Tag Archives: Roland Garros

Rafa’s Knee Plays Defense

So now it’s my fault again. Last July it was his foot, but this summer we’re back at the familiar frailty refrain: Rafa’s knee just can’t handle the pounding. The guy is a mere sturdy tendon away from being the … Continue reading

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Maria Sharapova Twitter Feed Found

              Until Maria Sharapova completed her grand slam resume last Saturday by winning Roland Garros, the biggest news about her was another title missing from her collection: Twitter handle. Sharapova just couldn’t understand how … Continue reading

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The Beard Knows

I get around to all the major sports, but I have a soft spot for tennis. Probably because I don’t exactly fit in. Athletes who wear me tend to exude a primal toughness not generally associated with such a refined … Continue reading

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Godding Up Rafa

So what’s the prevailing wisdom this week? Now he’s back to being the best ever? At least back on that track at any rate. It’s funny, he seems like the same player he was two weeks ago. The same player … Continue reading

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Who Is Really Winning at the French Open? Men’s Draw

Nadal gets on the couch Some would call it introspective; others typical Rafa. Nadal is not pleased with his form thus far at Roland Garros, and he’s not ashamed to admit it. In fact, his form in previous years – … Continue reading

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Who Is Really Winning at the French Open? Women’s Draw

We’re at the quarterfinal stage already? That means only a few more days to discuss the absence of the Sisters, Henin’s retirement, injuries, legitimate number ones, Maria’s slam, and the wide open draw. What else is there to talk about … Continue reading

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When He Hath Tried Me, I Shall Come Forth With The Old

Spare a thought for Christina McHale. The 19-year-old from New Jersey held a 5-0 lead in the third-set of her 1st round match against Italy’s Sara Errani at Roland Garros on Monday. What should have been McHale’s second career Grand … Continue reading

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