Roland Garros 2019: Barty breezes to first major as Rafa again reigns supreme over Thiem

It’s been another great tournament in Paris, we’ve had some rain, wind and plenty of fire. The second week continued where the first left off, namely dramatic matches of high quality and plenty of shocks and surprises along with some constants. There was yet again a continuation too of the strength in feign of the […]

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Roland Garros 2019: Pliskova falls amid classic matches that went the distance in the dark on Day 6

More seeds exited Paris today, but the tournament is not (yet) any worse for it – the classic encounters just keep on coming. Men Of the men, Wawrinka and Tsitsipas couldn’t finish their matches against Dimitrov and Krajinov in two stunning encounters. But both remain two sets up and in control. Rafa and Roger both […]

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Roland Garros 2019: Serena and others stutter, Rafa and Novak cruise whilst Petra and Caro out on Day 2

The first true full day in Paris saw things go mainly by the book, most of the contenders breezed through, some had to fight and a few just weren’t at the races. All this amidst some classic marathon encounters involving the home favourites. Contender round up Rafa and Novak were on autopilot in their openers […]

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Roland Garros 2019: Roger returns, Muguruza, Mahut and Dimitrov survive but Kerber and Venus out on Day 1

With the first round stretched across three days we had neither defending champion feature today, instead it was the return of Federer to Paris which headlined. Roger had the perfect opening test in his straight sets victory over Lorenzo Sonego, the Swiss looking comfortable on the clay in what is likely to be his last […]

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