Archive | June, 2012

Tsonga defies history and reaches the quarter-finals of Roland Garros

June 4, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Roland Garros, Paris – Jo Wilfried Tsonga had all night to worry, think and hope that a case of déjà vu would not occur on court again after his five-set defeat last year against Stanislas Wawrinka despite being two-sets up.  As the light faded on the courts of Paris yesterday evening, the […]

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Ferrer and Almagro through to the final eight at Roland Garros

June 4, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Roland Garros, Paris – It has been a good day for Spain and its tennis followers with two out of the three Spaniards playing today making it through to the quarter-finals.  Sixth seed David Ferrer and No. 12 seed Nicolas Almagro both reached the final eight for the third time in their […]

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Players wish Rafael Nadal a Happy Birthday

June 4, 2012

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Yesterday was Rafael Nadal’s 26th birthday and during the week on the ‘Road to Roland Garros’ the players had been recording their special birthday messages for 6-time Roland Garros champion – and some even chose to sing happy birthday to him! Lisa-Marie Burrows Twitter: @TennisNewsViews

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