Pospisil Into His Second Singles Final

Vasek Pospisil

Open Sud de France, Montpellier Monfils’ 4th Montpellier Final [9] Gael Monfils (FRA) will face [132] Vasek Pospisil (CAN) in the final. It will be the thirtieth singles final for the Frenchman and the second for the Canadian. Monfils seems to have rediscovered his interest in playing consistently quality tennis. He had a two-year drought…

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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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Can Herbert Turn The Tables On Tsonga?

Tables

Open Sud de France, Montpellier [44] Pierre-Hugues Herbert (FRA) vs. [210] Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) One is looking to reestablish himself as a contender amongst the elite and the other is hoping to claim his first ATP Tour singles title. Tsonga leads their head-to-head 2:0; however, that was two years ago. A lot has changed for…

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Krajinovic Upends Crowd Favorite Mahut

Krajinovic

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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Basic and Pouille win singles titles

Lucas Pouille

Open Sud de France, Montpellier Men’s Final: [17] Lucas Pouille (FRA) vs. [33] Richard Gasquet (FRA) Does it impact the game of an athlete playing a fellow countryman and potentially someone they looked up too when they were younger? It apparently has had no effect on Pouille who had a winning head-to-head going into this…

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Andrej Martin keeps marching on

Andrej Martin

Ecuador Open, Quito [152] Corentin Moutet (FRA) vs. [156] Andrej Martin (SVK) Qualifier Martin keeps his hopes alive of claiming his first singles title when he defeated wildcard, Moutet in straight sets. Martin like so many players has had to work his way back from injury and his confidence was tested by the young French…

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