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2017 French Open women's preview and predictions - FanRag Sports (blog);

2017 French Open women's preview and predictions - FanRag Sports (blog)

FanRag Sports (blog)2017 French Open women's preview and predictionsFanRag Sports (blog)You know the story of this 2017 French Open on the women's side: Serena Williams is expecting, Maria Sharapova was denied, and a “kid's day” appearance is the extent of Victoria Azarenka's time on court, making this the most uncertain Slam field in years.and more »

Wide open battle for 'pretenders' - Gulf Digital News;

Wide open battle for 'pretenders' - Gulf Digital News

Gulf Digital NewsWide open battle for 'pretenders'Gulf Digital NewsParis: Serena Williams' bombshell pregnancy announcement last month triggered a sequence of events that has left this year's women's draw at Roland Garros wide open and primed for a new champion. The 23-time Grand Slam winner learned she was ...and more »

From Agassi-Nole to American teen, stage set for French Open - Sportstarlive

From Agassi-Nole to American teen, stage set for French OpenSportstarliveThe names missing from the French Open field are as noteworthy as can be — Roger Federer, Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova. Still, there are plenty of story lines to keep an eye on at Roland Garros, where play begins on Sunday.and more »

Insider Top 5: Roland Garros Contenders - WTA Tennis;

Insider Top 5: Roland Garros Contenders - WTA Tennis

WTA TennisInsider Top 5: Roland Garros ContendersWTA TennisIn an open field, which women have the best chance of crossing into the champion's meadow at the French Open? -A +A. WTA Insider David Kane. May 27, 2017. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook FacebookShare to Twitter Twitter. The first major ...and more »

Tennis: Everyone's favourite Nadal cares only about playing well - The Straits Times

Tennis: Everyone's favourite Nadal cares only about playing wellThe Straits TimesRafael Nadal and his coach and uncle Toni training at Roland Garros yesterday. The nine-time French Open champion is in smashing form this year but he is still wary about his first-round opponent - the unpredictable Frenchman Benoit Paire.PHOTO: ...and more »

'I'm the favourite? I don't care', says Nadal before French Open - ClickLancashire;

'I'm the favourite? I don't care', says Nadal before French Open - ClickLancashire

ClickLancashire'I'm the favourite? I don't care', says Nadal before French OpenClickLancashireDjokovic, 30, has experienced a minor slump since winning the French Open past year, winning only two out of 14 tournaments since and admitting that he lost motivation after completing his career... Djokovic has endured an unexpected year of struggle ...and more »

Dominic Thiem: I Now Feel Like I Belong In The Top 10 - Tennis-X.com (blog)

Dominic Thiem: I Now Feel Like I Belong In The Top 10Tennis-X.com (blog)A year after breaking through into the Top 10 with his French Open semifinal run, Dominic Thiem says he finally feels like he belongs among the elite. And his results lately back it up reaching the Masters final in Madrid and Barcelona then beating ...and more »

Murray: I Need To Enjoy My Struggle To Get Through It - ATP World Tour;

Murray: I Need To Enjoy My Struggle To Get Through It - ATP World Tour

ATP World TourMurray: I Need To Enjoy My Struggle To Get Through ItATP World TourIt was one year ago that Andy Murray began to plot his climb to the top spot of the Emirates ATP Rankings on the European clay. A title in Rome was followed by a run to the final at Roland Garros and the Scot was soaring. But Murray is the first to ...and more »

Without Serena Williams, French Open women's draw is wide open - KHOU;

Without Serena Williams, French Open women's draw is wide open - KHOU

KHOUWithout Serena Williams, French Open women's draw is wide openKHOUPARIS — Serena Williams is such a huge factor in the world of tennis that even when she's not making the scene at a Grand Slam she remains a relevant topic of conversation. And the 35-year-old Williams is definitely not making the scene at this year's ...and more »

'I'm the favourite? I don't care', says Rafael Nadal - ClickLancashire;

'I'm the favourite? I don't care', says Rafael Nadal - ClickLancashire

ClickLancashire'I'm the favourite? I don't care', says Rafael NadalClickLancashireAdding to the uncertainty for the claycourt grand slam which starts on Sunday, defending champion Garbine Muguruza, who has not won more than three consecutive matches on the red dirt this season, was handed a tough first-round draw against 2010 ...and more »

All eyes on rampaging Rafa - Deccan Herald;

All eyes on rampaging Rafa - Deccan Herald

Deccan HeraldAll eyes on rampaging RafaDeccan HeraldPotential challenges could come from a new generation of big hitters such as rising Austrian Dominic Thiem and Germany's new wunderkind Alexander Zverev, but Nadal looks in the mood to regain his Parisian throne. PTI file photo. × ...and more »

