If you were present when Svetlana Kuznetsova won the French Open in 2009, on a sunshot day when the jam-packed Court Philippe Chatrier resembled a bowl of multi-colored gumdrops, you could be forgiven for thinking that it was someone else out there, facing off this morning against this year's third seed, Agnieszka Radwanska.
For one thing, the atmosphere seemed almost somber, under overcast skies. For another, the stadium was almost as empty as it usually is for the...
David Goffin looks like a boy in a sport increasingly populated by older men. But he is in elite, experienced company now in the round of 16 of the French Open.
Goffin, a slender 21-year-old Belgian, lost in the qualifying ... more »