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

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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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Week Two Begins At Roland Garros

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The second week of the French Open begins today. There are thirty-two singles players left in the draw: sixteen men and sixteen women. Each man and each woman will give their all to be in their respective final next weekend. MEN’S ROUND OF SIXTEEN Twelve of the thirty-two seeds remain, ten of whom are the…

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Martic Gets The Upset Of The French Open

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ROLAND GARROS, FRANCE The biggest upset of the tournament to date was created by [31] Petra Martic (CRO). She calmly disposed of the number two seed, Karolina Pliskova, in straight sets. It was a bit surprising given Pliskova’s recent form on clay; however, Martic led their head-to-head 3:1, so perhaps not really an upset. Yet,…

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Day Two Drama In Paris

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ROLAND GARROS, FRANCE It was a day that begun with drama when a few seeds withdrew because of injury. INJURY INTERVENES AGAIN [6] Petra Kvitova (CZE) withdrew from her first-round match against Sorana Cirstea because of an arm injury. [25] Felix Auger-Aliassime withdrew from his first-round match against Jordan Thompson because of a groin injury….

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