Monthly Archives: May 2014

Stanislas Wawrinka and Kei Nishikori Knocked Out in French Open First Round

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TweetTwo of the favorites going into the French Open were knocked out on day two as players contrived to make sure that the drama missing on the opening day was more than made up for on the second. Kei Nishikori, the tenth seed, lost 6-7, 1-6, 2-6 to Martin Klizan. Nishikori had played the tournament […]

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Nadal Schedule Drama Overshadows Play on French Open Day One

TweetThe first day of the 2014 French Open may have lacked drama on the courts, but it certainly did not go wanting off them. The top seeds cruised through in the day time and early evening but it was the very top seed of the men’s, Rafael Nadal, whose schedule for the next day’s play […]

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French Open Day Two Preview

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TweetThe second day of the French Open is nearly on us. Here is what to look forward to on day 2. Court Phillip Chatrier: Stan Wawrinka Vs Guillermo Garcia-Lopez. Wawinka won in Madrid but looked a little shaky in the remaining Clay court events. Garcia Lopez is the title winner in Casablanca and made the […]

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French Open Top Seeds Cruise Through on Day One

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TweetThe French Open got underway today and the top seeds cruised through into the second round, leaving the first day lacking drama but full with showcasing displays. In the women’s game, Radwanska and Serena Williams took to Court Phillipe Chatrier and dismantled their opponents Zhang and Lim for the loss of three games each. On […]

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French Open Day One Preview

TweetThe French Open starts tomorrow and so the tennis review looks ahead at some of the more intriguing clashes. Court Philip Chatrier: Serena Williams Vs Alize Lim. The battle between these friends looks easy on paper for Williams with Lim being a wild card, but Williams will not take any French woman for granted at […]

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Grigor Dimitrov Progress Ready to Be Showcased at Roland Garros

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TweetIn 2013, Grigor Dimitrov set up a third round contest at the French Open against world no.1 Novak Djokovic. To say the match was greatly anticipated is an understatement. Just a few weeks earlier in Madrid, Dimitrov had beaten Djokovic in three thrilling sets and tennis fans were hopeful of another epic clash on the […]

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Faces to Watch at the French Open

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TweetThis year’s French Open is not all about Nadal, Djokovic, Federer and Wawrinka. Here are some of the faces who will be hoping to hit the headlines the next two weeks at Roland Garros. Grigor Dimtrov Dimitrov has gone from strength to strength since making the third round of last year’s French Open. The Bucharest […]

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Djokovic Dream of French Open Glory Tested With Tough Draw

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TweetThe French Open draw is out and while for some there will be sighs of relief, for others, Novak Djokovic in particular, there will be groans of frustration. Djokovic will be attempting to ¬†win the one Slam missing from his resume in his quest to become the eighth player to achieve the career slam, and […]

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French Open lead-up review

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TweetThe lead up to the French Open is nearly complete. Three Masters events and a handful of ATP 500 and 250 tournaments are done or nearly there and there is nowhere else to go now but Roland Garros itself. For some the run up proved invaluable, giving some much needed match play and confidence. For […]

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Dinara Safina: Ten Reasons She Is a WTA Legend

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TweetDinara Safina, the former world no.1 and 3 time Slam finalist, officially retired at a moving ceremony in Madrid on Sunday. The Russian was a controversial holder of the WTA top spot but her WTA Legend status is not in question when you look closely at her career. Here are ten reasons why. 1. She […]

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