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Thiem Falls In First Round

“I’m not good enough at the moment”. These were the words Dominic Thiem used to describe his play in a 4-6, 5-7, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 loss to Pablo Andujar on Sunday at Roland Garros. In a match that took nearly four and a half hours to complete, the Spaniard came back to take out the world no.…

Gear Review: Slinger Bag

Slinger Bag (https://slingerbag.com), a portable tennis ball launcher, just announced the addition of Patrick Mouratoglou as a brand ambassador. He joins the sports brand’s chief ambassador Tommy Haas, as well as doubles legends Bob and Mike Bryan and renowned coach Nick Bollettieri. Mouratoglou founded a tennis academy in Paris and has counted Serena Williams among…

Kenin Gets Past Ostapenko In Paris

Sofia Kenin conquered Jelena Ostapenko 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 to reach French Open 2nd round Sofia Kenin’s road to Roland Garros, especially without the guidance of her long-time coach and father, was far from smooth. Although she won the 2020 Australian Open, reached the final of the 2020 French Open, and was named WTA Player of the…

Djokovic Rolls Into The Third Round

Djokovic defeats Cuevas 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 to reach French Open 3rd round It is a bit surprising that this was their first tour-level meeting given that they are just one year apart and turned pro around the same time. Novak Djokovic is attempting a feat not yet achieved on the ATP Tour – win each major…

Azarenka Dismantles Keys At Roland Garros

Azarenka dismantles Keys 6-2, 6-2 at French Open to reach the 4th round Victoria Azarenka, the former world #1 was looking to reach the round of 16 for just the third time in her illustrious career (2008, 2012). The Belarussian’s best performance was a semifinal appearance in 2013. The two-time Australian Open champion and 2020 US…

Tsitsipas Rallies To Defeat Isner

  In a night match on Court Philippe Chatrier, in the third round of the French Open, 22-year-old Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece, the fifth seed, defeated American John Isner, the thirty-first seed, 5-7, 6-3, 7-6(3), 6-1 in two hours and 39 minutes. Because of the pandemic, there is a curfew in Paris, so there were no…