70 years of existence and ambitions in the racket of the Groupe Montivillon de Tennis

Created in 1952, the Montivillon Tennis Group is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year. Having become the flagship club of the Le Havre agglomeration, it intends to continue its development while working for the good health of tennis in the metropolis. It all started one day in April 1952. The 16th to be exact. The … Read more

Roland-Garros 2022 – Everything You Need to Know About the World’s Largest Clay Tennis Tournament

Roland-Garros, created in 1925 (although some place the creation of the French tournament in 1891, then called the French Championship), is the most important tournament of the clay tennis season. He settled permanently in Porte d’Auteuil in Paris from 1928. Roland-Garros is one of the four Grand Slam tournaments. The tournament takes place every year … Read more

Victory for Iga Swiatek, undisputed patron of women’s tennis

After falling in love with the Japanese Naomi Osaka, with a raw personality but too inconsistent results for two seasons, after the Australian Ashley Barty, number 1 in the world before the surprise advance of her retirement, at 25 years, last March, women’s tennis finally had a lasting headliner with Iga Swiatek. On Saturday, June … Read more

The war in Ukraine is shaking the world of tennis

More than the refreshing journey of the French team, which ended with the elimination in the third round, on Saturday 28 May, of Léolia Jeanjean, Alizé Cornet, Gilles Simon and Hugo Gaston, is the other red thread of this Roland -Garros 2022. Between two parties, the aftermath of the Russian invasion of Ukraine on February … Read more

9 Tennis Tips (and Beyond) by Serena Williams Coach Patrick Mouratoglou

Tennis is the new yoga! As Roland Garros celebrates, we challenge ourselves like a champion. Exchanges with Patrick Mouratoglou, Serena Williams’ coach. A huge playground, Patrick Mouratoglou’s Academy *, nestled in the heart of Sophia Antipolis, is always full. Emerging champions, snowshoe stars and novice beginners are all there, all driven by the same desire: … Read more

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, the brightest of the four musketeers retires

At almost 37, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga retired after the Roland-Garros 2022 tournament on Tuesday. The former world number 5 retires with one of the best records in French tennis. Of the generation of the Four Musketeers, in the midst of Richard Gasquet, Gaël Monfils and Gilles Simon, Manceau was the flagship. In the Open era, he … Read more

At Roland-Garros, the endless fall of French tennis

After hitting bottom, French tennis continues to dig. By 2021 he had already set a sad record, when no Habs had gone beyond the second round at Roland-Garros. On Sunday, May 22, for the first time since 1999, the Paris Grand Slam opened without any Blues being among the tournament’s top seed, this guarantee offered … Read more

Odessa native, tennis player Elina Svitolina, in a “very distressing” situation

Ukrainian tennis player Elina Svitolina, a native of Odessa, is “very distressed” by her family who stayed there, even more so in recent days. Tired physically and mentally, she had decided to take a break at the end of March, and will not take part in Roland-Garros (from May 22 to June 5), she also … Read more

Odessa native, tennis player Elina Svitolina, in a “very distressing” situation

Ukrainian tennis player Elina Svitolina, a native of Odessa, is “very distressed” by her family who stayed there, even more so in recent days. Tired physically and mentally, she had decided to take a break at the end of March, and will not take part in Roland-Garros (from May 22 to June 5), she also … Read more

Love stories in the Qur’an … Or when love is stronger than war

The Qur’an is rich in stories, each as instructive as the next. But from the beginning, the Qur’an warns us of any misinterpretation: “Thus, we tell you certain stories from the past, and in fact it is a reminder of us that we bring you” (Surah Taha – V99). “We have sent many prophets before … Read more