Tour de France: David Gaudu leader of Groupama-FDJ, Pinot as “guardian angel”

Tour de France: David Gaudu leader of Groupama-FDJ, Pinot as “guardian angel”

The Tour de France has not yet started but the Groupama-FDJ, between the announcement of the positive test of Thibaut Pinot and Stefan Küng at the end of the Tour de Suisse and the attribution of leadership to David Gaudu, has already made (a lot) talk about her on Wednesday. In the afternoon, Marc Madiot, … Read more

Ugo Humbert offers himself Casper Ruud in the second round of Wimbledon

Ugo Humbert offers himself Casper Ruud in the second round of Wimbledon

Ugo Humbert found colors on the London lawn. The French offered the seeded n ° 3, Casper Ruud, to rally the third round at Wimbledon (3-6, 6-2, 7-5, 6-4). Everything had however started badly for the Habs, who lacked regularity in their attacking shots, especially in the forehand, and committed (too) many unforced errors during … Read more

For her big comeback in singles, Serena Williams yields to Frenchwoman Harmony Tan in the first round of Wimbledon

Like the lioness she always was, she fought until the end. But like the exhausted and out of breath player she is a little more every day, Serena Williams finally gave in. Exhausted by more than three hours of combat (3h11), the American, her right cheek dressed in two black bandages, bowed to the French … Read more

Maxime Cressy offers himself to Félix Auger-Aliassime in the first round of Wimbledon

Another underdog on the mat at Wimbledon. Seeded No. 6, Félix Auger-Aliassime took the door in the first round against Maxime Cressy (45th), the American born in Paris, in four sets (6-7 [5]6-4, 7-6 [9]7-6 [5]). While he had a shot at the bottom of the table, the Canadian ended up giving in after 4:15 … Read more

Yahia Fofana (Angers): “I come to impose myself”

Arrived free from Le Havre (Ligue 2), goalkeeper Yahia Fofana (21) has signed up for four seasons at SCO. This Tuesday, July 28, he was presented to the press, after having carried out his very first training with Angers, in the company of the three other doormen of the club, Paul Bernardoni (back from loan … Read more

Winner in five sets of Joao Sousa, Richard Gasquet joins the 2nd round of Wimbledon

It was long and through very difficult moments, but Richard Gasquet finally pulled through. On court No. 15 at Wimbledon, the Frenchman won his place for the second round by dominating Joao Sousa on Tuesday (7-6 [7], 6-2, 4-6, 4-6, 6-3). The Frenchman owes his success, long compromised, to a service found in the last … Read more

Alizé Cornet dismisses Yulia Putintseva to join the 2nd round at Wimbledon

It was not a hair-raising match, but here is, mathematically in any case, the best way to honor a nice record of 62 consecutive Grand Slams for Alizé Cornet. A series executed during the Australian Open 2007. And here is the Frenchwoman, 37th in the world, at the same level as the Japanese Ai Sugiyama … Read more

Caroline Garcia: “The sequence is complicated”

Caroline Garcia, after her victory over Yuriko Miyazaki (4-6, 6-1, 7-6 [4]): “The sequence is complicated (after his success in Bad Homburg last Saturday). I didn’t expect to be super dynamic on the court. I am happy with the way I managed to manage this parameter. I couldn’t rely too much on my physique, the … Read more

Ugo Humbert wins with forceps against Tomas Martin Etcheverry in the first round of Wimbledon

Everything was not perfect for Ugo Humbert, but this victory in five sets against Tomas Martin Etcheverry (6-3, 3-6, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4), after being led two sets to one could do the Frenchman the greatest good. If the adversary (77th in the world thanks to an active presence in Challengers on clay) could appear as … Read more

Enzo Couacaud yields to John Isner in the first round of Wimbledon

Wimbledon stops in the first round for Enzo Couacaud, beaten Monday by John Isner (6-7 [6]7-6 [3], 4-6, 6-3, 7-5). But what can the French blame himself for after 3h19 of a very tight fight (and disturbed by the rain)? Not much. Very effective in returns, he regularly threatened the American when the latter did … Read more