Monday, May 26, 2014
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Federer Feels Strong At The
Beginning of the French Open
Roger Federer heads into French
Open buoyed by the birth of a second set of twins in the
family and feeling perhaps his strongest on clay in
several seasons. The fourth seed credited his weeks of
training sessions at home near Zurich as he awaited the
May 6 birth of Leo and Lenny and after his second-round
defeat last week in Rome against Jeremy Chardy with
lifting his game.
Federer Accepts Sunday Start Of
The French Open
After a controversial beginning
several years ago, the Sunday start at the French Open
has grudgingly become part of the annual tennis fabric.
The concept, which extends the Roland Garros clay
fortnight to 15 days of play, was first scoffed at when
it was introduced, with players complaining of the extra
Murray Won’t Have New Coach By
His First Match In Paris
Andy Murray has had to postpone
his ambitious goal of finding a coach before the French
Open start as the Scot admits that it is taking more
time than expected to line up a new mentor after
splitting with Ivan Lendl two months ago.
Isner And Querrey Start The
French Open With Victories
Unlikely winners Sam Querrey and
John Isner both produced surprises with opening wins at
the French Open, by far the worst of all the grand slams
for the US. Querrey, who beat Italian Filippo Volandri,
admitted that he might have shocked even himself as he
won on the opening Sunday.
The Mecir Name Stirs Memories
At Roland Garros
The name of Miroslav Mecir is
recalled with a kind of reverence at Roland Garros after
the Czechoslovak, known as the Big Cat entranced
finessed his way to the 1987 French Open semi-final
without dropping a set.
HAPPY 100 YEARS WILSON
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