Category Archives: Roland Garros

Roland Garros Will Novak Djokovic Finally Win the French Open Trophy?

Roland Garros Djokovic

TweetRoland Garros is days from getting underway, and the big story of the tournament is Novak Djokovic’s bid to finally take the title and complete the Non Calendar Year Grand Slam. The Tennis Review looks at Djokovic’s history at the French Open, his recent form, and his draw, and asks if this Roland Garros will […]

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French Open 2016 Preview Who Will Win A Very Open Roland Garros?

Roland Garros

TweetRoland Garros is as unpredictable as it has been for over a decade after the three ATP 1000 lead-ins were won by three different men- Nadal, Djokovic and Murray. The only thing that does seem safe to say is that the winner will come from the group below, but who that will be is anyone’s […]

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French Open 2015 The Favorites Novak Djokovic Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal

French Open 2015

TweetThere are only three real favorites for the French Open 2015 title. One of them has won it nine times and suffered one defeat at the event, one of them has won one title and been runner up four times, and the other is putting together one of the greatest ever seasons and is a […]

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Lessons from the French

TweetSo, with the French Open over, what did we learn from the finale to the 2013 Clay season? 1. Rafael Nadal is the Greatest Clay court player ever…ah wait. We already knew that. But we learned he, the greatest champion at any of the Majors ever, is even Greater than we thought. 2. Serena Williams […]

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Nadal defeats Ferrer to win eighth title at Roland Garros

TweetRafael Nadal defeated David Ferrer in straight sets to become the first man in tennis history to win eight titles at one Major. Nadal was the heavy favorite before the match but the start of the match suggested it would not be as easy as some had predicted. The match began in a scrappy fashion. […]

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Serena sails to sixteenth slam in Paris

TweetSerena Williams won her second Roland Garros title and her sixteenth Major in Paris today. The American not only capped off what had been an all consuming clay season but also further stamped her dominance on rival Maria Sharapova. And in conquering her demons at Roland Garros in such devastating fashion, Serena went some way […]

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Nadal and Djokovic magic up dramatic tussle in Paris

TweetBefore Roland Garros ’13, there was only one name on people’s lips regarding the question of who could prevent Rafael Nadal from winning the tournament: Novak Djokovic. When the draw was made and the two were pitted to meet each other in the semi-finals, those same lips said it was the final before the final, […]

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Maria the victor over Vika

TweetFacing Vika Azarenka is a nervy affair for Maria Sharapova. The Belorusian has inflicted some heavy defeats on the Russian the last few years, her more consistent ball striking and superior movement getting the better of her rival in some very one-sided encounters. For Maria to defeat Vika she has to play her aggressive best, […]

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Tsonga tames Federer in three

TweetRoger Federer’s exit from the French Open was as tame and brief as his fight to make it to the quarters had been wild and long. And his opponent Jo-Wilfried Tsonga’s game was as clear and clean as Federer’s was unkept and error-ridden. That it should be Tsonga who beat the 2009 Roland Garros Champion […]

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Wawrinka wins a battle beyond backhands alone

Gasquet Wawrinka

TweetStanislas Wawrinka and Richard Gasquet battled for four hours and twelve minutes in the last sixteen of the French Open in a match that went beyond a battle of the backhands alone. This was a match that would be settled by not only their strengths but their weaknesses, too. For while both men are famous […]

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