Betclic Elite: Monaco eliminates Strasbourg after extra time in the quarter-finals

This Monday at home, the Monaco team got out of a trap perfectly set by Strasbourg during the support match of the quarter-finals where it was necessary to wait for extra time (82-80 ap) to know the opponent of Pau-Lacq-Orthez in the semi-finals of the Betclic Elite play-offs. After coming close to elimination in Alsace … Read more

Max Verstappen (Red Bull), fourth in qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix: “We weren’t in the battle for pole”

Max Verstappen (fourth in qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix, Red Bull, at the microphone of Canal+): “We weren’t in the battle for pole, that’s for sure, with Charles (Leclerc). He was really too fast for us this weekend. Personally, I suffered a little more with the balance of the car. I couldn’t find the … Read more

Alizé Cornet: “One of my fondest memories at Roland-Garros”

“It’s a complicated match to analyze…In the first set, she made a lot of mistakes, I was very solid and in the second she had the entry break and then she played much more liberated. When Jelena starts hitting, it’s really very hard even if physically I gave everything. I had no solutions in the … Read more

Jean-Marc Furlan (Auxerre) after the first leg against Saint-Étienne: “A slight hope”

Jean-Marc Furlan (Auxerre coach after the draw against Saint-Etienne 1-1): “It’s not a great result because we will have to play at the Geoffroy-Guichard stadium and it will be difficult. The players struggled to adapt to a Ligue 1 rhythm. After twenty minutes, it settled down and then, in the second half, much more significantly. … Read more

Stefanos Tsitsipas slips into the third round of Roland-Garros without reassuring

There is better at Stefanos Tsitsipas. This time, the Greek did not need to overcome a handicap of two sets to pass, as in his first round against Lorenzo Musetti. But even if he is qualified for the third round of Roland-Garros, he still seems to be in the running-in period, as evidenced by the … Read more

Stefanos Tsitsipas survives Lorenzo Musetti in the first round of Roland-Garros

Back on this Philippe-Chatrier court where he had played a daunting final against Novak Djokovic last year (he was leading two sets to zero before Djokovic reversed the course of the match), Stefanos Tsitsipas again almost experienced a terrible disillusionment. Except that this time, it was he who decided to write a new screenplay during … Read more

Ideal start for Novak Djokovic at Roland-Garros

Smooth entry into the running for Novak Djokovic. Little put in difficulty, the defending champion and world number one had a quiet Monday evening in the first round of Roland-Garros against the Japanese Yoshihito Nishioka (6-3, 6-1, 6-0). The Serb will face in the second round the Slovak Alex Molcan or the Argentinian Federico Coria, … Read more

Diane Parry takes out defending champion Barbora Krejcikova in the first round of Roland-Garros

Les Bleues finally have a victory in this 2022 edition. And what a victory! After the defeats of Tan, Monnet, Burel, Mladenovic and Dodin, Diane Parry (19) managed the feat of eliminating the Czech Barbora Krejcikova, seeded n°2 and defending champion, in the first round of Roland- Garros, this Monday (1-6, 6-2, 6-3). On the … Read more

Naomi Osaka takes the front door at Roland-Garros, beaten by Amanda Anisimova

A year after her unexpected withdrawal last year before her second round, the Japanese Naomi Osaka returned to the clay courts of Roland-Garros against Amanda Anisimova (28th in the WTA rankings), this Monday in the first round. And as at the Australian Open at the start of the year, the former world No. 1 came … Read more

Real Madrid end La Liga season with a draw against Betis Sevilla

While in Madrid everyone is talking only about the future of Kylian Mbappé and remains suspended on its final decision, Real Madrid carried out, this Friday, against Betis Sevilla (0-0), opponent of European caliber, its last general rehearsal before its Champions League final (May 28). After giving his executives a breather over the last three … Read more