Richard Gasquet, Plagued by Injuries

Richard Gasquet

Open Sud de France, Montpellier [58] Richard Gasquet (FRA) vs. [132] Vasek Pospisil (CAN) He was supposed to be the next great tennis star of France; the tennis player the French believed would carry the mantle and burden of the French people’s hopes for another French Roland Garros champion. The pressure has been tremendous for…

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Will Thiem Be Third Time Lucky?

Dominic Thiem

This is the third consecutive year that [5] Dominic Thiem (AUT) has made it to a major final. In 2018 and 2019, he made it to the final of the French Open. Hard court has traditionally not been his favorite surface; however, like Rafael Nadal, he is learning to navigate it with success. Of his…

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Two Unseeded Women Players Remain

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[32] Garbine Muguruza (ESP) is a talented player, who has struggled to handle the fame that comes with winning big. Ranked number one in 2017, Muguruza has seen her ranking slowly creep down to the mid-thirties. While the decline was due in part to injuries, Muguruza’s internal struggles also contributed to the fall in her…

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Who Is Ons Jabeur?

Ons Jabeur

Ons Jabeur is a twenty-five-year old talented Tunisian female tennis player. She is currently ranked seventy-eighth. The highest she has ever ranked was fifty-one last year. I have watched her for years and wondered, why such a talented player was not ranked higher. I have also wondered why she has not won any titles on…

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2020 Australian Open Analysis

Cori Coco Gauff analysis

In my years of watching tennis, I came to realize that there is no reliable indicator or predictor of how someone will perform at a major. One thing is certain though, everyone hopes to put their best foot forward, hoping that they are peaking at just the right time to claim a major title. The…

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