Ladies’ Manic Monday: struggling to watch multiple matches at the same time!

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From LastWordOnTennis, by Filippo Colombo. “Manic Monday” is one of the best tennis days of the year, if not the best one. Traditionally, all Wimbledon Round of 16 matches of both Gentlemen’s and Ladies’ Singles are played on the same day, which is the second Monday of the tournament. After the conclusion of the third […] READ MORE



What to Expect from the French Women at Roland Garros

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Most sports teams covet home field advantage. The support of the home fans is often counted as an extra player on the field, not to mention the opportunity for your friends and family to attend the game. Tennis players, however, are different; home tournaments are equated with home pressure. A major tournament on home soil […] READ MORE


Garcia Abused for Racial Slur She Never Said

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On Monday evening, Irina Begu defeated Caroline Garcia in a near three hour battle in Charleston. What followed the match was a scandal that left Garcia’s social media littered with vile insults, threats, and calls for her to be banned over a racist comment that was never said. The words allegedly used by the 22 […] READ MORE


Is Caroline Garcia close to big success?

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Many tennis fans constantly look forward and towards a new generation of stars that will pick up the mantle and become a consistent Top 10 player when Serena eventually closes the door on her illustrious career. One name that I don’t think has been mentioned as much as it should is France’s Caroline Garcia. Garcia […] READ MORE


How can Caroline Garcia make the most of her talent?

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26th May 2011, Caroline Garcia announced herself on the world stage. Ranked 188 in the world at the time, the 17 year old French wildcard would lead Maria Sharapova 6-3, 4-1 in her premier match on Phillipe Chatrier. Her performance at this point was dazzling, and had the tennis world thinking they had found a […] READ MORE


French Women at Roland Garros

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As the second week of Roland Garros approaches the French women have produced expected results. Caroline Garcia seeded #31 lost in the opening round as she did last year. Where as last year Garcia succumbed to the pressures of playing her home slam she lost to the much more formidable opponent of Ana Ivanovic. This week […] READ MORE


Sloane Stephens and Donna Vekic Star in Upsets at French Open

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Welcome to Last Word On Sports’ first daily French Open women’s recap. Today’s edition features first round matches spanning the opening two days of the tournament. In a women’s draw rife with possibilities, the first two days of the 2015 French Open provided relatively little drama. Defending champion Maria Sharapova handled what could have been […] READ MORE


How Will The French Women Fare at Roland Garros?

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For most teams home ice or home field is a clear advantage, with cheering fans serving as source of motivation and inspiration. In fact teams often fight hard at the end of the season so they can secure the home advantage for the playoffs. By contrast, tennis players seem to struggle under the pressure of their […] READ MORE