Can Anyone Beat Rafael Nadal At Roland Garros?

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Elton John once released an album entitled Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy. It was an instant commercial success, certified gold prior to its 1975 release. The album was a bio of the life of Elton John (Captain Fantastic) and his songwriter Bernie Taupin (the Brown Dirt Cowboy). Had the item been instead entitled […] READ MORE


2021 French Open Delayed By a Week

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The tournament organisers have taken the decision to delay the start of the 2021 French Open by a week. This is due to ongoing efforts to ensure that the tournament can go ahead as safely as possible. The French Tennis Federation are also hoping to allow as many fans as possible into the grounds and […] READ MORE


Once Again, Sara Errani Proves She Isn’t Done Yet

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Another day, another three-setter for Sara Errani. The Italian went three sets in every Australian Open qualifying match and her Gippsland Trophy warmup match. So, it was no surprise Errani found herself in another tussle during her first round match at the Australian Open against Wang Qiang. Errani went down 6-2 after the first set […] READ MORE


2021 WTA Tour Players to Watch – Iga Świątek

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New Grand Slam winners have become something of a regular occurrence on the women’s tour. Only Naomi Osaka and Simona Halep have won multiple Grand Slams since 2017. In that time we’ve had seven first time winners. The most recent name added to that list is Iga Świątek. Her victory at Roland Garros in 2020 […] READ MORE


Clara Tauson Handling Expectations Well Heading into 2021

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What were you doing when you were 14 years old? For many, the early teenage years was filled with activities such as video games, pick-up football in the local park, and trips to the mall. However, for 14 year-old Clara Tauson, it was taking down a seasoned pro in a professional tennis tournament. For Tauson […] READ MORE


Roland Garros 2020 – A Statistical Look At 5th Sets

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The men’s event at Roland Garros finished just a week ago but like any Grand Slam, there’s still a lot to look into and analyze. Throughout the years many questions have always been asked about final sets in Grand Slams, does the player who serves first win a majority, or how about if the winner […] 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 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