Pascal Gastien (Clermont): “We know what not to do” against PSG

“You have the experience of two games against PSG (0-4, 1-6) last season. What did you learn from these two encounters?We know what not to do, that is to say not to relax against them. We were very close to leveling the score at home last year when we were down 2-1 and in twelve … Read more

Toulouse at the foot of the wall before the trip to Hull KR in the Super League

They may have thought they had done the hardest part by climbing six points in 15 days thanks to three successes in a row, including a prestigious against Leeds (20-6, July 16), to abandon 12th place, synonymous with relegation . But while the calendar offered them the possibility of widening the gap with Wakefield, their … Read more

Nick Kyrgios rolls out in Washington, Adrian Mannarino eliminated

Facing the American Tommy Paul (seeded n°14), Kyrgios did the job, in hot and humid conditions, to win 6-3, 6-4 in 1h25. In the next round, the Australian will face another American in the person of Reilly Opelka. A tour that Adrian Mannarino will not see. Like Benoit Paire a little earlier in the day, … Read more

Benoît Paire loses to Holger Rune in the second round in Washington

The upturn did not last. The day after his victory against Peter Gojowczyk (7-5, 6-4), his fourth of the season only on the main circuit, Benoît Paire, who indicated that he had finally found “fun on the court”was no match for 19-year-old Dane Holger Rune (6-3, 6-2) in the second round of the ATP 500 … Read more

Glasgow Rangers beaten by Union Saint-Gilloise, Benfica winner of Midtjylland

Advantage Saint-Gilles. At the Den Dreef stadium in Louvain, Union Saint-Gilloise defeated Glasgow Rangers (2-0) and took the lead in this double confrontation. The winner will face Monaco or PSV, who neutralized each other earlier in the evening (1-1). Glasgow Rangers, unfortunate finalists in the last Europa League, were dominant in the first half and … Read more

Venus Williams beaten in the first round of the Washington tournament

Venus Williams, 42 and not now ranked in the WTA, played her first singles match in a year on Monday, in the first round of the Washington tournament, where she had received a wild card. But, opposed to the Canadian Rebecca Marino, 111th player in the world and from the qualifications, the American, seven times … Read more

The atypical career of Constant Lestienne, new player in the top 100

This Monday, the ATP ranking was inducted for the 81st time a Frenchman in the top 100. The lucky winner is Constant Lestienne (90th), finalist of the Challenger of Segovia last week. The reward of a very good start to the Challengers season (two titles in Malaga and Pozoblanco, a final, five semi-finals and nine … Read more

Ligue 2: Guingamp and Metz are a hit, Bordeaux silent against Valenciennes

Ligue 2 has resumed its rights. After the inaugural defeat of Saint-Étienne in Dijon (2-1), eight matches took place this Saturday evening. Thanks to its 4-0 card against Pau, Guingamp temporarily takes the lead in the Championship pending Monday’s meeting between the two unfortunate play-offs from last season, Sochaux and Paris FC. For their debut … Read more

Constant Lestienne in the Segovia Challenger final, not Ugo Humbert

The good series continues for Constant Lestienne, qualified for the final of the Challenger of Segovia after his victory over Michael Geerts (2-6, 7-5, 7-6 [4]) this Saturday. This is the third time that the Frenchman has made it to the final of a Challenger this season. He had won the first two in Malaga … Read more

Richard Gasquet Entrance Corner in Kitzbühel

Promoted to the rank of seeded No. 10 following the withdrawals of Casper Ruud (5th) and Matteo Berrettini (15th), who provided an explanation in the final in Gstaad (victory for the Norwegian), Richard Gasquet did not did not take advantage of the windfall at the clay court tournament in Kitzbühel on Tuesday afternoon. The 36-year-old … Read more