STORY – No French qualified for the round of 16 in 2021. French tennis signs its worst record in 131 years.
In 1890, Charles de Gaulle was born. 1890 is also the year when for the last time no French representative (men and women alike) had reached the 8it is of finals of a Grand Slam (only the US Open and Wimbledon existed at that time, Editor’s note). 131 years later, the France of tennis has achieved the “feat” of achieving such a pitiful performance.
The last survivors Adrian Mannarino and Kristina Mladenovic had been released at 3 p.m.e round of the Australian Open. After the worst Roland-Garros of the Open era (no representative at the 3e round), French tennis did not green at Wimbledon (no French in 16it is). With a US Open, without qualifying in the second week, French tennis digs even deeper. Sick and without immediate remedy.
Monfils, the tree that hides … nothing at all
Of the eighteen French people entered at the US Open, Gaël Monfils was the only representative in the 3e tower. Forgotten (finally) the ghost that haunted the circuit during the first ten months of the resumption of the post-Covid circuit, between September
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