Brown Adds To Zverev’s Woes


Mercedes Cup, Germany [5] Alexander Zverev (GER) vs. [170] Dustin Brown (GER) In their first meeting in a main draw, Brown did what he has done before to higher ranked opponents, he stunned the number one seed. Despite winning their only previous encounter in 2014, Zverev was no match today for the talented German. BROWN…

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Bolsova Vaults Up The Rankings


Mover of the Week: Aliona Bolsova Twenty-one-year-old Aliona Bolsova had an impressive run to the round of sixteen at the French Open; her reward, a career high ranking that placed her in the top hundred for the first time in her career. Bolsova perhaps ran out of energy in her seventh match, which would have…

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Nadal Wins Twelfth French Open

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ROLAND GARROS, FRANCE Championship Match: [2] Rafael Nadal (ESP) vs. [4] Dominic Thiem (AUT) Nadal did not go into this year’s Roland Garros with his usual dominance. In a year when he has been plagued by numerous injuries and ailments, Nadal was lacking in clay court titles. Today’s opponent got the best of Nadal in…

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Nadal Into 12th French Open Final


ROLAND GARROS, FRANCE [2] Rafael Nadal (ESP) got to his twelfth French Open final today; however, going into this match, Nadal had lost the last five matches to his opponent, [3] Roger Federer (SUI). This would be their thirty-ninth meeting and despite their recent record, Nadal had never lost to Federer at Roland Garros. Their…

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Barty’s Road To 1st Major Final

ROLAND GARROS, FRANCE [8] Ashleigh Barty (AUS) will play teenager, [38] Marketa Vondrousova (CZE). There were almost two teenagers in the final at Roland Garros; [51] Amanda Anisimova (USA) won the first set and had a 3-1 lead in the second set before the wheels came off. If you ever doubt that pressure can affect…

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Teenage Movement in Full Effect


ROLAND GARROS, FRANCE Seventeen-year-old [51] Amanda Anisimova (USA) did the unthinkable; in their first meeting she defeated the defending champion, [3] Simona Halep (ROU), in straight sets. The New Jersey native is into her first major semifinals and she has done so without dropping a set. I don’t know how many people expected this, but…

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