ATP Madrid quarterfinal preview: Novak Djokovic vs Kei Nishikori - ClickLancashire;

ATP Madrid quarterfinal preview: Novak Djokovic vs Kei Nishikori - ClickLancashire

ClickLancashireATP Madrid quarterfinal preview: Novak Djokovic vs Kei NishikoriClickLancashireRafa Nadal set up an intriguing Madrid Open semi-final against Novak Djokovic by overcoming Belgian David Goffin 7-6 (3) 6-2 in a high-quality last-eight match on Friday. The level of play from both players rose in a remarkable game with Goffin serving ...and more »

FRENCH OPEN '17: From Agassi-Nole to US teen, what to watch - The Mountaineer Echo;

FRENCH OPEN '17: From Agassi-Nole to US teen, what to watch - The Mountaineer Echo

The Mountaineer EchoFRENCH OPEN '17: From Agassi-Nole to US teen, what to watchThe Mountaineer EchoThe names missing from the French Open field are as noteworthy as can be: Roger Federer, Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova. They are the owners of a combined six titles at Roland Garros and 46 Grand Slam singles trophies in all and the three most ...and more »

French Open 2017: Sunday Schedule and Predictions for Roland Garros Bracket - Bleacher Report;

French Open 2017: Sunday Schedule and Predictions for Roland Garros Bracket - Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportFrench Open 2017: Sunday Schedule and Predictions for Roland Garros BracketBleacher ReportThere's a new name at the top of the women's seedings as the 2017 French Open gets underway Sunday, and Angelique Kerber will get her first opportunity to display her worthiness as she opens the second Grand Slam tournament of the year in her opening ...and more »

LOOK: French Open competitors take in Paris before competition begins - Excelle Sports;

LOOK: French Open competitors take in Paris before competition begins - Excelle Sports

Excelle SportsLOOK: French Open competitors take in Paris before competition beginsExcelle SportsNo Serena, no Sharapova, no problem. This year's French Open looks to be one of the most open tournaments in recent WTA history, and the competitors that will be hitting the courts at Roland Garros look excited and ready to go. Before the competition ...and more »

Nadal targets his 10th title - The Daily Star;

Nadal targets his 10th title - The Daily Star

The Daily StarNadal targets his 10th titleThe Daily StarWith the world's top five occupied by players over 30 for the first time, Rafael Nadal is poised to tighten the old guard's Grand Slam grip by capturing an unprecedented 10th French Open. The Spaniard, written off as a contender in Paris after a ...and more »

Who can prevent Rafael Nadal from winning Roland Garros? - Blasting News;

Who can prevent Rafael Nadal from winning Roland Garros? - Blasting News

Blasting NewsWho can prevent Rafael Nadal from winning Roland Garros?Blasting NewsA year ago, Rafael Nadal was forced to withdraw from the 3rd round of the French Open due to a wrist injury. Twelve months later, he looks so dominant cruising throughout the clay court swing. Those three titles in a row in Monte-Carlo, Barcelona, and ...and more »

Patrick McEnroe's predictions: It's Rafa time, but who takes the women's crown? - ESPN;

Patrick McEnroe's predictions: It's Rafa time, but who takes the women's crown? - ESPN

ESPNPatrick McEnroe's predictions: It's Rafa time, but who takes the women's crown?ESPNLast year at this time, Novak Djokovic was in the midst of one of the most dominant runs in the history of men's tennis, which culminated in his first French Open title. Oh, how quickly things can change. Djokovic is still the No. 2 player in the world ...and more »

La Decima calling: Rafael Nadal out on his own as favourite to win a 10th French Open title - The National;

La Decima calling: Rafael Nadal out on his own as favourite to win a 10th French Open title - The National

The NationalLa Decima calling: Rafael Nadal out on his own as favourite to win a 10th French Open titleThe NationalLast year, Novak Djokovic's elusive quest for his first French Open title was the prevalent theme at Roland Garros. This season it is "La Decima". Can Rafael Nadal, after two years of disappointments, finally get his 10th French Open title this season?and more »

FRENCH OPEN '17: Djokovic, Muguruza try to defend titles - Yahoo Sports;

FRENCH OPEN '17: Djokovic, Muguruza try to defend titles - Yahoo Sports

Yahoo SportsFRENCH OPEN '17: Djokovic, Muguruza try to defend titlesYahoo SportsFILE - In this June 4, 2016, file photo, Garbine Muguruza holds the trophy after winning the women's final of the French Open tennis tournament against Serena Williams, in Paris, France. Muguruza will be competing in the French Open. (AP Photo/Alastair ...and more »