Charles Blouin-Gascon

French 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 Roland-Garros tournament. Welcome to Paris for the second big prize, Roland-Garros, on the 12-month...

Who are the French Open Top 5 Women’s and Men’s Favourites 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 recaps the 2019 clay court season. Taste the rainbow, they say? Just like that, the tennis world is...

Internazionali BNL d’Italia 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 Internazionali BNL d’Italia. Once again, all is well in Novak-land? After a funky few months...

Mutua Madrid 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 Mutua Madrid Open. Remember the blue clay? It’s already been a full seven years since,...

Remember Justin Gimelstob?

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 Justin Gimelstob case. Remember Justin Gimelstob? Yeah, we’re sure you do. Gilmestob, now aged 42, was...

Rafael Nadal Stumbles in Monaco; Porsche Tennis Grand Prix 2019 Preview

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 Porsche Tennis Grand Prix. Rafael Nadal is better at winning clay matches than you...

2019 Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters 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 Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters. Welcome to Monaco for what is, every single year, a thrilling...

Will the real WTA champion please stand up?

Welcome to Tennis Elbow, the column that looks back on the week that was in the world of tennis. This week, Charles Blouin-Gascon wonders what’s behind the extreme parity of the first quarter of this women’s tennis season. It’s the...

What Have Indian Wells and Miami Taught Us 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 reviews the results from the previous two big tournaments in tennis. On the long and difficult sprint...

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...

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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....