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Nadal Storms Through To Face Mysterious Murray

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June 4, 2014

Rafa Nadal produced a storming comeback to brush aside David Ferrer in the all-Spanish quarter-final at Roland Garros. He took out Ferrer 4-6, 6-4, 6-0, 6-1 and the King of Clay clearly won’t give up his title easily. Meanwhile Andy Murray looked to be cruising through to a semi-final clash with Nadal until he took […]

Unstoppable Maria Sharapova in France

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June 3, 2014

Unstoppable Maria Sharapova France! How do you solve a problem like Maria? We’re not sure any of her rivals can. Not this year at Roland Garros.  It’s looking more and more like Maria Sharapova’s title in France. Her twelve million followers on social media will be delighted if that prediction comes true. Nothing is certain […]

Nadal and Murray On The March!

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June 2, 2014

Rafael Nadal has set up a sumptuous all-Spanish quarter final against David Ferrer – his opponent in last year’s final here at Roland Garros. Meanwhile Andy Murray continued his gutsy run in Paris with a fesity win over an angry Fernando Verdasco 6-4, 7-5, 7-6 (3). An impressive Nadal polished off Dusan Lajovic of Serbia […]

Surprise Defeat for Federer at Roland Garros

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June 1, 2014

Roger Federer was surprisingly defeated in five sets by Ernests Gulbis at Roland Garros. The much loved Federer edged a first-set tie-break but then threw away a commanding position in the second to let the Latvian back in. Gulbis eventually beat the legendary favourite 6-7 (5), 7-6 (3), 6-2, 4-6, 6-3. The underdog reflected later: […]

Marathon Man Murray Holds His Nerve in Paris

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Murray Wins in Paris! After four hours and seven minutes, Andy Murray pinged a sizzling backhand deep past Philipp Kohlschreiber and crouched down on the clay to let out a triumphant yell.  He had finally sealed a precious win by 12-10 in the fifth. The match had lasted almost as long as the Brit had […]

Federer and Djokovic Survive Setbacks..​.But Radwanska Is Out!


May 30, 2014

When the going gets tough, the tough get going. Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic found mental strength in adversity to overcome some sticky moments on the Parisian clay today. That’s what separates the champs from the also-rans. The very best find a way, even when it doesn’t quite feel like their day.  ‘I lost my […]

Murray Tames the “Mad Dog”


May 29, 2014

Andy Murray made quick work of taming Marinko “Mad Dog” Matosevic at Roland Garros this afternoon. Despite clutching what appeared to be a tight hamstring at times. Murray maintained his free-flowing superiority to finish off the erratic Australian in simple, straight sets.Now the improving Andy will face Philipp Kohlschreiber in the third round of the […]

Serena Crashes Out


May 28, 2014

 Serena Out of The French Open Garbine Muguruza pulled off one of the great shocks to crush Serena Williams in straight sets at Roland Garros. The statuesque Spaniard served like a dream while nervous Serena simply tried too hard.  To beat the world number one 6-2, 6-2 in just over an hour was an achievement […]

Li Na And Wawrinka In Historic Exit But Murray Survives


Li Na and Stan Wawrinka combined to create the wrong kind of history at Roland Garros yesterday. The only bonus is that both fallen stars will now be super-fresh for Wimbledon. Never before have both Aussie Open Champions been dumped out of the French Open in the very first round. In fact newly-crowned Grand Slam […]

Stan Shocked In Paris

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May 27, 2014

Stan Wawrinka couldn’t take the pressure in Paris this weekend. Wawrinka just found out what it feels like to be one of the big guns going into a Grand Slam event – and he didn’t seem to like the pressure.  The Aussie Open champ has always been the battling underdog with the supreme fighting spirit.  […]

Caroline Wozniacki’s New Battle


May 21, 2014

Caroline Wozniacki has been left heartbroken by Rory McIlroy – just before the French Open and Wimbledon. How will the former world number one cope with so much personal trauma just before the biggest tournaments of the European summer? On February 10, in our “Happily Ever After” feature, we warned the couple that they had […]

Novak Conquers Rome with Shot of the Year


May 19, 2014

If one shot can win a big game of tennis, this was it. Technically immaculate, his head so perfectly still during the cross-court execution that his composure defied belief.  Novak Djokovic should have been scrambling for all he was worth just to stay in the point. Rafa had driven for the corner and there was […]

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