Another day, another full roster of Frenchmen in Marseille. And Rafa in Rio.
Frenchmen, Frenchmen everywhere in Marseille.
Ana Ivanovic defeated Serena Williams in Australia. Can she get the sister double? Er, no.
The Hull-Gatineau area already has a men’s Futures event in March.
Now, it will add a $25,000 ITF women’s event in July.
A lot of fans will be ecstatic if they get a hastily-scribbled signature with not even a glance, if they make the effort to actually get to a tennis tournament. Or, these days, a re-Tweet from their favorite player – even if it comes from a Tweeter for hire.
Along with Montreal and likely Vancouver, Quebec City is in the running to host the World Group I playoff Fed Cup tie against Slovakia on April 19-20.
You know Rafael Nadal as being fastidious with everything on court, chronicled enough that we don’t need to elaborate here.
But did you know he’s also a very conscientious guest?
When you’re about to face a really big server (and this isn’t an everyday occurrence on the WTA Tour), you have to react accordingly.
And so Thailand’s Luksika Kumkhum went to Plan X.
Big day in Rio, where all eight seeds are in first-round action in singles – including Nadal.
Four shifts in the top 10 after last week, which tells you that even if it’s not a Masters 1000 week, it’s good to play.
As we warned might happen, Canadian Vasek Pospisil has withdrawn from the ATP Tour event in Delray Beach, Fla., already under way today.