Novak Djokovic on a walk against Cristian Garin in Astana

An hour and a minute is the time I need Novak Djokovic to clear his first hurdle on Wednesday at the ATP 500 tournament in Astana. The Serb did not have a single break point to overcome against the Chilean Cristian Garin (81st ATP), who saved only nine points in the first set. Very lively … Read more

Constant Lestienne dominates Adrian Mannarino in first round in Tel Aviv

2022 is definitely a good year for Constant Lestienne. Wednesday, in the first round of the ATP 250 tournament in Tel Aviv, the Amiénois took Adrian Mannarino out of the table in two sets (7-6 [2], 6-4) and a little less than two hours, at the end of a meeting that he managed well tactically. … Read more

Constant Lestienne passes the first round in San Diego

At the end of a very long match and finished at the end of the evening, the Frenchman Constant Lestienne crossed the first round of the ATP 250 tournament in San Diego, California on Monday, by defeating the American wild card Brandon Holt, the son of the former world No. 1 Tracy Austin (5-7, 7-6, … 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 repair on vacation so it was a short break between my … Read more

Serena Williams on her retirement after the US Open: “I will remain vague”

“When announcing your next retirement, you mentioned a “great pain”. Does a game like this change that feeling? I prefer the word evolution because I am at a stage in my life that does not correspond to retirement. The feelings are different. I was very moved in Toronto and Cincinnati. It was very difficult. I’m … Read more

Benjamin Bonzi beaten in the first round in Washington

Although he was effective on the return early in the game, breaking his opponent in the fourth game, Bonzi found fewer keys later when the American increased his first-ball percentage (from 63% in the first set at 85 and 76% in the second and third). Never off the hook, the Frenchman ended up losing in … Read more

Nick Kyrgios dominates Alejandro Davidovich Fokina in Cincinnati

Nick Kyrgios (28th) continues to ride his fine form. Against Alejandro Davidovich Fokina (37th) on Tuesday, the Australian was able to ease the match and close the deal in straight sets (7-6, 6-4). Here he is qualified for the second round of the Cincinnati tournament where he will meet a local, the American Taylor Fritz. … Read more

Carreno Busta beaten in the first round of the Cincinnati Masters 1000 by Kecmanovic

The aftermath of a party is sometimes painful. Pablo Carreno Busta, was able to make the bitter observation Tuesday in Cincinnati. Winner at the age of 31 of his first career Masters 1000 on Sunday in Montreal, after having lived an idyllic week in Canada and dominated to conclude the Pole Hubert Hurkacz in the … Read more

Iga Swiatek: “When I meet Serena Williams, I feel like I’m in kindergarten”

The 21-year-old Polish woman, in front of the press on Monday, agreed to discuss the upcoming retirement of Serena Williams. “It’s hard for me to make eye contact with Serena, there are always so many people around her,” explained Swiatek, adding that she had never had the courage to speak with the American with 23 … 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