2010 French Open: day 3 recap

Third and final day of the first round today. – Justine Henin, Maria Sharapova and Rafael Nadal cruise into second round. – Andy Roddick survives five set scare: the 6th seed came within two points of defeat against Jarko Nieminen, but he prevailed after a intense battle 6-2, 4-6, 4-6, 7-6, 6-3. It was Roddick’s […]

Benny Berthet Day 2010: Martin Solveig vs Bob Sinclar

Saturday afternoon, French DJ Martin Solveig took part in the traditional charity event Children’s Day at Roland Garros (previously known as “Benny Berthet Day”). He filmed the video for his forthcoming single (called Smash) in which he plays a tennis match against fellow DJ Bob Sinclar. Martin Solveig:

Fifth French Open crown for Henin?

3 years after her last match in Paris (her win against Ivanovic in the 2007 final), Justine Henin will try to conquer a 5th French Open title. A quick look back at Justine’s previous performances at Roland Garros: 1999: 2R Lindsay Davenport d Henin 6-3 2-6 7-5 First participation for Henin, who lost to number […]

FWOTD #3

Every day during the Roland Garros tournament, a new french word or expression related (or not) to Paris, tennis and Roland Garros. FWOTD #3: la Tour Eiffel Paris just wouldn’t be Paris without “la Tour Eiffel”. The tower was met with much criticism from the public when it was built. Many considered it an eyesore […]

Meet Gianni Mina

Runner up at last year’s French Open juniors, Gianni Mina could be mistaken for Gael Monfils’ younger brother. Gianni Mina: Gael Monfils: But their looks are not the only thing that they have in common: they have similar playing style and were both very successful in juniors. In 2004, Monfils finished the year as the […]

24 hours of Rafa Nadal

In recognition of Rafa’s 24th birthday on June 3rd, Tennis Buzz will feature ’24 Hours of Rafa’ – a full day of Rafa articles, photos and videos. Please send us your stories, photos and videos. Thanks!