French Open Day 3 Wrap Up

Nadal’s tough match First test presented, first test passed. Barely. In today’s preview, I saw the resumption of the match after it was postponed for rain as Nadal’s first test to assess his ability to play under the highest of pressures, something, due to the way he has dismantled his opponents so effectively so far…

By menstennisnews May 29, 2018 63

French Open Day 3 Preview

Its day three of the French Open and due to the rain of day two, there are a whole host of first round matches to get through before the end of proceedings tomorrow. The packed schedule has given us many interesting matchups. Here is the pick of the bunch. Nadal vs Bolelli While a first…

By menstennisnews May 28, 2018 3098

French Open Day 2 Wrap Up

All the key stories from a damp day two in the French capital Former champion out In my predictions, I thought Wawrinka would not make it past the second round. As it was, I was too optimistic, as Stan’s comeback after a long layoff has had another setback today, losing in 5 close sets to…

By menstennisnews May 28, 2018 2

French Open Day 1 Wrap Up

  The first day of French Open is behind and here are the main takeaways from an interesting, if largely predictable, day in the French Capital. Top seeds through Zverev and Dimitrov, seeds 2 and 4 respectively got under way and quickly progressed through to the second round. Neither had much trouble, especially Zverev, who…

By menstennisnews May 27, 2018 625

French Open Day 1 Preview

The French Open’s unconventional decision to play the first round over 3 days, instead of just the two it takes in the other grand slams leads to a fairly slow start to the tournament on day 1. Nonetheless, there are some interesting matchups that can wet the whistle of tennis fans before the action begins…

By menstennisnews May 26, 2018 1

French Open 2018-Novak Djokovic

Following on from former champion Stan Wawrinka, we take a look at the chances of 12-time grand slam champion Novak Djokovic. Like Wawrinka, Djokovic has had a tough season this year, starting in Australia by losing in the 4th round to young Korean Hyeon Chung. Onto the US hardcourts, typically a plentiful hunting ground for…

By menstennisnews May 25, 2018 1395

French Open 2018 Draw

French Open Draw Analysis The draw for Roland Garros 2018 is out and comes with some interesting potential matches. Here is the breakdown of what promises to be a fascinating two weeks in the French Capital.   1st Quarter The first quarter is dominated by one man: 10 times and defending champion, Rafael Nadal. Rafa…

By menstennisnews May 24, 2018 2245

French Open 2018- Stan Wawrinka

what are Stan Wawrinkas chances?   With the French Open just around the corner, we take a look at the chances of swiss superstar Stan Wawrinka. Wawrinka has endured a difficult 2018, coming back from a long injury layoff after Wimbledon 2017, just to take another 3-month break after a disappointing start of 2018. Following…

By menstennisnews May 24, 2018 1659