas WTA...

Tennis Elbow: Which tennis academy is the right one for you?

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 the pros and cons of a few tennis academies around the world. So you want...

Tennis Elbow: Is Johanna Konta the one to beat in 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 2017 Miami Open. In what’s quickly become a theme so far in this young 2017...

Drama Queen or Not, Bianca Andreescu has Quickly Become a Problem for her Opponents

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 first week of the 2019 Miami Open presented by Itau. It’s the post-match insult barely...

Tennis Elbow: The children’s story of Ivo Karlovic

Welcome to Tennis Elbow, the column that looks back on the week that was in the world of tennis. This week, Charles Blouin-Gascon marvels at Ivo Karlovic. We don’t know if Ivo Karlovic has ever thought of writing an autobiography...

Tennis Elbow: The potential trump card of Serena Williams

Welcome to Tennis Elbow, the column that looks back on the week that was in the world of tennis. This week, Charles Blouin-Gascon asks an important question. Can Serena Williams win the calendar Grand Slam this season? This is another way...

Contact Point

Federer Wins 10 Halle Title; Lopez Claims Queen’s Club Crown

NOVENTI OPEN—Halle, Germany Top seed Roger Federer claimed his 10th title in Halle, Germany on Sunday with a 7-6(2), 6-1 victory over talented Belgium David...