Nadal-Moutet, Neymar, Dallas, Mourinho: the news on a set

What you may have missed between last night and this morning

1. Tennis – Roland-Garros: Simon, night show

It could also have been his last game at Roland-Garros. But a few hours after celebrating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga – who bowed on Tuesday – Gilles eliminated Simon Pablo Carreño Busta (seeded N.16) at Court Simonne-Mathieu. In an electric atmosphere, at 1 am. Simon won in five rounds, in the first round.


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A few minutes earlier, Stefano Tsitsipas also won in five sets. Although he is one of the five favorites of the tournament, the 23-year-old Greek was two sets to zero behind Lorenzo Musetti. Final score: 5-7, 4-6, 6-2, 6-3, 6-2. He will meet Zdenek Kolar in the second round. Gilles Simon takes on Steve Johnson. Another great result from this Tuesday: Hugo Gaston’s qualifying.

Di Pasquale: “I absolutely loved this tribute to Tsonga”

2. Basketball – NBA: Dallas Avoids the Sweep

Are you going to take back some Mavs-Warriors? I hope so, because the series hasn’t given its verdict yet. The Mavericks drove Golden State home on the night from Tuesday to Wednesday (French time): 119-109. Luka Doncic was very present, if not very skilled (30 points, 14 rebounds, 9 assists, on 26-10). Stephen Curry and his family keep the margin (3-1) in view of qualifying for the NBA Finals.

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  • Football – Paris Saint-Germain women’s coach, Didier Ollé-Nicolle, has been “temporarily fired” during investigation “inappropriate facts and statementsaccused of him, the club announced on Tuesday, citing theAFP
  • Football – According to our colleagues at The teamPSG plans to transfer Neymar under contract until June 2025. In the Wednesday edition, the newspaper reports that Kylian Mbappe is not opposed to a departure from the Brazilian.
  • Basketball – ASVEL starts badly. The two-time defending champion was defeated at home (70-74) by Cholet on Tuesday in the first meeting of the Betclic Elite play-offs. Dijon went on to win in Limoges (70-94).
  • Football – Quevilly-Rouen, 18th in Ligue 2, took an option on his maintenance by winning with two goals at Villefranche (1-3), 3rd in the Nationale, Tuesday in the first leg of the L2 / Nationale play-offs. A return game is scheduled for next Sunday.
  • Basketball – The composition of the “All-NBA teams” 2021-22 is known. In the 1st team: Giannis Antetokounmpo, Nikola Jokic, Luka Doncic, Devin Booker and Jayson Tatum. Joel Embiid is in the 2nd team, LeBron James in the 3rd.

DiP’s Tips – Kevin Rolland learns to serve with Arnaud Di Pasquale

The catch-up video

Martin apologizes to his team: ‘I’m not up to speed in this race’

Offbeat article of the day

Although broken rackets have become a (bad) habit on the track in recent years, the phenomenon does not amuse everyone. If the ATP and WTA tend to penalize certain excesses financially, brands no longer hesitate to reframe players under contract. At Babolat, linked in particular to Benoît Paire and Fabio Fognini, the line is clear.

Pair, Medvedev or… Federer: 7 shades of broken rackets

Today’s Podcasts:

  • 🎧 Flanquart: “With the Stade Français in 2015, once we qualify, we know we will be champions”
POULAIN RAFFÛTE – Alexandre Flanquart (32 years old, 22 selections) is the guest of Raphaël Poulain and Arnaud Beurdeley this week. He tells of his experience at the Stade Français, which was fantastic for a long time and whose epilogue is so unpleasant for him. Flanquart also talks about his international career and his news, with Provence Rugby. In this podcast, he explains that he will retire at the end of 2022-2023.

  • 🎧 Péraud: “I like to do things differently, so we open new horizons”

BELLE TRACE – In Wednesday’s podcast, Flo Masnada receives Jean-Christophe Péraud, Olympic silver medalist in mountain biking (in 2008) and second in the Tour de France (in 2014). A sacred versatility that he claims, also outside the sport. Péraud talks about his career, but also about his post-career, with the same pleasure of not limiting himself to a box. Listening well.

  • 🎧 Why is tennis played in silence?
DO YOU WANT A MEDAL? – Tennis is a special atmosphere, with a crowd that is sometimes very quiet, sometimes very noisy – proof on Tuesday – between the points. On the other hand, silence is always required during the exchanges. Do you know why ? Here are the reasons. “Would you like a medal?”, a Eurosport podcast written and presented by Clément Lefebvre and produced by Bababam.

And if you missed Les Fous du Volant or Dip Impact this Tuesday, don’t panic, here are our latest F1 and tennis podcasts.

The question of the day: Tchouaméni, ideal reinforcement for Real?

Tchouaméni at Real, the ideal reinforcement?

What you will definitely follow today

1. Tennis – Roland-Garros: Nadal-Moutet in the evening…

Corentin Moutet is about to challenge his idol, the master of ocher. The 23-year-old Frenchman will take on Rafael Nadal in the second round of Roland-Garros this Wednesday evening at Court Philippe-Chatrier. Alexander Zverev (3rd in the world) is also on the program for the Central, in the second game of the day, against Sebastian Baez.

Djokovic and Alcaraz during the day

The two other attractions of the day, for the gentlemen, namely Novak Djokovic and Carlos Alcaraz, play against Alex Molcan and Albert Ramos-Viñolas respectively. On the tricolor side, Elsa Jacquemot, Diane Parry, Richard Gasquet, Grégoire Barrère are expected on the tracks. And you get used to it, every day at Eurosport during Roland: Eurosport Tennis Club – La Terrasse.

Di Pasquale: “If his foot holds, Nadal will remain the favorite for Djokovic, for Alcaraz”

2. Cycling – Giro: Climbers still in the spotlight

New mountain stage on the program of the Tour of Italy, next Wednesday. Not the most formidable at first glance, but heading to Turin on Saturday, BORA-Hansgrohe reminded us that the show could arise at an unexpected time. Richard Carapaz and INEOS Grenadiers will defend the pink jersey over 168km, between Ponte di Legno and Lavarone, on this 17th day of racing.


Giro 2022 | 17th step


3. Football – C4: Trophy at stake in Tirana

Roma against Feyenoord. It is “just” the final of the Europa League Conference, but it does have a certain allure. On the Roman bench, José Mourinho hopes to stay true to his reputation as the winner on the Old Continent. Facing his players, the OM scorers in the semi-finals. Kick-off of the meeting next Wednesday at 9 pm in Tirana (Albania).

4. Football – Euro U17: France-Germany quarter

All quarters of Euro U17 are scheduled for next Wednesday. From 4.30 pm the young French players will take on their German counterparts in Israel. Denmark-Serbia, Spain-Portugal and the Netherlands-Italy are the other posters.


Eurosport Tennis Club, The Terrace



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