Colombian player Santiago Giraldo announced that he is retiring from professional tennis. He reached a career-high singles ranking of 28 in 2014. (ATP)
Sports psychologists are never talked about enough in tennis. They play a key role in good players becoming great players. Daria Abramowicz worked with Iga Swiatek for two years to hone her mental fitness. (WTA)
Mayar Sherif gets hero’s welcome on her return to Egypt after qualifying for the main draw. Sherif lost her first-round match to second-seeded Karlina Pliskova in three sets. (Twitter)
Swiatek is using a Prince Textreme Tour 100 racquet without a contract. She will certainly get a racquet deal after her run at Roland Garros. Will Prince step up and sign up a top player? The brand has faded in recent years with barely a few players using Prince racquets on tour.
Stefanos Tsitsipas reached out to Guga Kuerten about a possible coaching partnership. Sadly, Guga refused because he is busy with his kids. But that is a partnership we want to see. (Twitter)