Grass, tennis’ most unpredictable surface, is a fitting battleground for what may be a chaotic Wimbledon. Steve Tignor and Ed McGrogan give their thoughts on the game after Roland Garros.
Monthly Archives: June 2017
What more can be said about Rafa at Roland Garros? Ed McGrogan tries his best, in less than 10 minutes.
Just 20 years old, the Latvian struck 54 winners and staged a major comeback on one of the sport’s grandest stages to win her first title—and it’s a big one. Ed McGrogan breaks it down in under 10 minutes.
Will we get a great men’s final? Ed McGrogan considers the match-up between Rafa, the in-form nine-time champion, and Stan, the forever dangerous underdog. Plus: stay until the end of the podcast for a special guest appearance.
Thursday’s semifinals have given us a fascinating final to consider at Roland Garros.
Novak Djokovic’s reign as Roland Garros champion came to a shocking end, Simona Halep mounted a stunning comeback, and my must-see quarterfinal was a cover-your-eyes dud. It was a busy and pivotal day in Paris, which Ed McGrogan recaps in under 10 minutes
Only two matches were completed on a rainy Tuesday at Roland Garros, but both were significant. Ed McGrogan discusses Timea Bacsinszky’s return to the French Open semifinals and Jelena Ostapenko’s latest victory over Caroline Wozniacki.
The quarterfinals are set at Roland Garros. Cilic vs. Wawrinka; Halep vs. Svitolina; Garcia vs. Pliskova—which players do you think will emerge? Ed McGrogan gives his thoughts on today’s report.
There will be a first-time Grand Slam champion at this year’s French Open. And that’s a good thing. Ed McGrogan breaks down a women’s draw brimming with opportunity, and the latest runs of red-clay success by Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal.
Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka were two of Saturday’s big winners—not only did they win against potentially troublesome opponents, but they got their matches in before rain halted play for good. In addition, France is guaranteed a quarterfinalist thanks to
From Novak Djokovic’s five-set scare to some extremely competitive women’s matches, the first day of third-round play delivered the entertainment value we’ve come to expect from the Slams. Ed McGrogan recaps a great Day 6—all in under 10 minutes.
We’re into the third round at Roland Garros, where Andy Murray and Juan Martin del Potro will collide. Both men were tested on Day 5, as were three Top 10 seeds on the women’s side. Ed McGrogan runs it down, and looks ahead on Friday’s play, in under 10 m
Garbine Muguruza and Venus Williams didn’t come into the French Open with much momentum, but a decimated draw has given their title chances a boost. We discuss their second-round wins, Wednesday’s other notable results and look ahead to Day 5—all in less