Why a Break Was Just What Ashleigh Barty Needed

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It didn’t take long for Ashleigh Barty to start making an impact in professional tennis. The Australian won the girl’s singles title at Wimbledon aged 15 in 2011 and less than a year later was playing in the main draw at Melbourne Park. She continued to progress quickly and in 2013, Barty reached the second […] READ MORE



2019 French Open Review: Men’s Singles

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The French Open ended just over a week ago. Have you already forgotten what happened? Did you somehow miss it entirely? Do not worry! Here is a recap of the key events in the Men’s singles and what it means heading into Wimbledon. 2019 French Open Review Older players still going strong Embed from Getty […] READ MORE


Rafael Nadal denies Dominic Thiem to win 12th French Open

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For a moment, it looked like Dominic Thiem’s long awaited ascension to the clay-court throne was at hand. After dropping a thrilling first set, in which he had at one point led by a break, the Austrian fourth seed had dug his heels in to stay alive in the second, before striking late to take […] READ MORE


Ash Barty Wins First Career Grand Slam The 2019 French Open

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Australia’s Ash Barty won her first career Grand Slam title (in singles) at the 2019 French Open. Barty eased past teenager Marketa Vondrousova 6-1 6-3 in a match that lasted less than an hour and fifteen minutes. Barty is the first Australian RG champion since Margaret Court in 1973. In the opening set Barty broke […] READ MORE


Marketa Vondrousova reaches first Grand Slam final with win over Johanna Konta

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Marketa Vondrousova is in the French Open final after rallying past 26th seed Johanna Konta to claim a 7-5, 7-6 (2) victory. The 19-year-old is the youngest Roland Garros finalist since Ana Ivanovic in 2007 and will bid to be the first Czech woman since Hana Mandlikova in 1981 to claim the title in Paris when she faces eighth seed Ashleigh Barty in the championship match on Saturday […] READ MORE


French Open men’s final must be moved to Monday

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With Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem locked in the middle of a semifinal battle at the French Open, rain joined the gusting wind that the players had been contending with. Although the downpour did not turn out to be as significant as anticipated by organisers, play was called off at around 6:30 pm, with Djokovic […] READ MORE


Dominic Thiem upsets Novak Djokovic to reach the French Open final

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Novak Djokovic arrived into his French Open semifinal with Dominic Thiem having made serene progress through the draw. He’d spent under nine hours on the court and hadn’t dropped a set in dispatching Hubert Hurkacz, Henri Laaksonen, Salvatore Caruso, Jan-Lennard Struff and Alexander Zverev. But that progress came to a crashing halt at the hands […] READ MORE



Roland Garros’ Friday Scheduling Is An Embarrassment

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When rain washed out all of Wednesday’s play at Roland Garros, the schedule became very messy. Instead of Thursday being women’s semi-finals day, fans were left with two men’s and two women’s quarter-finals. As a result, instead of Friday being reserved for two men’s semi-finals, it will now include both women’s last four matches with […] READ MORE