MOVER OF THE WEEK: Lorenzo Sonego

Sonego

Lorenzo Sonego had the tournament of his career at the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters this past week. Cheered on by the Italian fans, the twenty-three-year old rode the wave of confidence to the quarterfinals. It was his best showing at a Masters tournament; unfortunately, it ended when he came up against the red-hot Serbian, Dusan Lajovic….

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Felix Auger-Aliassime Versus Alexander Zverev

Felix vs Alexander

Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters, Monaco It will be a clash of an established youngster, ranked three on the ATP Tour, versus the rapidly rising Canadian teenager. All the pressure will be on Alexander Zverev to prove he is the man; however, given his recent spotty performance, Zverev may not be feeling quite so confident. Zverev has…

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Not Quite Upsets In Monaco

Monaco

Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters, Monaco Low on confidence, some seeded players are finding out that they are vulnerable to competent clay court players no matter their rankings. Marin Cilic has been struggling with a right knee injury and his struggles continued today against a very good clay court player, Guido Pella. Pella had the seventh seed…

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Herbert And Mahut Win Third Masters

Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters, Monaco Doubles Final: Bruno Soares and Jamie Murray vs. Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut The day started off poorly.  Rain wanted to ruin the finals; however, after about thirty to forty-five minutes, play got underway. Murray and Soares won the first set 6-4.  The French team was a bit slow warming up in the wet conditions and…

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One Hundredth Final For Nadal

Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters, Monaco Men’s Semifinal: [2] Andy Murray (GBR) vs. [5] Rafael Nadal (ESP) I suffered through the first set and watched as Nadal could do nothing right and Murray seemed unstoppable.  Things looked really bad for Nadal when he failed to even hold his last service game to lose the set 6-2.  I…

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