Brown Adds To Zverev’s Woes

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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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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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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

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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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Vondrousova Bucks The Trend

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ROLAND GARROS, FRANCE BOTTOM HALF: Women’s Semifinalists [31] Petra Martic (CRO) was feeling a little under the weather yesterday and that was perhaps the slight dip in level that [38] Marketa Vondrousova (CZE) needed. Martic served for the first set 5-3 up but could not close it out. They traded two breaks each in the…

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Teenage Movement In Effect At Roland Garros

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ROLAND GARROS, FRANCE Three teenagers remain in the draw, and by the end of play tomorrow, there will two teenagers in the quarterfinals. Either a teenage American or a teenage Pole will join the teenage Czech in their first major quarterfinals.  [12] Anastasija Sevastova (LAT) vs. [38] Marketa Vondrousova (CZE): the quarterfinals of a major…

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