Adrian Mannarino offers himself Maxime Cressy and goes to the semi-finals at Winston-Salem

Adrian Mannarino took his revenge on Maxime Cressy. Beaten in Sydney in January by the Franco-American born in Paris, the 34-year-old Frenchman won this time (6-3, 7-6 [3]), Thursday, in the quarter-finals of the Winston-Salem ATP 250. The 65th in the world took the service of Cressy from the start and managed to maintain his … Read more

Alizé Cornet dominates Zhang Shuai and reaches the semifinals in Cleveland

After having reached 500 victories there, Alizé Cornet offers himself a place in the last four in Cleveland. The French, 37th in the world, ranked Thursday for the semi-finals of the tournament played in Ohio by beating the Chinese Zhang Shuai (6-4, 6-2), ranked 44th. Dominating from start to finish, Cornet converted three of the … 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

Paula Badosa dominates Coco Gauff in San Jose

Paula Badosa qualified for the semi-finals of the San José tournament, winning against the American Coco Gauff (7-6 [4]6-2) Saturday. Although having conceded her serve twice in the first set, Gauff nevertheless found herself two points away from pocketing it on her serve at 5-4. But Badosa was able to erase this delay each time, … Read more

Nick Kyrgios advances to Washington tournament semifinals

After a fierce fight of two and a half hours, Nick Kyrgios, finalist of the last Wimbledon, came to the end of the American Frances Tiafoe (6-7 [5]7-6 [12]6-2), Friday in the quarterfinals of the Washington tournament. The Australian player, still as whimsical – evidenced by his kicks between the legs – and grumbling, against … Read more

Les Bleues and the curse of the quarter-finals at the Euro

Unsurprisingly, Corinne Deacon’s France will play their fourth Euro quarter-final this Saturday (9 p.m.). As in the 2009, 2013 and 2017 editions, Les Bleues arrive with the ambition of climbing into a last four that they have never reached before. 2009, a regrettable first experience In 2009, Norway hosted the tenth European Women’s Football Championship, … Read more

Rafael Nadal ‘doesn’t know’ if he can play semi-final against Kyrgios at Wimbledon

“What do you say to your father and sister from the stands when you seem to be in pain on the court?They told me to give up. For me it was hard to throw in the towel in the middle of a match, in the quarter-finals, at Wimbledon Central. I’ve done it a few times … Read more

Caroline Garcia qualified for the semi-finals in Bad Homburg by beating Sabine Lisicki

And Caroline Garcia had the last word. After 77 minutes of a second set under high tension and in which neither player had managed to make a difference, the Frenchwoman saved two balls from one set everywhere in the decisive game before offering herself the victory against to Sabine Lisicki on Thursday (6-3, 7-6 [7]). … Read more

Halle: Daniil Medvedev qualifies for the semi-finals without worries

On grass, more than on other surfaces, it is necessary at all costs to know how to serve. Daniil Medvedev demonstrated this once again during his quarter-final in Halle. If the world number 1 easily won over Roberto Bautista Agut, 6-2, 6-4, in 1h27, he owes it above all to his ability to cash break … Read more

Nick Kyrgios easily qualifies for the semi-finals in Halle

Difficult to stop Nick Kyrgios when he remains focused on his match and his serve does not seize up. Pablo Carreno Busta experienced it in the Halle quarter-final on Friday. The Spaniard lost 6-4, 6-2, in 1h08, without ever having the impression of being able to reverse the course of the game. Nick Kyrgios (wild … Read more