FRENCH OPEN:DJOKOVIC VS TSITSIPAS

Novak capturing his 19 Slam and second French Open title with a come from behind victory over Stefanos. Tsitsipas played on despite a family bereavement ,deserves credit for giving his best shot here. Tsitsipas similar to Novak has a great defensive game. Watch the crucial seventh game of the first set 3-3(30-15 to him) andContinue reading “FRENCH OPEN:DJOKOVIC VS TSITSIPAS”

FRENCH OPEN:KREJCIKOVA VS PAVYLUCHENKOVA

The Roland Garros final no one expected and saw coming. Barbora capturing her maiden grand slam. The Czech ground stroked Anastasia out of the court in that dominant first set win. She was also using her rangey frame to her advantage at the net. Anastasia paying back Barbora in the second but at a price,Continue reading “FRENCH OPEN:KREJCIKOVA VS PAVYLUCHENKOVA”

FRENCH OPEN:NADAL VS DJOKOVIC

Rafa Nadal has never lost a final at Roland Garros. Anyone who was ever going to beat Rafa had to do it before the final. A blessing in disguise is when you face the greatest clay court player in the semi final. Novak grabbed that opportunity inflicting only a third defeat at the French OpenContinue reading “FRENCH OPEN:NADAL VS DJOKOVIC”

FRENCH OPEN:KREJCIKOVA VS SAKKARI

Unseeded Barbora making her first ever major final at expense of 17th seeded Sakkari of Greece. She looked on her way out facing match point at 5-3(40-30) final set but dug deep. Maria won most of her points on her own serve after the long rally illustrating the most powerful side of her game. CheckContinue reading “FRENCH OPEN:KREJCIKOVA VS SAKKARI”

FRENCH OPEN:GAUFF VS JABEUR

Cori Gauff has gone further than she has ever had at a major, reaching the French Open quarter final. She had relative ease in doing it against Tunisian Ons Jabeur in straight sets, never facing a break point. Coco burst onto the LIMELIGHT with a statement win over Venus Williams on grass but she isContinue reading “FRENCH OPEN:GAUFF VS JABEUR”

FRENCH OPEN:SERENA WILLIAMS VS RYBAKINA, FEDERER LATEST TO WITHDRAW

An eventful Sunday at Roland Garros. When Serena deserves credit for not bitching about injury and getting on with it. Elena clearly the better player, she took the best chances which came her way in a big way. Watch 5-3(30-15). Sometimes strapping your thigh gives your opponent a big target hey. Elena made Serena moveContinue reading “FRENCH OPEN:SERENA WILLIAMS VS RYBAKINA, FEDERER LATEST TO WITHDRAW”

FRENCH OPEN:NADAL VS NORRIE

Two lefties going head to head. One of Britain’s young and upcoming players Cameron Norrie is a fighter. A collection of great shots in this match from Rafa.Best of set one was the drop shot on 3-2. Rada has a way of bamboozling his opponents into opening the court. Watch 3-3 (15-15) to show youContinue reading “FRENCH OPEN:NADAL VS NORRIE”

FRENCH OPEN:SABALENKA VS PAVLYUCHENKOVA,MATCH FIXING SCANDAL ROCKS FRENCH OPEN

The stars couldn’t be more aligned for Serena Williams to FINALLY get that 24th and record breaking Slam. Third seed Aryna Sabalenka bit the dust amid and underwhelming third set against Russian 31st seed Anastacia Pavlyuchenkova. She joins number one and two seeds Barty and Osaka on the sidelines as Serena marched on to RoundContinue reading “FRENCH OPEN:SABALENKA VS PAVLYUCHENKOVA,MATCH FIXING SCANDAL ROCKS FRENCH OPEN”