French Open full tournament picks

May 27, 2017 79

The draw is out and the qualifiers have been placed, so it is time to make full tournament predictions for the French Open. Will Rafael Nadal regain his title as the King of Clay? Will Novak Djokovic go back-to-back? Join the fun in the comments section with your own picks! […]

2017 French Open draw analysis: Nadal, Djokovic again on same side

May 26, 2017 27

Although this one is not as lopsided as, say, Indian Wells was, the French Open is no exception to the recent rule of lopsided draws. The oddsmakers’ top three French Open favorites—Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, and Dominic Thiem—all find themselves in the bottom half of the bracket. […]

French Open draw revealed

May 26, 2017 31

The French Open draw ceremony took place on Friday afternoon in Paris and for the third consecutive year, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic are in the same half of the bracket. It is the fifth straight time when mathematically possible (not the No. 1 and No. 2 seeds) that Nadal and Djokovic have landed on the same side. […]

Federer withdraws from French Open

May 15, 2017 88

Roger Federer is out of the French Open. Federer, who announced earlier this season that he would skip all of the clay-court Masters 1000 events but left open the possibility of playing in Paris, made his decision on Tuesday. […]

Sharapova can return in April after suspension reduced

October 4, 2016 0

The Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled on Tuesday that Maria Sharapova’s ban has been reduced from 24 months to 15 months. With her suspension retroactive to when she tested positive for meldonium at the 2016 Australian Open, Sharapova will be eligible to return on April 26 of next season. […]

Does Nadal have one final Grand Slam crown left in him?

September 23, 2016 8

Rafael Nadal suffered his latest setback by crashing out in the fourth round of the U.S. Open earlier this month. The Spaniard lost a five-set thriller to Lucas Pouille, extending his drought without reaching the final of a Grand Slam to his last 10 such competitions. […]

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