Author: Matthew Marolf

French Open Day 15 Preview: The Men’s Singles Final

Matthew Marolf- 11/06/2017

Rafael Nadal (zimbio.com) Rafael Nadal is 9-0 in French Open finals, while Stan Wawrinka is 3-0 in major finals. One of those streaks must give ...

French Open Day 14 Preview: The Women’s Singles Final

Matthew Marolf- 10/06/2017

Simona Halep (zimbio.com) The first meeting between Simona Halep and Jelena Ostapenko will see one of them become a first-time major champion in Roland Garros. ...

French Open Day 13 Preview: The Men’s Semifinals

Matthew Marolf- 09/06/2017

Rafael Nadal (zimbio.com) Friday’s lineup at Roland Garros features two blockbuster semifinals with four players in impressive form.  Three of the four semifinalists have not ...

French Open Day 11 Preview: Looking at the Final Four Quarter-finals

Matthew Marolf- 07/06/2017

Andy Murray (zimbio.com) Following yesterday’s troublesome weather at Roland Garros, six matches will take place today. All four men’s quarter-finals will get underway as well ...

French Open Day 9 Preview: Four Must-See Matches

Matthew Marolf- 05/06/2017

Title contenders Simona Halep and Andy Murray will be bidding for places in the quarter-finals of the French Open on Monday. Halep will be first ...

French Open Day 8 Preview: Four Must-See Matches

Matthew Marolf- 04/06/2017

With raining being a premature end to yesterday’s play at the French Open, Sunday will see a total of 15 matches occurring. Defending champions Garbine ...

French Open Day 7 Preview: Four Must-See Matches

Matthew Marolf- 03/06/2017

All eyes are set to descent upon court Philippe-Chatrier when Andy Murray takes on the formidable Juan Martin del Potro. In what will be a ...

French Open Day 6 Preview: Five Must-See Matches

Matthew Marolf- 02/06/2017

Novak Djokovic (zimbio.com) Today will see the start of the third round at the French Open. Defending champion Novak Djokovic will be hoping to progress ...

French Open Day 5 Preview: Four Must-See Matches

Matthew Marolf- 01/06/2017

Stan Wawrinka (zimbio.com) Today at the French Open will see grand slam champions Stan Wawrinka and Juan Martin del Potro resume their campaigns. Wawrinka is ...

French Open Day 3 Preview: Five Must-See Matches

Matthew Marolf- 30/05/2017

Andy Murray (zimbio.com) Tuesday will see two title contenders start their campaign at Roland Garros. Andy Murray will be out to prove a point following ...

French Open Day 2 Preview: Five Must-See Matches

Matthew Marolf- 28/05/2017

Novak Djokovic (zimbio.com) Many former champions plus a few new contenders will test their form in the first round at Roland Garros On Monday. Here ...

French Open Day 1 Preview: Three Must-See Matches

Matthew Marolf- 27/05/2017

Angelique Kerber (zimbio.com) The first day of the French Open promises to be one filled with joy and anxiety. Petra Kvitova will grace her presence ...

Are Tennis Matches Too Long?

Matthew Marolf- 18/05/2017

The Rod Laver Arena at the Australian Open (zimbio.com) The modern era of baseline tennis has resulted in longer points and longer matches, but does ...

24 Years Ago Today: The Stabbing of Monica Seles

Matthew Marolf- 30/04/2017

24 years ago today, the #1 woman in the world was sitting in her chair during a changeover when a man came onto the court ...

Maria Sharapova Returns to Tennis Following Drug Suspension

Matthew Marolf- 24/04/2017

Maria Sharapova (zimbio.com) Maria Sharapova will make her much-anticipated return to tennis this week at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart, Germany, amid much ...

The WTA First Quarter Report Of 2017

Matthew Marolf- 13/04/2017

Angelique Kerber (zimbio.com) With Serena Williams only playing 2 tournaments thus far this year, and the underperforming current #1 Angelique Kerber, the WTA Tour remains ...

The ATP First Quarter Report Card

Matthew Marolf- 06/04/2017

Roger Federer (zimbio.com) The first quarter of 2017 has been dominated by Switzerland's Roger Federer as the top two players in the tour struggle. Approaching ...