Roland-Garros Begins With Plenty Of Excitement And Upsets, Too

PARIS/WASHINGTON, May 26, 2024 (by Michael Dickens) The French Open, the year’s second major and the only one played on clay, began in Paris Sunday under mostly cloudy skies and 22-degree Celsius temperatures. While light rain interrupted play for an […]

ITF Clay-Court Swing In Catalonia Concludes In Mataró

MATARÓ/STARNBERG, May 26, 2024 When you think of Catalonia, a multitude of images and associations immediately come to mind, highlighting what makes this region in the northeast of Spain so unique. With its capital, Barcelona, Catalonia is renowned for its […]

Schwaerzler Seals Macedonian Open Title

SKOPJE/STARNBERG, May 25, 2024 Austrian teenager Joel Schwaerzler emerged as the champion of the 2024 Macedonian Open, defeating Poland’s Kamil Majchrzak in the Saturday’s final with a straight-sets victory, 6-3, 6-3. The 18-year-old captured his maiden title on the Pro […]

Hometown Hero Mpetshi Perricard Triumphs In Lyon

LYON/STARNBERG, May 25, 2024 Lyon native Giovanni Mpetshi Perricard has captured his maiden title on the ATP Tour by winning the Open Parc held in his home town. The 20-year-old Frenchman saved one match point in the tie-break of Saturday’s […]

Skatov Secures Schwaben Open Crown

AUGSBURG/STARNBERG, May 25, 2024 Timofey Skatov has claimed his second ATP Challenger Tour career title by winning the 2024 Schwaben Open. The top seed of the €36,900 clay-court tournament held at the Tennis Club Augsburg Siebentisch, rallied from a set […]

Laura Pigossi Makes History, Advances To Roland Garros Main Draw

PARIS, May 25, 2024 Brazilian Laura Pigossi achieved a historic milestone on Friday by securing her first-ever spot in the main draw of Roland Garros, the second Grand Slam tournament of the season. Previously, Pigossi participated at 2022 Wimbledon and […]

Mpetshi Perricard Advances To First ATP Tour Title Match In Lyon

LYON/STARNBERG, May 24, 2024 French wild card Giovanni Mpetshi Perricard extended his remarkable run on Friday at the Open Parc, defeating second seed Alexander Bublik of Kazakhstan 6-4, 7-5 to secure his maiden ATP Tour final appearance in Lyon. Cheered […]

Moller Reaches Maiden Challenger Final At Schwaben Open

AUGSBURG/STARNBERG, May 24, 2024 Elmer Moller has reached his first title match on the ATP Challenger Tour at the Schwaben Open. The 20-year-old from Denmark fought past Riccardo Bonadio of Italy 3-6, 6-2, 7-5 on Friday afternoon at the Tennis […]