Saturday, June 23, 2018

Previews

Roland Garros 2018: Men’s Final Preview: Nadal vs. Thiem

Even before the men’s draw was made at this year’s French Open, there was little doubt Rafael Nadal would occupy one of the spots in the final. As much a house of his own as any building on Mallorca,...

Roland Garros 2018: Men’s Semifinals Preview

As far as final-four quartets go, you’d be hard pressed to find a more interesting one than the crop of men at this year’s Roland Garros. In Dominic Thiem, Marco Cecchinato, Juan Martin Del Potro and Rafael Nadal, you...

French Open 2018: Women’s Semifinals Preview

The 2018 French Open has seen its fair share of wet weather, once again leaving players to pay the price for it being the only major tournament with no roofing nor lighting. With both men’s quarterfinals postponed to Thursday while...

Roland Garros 2018: Day 10 Quarterfinal Previews

Sometimes you’ve got to take the good and the bad when it comes to grand slam tennis. Monday was one of those days. Suffering a pectoral injury that ruled her out just before she was scheduled to appear on court,...

Roland Garros 2018 Day 6 Preview: Djokovic, Keys and Monfils look for Round Four

A day on which we saw Serena Williams keep trucking, Denis Shapolov bungled out, and Julien Benneteau bid a final adieu, Thursday was a day that highlighted the ups, downs and bittersweet moments that make a tennis career. Whether you...

Roland Garros 2018: Day 4 Preview

She's back. Serena Williams, over a year removed from her last appearance at grand slam level, returned on the clay of Philippe Chatrier with a display that was bad-ass in more ways than one. Beating Kristyna Pliskova 7-6, 6-4, the 23-time...

Roland Garros 2018 Day 3 Preview: Serena Williams Makes her Grand Slam Return

Just two majors into the new “lucky loser” rule, and we’ve already got a story that’s going to be mighty difficult to top. Originally ninth-alternate for the main draw, a slew of withdrawals meant 28-year-old Marco Trungelliti found himself back...

Roland Garros 2018: Day 2 Preview

Well, we knew the women’s draw was gonna be wacky… but this wacky? So soon? One day in, and we’ve already said au revoir to 2017 champ Jelena Ostapenko. Not exactly the most consistent of players, Sunday saw the Latvian...

Davis Cup World Group 2018: Quarterfinal Line-ups

The quarterfinal line-ups for this weekend's Davis Cup World Group ties can be found below. ITALY v FRANCE Venue: Valletta Cambiaso ASD, Genova, ITA (clay - outdoor) Italy Fabio Fognini Paolo Lorenzi Andreas Seppi Matteo Berrettini (captain) Corrado Barazzutti France Lucas Pouille Adrian Mannarino Pierre-Hugues Herbert Jeremy, Chardy (captain) Yannick Noah ***** SPAIN v GERMANY Venue:...

Two intriguing finals and two predictions for finals day at the BNP Paribas Open

The women's and men's finals at this year's BNP Paribas Open couldn't be any different. With a women's final no one would have predicted two weeks ago compared to the anticipated, blockbuster final on the men's side, the two...

Contact Point

Federer Wins Stuttgart Title; Gasquet Crowned Champion in the Netherlands

MercedesCup—Stuttgart, Germany Top seed Roger Federer notched his 98th career title in Stuttgart, Germany on Sunday, defeating No. 7 seed Milos Raonic 6-4, 7-6(3). In...