Author: Florian Heer

Federer Opens Paris Comeback With First-Round Win

PARIS, May 26, 2019 (by Sharada Rajagopalan) Stefanos Tsitsipas, Matteo Berrettini, Marin Cilic and Grigor Dimitrov among others set the ball rolling on the first day of the 2019 French Open. The baton of action was carried onward later in the […]

Auger-Aliassime Withdraws From Roland Garros

PARIS, May 26, 2019 Canada’s Felix Auger-Aliassime, seeded No. 25, has withdrawn from the Roland-Garros tournament with a left adductor injury. The 18-year-old, who finished runner-up to Benoit Paire at the ATP 250 event in Lyon on Saturday, was scheduled […]

Tsitsipas Through To Second Round At Roland Garros

PARIS, May 26, 2019 (by Sharada Rajagopalan and Florian Heer) The start of action at the 2019 French Open on Sunday not only saw some big names in the men’s singles draw – the bottom half, to be precise – […]

Zverev Wins Geneva Open

GENEVA, May 25, 2019 Alexander Zverev captured his first title of the season, winning the 2019 Banque Eric Sturdza Geneva Open. The top seed from Germany defeated Nicolas Jarry from Chile 6-3, 3-6, 7-6(8) in a rain-interrupted singles final on […]

Putintseva Crowned Champion In Nürnberg

NÜRNBERG, May 25, 2019 Yulia Putintseva clinched her first title on the WTA Tour, winning the Nürnberger Versicherungscup on a sunny Saturday afternoon. The top seed of the €250,000 WTA International event from Kazakhstan rallied past first-time finalist Tamara Zidansek […]

Court Simonne-Mathieu To Be Inaugurated On Sunday

PARIS, May 25, 2019 The new Court Simonne-Mathieu, nestled in the greenery of the Jardin des Serres d’Auteuil at Roland Garros, will be officially inaugurated on Sunday after the first match between Garbine Muguruza and Taylor Townsend, which starts at […]

Four Canadians In The Main Draw At Roland Garros

MONTREAL, May 25, 2019 (TC Press Release) The draw for the 2019 edition of Roland-Garros is complete with four Canadians set to take part in the first round, Denis Shapovalov (Richmond Hill, ON), Félix Auger-Aliassime (Montreal, QC), Bianca Andreescu (Mississauga, […]

Kovacevic Concludes Run At NCAA Singles Championships

ORLANDO, May 25, 2019 (Press Release) Fighting Illini men’s tennis junior Aleks Kovacevic saw an incredible season come to an end during the NCAA Singles Semifinals on Friday evening at the USTA National Campus in Orlando, Fla. “It was a great […]