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

Hugo Grenier, winner of his first round at Wimbledon, beginner’s luck

Before this month of June, lawn tennis and Hugo Grenier, that made two. He had to reach his 26th birthday and the prospect of finally discovering Wimbledon, because before this year, his ATP ranking did not even allow him to consider registering for qualifications, for this big guy of 1 , 96 m eventually set … Read more

Wimbledon cough after Marin Cilic and Matteo Berrettini test positive for Covid

He is replaced, driven out of the debates, excluded from the discussions around a rectangle of land or a piece of grass. But the Covid-19 has made its return between the lines. With its unhealthy round mouth and its antennae bristling like anguish, the malignant virus shook Wimbledon. In two days, the London Major lost … 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

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