Charles Blouin-Gascon

Welcome (back) to the Novak Djokovic era

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 Australian Open on the men’s side. A week later, it still feels surreal. The fact...

Welcome to the Naomi Osaka era

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 Australian Open on the women’s side. The key isn’t whether the future is here,...

The Kids have got Next in Australia: Tsitsipas, Anisimova and Tiafoe

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 2019 Australian Open—in some way. You’ll forgive us for sparing you...

Kyrgios and Irving Bridge the Gap Between Tennis and Basketball Courtesy of NikeCourt

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 Nick Kyrgios headline heard around the world. First things first, let’s address the injured...

19 Outlandish Predictions for the 2019 Tennis 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 previews the 2019 tennis season. Welcome back, have you missed us? We were with you throughout December despite...

Let’s Revisit those 18 Wonky Predictions from the Beginning of the 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 revisits the 18 predictions he had made at the start of this 2018 season. You’ll forgive us...

King Federer is Sitting on the ATP Throne

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 "controversy" surrounding everyone’s favourite men’s player. Do you even know how comfortably Roger Federer...

Can Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka return to prominence 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 wonders if this is it for Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka. You’d be forgiven, in the midst...

Projected Year-End WTA Rankings for 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 previews the year-end Top 10 rankings on the WTA Tour for 2019. We’ll remember the 2018 season...

Who will Laugh Last on the ATP Tour in 2019: Djokovic, Nadal, Federer or...

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 which player might make it back to the top of the mountaintop in 2019. The 2018...

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...