Why a Federer-Djokovic Dream Matchup Could be in Sight at the French Open

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Accomplished tennis players not only play matches to stadium-packing crowds, but also ignite expectations. Roger Federer, arguably the greatest to ever hold the tennis racket, knows that he will carry the weight of expectations every single time he enters a tournament. This edition of the French Open is no exception. Federer has been through all […] READ MORE


Petra Kvitova withdraws from the French Open

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Two-time semifinalist Petra Kvitova has been forced to withdraw from the French Open on account of an injury she suffered during a post-match press briefing. After tripping, Kvitova injured her ankle severely enough to curtail her involvement in Paris. The two-time Wimbledon champion was slated to play Elena Vesnina of Russia in the second round on […] READ MORE



Hugo Gaston: France’s Best Hope at the 2021 French Open

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There is a host of local favorites competing in the main draw of this year’s French Open. 15th seed entertainer and former semifinalist Gael Monfils, former World #5 Jo-Wilfred Tsonga, and Benoit Paire lead the pack. Having won only one of the six matches he has played this year, the experienced Tsonga is hoping to […] READ MORE


Rafael Nadal Gets a Statue at Roland Garros

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A statue of Rafael Nadal, the 13-time and defending champion at Roland Garros, has finally been erected. It was in the works since it was approved back in 2017, following Nadal’s reclamation of the French Open title. The all-metal statue, commissioned by the French Tennis Federation, stands six meters (20 feet) tall and was built […] READ MORE


Roger Federer’s Chances at the French Open

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After a much-hyped return on the ATP tour, 20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer is off to a dismal start to the season. He lost to Nikoloz Basilashvili in the quarterfinals of the ATP 250 Qatar Open played on Hard courts last March. He then chose to skip the Dubai Open and get back to […] READ MORE


Yet another “La Decima” for Rafael Nadal on the Red Dirt

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The 2021 Italian Open final was a stupendous visual treat for the most discerning of tennis enthusiasts. Rafael Nadal, the indisputable greatest of the sport on this surface, thwarted all efforts made by the formidable No.1 seed to clinch the ATP Masters 1000 in Rome for a record-extending 10th–a feat known as “La Decima,” which […] READ MORE