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Timea Bacszinsky 2015 French Open

Timea Bacsinszky’s Journey to Success

Timea Bacsinszky marched into the 3rd round of the French Open yesterday barely breaking a sweat. The Swiss star quietly blitzed Tereza Smitkova with surgeon like placement of forehand and backhand returns, never allowing the young Czech a chance to find her footing in the match. The 46 minute match only slowed  to allow Bacsinszky to tap the red clay away…

Kyrgios and Murray Aus Open 2015

Panelists Predictions Roland Garros 2015 Day 7

Day 7 at Roland Garros 2015 could very well feature multiple five set thrillers, as the matchups look enticing. Our panel today of Stefano Berlincioni, Chris de Waard and Jeff McMillan, both of Tennis Atlantic are  here to break down the best 5 matches on the day. Jack Sock vs. Borna Coric View image | gettyimages.com Stefano: I picked Coric…

Pennetta and Suarez Navarro 2015 French Open

Roland Garros 2015 Day 6: Best Win of 2015 For Ana Ivanovic

Ana Ivanovic headlined the women’s action on Day 6 of the 2015 French Open today. The 2008 champion turned in her best win of 2015, allowing only three games to Donna Vekic. Defending champion Maria Sharapova couldn’t produce her best tennis against Sam Stosur, but it was still more than enough to see her through to the round of 16….

PARIS, FRANCE - MAY 29:  Gael Monfils of France plays a backhand in his Men's Singles match against Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay on day six of the 2015 French Open at Roland Garros on May 29, 2015 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Swiss Seeds Slicing Through Field–French Open Day 6 Recap

The top two Swiss seeds seem untroubled in their early rounds at Roland Garros 2015. Of course, neither Roger Federer not Stan Wawrinka has really faced a player with the talent to challenge them yet. Nevertheless, neither showed any signs of trouble in form today as they breezed through their third-round matches. Who Looked Good: View image | gettyimages.com Tomas…

US Sloane Stephens celebrates after defeating US Venus Williams during the women's first round at the Roland Garros 2015 French Tennis Open in Paris on May 25, 2015. AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL MEDINA        (Photo credit should read MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images)

Sloane Stephens looks strong in Paris

On an overcast Thursday in Paris Sloane Stephens took out Heather Watson in straight sets 62 64. The 22-year-old American was 0-4 against Watson in her career including an earlier defeat this year on the hard courts in Hobart. That was all proven meaningless today. Stephens entered today’s match with confidence, having taken out former World #1 and fellow American Venus Williams in…

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 2015 French Open

Panelists Predictions 2015 Roland Garros Day 6

Day 6 will initiate the third round of action on the men’s side and here is a look at the best 5 matches that will feature, with Niall, Stefano, and guest pickers John Lupo, and Dylan Zumar freelance journalists. Panelists Predictions 2015 Roland Garros Day 6 (13)Gael Monfils vs. (21)Pablo Cuevas View image | gettyimages.com Niall: Monfils is as much…

Victoria Azarenka 2015 French Open

Wozniacki Ousted; Williams-Azarenka Showdown Set at Roland Garros

The women’s draw at Roland Garros is taking shape as the field was whittled down to 32 players after completion of today’s play. Caroline Wozniacki, Karolina Pliskova, and Svetlana Kuznetsova were the major casualties, while Serena Williams and Petra Kvitova both overcame opening set losses to book their places in the tournament’s third round. The biggest story emerging today at…

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