Three-time champion Serena Williams withdrew from the French Open Monday prior to her match with Maria Sharapova, feeling the effects of a pectoral muscle issue
Eric C. Peck
Three-time champion Serena Williams withdrew from the French Open Monday prior to her match with Maria Sharapova, feeling the effects of a pectoral muscle issue. “I unfortunately have been having some issues with my pec muscle, and has unfortunately been getting worse to the point where right now I...Read more
Ten-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal continued his quest for an 11th title, advancing at Roland Garros with a 6-3, 6-2, 7-6(4) win over Maximilian Marterer
Eric C. Peck
Ten-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal continued his quest for an 11th title, advancing at Roland Garros with a 6-3, 6-2, 7-6(4) win over Maximilian Marterer. With the win, the 900th of his career, Nadal moves into the quarterfinals to face the number 11 seed, Diego Schwartzman, who upset the...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
There is perhaps no player in the women’s singles draw of the French Open that has looked better than Caroline Wozniacki, and the No. 2 seed put that on display once again on Friday. Wozniacki won the first 11 games of her third round match against France’s Pauline Parmentier, and despite a late...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Novak Djokovic looked sharp once again on Friday, booking his spot in the French Open fourth round with a 6-4, 6-7(8), 7-6(4), 6-2 victory over No. 13 seed Roberto Bautista-Agut. “It was a great fight, almost four hours. Bautista Agut, he’s not going to hand you the win. You have to deserve it,”...Read more
Rafael Nadal advanced into the Round of 32 at the French Open Thursday afternoon, a straight-sets winner over Argentina’s Guido Pella, 6-2, 6-1, 6-1
Eric C. Peck
Rafael Nadal advanced into the Round of 32 at the French Open Thursday afternoon, a straight-sets winner over Argentina’s Guido Pella, 6-2, 6-1, 6-1. With the win, Nadal extends his record to 81-2 on the clay courts of Roland Garros, needing just over two hours to dispatch Pella. Nadal advances to...Read more
Eric C. Peck
World number one and two-time French Open champ Simona Halep defeated American Taylor Townsend, a wild card entrant into the draw, on Thursday, 6-3, 6-1, to move into the third round at Roland Garros. It marked Halep’s second consecutive day on the court having had her match against another...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Alex Zverev needed to dig deep in order to reach the French Open third round on Wednesday, climbing back from a big deficit to defeat Dusan Lajovic 2-6, 7-5, 4-6, 6-1, 6-2 in Paris. “This is important because I’m still in the tournament—so I have a chance to still play here,” said Zverev. “...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
After waiting another full day before her French Open first round matchup, World No. 1 and last year’s runner-up Simona Halep finally pushed through into the Roland-Garros second round, coming back from a set down to beat American Alison Riske 2-6, 6-1, 6-1 on Wednesday. “I had a slow start because...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Playing in her first Grand Slam match since winning the 2017 Australian Open final, American Serena Williams defeated Kristyna Pliskova 7-6(4), 6-4 to book her spot in the French Open second round on Tuesday. “I think the match went well. It wasn’t an easy match, because the beginning there were so...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
In an all-American showdown, John Isner defeated Long Island native Noah Rubin 6-3, 7-6(7), 7-6(7) in a match that was resumed on Tuesday after a rain delay Monday night. Rubin, who was making his debut in the main draw of the French Open, had his opportunities in the tiebreakers, but came up just...Read more