2018 French Open: Four matches to watch on Friday

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Thursday at the French Open saw a day with no rain interruptions (shocker!) and an exquisite contest between Serena Williams and Ashleigh Barty. With round two now complete and round three about to begin, here’s what to watch for on Day 6 at Roland Garros: Madison Keys vs Naomi Osaka If you love power tennis, then this match is for […] READ MORE


Del Potro’s Time to Dominate on the Roland Garros Clay

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Juan Martin Del Potro has struggled on clay of late, but this year’s French Open could change all that. A favourable draw accompanied with the arsenal of the fifth seed is a formidable force to face for anyone at Roland Garros. Del Potro’s Roland Garros so far The Argentine simply overpowered his opponents in the […] READ MORE


Serena Williams Turns Things Around Against Ashleigh Barty

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No one ever said coming back to tennis after an extended absence would be easy for Serena Williams. But when Williams said she was ready to play in the French Open, it seemed she thought she’d be in shape to challenge for the title. After all, conventional wisdom is that the 23-time Grand Slam champion […] READ MORE


2018 Roland Garros: Petra Kvitova cruises past Lara Arruabarrena

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Eighth seed Petra Kvitova has reached the third round at the French Open with a convincing 6-0, 6-4 victory over Lara Arruabarrena of Spain. The Czech has extended her winning streak to 13 matches in a row and will feel confident heading into a third round showdown with 25th seed Anett Kontaveit. Her power was on full display as she blasted 27 […] READ MORE





French Open 2018: Five matches to watch on Tuesday

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With Day 2 of the French Open cut short because of rain, six men’s matches and one women’s match will be carried over to Day 3. What did get completed saw no big upsets, but a feel-good story in Marco Trungelliti and a score of impressive performances by top players in both draws. With that in mind, […] READ MORE


Petra Kvitova Survives First Round Scare

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Petra Kvitova has scraped through her first round encounter at the French Open with a 3-6, 6-1, 7-5 win over Paraguayan Veronica Cepede Royg. Having already achieved tremendous success throughout the clay court season, the Czech went into the Grand Slam tournament as the hot favourite. However, the Czech looked vulnerable early on against Cepede […] READ MORE


Venus Williams Upset By Qiang Wang in French Open First Round

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It was anything but business as usual for former World #1 Venus Williams at the French Open on Sunday. Qiang Wang won their first-round match, defeating Williams in straight sets – 6-4, 7-5. We’ve always seen Venus able to find another gear, elevate her game and find a way through. For brief periods she was […] READ MORE