Category: Grand Slam

Wimbledon Open Draw Speculation Divides Opinion At Queen’s

Adam Addicott- 25/06/2017

LONDON: If the Wimbledon Championships is anything like this week’s Aegon Open, expect to see a lot of shocks at the top of the draw. ...

Jelena Ostapenko wins Roland Garros 2017

Cody Fitzpatrick- 10/06/2017

Unseeded 20-year-old Jelena Ostapenko came back from a set and a break down against odds-on favorite Simona Halep to win the 2017 French Open final. ...

Rafael Nadal into 10th French Open final

Cody Fitzpatrick- 09/06/2017

The Kind of Clay is into a 10th French Open final, his first since 2014. Rafael Nadal outclassed 23-year-old No. 6 seed Dominic Thiem on Friday, winning ...

Jelena Ostapenko battles past Timea Bacsinszky into first Grand Slam final

Thomas Cluck- 08/06/2017

Unseeded Latvian Jelena Ostapenko fought past tricky veteran Timea Bacsinszky 7-6, 3-6, 6-3 to move past the 30th seed into her first major final at ...

Andy Murray overcomes slow start against Kei Nishikori

Cody Fitzpatrick- 07/06/2017

2016 Roland Garros finalist Andy Murray won his quarterfinal match on Wednesday over Japan's Kei Nishikori in four sets, 2-6, 6-1, 7-6 (0), 6-1. Murray's tennis ...

Simona Halep saves match point to defeat Elina Svitolina, reach French Open semifinals

Thomas Cluck- 07/06/2017

2014 finalist and third seed Simona Halep saved a match point to come back from a set down to defeat fifth seed Elina Svitolina 3-6, ...

Rafael Nadal moves into French Open semifinals with retirement from Pablo Carreno Busta

Thomas Cluck- 07/06/2017

Nine-time French Open champion and fourth seed Rafael Nadal advanced to the semifinals courtesy of a 6-2, 2-0 retirement win over 20th seed and fellow ...

Jelena Ostapenko overcomes rain delays, Caroline Wozniacki to reach French Open semifinals

Thomas Cluck- 06/06/2017

Unseeded Latvian Jelena Ostapenko advanced to her first Grand Slam semifinal with a comeback victory over former world number one and 11th seed Caroline Wozniacki, ...

Former Grand Slam Champions Tip Andy Murray For French Open Final

Adam Addicott- 06/06/2017

World No.1 Andy Murray has received public backing from both John McEnroe and Goran Ivanisevic in his bid to reach a second consecutive final at ...

Mats Wilander Criticises ‘Underperforming’ French Players

Adam Addicott- 06/06/2017

Lucas Pouille (zimbio.com) Former world No.1 Mats Wilander has hit out at France’s best tennis players on the ATP Tour after they all failed to ...

Kei Nishikori weathers Fernando Verdasco storm, reaches French Open quarterfinals

Thomas Cluck- 05/06/2017

Eighth seed Kei Nishikori battled past big-hitting Spanish lefty Fernando Verdasco, recovering from a rough first set to win 0-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-0 to advance to ...

Elina Svitolina scrapes by qualifier Petra Martic

Cody Fitzpatrick- 05/06/2017

No. 5 seed and 2017 Italian Open champion Elina Svitolina overcame an inconsistent performance Monday on Court Suzanne Lenglen. Making 40 unforced errors and going ...

Caroline Wozniacki Breaks Clay Court Spell To Reach French Open Quarterfinals

Thomas Cluck- 04/06/2017

Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki secured a monumental win over ninth seed and former champion Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-1, 4-6, 6-2 to reach the French ...

Rafael Nadal continues march to La Décima

Cody Fitzpatrick- 04/06/2017

A day after his 31st birthday, Rafael Nadal looks about as dominant as ever on the red clay of Roland Garros. In a fourth-round battle ...

Simona Halep Relishing Confidence Boost Following Win Over Kasatkina

Thomas Cluck- 03/06/2017

Simona Halep (zimbio.com) Simona Halep booked her place in the second week at the French Open with a strong 6-0, 7-5 victory over 26th seed ...

Kristina Mladenovic narrowly avoids upset, Jelena Ostapenko advances to R16

Cody Fitzpatrick- 02/06/2017

No. 13 seed Kristina Mladenovic recorded a dramatic third-round win over 2016 Roland Garros quarterfinalist Shelby Rogers, 7-5, 4-6, 8-6. https://twitter.com/TennisInsideOut/status/870637721546575873 In the opening set, Rogers ...

Garbine Muguruza Battles Past Yulia Putintseva At The French Open

Thomas Cluck- 02/06/2017

Garbine Muguruza (zimbio.com) Defending champion Garbine Muguruza battled past tricky opposition in 27th seed Yulia Putintseva 7-5, 6-2 to march on into the fourth round ...

Elina Svitolina And Daria Kasatkina Battle On At The French Open

Thomas Cluck- 01/06/2017

Elina Svitolina (zimbio.com) Rome champion and fifth seed Elina Svitolina came back from a set down to defeat last year's French Open quarter-finalist, Tsvetana Pironkova, ...

Agnieszka Radwanska outlasts Alison Van Uytvanck in 3-setter

Cody Fitzpatrick- 01/06/2017

It was a battle of offense against defense on Court Suzanne Lenglen, and defense prevailed. No. 9 seed Agnieszka Radwanska was victorious in three sets over ...

Petra Kvitova falls just short against Bethanie Mattek-Sands

Cody Fitzpatrick- 31/05/2017

Petra Kvitova's seemingly magical Roland Garros run came to a close on Wednesday when American qualifier Bethanie Mattek-Sands defeated Kvitova on Bull Ring in two tiebreaks, ...