Dominic Thiem’s tough path to French Open glory

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Dominic Thiem faces a tough draw at the 2020 French Open, as he looks to win a second consecutive Grand Slam title. The Austrian lifted his first Major title at the US Open just two weeks ago. Thiem is largely seen as the third favorite in Paris, after Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic. In the […] READ MORE


Monfils, Medvedev Among Those Entering Roland Garros Without Clay Court Wins

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In the first two months of the season, Gael Monfils compiled a stunning 16-3 win/loss record. The Frenchman’s only losses came at the hands of Australian Open finalists, Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem. Monfils also managed to pick up two main-tour titles at Montpellier and Rotterdam. In his last tournament before the pandemic break, Monfils […] READ MORE



Andrey Rublev Seeking Success on Clay in Best-Ever Form

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Andrey Rublev’s big clay-court breakthrough came back in 2017 at the Croatian Open. The Russian lost his final round of qualifying match against Attila Balazs, but was fortunate enough to make the main draw as a lucky loser. Wins over players like Fabio Fognini or Paolo Lorenzi (back then the world No. 34) gave him […] READ MORE