Gaël Monfils: “Being physically ready for the US Open”

“It was a pretty crazy match, with a lot of twists and turns…Yes, it was a crazy game (reported 7-6, 7-6) ! At first I had a hard time getting used to his service (from Franco-American Maxime Cressy). I had never played him, even in training, and his second ball goes so fast! At first, … Read more

Jack Draper eliminated by Pablo Carreno-Busta at the Montreal Masters 1000

Coming from the qualifications, Jack Draper had however reached the quarter-finals of the Masters 1000 in Montreal, after having notably offered Stefanos Tsitsipas in the second round then having obtained the abandonment of Gaël Monfils in the eighth. But, on Friday, in the quarter-finals, the young 20-year-old Briton, ranked 82nd at the ATP, was eliminated … Read more

Nick Kyrgios: ‘My game under pressure and my confidence have never been so high’

“How do you wish after this victory over Daniil Medvedev?I did not enter the field thinking that he was world number 1. My objective was not to give him too much rhythm. I’ve been serving and returning well for a while, so I figured I was going to serve and volley almost every point. I … Read more

Nick Kyrgios knocks out Daniil Medvedev in the 2nd round of the Montreal Masters 1000

The new Kyrgios, less evil but more impactful, struck again, this time beating world No. 1 Daniil Medvedev 6-7 (2/7), 6-4, 6-2. After its final at Wimbledon and its title in Washington, Australia still wants more. Sober, and very hard-hitting in his serve and volley line to upset a Russian placed very far on the … Read more

Adrian Mannarino, qualified for the second round of the Masters 1000 in Montreal: “I didn’t have a hole”

“Tennis is crazy. Sometimes a point or two gets you home, and sometimes a point or two gets you into a tournament and then goes further. » After two qualifying rounds won in pain and in extreme heat (7-5, 7-6 [6] against the Australian Max Purcell, then 1-6, 6-4, 6-3 against the South Korean Kwon … Read more

Benoît Paire, Hugo Gaston and Arthur Rinderknech qualified for the Montreal Masters 1000

Benoît Paire, Hugo Gaston and Arthur Rinderknech validated their ticket for the final table of the Masters 1000 in Montreal by extracting themselves from the qualifications. For his last match, Benoît Paire (112th) had to fight against the Swiss Marc-Andrea Huesler (100th) for three sets (6-3, 3-6, 6-1). Arthur Rinderknech (69th) fought two hours shoulder … Read more

Caroline Garcia and Alizé Cornet will challenge each other in the first round of the Canada Open

Caroline Garcia and Alizé Cornet are the only French women to have directly entered the final table of the WTA 1000 in Toronto and the draw wanted them to face each other in the first round. Note that this will be the seventh meeting on the circuit between the two players and that Garcia, recently … Read more

Nick Kyrgios on Daniil Medvedev’s road to the Montreal Masters 1000

Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal won’t be on the courts at the Canada Open, but there will still be something for fans in Montreal. Starting with a second round that sent the powder between Daniil Medvedev (n°1 and defending champion) and Nick Kyrgios, recent Wimbledon finalist against Novak Djokovic, provided that the Australian (63rd) gets … Read more