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Roland Garros 2018 The High and Lows

Tweet  Roland Garros 2018 served up a record 11th title for Rafa Nadal, a nice run from a much derided young gun, and an amusing and to the point outburst from Schwartzman. But while there were some entertaining highs, there were some lows, too- the predictability, the final, and the lack of hi-tech facilities. The […]

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2018 Clay Season Men’s Tennis Preview What Slides Ahead on the Red Dirt?

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TweetThe Clay season is already swinging and the first ATP 1000 starts this coming week in Monte Carlo so its time for The Tennis Review to get previewing the European clay court swing. The Davis Cup suggests it might be another Clay season rout for Nadal Nadal’s upper right leg injury that kept him out […]

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Roland Garros 2017 Rafa Nadal Achieves La Decima in Suitably Dominant Style

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TweetRafa Nadal achieved the greatest ever feat in men’s tennis Grand Slam history when he won his tenth title at Roland Garros and the champion marked that milestone in fitting style with one of the most dominant runs to the trophy ever made at the tournament. La Decima at a slam looked like it might […]

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Roland Garros Final Preview Rafa Nadal Versus Stan Wawrinka

Roland Garros 2017 Final

TweetThe 2017 Roland Garros final features Rafa Nadal seeking a historic La Decima and Stan Wawrinka aiming to make it four for four in Grand Slam finals. The Tennis Review looks ahead to the best possible final the French Open could have asked for. Facing a favorite in the final of a grand slam has […]

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Roland Garros Semi Final Preview Rafa Nadal Versus Dominic Thiem

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TweetRafa Nadal (4) versus Dominic Thiem (6) in the Roland Garros semis might be a little too early in the 2017 Roland Garros tale for some, but the stage might just be the right one to deliver the match clay court tennis fans deserve. Tennis fans do not always get what they deserve at the […]

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Roland Garros Quarter Final Preview Novak Djokovic Vs Dominic Thiem

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TweetRoland Garros’ defending champion Novak Djokovic (2) takes on the fancied future champ Dominic Thiem (6) in the quarter-finals- who will win the sixth installment of what has been, so far, a Serbian dominated rivalry? Every time Dominic Thiem has made a significant step in his career – reaching his first slam semi (Roland Garros […]

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Roland Garros 2017 Rafa Nadal Looks Ready to Bite A 10th French Open Trophy

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TweetRafa Nadal has already achieved two La Decimas this season, but in Nadal’s world, there are La Decimas and then there are La Decimas, and for Nadal, the most important one is coming up at Roland Garros. The Tennis Review looks at the case for and against Nadal achieving what would be one of the, if […]

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Roland Garros 2017 How The Australian Open Impacts The Favorites Chances

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TweetAn Australian Open which featured two of the Big Four, top seeds  Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic, lose before the quarter-finals, while the two other members, Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal, seeded 17th and 9th, contest the final, as well as a feisty run from Stan Wawrinka, has set up an interesting few months of […]

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Novak Djokovic Wins Roland Garros Leave History for Later Let’s Talk About Now

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TweetNovak Djokovic beat Andy Murray 3-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 to win his first Roland Garros trophy, complete the Career Grand Slam, and hold all four Grand Slams at once. It was a historic win, but like Novak Djokovic  himself had to do to finally lift the Roland Garros trophy, we should leave the history for […]

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Roland Garros Final Preview Novak Djokovic Vs Andy Murray History Awaits

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TweetOne match, and two opponents, stand between Novak Djokovic, a first Roland Garros trophy, and his picture on the front page of the tennis history books. If the world No.1 wins the Roland Garros final versus Andy Murray, he will be the first man to hold all four Grand Slams since Rod Laver in 1969, […]

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