Nishikori Reaches The Second Round At Roland Garros

Nishikori Reaches The Second Round At Roland Garros

Entering Sunday, Kei Nishikori had never lost a clay-court match against an opponent ranked as low as his first-round opponent at Roland Garros, World No. 153 Quentin Halys. That did not change. The Japanese star dismissed the Frenchman 6-2, 6-3, 6-4 in one hour and...
Apple’s abacus emoji is wrong

Apple’s abacus emoji is wrong

Apple’s abacus emoji is wrong. Or, technically not “wrong” per se, in that you can probably still use it do math if you actually know how to use an abacus (I do not). But still, that ever useful emoji — added in the Unicode 11.0 update to the emoji standards as part...
Ruud, Popyrin Lead #NextGenATP Charge Sunday At Roland Garros

Ruud, Popyrin Lead #NextGenATP Charge Sunday At Roland Garros

A pair of #NextGenATP stars made a good start to the year’s second Grand Slam on Sunday, as Norwegian Casper Ruud and Aussie Alexei Popyrin advanced to the second round at Roland Garros. Ruud dismissed former World No. 10 and 2014 semi-finalist Ernests Gulbis 6-2,...
Pella's Biweekly Sessions Open Up ATP Success

Pella's Biweekly Sessions Open Up ATP Success

The best five months of Guido Pella’s career have brought a Roland Garros preamble like no other for the Argentine. For the first time, Pella is seeded at a Slam (19), and until now, he’s had one of the best clay-court seasons of anyone. He leads the ATP...

Cilic Cruises In Opener; Dimitrov Or Tipsarevic Awaits

Two-time quarter-finalist Marin Cilic easily avoided the upset bug on Sunday, day one of Roland Garros, with a 6-3, 7-5, 6-1 win against Italian Thomas Fabbiano of Italy. The Croatian, who has made the last eight the past two years, hit 13 aces and won 87 per cent of...