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French Open 2020: Dominic Thiem makes strong switch to clay for Cilic win; Sock next

25 days ago   |   By The Sport Review

After one first-round showdown between Major champions on Sunday, another wet day at Roland Garros delivered the other, this time between recent US Open champion Dominic Thiem and the 2014 US Open champion Marin Cilic.
The match, a repeat of their recent meeting in New York, was just one of the stand-outs in perhaps the toughest quarter of the draw. What's more, the winner between Thiem and Cilic could face the winner of the first-Stan Wawrinka beat wild card Andy Murray-in the fourth round.
The world No3 Thiem, runner-up at Roland Garros for the last two years and winner of his first...
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Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams and Dominic Thiem react to opening French Open wins

Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams and Dominic Thiem react to opening French Open wins

25 days ago   |   By Metro

French Open legend Rafael Nadal made light work of his first-round clash
Rafael Nadal , Serena Williams and Dominic Thiem have all progressed to the second round of the French Open after convincing opening wins.
Nadal, bidding to win a record-extending 13th French Open title, beat Bulgaria's Egor Gerasimov in straight sets in two hours five minutes.
The 34-year-old faces American Mackenzie McDonald, ranked 211th, in the next round.
‘It's a different Roland Garros,' Nadal said. ‘Of course we play in the same place.
‘But the conditions are completely different than any other Roland Garros...
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