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Sep/20

27

Korda Kicks Off Roland Garros With Win

Sebi Korda continues to impress the tennis world with his total all court game, today he won the first morning match at Roland Garros by besting 36 year old Andres Seppi in four sets. The 20 year old lost first round at US Open as a wildcard where he was defeated in four sets by […] Continue to read full article...

Sep/20

25

Roland Garros 2020: You should know Renata Zarazua

I first heard of Renata Zarazua two or three years ago because my friend Hans Gildemeister mentioned her many times. He coached her for a while when she was a top 100 ITF junior. Before Zarazua linked up with former ATP pro Leo Lavalle. Now Zarazua has made headine news in pro tennis by qualifying […] Continue to read full article...

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Sep/20

25

Djokovic Determined To Erase Federer’s Records

Novak Djokovic does not beat around the bush when sharing his personal goals to the public. The world no. 1 has made it clear he aspires to erase the most illustrious records and achievements of Roger Federer and replace them with his name. Djokovic already leads Federer (and Nadal) in head to head matches and […] Continue to read full article...

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Aug/20

8

Top Contenders for Roland Garros 2020

The 2020 edition of French Open will begin in late September, and will feature Rafael Nadal making a return to Roland Garros in the hope of extending his French Open Grand Slam wins to thirteen. He beat Dominic Thiem in the finals of 2019 edition for the second consecutive year. That win also earned him […] Continue to read full article...

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Jul/20

2

French Open Is Ready To Rumble, With Spectators

French Tennis Federation announced today that it intends to have spectators for the 2020 French Open in late September/ early October. The plan features some concessions to a typical Grand Slam edition of Roland Garros. FFT intends to have fifty to sixty percent of the normal attendance – approximately 20,000, and 10,000 for finals. Tickets […] Continue to read full article...

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Jun/20

8

Andres Gomez Recalls Beating Agassi At Roland Garros

One of the most memorable Roland Garros finals was the 1990 classic when no. 4 seed Andres Gomez defeated 3 seed Andre Agassi 63 26 64 64. I saw Gomez watching some junior matches at the Eddie Herr tournament in November and asked him a few questions about the highlight moment of his ATP career […] Continue to read full article...

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May/19

29

French Dynamo Moutet Emerging At Roland Garros

  Corentin Moutet first caught my eye last year when he beat Ivo Karlovic twice. He's only about 5-9, another one of those smaller guys but he wins matches via smarts, talent, mindset and precision. I wrote about him previously on this site because of play style and his off court interests in art, boxing, piano. He's a different player and person. Continue to read full article...

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May/19

29

Osaka Driven To Win More Major Titles

Unlike all of the recent would be successors of Serena Williams, the current world no. 1 player is not satisfied with her recent conquest of the US Open and Australian Open titles and the WTA world no.  1 ranking. Nope, Naomi Osaka wants more.
Osaka revealed her mindset in this Roland Garros tournament and the rest of the women better take note because the Japanese tennis queen means business. Continue to read full article...

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May/19

28

Biofile Kurumi Nara Interview

Status: WTA no. 238.
DOB:  December 30, 1991  In; Osaka, Japan
Ht: 5-1
First Tennis Memory:  I was starting tennis when I was three years old. Watching my parents. I always went on weekends to play with my parents.
Tennis Inspiration: My idol is Justine Henin.
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May/19

27

Bertens Admits She Prefers Smaller Outer Courts

Stage fright can happen in tennis too. No matter how talented and confident a pro player may be, some do not like to perform under the spotlight and pressure of a full stadium watching their every move. Continue to read full article...

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