Open 6ème Sens – Métropole de Lyon

Spirited Battle Comes Up Just Short For Yastremska In Lyon

LYON/WASHINGTON, March 7, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) It wasn’t the fairy tale ending that Dayana Yastremska – and a war-torn nation – had hoped for. Yet, Sunday’s title match between the 21-year-old Ukrainian refugee and eighth-seeded Zhang Shuai of China […]

A Heroic Comeback In Lyon Makes Yastremska A Winner Around The World

LYON/WASHINGTON, March 2, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) By the end of Dayana Yastremska‘s three-plus-hour, three-set first-round victory at the Open 6ème Sens – Métropole de Lyon in France, the 21-year-old Ukrainian was happy that she had won for her war-torn […]

Big-Time Victory For Tauson, Wins First WTA Title

LYON/WASHINGTON, March 7, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Sunday’s final of the Open 6ème Sens – Métropole de Lyon matched a pair of qualifiers, Denark’s Clara Tauson and Viktorija Golubic from Switzerland, one a walking Wikipedia of tennis knowledge, the other friendly with […]

A Dreamy Week For Tauson, Golubic Continues

LYON/WASHINGTON, March 7, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) While Danish teenager Clara Tauson‘s dream week to remember continued at the Open 6ème Sens – Métropole de Lyon on Saturday, it’s been a pretty dreamy run for another qualifier, Viktorija Golubic of […]

Teen Tauson Beats Another Top 100 Foe In Lyon

LYON/WASHINGTON, March 6, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) At age 18, Clara Tauson of Denmark is the youngest player in the Open 6ème Sens – Métropole de Lyon draw. However, throughout her marvelous, breakout week in Lyon, France’s third-largest city, she […]

Minnen Doing The Right Thing, Winning In Lyon

LYON/WASHINGTON, March 5, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Belgium’s Greet Minnen needed six match points to win her second-round match against No. 8 seed Arantxa Rus of the Netherlands at the Open 6ème Sens – Métropole de Lyon in France’s third-largest city […]

Clara Burel: L’Ardeur De La Jeunesse À Lyon

LYON/WASHINGTON, March 4, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) France’s Clara Burel may only be 19 years old, but she’s wise beyond her years. After receiving a wild card and winning a couple of rounds during last year’s Roland Garros, Burel is […]

Former Junior No. 1 Tauson Wins Stunner In Lyon

LYON/WASHINGTON, March 2, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Ekaterina Alexandrova had begun her season in fine form, reaching the semifinals of the Gippsland Trophy in Australia bookended by a couple of third-round performances in Abu Dhabi and the Australian Open. She […]