For her big comeback in singles, Serena Williams yields to Frenchwoman Harmony Tan in the first round of Wimbledon

Like the lioness she always was, she fought until the end. But like the exhausted and out of breath player she is a little more every day, Serena Williams finally gave in. Exhausted by more than three hours of combat (3h11), the American, her right cheek dressed in two black bandages, bowed to the French … Read more

Maxime Cressy offers Félix Auger-Aliassime in the first round of Wimbledon

Another underdog on the mat at Wimbledon. Seeded No. 6, Félix Auger-Aliassime took the door in the first round against Maxime Cressy (45th), the American born in Paris, in four sets (6-7 [5]6-4, 7-6 [9]7-6 [5]). While he had a shot at the bottom of the table, the Canadian ended up giving in after 4:15 … Read more

Winner in five sets of Joao Sousa, Richard Gasquet joins the 2nd round of Wimbledon

It was long and very difficult at times, but Richard Gasquet finally pulled through. On court No. 15 at Wimbledon, the Frenchman won his place for the second round by dominating Joao Sousa on Tuesday (7-6 [7], 6-2, 4-6, 4-6, 6-3). The Frenchman owes his success, long compromised, to a service found in the last … Read more

Andy Murray through to Wimbledon second round

It was better not to miss. After deciding to skip the clay season (apart from an appearance in Madrid) to put the odds on his side for the grass, Andy Murray therefore appeared at the most important meeting of his season, Wimbledon. On Monday, he made a successful entry into the running by beating Australian … Read more

Quentin Halys dominates Benoît Paire in the 1st round of Wimbledon

Quentin Halys made his debut in the big picture at Wimbledon. Despite the loss of the first round, the 82nd in the world was more consistent than Benoît Paire in this Franco-French duel of the 1st round. The 25-year-old from Ile-de-France won (4-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-4) to give himself the right to face Georgian Nikoloz … 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

Naomi Osaka takes the front door at Roland-Garros, beaten by Amanda Anisimova

A year after her unexpected withdrawal last year before her second round, the Japanese Naomi Osaka returned to the clay courts of Roland-Garros against Amanda Anisimova (28th in the WTA rankings), this Monday in the first round. And as at the Australian Open at the start of the year, the former world No. 1 came … Read more