Unseeded Barbora Krejcikova wins First Grand Slam Title at French Open

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Unseeded Czech Barbora Krejcikova achieved a rare feat at Roland Garros, winning her first Grand Slam title 6-1 2-6 6-4 over Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, who was also contesting her first Grand Slam final. With both players in uncharted waters (Pavlyuchenkova had never advanced beyond the quarterfinals of a Grand Slam, while Krejcikova had never made it […] READ MORE


Ten Terrible Things In Tennis In 2020

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As has become customary in recent years, Martin Keady, our resident tennis historian, looks back at 2020, beginning with the unfortunate and regrettable events of the year. COVID Embed from Getty Images There are absolutely no prizes for guessing what is No.1 on this list. Indeed, it might have been easier simply to write a […] READ MORE


Rafael Nadal Crushes Novak Djokovic to Equal Grand Slam Record

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It was a match that, on paper at least, promised much. History was at stake for both men, with neither having an inch to give in the race to finish as the ‘greatest of all time‘. Instead, Rafael Nadal struck a shattering blow, crushing his great rival Novak Djokovic to win his 13th French Open […] READ MORE


French Open Women’s Final Predictions: Sofia Kenin vs Iga Swiatek

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We have reached the women’s final at the French Open. American Sofia Kenin will face off against only the second Grand Slam finalist from Poland, Iga Swiatek. This match should be a great contrast of styles between the defensive, counter-punching Kenin and the powerful baseliner Swiatek. Who will win? Our writers share their thoughts. Predicting […] 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