Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Tournaments

French Open 2017: Men’s Singles Final Preview: Nadal vs. Wawrinka

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This is it. Two weeks of fun in the Parisian sun (well, mostly) ends with what is in prospect a mouth-watering men’s final. Nadal. Wawrinka. Both champions already at Roland Garros, you could hardly ask for...

French Open 2017: Women’s Final Preview: Halep vs. Ostapenko

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It’s taken thirteen days of non-stop, wall-to-wall, predictably unpredictable action, but we’re finally here: the women’s singles final. In one corner, is Simona Halep, the world number four and a finalist here in 2014. At...

French Open 2017: Men’s Semifinal Preview: Nadal vs. Thiem

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Halep v Ostapenko – not quite the women’s final we had in mind prior to the tournament, but that’s why they play the games. Two very different players, coming through equally topsy-turvy semifinals, the stage...

French Open 2017: Women’s Semifinal Preview

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“It’s a mental game.” How many times have we heard someone say that about tennis? And yet, it never gets old – Novak Djokovic and Elina Svitolina’s performances yesterday were further proof of that. Two very...

French Open 2017 Day 11 Quarterfinal Preview: Three to see

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Day 10 at Roland Garros may have been cut short by rain, but in the few hours we did get of on-court action, we were lucky enough to see the emerge of 19-year-old Jelena...

French Open 2017 Day 10 Quarterfinal Preview: Featuring Djokovic vs. Thiem

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After nine days of (almost) non-stop action on the Terre Battue, the money rounds are finally upon us. With a major title only three victories away, the pressure ramps up, and even the best...

French Open 2017 Day 9 Preview: Verdasco Looks for More Magic in Paris

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It’s official: there will be a new women’s grand slam champion in Paris this year. With the ouster of not just Garbine Murguruza, but Venus Williams and Samantha Stosur on Sunday, there are no women...

French Open 2017 Day 8 Preview: It’s Time for Djokovic and Raonic to Step...

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Rain, rain, go away. After starting off the middle Saturday at Roland Garros with some highly entertaining matches, the day ended with a reminder that at least in one important area, the French Open remains...

2017 French Open Day 7 Preview: Murray, Del Potro and Halep on Deck

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New coach. New team. No matter. Try as he might, Novak Djokovic still can’t escape the hiccups. Having seemed to try everything short of doing a headstand while humming the theme song to Welcome Back...

2017 French Open Day 6 Preview: Will Rafa Continue to Roar?

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Five days of French Open action have come and gone, and with it, we’ve started to get some sense of order. Contenders are starting to distinguish themselves from pretenders, and as things stand, it’s...

Contact Point

Nakashima Captures Hometown Title in San Diego; Sonego Wins Metz Title

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San Diego Open—San Diego, CA, U.S.A. No. 5 seed Brandon Nakashima won his first career title on Sunday in San Diego, California,  dispatching No. 3...