Tagged with French

Alize Cornet, Kristina Mladenovic Lead French Charge On Day 3 Of Roland Garros 2016; Eugenie Bouchard Advances

Allez les Bleues! Ok, technically speaking Kristina Mladenovic wasn’t sporting French Blue on day 3 of Roland Garros 2016. Nonetheless, she and Alize Cornet carry much of the hope of a women’s singles champion for the host nation (along with France’s Caroline Garcia). Mladenovic dismissed 2010 Roland Garros champion Francesca Schiavone of Italy, 6-2 6-4. … Continue reading

Wimbledon 2014 Middle Sunday Reflections

On the seventh day, they rest. As the players get a break on the traditional middle Sunday, it gives a moment to reflect on what has occured to this point at Wimbledon 2014. Some things have gone to form this fortnight, but some have not. I’ll start off with my most outstanding players of the … Continue reading

Wimbledon 2014 Day 6 Women’s Wrap Up: Alizé Cornet Upsets Serena Williams For The Second Time In 2014; Is Maria Sharapova Now The Wimbledon Favorite…Or Not?

When Frenchwoman Alizé Cornet beat Serena Williams back in February at the Dubai Duty Free Championships, that semifinal result was seen by some as a fluke. That was especially so when sister Venus Williams exacted swift revenge in the final by torching Cornet, 6-3 6-0. Sure, Serena had lost earlier at the Australian Open to … Continue reading