Saturday, May 30, 2015

2015 FRENCH OPEN: Serena-Azarenka R32 Match Today; Nole, Raja, Andy, Rafa, Masha, Petra All Into R16

Jack Sock followed up his 1st round upset of Grigor Dimitrov (10)
 by reaching his first Grand Slam 4th round when he beat Borna Coric
The 2015 French Open at Roland Garros is almost half over and on the men's side the top seeds are basically cruising to the business end of the tournament. Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal and Tomas Berdych are all in the round of 16, along with at least four French players: Gael Monfils, Gilles Simon, Jeremy Chardy, and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. One of the big surprises on the men' side is the emergence of Jack Sock, who reached the fourth round of a major for the first time after beating #10 seed Grigor Dimitrov in the first round.

The women's draw has not held to form as strongly, with #3 seed (and 2014 Roland Garros finalist) Simona Halep falling to Mirjana Lucic-Baroni in the second round and Serena Williams losing a set in her 2nd round match and has an unlucky meeting with Victoria Azarenka in the 3rd round. Azarenka had triple match point against Serena on clay in Madrid just a few weeks ago but managed to lose that encounter. Maria Sharapova and Petra Kvitova are already in the Round of 16 but other clay-court favorites like Carla Suarez Navarro, Caroline Wozniacki and Angelique Kerber are already out of the tournament.

1 comment:

carter said...

Watch out for Jack Sock on clay.
He seems to love it, unlike other Americans.
And his partnership with Pospisil in doubles has the two of them ranked #2 in the WORLD in men's doubles.
Jack is on the move.


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