Frenchman Maxime Teixeira won the battle of local wildcards at Roland Garros, beating Vincent Millot 6-2, 5-7, 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-1 in the first round. Unfortunately, he now faces third seed Roger Federer. (Read: How TSF sees the ATP draw playing out.) (b)Asics: See all the pieces from this Spring’s Asics line — a crew, […]
Look at those calves! French qualifier Augustin Gensse didn’t make it past the first round of this week’s French Open. He fell to 14th-seed Stan Wawrinka 6-4, 3-6, 4-6, 2-6. (Browse: See how the qualifiers made their way into the main draw) TSF Vault: the TSF Tattoo Watch.
See the win, be the win. Rafa will go four his sixth French starting on Sunday. | Official RG website Espresso and pastries. The French Open is around the corner? You don’t say. While qualifying is underway (Draws: Men’s | Women’s), we haven’t been much focused on the tennis court this week. The men’s tour is […]
Anyone else ready to make this Donald Young vs. P-Mac story about Tim Smyczek instead? (Aside from Forty Deuce, we mean.) After all, Tim’s the guy who beat Young 6-7(4), 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 in that USTA six-man playoff in Boca West to nab a wildcard spot into Roland Garros this year. FYI: Smyczek’s never played […]
At age 39, it’s less surprising to see Kimiko Date Krumm beat Dinara Safina in the first round of Roland Garros 3-6, 6-4, 7-5 than it is to see her walk on water. Those are some winning abs, too! (Getty photo.)