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Gracheva stuns Sakkari in Roland Garros boilover

FORMER Top 40 talent Varvara Gracheva has stunned the Roland Garros crowd by coming from behind to knock over sixth seed Maria Sakkari. The current world number 88 – who was playing her first Roland Garros under the French flag since changing allegiances from Russia – is yet to win a WTA Tour title, but […] The post Gracheva stuns Sakkari in Roland Garros boilover appeared first on Tennis Rookie Me Central.

Monfils makes more magic at French Open

HOMETOWN hero Gael Monfils is through to the second round of Roland Garros, winning in front of a passionate crowd over Brazilian Thiago Seyboth Wild. The 37-year-old in his 17th French Open won in four sets, 6-2 3-6 6-3 6-4 to set up a Round of 64 encounter with Italian Lorenzo Musetti. A former semi-finalist […] The post Monfils makes more magic at French Open appeared first on Tennis Rookie Me Central.

Stan the Man too good for Sir Andy

FANS were treated to a battle of Grand Slam champions in the opening round of Roland Garros overnight, with 2015 French Open champion Stan Wawrinka proving too strong for Great Britain’s Sir Andy Murray. The Swiss veteran won 6-4 6-4 6-2 in what will likely be the last time the pair meet on the French […] The post Stan the Man too good for Sir Andy appeared first on Tennis Rookie Me Central.

Penko powers into Roland Garros second round

LATVIAN world number 11 Jelena Ostapenko advanced through to the second round of Roland Garros overnight, defeating Romanian Jaqueline Cristian in a tough two-set match. The ninth seed had to work for her win, eventually getting up 6-4 7-5 to book her place in the Paris Round of 64. The former Roland Garros champion has […] The post Penko powers into Roland Garros second round appeared first on Tennis Rookie Me Central.

2024 Roland Garros women’s singles preview

TONIGHT Australian time the 2024 French Open kicks off in Paris, with a super strong draw set to provide plenty of highlights in the women’s singles. We take a look at what the draw could provide, with the contenders and the Aussies to how they are placed. REIGNING CHAMPION Iga Swiatek (Poland) The world number […] The post 2024 Roland Garros women’s singles preview appeared first on Tennis Rookie Me Central.

2024 Roland Garros men’s singles preview

TOMORROW night Australian time the 2024 French Open kicks off in Paris, with a star-studded draw set to provide plenty of highlights in the men’s singles. We take a look at what the draw could provide, with the contenders and the Aussies to how they are placed. REIGNING CHAMPION Novak Djokovic (Serbia) Reigning champion Novak […] The post 2024 Roland Garros men’s singles preview appeared first on Tennis Rookie Me Central.

Zverev claims Rome crown

GERMAN Alexander Zverev is officially fourth in the world today after winning his sixth ATP Masters 1000 crown, defeating Chilean Nicolas Jarry in the final overnight. The third seed accounted for the 21st seed in straight sets, 6-4 7-5 on Sunday to secure his second Rome International title. The victory over Jarry saw Zverev rise […] The post Zverev claims Rome crown appeared first on Tennis Rookie Me Central.

Swiatek lifts Rome crown for the third time

WORLD number one Iga Swiatek has taken out the 2024 WTA 1000 Rome International with a strong straight sets win over the next best players in the world, Aryna Sabalenka. The top seeded Pole won 6-2 6-3 in an hour and 29 minutes to win her third title in the Italian capital from the past […] The post Swiatek lifts Rome crown for the third time appeared first on Tennis Rookie Me Central.

Zverev denies all-Chilean final with comeback win

GERMAN Alexander Zverev is through to the 2024 Rome International Masters final after ending the run of Chilean Alejandro Tabilo and denying the chance at a first-ever all-Chile final at ATP 1000 level. The world number five has the chance to leapfrog Daniil Medvedev if he wins, having come back from a terrible first set […] The post Zverev denies all-Chilean final with comeback win appeared first on Tennis Rookie Me Central.

Red-Hot Chile Peppers Rome semis

FOR the first time in ATP Tour history, there will be double the Chilean spice on Rome Masters semi-finals day following Nicolas Jarry‘s incredible upset win over Stefanos Tsitsipas. The top ranked Chilean joined his compatriot and second ranked player from his nation, Alejandro Tabilo in the final four, marking the first time two players […] The post Red-Hot Chile Peppers Rome semis appeared first on Tennis Rookie Me Central.

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