June 7, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The number 17-seed, Francesca Schiavone of Italy, defeated seventh-seeded Samantha Stosur of Australia, 6-4, 7-6 (2), in the women's finals of the 2010 French Open. Schiavone came into the match with only one win in five attempts against Stosur,
June 2, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In 2010 French Open men's action on Tuesday at Roland Garros, Robin Soderling upended top seed Roger Federer 3-6, 6-3, 7-5, 6-4. Soderling, who came into the match winless in 12 attempts against Federer, was able to break Federer's serve 44 percent of the time on conversion chances, while Federer was only able to convert break point 29 percent of the time.
June 1, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Top-seeded Serena Williams defeated the 18th seed Shahar Peer by a score of 6-2, 6-2 to move into the women's quarterfinals of the 2010 French Open. Serena took only 67 min. to take out Peer, and Serena is the only American singles player, on the men's or women's side, still alive at Roland Garros. In other action, Samantha Stosur ended Justine Henin's 24-match winning streak at the French Open by a score of 2-6, 6-1, 6-4. Stosur was a semifinalist at the 2009 French Open.
May 19, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The French Open is the world's premier clay court tournament and the second of the four Grand Slam events. The 2010 French Open is set for May 23-June 6 at the historic Roland Garros in Paris, France. This year’s event promises to deliver a wide array of dramatics, as well as some heart pumping and intriguing clay court tennis.
May 11, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis Channel has extended its French Open relationship with tennis icon John McEnroe. The man with one of the best-known faces in televised tennis today will continue his lead analyst’s role during the network’s annual coverage of the event (also known as Roland Garros) through 2013.
April 30, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA hosted a playoff this week to award a men’s and a women’s singles main-draw wild card to the 2010 French Open. The men’s and women’s wild-card tournaments took place on the clay courts of the Boca West Country Club in Boca Raton, Fla., April 27-29.