Is Lucie Safarova a pretender or contender?

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At 28 years old, Lucie Safarova is arguably playing the best tennis of her career. The 2015 French Open finalist is currently ranked 6th in the world, the highest she has ever been ranked in her career. Following last year’s French Open where Safarova reached the Round of 16 for the first time at a Grand Slam since the […] READ MORE


Nadal is Back in a Grass Court Semifinal

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Rafael Nadal took out Bernard Tomic of Australia in his quarterfinal match Friday afternoon in Stuttgart. With the win he finds himself in rather unfamiliar territory. Nadal is back in a grass court semifinal for the first time since 2011 Wimbledon, where he reached the final. Nadal’s struggles on grass are nothing out of the ordinary for […] READ MORE


Can the Grass help Eugenie Bouchard?

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Eugenie Bouchard’s 2015 season has not gone the way anyone really expected after her impressive play last year, especially at the Grand Slams. Since this year’s Australian Open, Bouchard has won just three of twelve matches and has lost her on-court confidence. If Bouchard didn’t reach rock bottom before the French Open, she certainly did when […] READ MORE


Sloane Stephens looks strong in Paris

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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 […] READ MORE


Halep Crashes out of French Open

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Simona Halep crashed out of the French Open Wednesday afternoon in Paris and her quest of winning her first Grand Slam title is over for the time being. The #3 ranked player in the world was routinely beaten 75 61 in straight sets by Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, who is the #70 ranked player on tour. It is the second […] READ MORE


Can Isner win the French Open?

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When you think of players who are likely to win the French Open, who comes to mind? Well of course Rafael Nadal and the other big names lik Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, and Roger Federer. After that you probably think of Milos Raonic, Kei Nishikori, and Grigor Dimitrov. But then who? Could someone completely unexpected to win […] READ MORE


Can Bouchard win the French Open?

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Eugenie Bouchard has had a rough 2015 season to say the least. Bouchard only has three wins since her quarter-finals run at the Australian Open back in January and only one win since Indian Wells, in that period, she’s gone on a 6 match losing streak. View image | gettyimages.com This isn’t out of the ordinary […] READ MORE


Can Milos Raonic win the French Open?

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Milos Raonic has had an up and down season to this point. At times Raonic has shown he is capable of raising his play to that next level so he can compete and win in the big matches. Other times however, he has shown he is just not ready yet to be a legitimate top […] READ MORE