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Roland Garros + why it’s my favourite slam

It’s not to everyone’s tastes but Roland Garros usurps my fave’s favourite slam. The red clay of Paris isn’t loved by as many as the green grass of Wimbledon and the hard courts of New York and Melbourne. But it holds a special place in my heart. It’s the place where only two male players […]

The women's draw at the French Open is wide open this year

The women’s draw at the Roland Garros is wide open this year

It’s not Serena vs. The Rest of the WTA at Roland Garros. At least not by numbers. Everyone on the WTA has a little extra in the tank when they play Serena Williams but they might want to conserve their energy for the rest of the field. Jeff Sackman for Heavy Topspin did a forecast […]

Rafael Nadal - The God of Clay

Rafael Nadal – The God of Clay

As a Roger Federer fan, it was customary to dislike Nadal or at least see him as a bitter rival over the years. But my heart has warmed to him as both players have gotten older. Not many expected Nadal’s dominance on clay to continue after two consecutive years without winning, in 2015 and 2016 […]