Notes and Quotes from Day 5 of the 2012 French Open

ANDY MURRAY Q.  Perhaps you could just talk us through how you were feeling at the start and then at the end. ANDY MURRAY:  Well, first of all, it wasn't the same thing I had before.  I was absolutely fine yesterday in practice, no problem, went … [Read more...]

Notes and Quotes from Day 4 of the 2012 French Open

Brian Baker   On playing 10 matches in 12 days: Ah, I mean, yeah.  My body is definitely feeling it.  I don't know if that was the sole reason I lost 6‑0 in the fifth. But, yeah, I was definitely a little bit sore and the shoulder was … [Read more...]

Notes and Quotes from Day 3 of the 2012 French Open

Serena Williams Serena Williams comments on what happened from 5-1 up in second set tiebreak.   Well, I just started making a lot of errors.  I mean, the whole match, I just didn't play at all the way I have been practicing. So, yeah, I just … [Read more...]

Serena Williams Upset in First Round of French Open

  For the first time in her career, Serena Williams has lost in the first round of a Grand Slam tournament. Williams fell to Virginie Razzano of France 4-6, 7-6 (7-5), 6-3 on Tuesday in Paris at the French Open. Williams was well in command up … [Read more...]

US Women go 10 for 10 in First Two Days of French Open

Who says Americans can’t play on clay? In the first two days of the French Open, the ladies from the United States are a perfect 10 for 10 in wins. It’s the first time since 2003 that so many US women have gained a berth in the second round in … [Read more...]

Azarenka Survives, Li Cruises, Davis Stuns Barthel at Roland Garros

No. 1 seed Victoria Azarenka was five points away from becoming the first top French Open woman’s seed in the Open Era to fall in the first round. Azarenka won 12 of the last 14 games to move into the second round escaping Italy’s Alberta Brianti … [Read more...]

Notes and Quotes from Day 1 of the 2012 French Open

  Nicolas Mahut on his victory over Andy Roddick: Yes, it was my 10th draw here, final draw here.  We all hope to play such a match on such a court here with the French.  And the French audience are waiting for this.  They want to support … [Read more...]

Top Seeds Advance, Roddick Falls, Venus Williams Rallies on Day One of French Open

  Day one of the French Open saw most of the seeds advance in Pairs on Sunday including (6) Samantha Stosur, (5) Jo-Wilfred Tsonga, (9) Juan Martin Del Potro, (10) Angelique Kerber, (13) Ana Ivanovic, (18) Stanislas Wawrinka, (14) Fernando … [Read more...]

2012 French Open Men’s Contender Profiles – Fast Facts with Jack Cunniff

Profiles of the top contenders for the 2012 French Open. Note: Grand Slam records for main draw matches only.  - by Jack Cunniff   1. Novak Djokovic 2012 Record: 30-5 Grand Slam Record: 117-24 French Open … [Read more...]