Defending French Open champion Stan Wawrinka will not win the 2016 French Open. Oh, there’s a chance that he wakes up, puts on a pair of those hideous plaid 2015 French ...
Lucas Pouille set up a possible semifinal clash with British second seed Andy Murray at the Rome Masters after Juan Monaco of Argentina pulled out of their scheduled quarterfinal with injury on Friday.
French qualifier Lucas Pouille has reached the Italian Open semi-finals after Argentine opponent Juan Monaco's withdrawal because of injury. Organisers on Friday said Monaco, who had upset fourth-seeded Stan Wawrinka the previous day in three sets, had a problem with his left side. The 52nd-ranked Pouille gained a spot in the tournament as a lucky loser after Jo-Wilfried Tsonga withdrew because of an adductor injury. He beat ninth-seeded David Ferrer in straight sets in the third round and reaching the quarter-finals was already a career-best result.
ROME (AP) French qualifier Lucas Pouille reached the Italian Open semifinals on Friday when Argentine opponent Juan Monaco withdrew because of injury.