The Pressure is Mounting for Felix Auger-Aliassime

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When Felix Auger-Aliassime woke up Sunday morning in Cologne, he was surely envisioning himself winning the title. The trophy would be hoisted over his head and his drought in finals would be a distant memory. But, alas, that did not happen. Alexander Zverev was the one in the winner’s circle, taking the title 6-3 6-3 […] READ MORE


The Robin Soderling Saga: Opportunities Created…but Not Converted

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Roger Federer will always remain indebted to Robin Soderling. The Swede helped the legendary Swiss add the final piece to his Grand Slam puzzle. The 2009 edition of the French Open happened to be Federer’s 11th attempt at the title. The Swiss, then 28, already had an impressive haul of 13 Grand Slam titles in […] 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


Iga Swiatek Wins French Open, Becomes Poland’s First Singles Grand Slam Champion

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Iga Swiatek enjoyed a moment to savour in Paris, storming past an injured Sofia Kenin 6-4 6-1 to win the French Open and become the first Pole to win a Grand Slam title in singles. Despite having arrived at the tournament in indifferent form, Swiatek was superb throughout the fortnight in Paris, recording a number […] READ MORE


French Open Coverage on NBC Disapoints Viewers Once Again

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Stefanos Tsitsipas saved a match point on the way to breaking Novak Djokovic in back to back games to take a thrilling third set and extend the match. However, many American fans watching the NBC coverage did not know this happened, as the match was only midway through the second set on NBC. Fans in […] 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


French Open Semifinal Predictions Including Rafael Nadal vs Diego Schwartzman

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The semifinals of the French Open feature Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic looking to continue their winning streaks against Diego Schwartzman and Stefanos Tsitsipas respectively. Our panel of Yesh Ginsburg, David Gertler, Jim Smith, and Damian Kust offer their predictions. Rafael Nadal vs Diego Schwartzman Embed from Getty Images David: Rafael Nadal had to work […] READ MORE


Novak Djokovic and Pablo Carreno Busta Serve Up a Timely Reminder of the Joys of a Four-Setter

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Best-of-five set tennis has come under a determined assault in recent times. Ignoring the apparent lack of evidence to support their case, a number of former-players and journalists have argued that such long matches are out of step with the interests of the viewing public. Ben Rothenberg, one notably determined critic of the format, recently […] READ MORE


Nadia Podoroska On The Edge Of Grand Slam History

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Arriving at the French Open, Nadia Podoroska had never been past the first round at a Grand Slam. She now finds herself in the semifinals at the French Open. Now, having already equalled her compatriot, Gabriela Sabatini’s runs to the last four in 1985, 1987, 1991 and 1992, she will seek to reach her first […] READ MORE