Court 1 not kind to the fourth seeds, Dimitrov and Svitolina

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Court 1 was not kind to Grigor Dimitrov and Elina Svitolina yesterday. In an unexpected turn of events, Fernando Verdasco of Spain gave the 4th seed, Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria his marching orders, with a 7-6(4) 6-2 6-4 win. Dimitrov, … Continue reading

Serena Williams sees off Ashleigh Barty in a royal battle

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Serena Williams and Ashleigh Barty did not disappoint the tennis faithful with their much anticipated second round clash, which has just finished on Chatrier. Williams, a three-time singles champion here in Paris was a shaky starter against the 17th seeded … Continue reading

Another win for Kevin Anderson in Paris

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South African hopeful and the 6th seed, Kevin Anderson is in to the third round at the French Open after defeating Pablo Cuevas from Argentina, 6-3 3-6 7-6(5) 6-4 on Court 7 today. Anderson needed 2h44 to advance and despite … Continue reading

Halep, Muguruza, Pliskova and Kerber all advance on Day 5

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There were plenty of second round matches played at the French Open in Paris today. The No. 1 seed, Simona Halep of Romania put up a much better performance during her second round match against Taylor Townsend from the USA … Continue reading

Five set victories for Dimitrov, Zverev and Nishikori

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There were plenty of long matches played in the Men’s draw of the French Open in Paris today. The fourth seed, Grigor Dimitrov found himself in a “royal battle” when he managed to survive a tough five set match against … Continue reading

Kvitova, Wozniacki and Svitolina in cruise control

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The eighth seed, Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic was given a breather after her tough first round match, when she managed to see off Lara Arruabarrena of Spain in two sets, 6-0 6-4 on Court 1 at the French Open … Continue reading

Halep sees off Riske in a delayed first round match

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World No. 1, Simona Halep and her American opponent, Alison Riske, eventually got their delayed first round match underway on Court Philippe Chatrier today. Riske got off to a good start, and aided by Halep’s string of unforced errors and … Continue reading

Serena and Sharapova overcome the first hurdle

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Former World No. 1 and three-time French Open champion, Serena Williams, playing in her first Grand Slam tournament since winning her record breaking Australian Open last year and giving birth to her daughter, Alexis Olympia, stepped onto Court Philippe Chatrier … Continue reading

Cilic, Anderson and Del Potro cruise through on Day 3

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There was plenty of action on Day 3 at the French Open in Paris today as more first round matches were being played. The top seed, Rafael Nadal completed his match against Simone Bolelli, with a 6-4 6-3 7-6(9) victory, … Continue reading

Wozniacki, Pliskova and Kvitova all through, Sharapova has to wait

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There were no surprises for the Top 10 Ladies seeds on Day 2 of the French Open, as rain interrupted proceedings later in the afternoon in Paris. The second seed, Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark saw off a brave effort from … Continue reading