Krajinovic Upends Crowd Favorite Mahut


Open Sud de France, Montpellier [72] Filip Krajinovic (SRB) vs. [195] Nicolas Mahut (FRA) Mahut, once ranked as high as thirty-seven in singles, is now no longer considered a threat; however, in doubles he is still a formidable opponent with his current rank of three. His shaky confidence in singles was apparent in the first…

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Pressure, No One Likes Pressure

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Everyone experiences pressure at some point in their lives; however, athletes may experience it more frequently than most. No one likes pressure; there is no pleasure in feeling a racing heart, sweaty palms or rapid breathing. While it may appear that some tennis players handle the pressure better than others, everyone is negatively affected by…

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Ostapenko Ends 5-Match Losing Streak


St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy, Russia [22] Jelena Ostapenko (LAT) vs. [44] Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) Both players are former top ten players, and both are struggling to find the form that saw them reach such lofty heights. Ostapenko is a former French Open champion but since then she has not played like a major champion. Ostapenko…

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