All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘French Open’

Is Simona Halep’s Breast Surgery Boosting Her Tennis Career?

Simona Halep’s breast surgery may just have saved her tennis career. The 22-year-old Romanian tennis pro has propelled herself to the fourth round at Roland Garros for the first time in her career, and many are thinking that her breast reduction has something to do with it. Halep had the world junior number one spot and the Roland Garros girls …

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Kiki Bertens Loses To Comeback Star Andrea Petkovic

Kiki Bertens was defeated on Monday at the French Open by Andrea Petkovic 1-6, 6-2, 7-5. Bertens had a good long run, but was not able to withstand Petkovic’s flying comeback. Petkovic’s career was at a stand still only about 18 months ago and the fallen tennis star, plagued by injuries, was looking into a change in career. Petkovic was …

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Andy Murray Moves To Last Eight In French Open

On Saturday evening, Andy Murray’s match with No. 28 seed Philipp Kohlschreiber was suspended in the fourth set due to lack of light, and resumed on Sunday morning. Murray secured a victory after playing for a grueling four hours and seven minutes. Murray lost the first set in the match on Saturday, but was determined to get back on track on the …

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Samantha Stosur Defeated By Maria Sharapova At French Open

Samantha Stosur let an amazing opportunity slip through her hands after being defeated by Maria Sharapova during the French Open. Stosur had a one-set lead over Sharapova, but ended up losing nine straight games. The Australian tennis player posed a big threat to Sharapova, but that still was not enough to pull a win against the Russian crowd favorite. “I …

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Samantha Stosur Falls To Sharapova In French Open

It was a missed opportunity for Samantha Stosur in Roland Garros, as the 19th seed and top-ranked Australian player in the world lost nine straight games to Maria Sharapova to fall in the fourth round of the French Open. “How quickly things can turn,” Stosur said to The Associated Press. “I don’t think I did much wrong. It was just …

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Ernests Gulbis Ends Roger Federer’s 9-Year Streak, Advances To Quarterfinals

On Sunday, Latvian tennis pro Ernests Gulbis defeated Roger Federer and advanced to the quarterfinals. Gulbis also ended Federer’s 9-year streak of joining the final 8 at Roland Garros. After their match, which lasted 3 hours and 42 minutes, Gulbis said “I’ve been playing very well in France. I won tournaments in Marseille and Nice (in 2014). Hopefully Paris is …

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Maria Sharapova Doesn’t Take Ernests Gulbis’ Sexist Remarks Seriously

Ernests Gulbis from Latvia, 25, made sexist comments when reporters asked him about his two younger sisters who also play tennis. He said that he wishes his sisters would not pursue professional tennis, as it’s tough for a woman. “A woman needs to enjoy life a little bit more. Needs to think about family needs to think about kids. What …

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Angelique Kerber Out Of French Open After Losing To Eugenie Bouchard

On Sunday, Eugenie Bouchard propelled to the French Open quarterfinals when she beat Angelique Kerber of Germany with a score of 6-1, 6-2. The match was over in 52 minutes. After the match, Bouchard said, “I believe I can play with the best girls out there. She’s top 10, so I respect her. She can play some really good tennis. …

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Agnieszka Radwanska Defeated at French Open

When the No. 2 ranked women’s tennis player in the world, Li Na, lost in the third round at the French Open to 21-year-old Kristina Mladenovic on Tuesday, the world saw the occasion as simply a routine upset which occurs at every major event. When No. 1 ranked Serena Williams lost to 20-year-old Garbiñe Muguruza, the world took note. And …

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Serena Williams Demolished At French Open

On Wednesday, Serena and Venus Williams both lost in the second round. They were looking forward to playing with each other, but it seems that they will both be going home early. Had they won against their opponents, they would have met at the third round. Garbiñe Muguruza is a 20-year-old Spanish-Venezuelan tennis player. She beat Serena with a score …

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Li Na On First Round Loss At French Open: “I Gave It Away”

Li Na, 32-year-old Chinese professional tennis player, failed to win the first round of the French Open on Tuesday, as she lost to Kristina Mladenovic of France with a score of 7-5, 3-6, 6-1. With her loss, she failed to get the chance to be the first woman since 2001 to win the Roland Garros and the Australian Open in …

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Victoria Azarenka’s Injured Foot Will Keep Her Out Of 2014 French Open

Belarusian professional tennis player, Victoria Azarenka, will be missing the action at the 2014 French Open due to a foot injury. Her foot injury, which she has been nursing since March, has already forced her to pull out of several tennis tournaments held in Rome, Madrid, Miami, and Doha. The announcement of the withdrawal from the French Open came on …

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