Casper Ruud on Holger Rune Accusations: ‘It’s a Big Lie’

“We were both in the locker room after the game, and it’s a very big locker room, explained the 8th player in the world, opposed this Friday in half to Marin Cilic. There are a lot of players, so we were just each in a corner of the locker room. I took an ice bath, … Read more

Winner of Holger Rune, Casper Ruud joins Marin Cilic in the semi-finals of Roland-Garros

Holger Rune’s impressive career at Roland-Garros came to an end this Wednesday evening. Logically beaten in four sets by the Norwegian Casper Ruud in the quarter-finals (6-1, 4-6, 7-6 [2]6-3), the 19-year-old Dane, who beat Stefanos Tsitsipas in the round of 16, gave in after 3:15 of play. Ruud, 8th player in the world, joined … Read more

Marin Cilic wins a super tie-break against Andrey Rublev to reach the semi-finals at Roland-Garros

The great adventure continues for Marin Cilic. Launched at the age of 33 in what is a bit like a second career, the Croatian is in the process of raising his head very high at Roland-Garros this year after two difficult last seasons in terms of results. In a brand new ambitious suit, the current … Read more

Stefanos Tsitsipas slips into the third round of Roland-Garros without reassuring

There is better at Stefanos Tsitsipas. This time, the Greek did not need to overcome a handicap of two sets to pass, as in his first round against Lorenzo Musetti. But even if he is qualified for the third round of Roland-Garros, he still seems to be in the running-in period, as evidenced by the … Read more

Hugo Gaston qualified for the third round of Roland-Garros

Paris suits him so well. A year and a half after his surprise round of 16 at Roland-Garros, seven months after his quarter in a Bercy on fire, Hugo Gaston is doing it again: here he is in the third round of the Parisian Grand Slam after his authoritarian victory against the Argentinian Pedro Cachin … Read more

The program for Tuesday May 24 at Roland-Garros

Court Philippe ChatrierFrom 12 p.m.Alizé Cornet (FRA) – Misaki Doi (JAP)Casper Ruud (NOR/#8) – Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA)Paula Badosa (ESP/n°3) – Fiona Ferro (FRA/WC)From 8:45 p.m.Lorenzo Musetti (ITA) – Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE/n°4) Court Suzanne LenglenFrom 11 a.m.Facundo Bagnis (ARG) – Daniil Medvedev (RUS/n°2)Lloyd Harris (AFS) – Richard Gasquet (FRA) (1-6, 2-5)Taylor Townsend (USA/WC) – Caroline Garcia … Read more

Geoffrey Blancaneaux, qualified for the final draw of Roland-Garros, comes back from nowhere

Since the start of qualifying on Monday at Roland-Garros, court No. 14 has been the scene of many turnarounds. The scenarios to sleep outside and the crazy lifts paraded all week in the heat of the Porte d’Auteuil. But Friday, between the drops, Geoffrey Blancaneaux is undoubtedly the one who came back from further. Not … Read more

Novak Djokovic dominates Félix Auger-Aliassime in the quarter-finals of the Masters 1000 in Rome

Even if we could no longer really doubt it, the rise of Novak Djokovic is confirmed a stone’s throw from Roland-Garros. The Serb qualified for the semi-finals of the Masters 1000 in Rome this Friday evening by dominating Felix Auger-Aliassime (7-5, 7-6 [1]). The Serb still hasn’t lost a single set since the start of … Read more

For Novak Djokovic, Carlos Alcaraz is “currently the best player in the world”

Week after week, Carlos Alcaraz, winner of the Madrid Masters 1000 on Sunday, continues to dazzle the tennis world. Asked on Monday who beat him in Madrid, Novak Djokovic assured that the Spaniard was, for him, the current “ best player in the world” and ” definitely one of the big favourites” for Roland-Garros (May … Read more

Lucas Pouille without a solution against Stefanos Tsitsipas in Madrid

The 2022 edition of the Madrid Masters 1000 will not be enough to revive French tennis. After Gaël Monfils’ defeat on Tuesday against Novak Djokovic, Lucas Pouille was the last to lay down his arms on Wednesday evening, helpless against an overconfident Stefanos Tsitsipas. Pouille (174th) lost at 11:25 p.m., ten minutes before ten kilometers … Read more