Monthly Archives: June 2019

Wimbledon 2019 Men’s Singles Draw Breakdown

Djokovic Wimbledon

TweetWestward Ho! Wimbledon, here we go! Starting this coming Monday, the immaculately manicured grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club host the oldest tennis major for the 133rd time. The curiously scheduled tennis tour jumps from Melbourne to Roland Garros, a gap of four and a half months for players to […]

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Wimbledon 2019 Men’s Singles The Favorites

TweetNovak Djokovic The defending champion and four time title holder (’11, ’14, ’15, ’18) had a tumultuous end to his Roland Garros ’18 and has not played an ATP Grass warm up tournament, but if he comes to Wimbledon focused and prepared, the trophy is likely his. Djokovic sits on top of the rankings with […]

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Rafa Nadal Roland Garros Trophy No.12

Nadal

Tweet12 trophies at one major for one man. That is what Rafa Nadal achieved in winning Roland Garros yet again the first weekend of June 2019. Aged 33, his reign in Paris goes all the way back to 2005 when he was a 19 year old playing his first Roland Garros. Just as he did […]

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Fedal part 39 to take place at Roland Garros 2019

Federer

TweetRoger Federer has had many a fine run at Roland Garros and one truly great one, that 2009 title win. Those fine runs- to the semis in 2005 and 2012, and the finals in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2011, have all, bar one (2012, lost to Djokovic), ended at the hands of Rafa Nadal. That pattern is likely […]

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