Roland Garros, 2016

Close Calls And Breakthroughs in Paris

By DownTheTee | May 23, 2016

The French Open begins on Sunday, the only major to have that distinction. But with chilly damp weather yesterday only a couple matches finished, pushing many to today’s schedule.  Feeling more like day one, Monday’s matches were a mix of horror shows and delightful breakthroughs.  Defending Champion Stan Wawrinka squeaked through to round two, battling…

Murray Survives, Again

By DownTheTee | May 25, 2015

As we come to the end of the first week at Roland Garros, here is a potpourri of photographs and captions that capture a few stories from Wednesday … Kids Day in Paris. Photo credits Leslie Billman tennisclix.com.