Moutet in the round of 16 of the US Open after his victory against Cachin

He lost track of this meeting several times, exasperated at not being able to conclude this match “unlosable” in his own word belched on the court. But Corentin Moutet managed to remobilize to win his first round of 16 in a Grand Slam. The 23-year-old Frenchman has come a long way in this US Open, … Read more

Rafael Nadal injures his nose with… his own racket in the second round of the US Open

Rafael Nadal has had a lot of physical problems during his career, but the Spaniard broke new ground this Thursday night at the US Open. At 3-0 in his favor in the fourth set of his match against Fabio Fognini, in the second round of the New York Grand Slam, the world number 3 injured … Read more

Richard Gasquet dominates Miomir Kecmanovic in the 2nd round of the US Open

He was still eye-opening. At 36, Richard Gasquet seems to push the limits of time and distill beauty as if he were 20 years old. Thursday, on court 10 of the National Tennis Center, first bathed for a few games by a blazing sun, before being under the wind and a soft night shadow, as … Read more

Benoît Paire, eliminated in the first round of the US Open: “I’ll see if I resume next year”

“You were leading 5-3 in the second set before collapsing against Cameron Norrie (6-0, 7-6 [1]6-0)…It’s a turning point. Bad start to the game. It’s been a while since I hit the ball, I quit after Cincy. I took a little vacation. There, I’m going back on vacation so it was a little break between … Read more

Borna Coric tames Stefanos Tsitsipas to win the Cincinnati Masters 1000

Ohio was therefore a land of rebirth. After the breathtaking adventure of Caroline Garcia, heroine of the women’s draw in Cincinnati coming out of qualifying, it was the Croatian Borna Coric (152nd, 25 years old) who tore with a bang the veil of shadow in which he had been entangled for more one year. Sunday, … Read more

Rafael Nadal eliminated by Borna Coric as soon as he entered the competition in Cincinnati

For his first official match since withdrawing on the eve of the Wimbledon semi-final against Nick Kyrgios in early July, due to an abdominal tear, Rafael Nadal lost to Borna Coric (7-6 [9]4-6, 6-3), on Wednesday night through Thursday in the second round of the Masters 1000 in Cincinnati. “Everything is not going to be … Read more

Pablo Carreno Busta, the tough guy

“If clay didn’t exist, this guy wouldn’t even be Top 50.” The tweet released two years ago by Nick Kyrgios has something to smile about. Because Pablo Carreño Busta, winner Sunday in Montreal against Hubert Hurkacz (3-6, 6-3, 6-3) of the first Masters 1000 of his career, is not a Spaniard like the others. Born … Read more

In Montreal, Gaël Monfils is injured and abandons

No twisting, no slipping, no warning signs. On Thursday night, Gaël Monfils suddenly collapsed full length on the Montreal asphalt, writhing in pain. The 35-year-old Frenchman, who had struggled to get going and dropped the first set 6-2, had just broken the second set (2-0). He finally clenched his fist, suddenly entertained the public at … Read more

Rafael Nadal dominates Botic van de Zandschulp at Wimbledon to advance to quarters

After having stuck with the master of the place at Roland-Garros, Botic van de Zandschulp hoped to hurt Rafael Nadal a little more at Wimbledon. But the 26-year-old Dutchman did not really hold up better on the London turf than on the Parisian ocher and lost, like a month earlier, in three sets on Monday … Read more

For Novak Djokovic, Wimbledon turns into an indoor tournament for the last matches of the day

“I don’t see why the matches wouldn’t start earlier, explained Djokovic. If you are scheduled last at Central, you will end up with a match under the roof, which changes the conditions, the style of play, the way you move on the court. It’s more slippery, there are lights to consider. When you are last … Read more