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8th Wonder

    Did you know no player has won a Slam event as many times as Raffy Nadal? Nadal’s straight sets victory Sunday over David Ferrer of Spain allowed him to capture the French Open for the 8th time.
    USA Today

June 9, 2013   No Comments

Sweet 16 Comes With French Kiss

Serena Williams is 43-2 in matches this year, winning her last 31. Maria Sharapova knows the routine. The French Open was Williams’ 16th Major. Critics still debate whether she’s the greatest of all time in women’s tennis. Duh.

June 8, 2013   No Comments

Slam Dunk

    It took a while, but Maria Sharapova completed her run of a Grand Slam by capturing the French Open today.
    SB Nation

June 9, 2012   No Comments

Pick 6

    Rafael Nadal tied Bjorn Borg with his 6th French Open title Sunday, beating Roger Federer, 7-5, 7-6 (3), 5-7, 6-1.
    N.Y. Times

June 5, 2011   No Comments

‘Dream Come True’

    Li Na became the 1st player from China to win a Grand Slam singles title, dropping defending French Open champ Francesca Schiavone, 6-4, 7-6 (0), today in the final in Paris.
    N.Y. Times

June 4, 2011   No Comments

Does He Have Enough Left In The Tank?

    As you know, Roger Federer ended Novak Djokovic’s 43-match winning streak Friday in a 4-set thriller. Now Federer clashes with his friend Rafael Nadal Sunday for the title of the French Open. The betting money seems to be on Nadal, who has won 5 French Open crowns.

June 4, 2011   No Comments

French Open: Women’s Final Set

    Li Na advanced to the final of the French Open for the first time today, when she knocked off Maria Sharapova, 6-4, 7-5. She will meet defending champ Francesca Schiavone, who defeated Marion Bartoli, 6-3, 6-3, in the other semifinal, for the championship on Saturday.
    N.Y. Times

June 2, 2011   No Comments

Eyes On The Prize

    Novak Djokovic extended his awesome streak to 42 in a row today by downing Juan Martín Del Potro, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2, at the French Open.
    N.Y. Times

May 28, 2011   No Comments

Another 1 Bites The Dust

    Top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki, who hasn’t won anything of note, gets smoked by Daniela Hantuchova, 6-1, 6-3, in the 3rd round of the French Open.

May 27, 2011   No Comments

Big Fish Caught At French Open

Kim Clijsters suffers a second-round loss in the French Open to Arantxa Rus of the Netherlands, 3-6, 7-5, 6-1.
N.Y. Times

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May 27, 2011   No Comments