Former runner-up Tomas Berdych progresses in Monte Carlo

 April 17, 2017

Tomas Berdych needed two hours and three sets to overcome strong resistance from Russian qualifier Andrey Kuznetsov and reach the second round of the Monte Carlo Masters on Monday. Berdych, a runner-up at the Country Club two years ago, converted only two of his 11 break points and rallied Kuznetsov 4-6, 6-3, 6-4. Berdych made […]

Monte Carlo Masters Results

 April 17, 2017

Results Monday at the Monte Carlo Masters: Pablo Cuevas (16), Uruguay, def. Viktor Troicki, Serbia, 6-3, 6-0. Roberto Bautista Agut (12), Spain, def. Nikoloz Basilashvili, Georgia, 1-6, 6-3, 7-5. Diego Schwartzman, Argentina, def. Bernard Tomic, Australia, 6-1, 7-6 (3). Alexander Zverev (14), Germany, def. Andreas Seppi, Italy, 6-1, 6-2. Kyle Edmund, Britain, def. Dan Evans, […]

Stars Turn Out In Aid Of Amade Mondiale Monaco

 April 17, 2017

During Saturday qualifying, ATP World Tour stars raise awareness. Much fun was had at a charity exhibition on Saturday at the Monte-Carlo Country Club in support of Amade Mondiale Monaco, a charity that looks after the welfare of children worldwide. Novak Djokovic, Marin Cilic, Tomas Berdych and Grigor Dimitrov joined forces under the guidance of […]

Monaco 2 – 1 Dijon

 April 17, 2017

Radamel Falcao scored a fine, late free-kick as Monaco edged out Dijon to go three points above champions Paris St-Germain at the top of Ligue 1. Cedric Varrault gave struggling Dijon the lead, but Nabil Dirar equalised after Falcao’s free-kick hit the bar. And Falcao, a 60th-minute substitute, scored the winner from 25 yards with […]

Massa puzzled by Button not testing before Monaco

 April 16, 2017

Felipe Massa does not understand why Jenson Button will not test McLaren’s 2017 Formula 1 car before standing in for Fernando Alonso at the Monaco Grand Prix next month. Button was confirmed as Alonso’s replacement for Monaco, when his former teammate will race at the Indianapolis 500 instead, and the Brit was given the option […]

Motor racing-Alonso’s Indy move is also a consequence of failure

 April 14, 2017

McLaren’s decision to let Fernando Alonso miss the Monaco Grand Prix and race in the Indianapolis 500 is an extraordinary step that, while triggering a rush of excitement, is also a reflection of the team’s current predicament. If the unthinkable has become possible, it is because the team are so far off the pace in […]

The Embassy of Monaco in Italy Celebrates the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

 April 13, 2017

On 6 April, the Embassy of Monaco in Italy took part in a conference held in Rome by the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) in partnership with the Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) and the Italian Ministry of Sport. At this meeting, all the speakers held up a white card in support […]

Manchester United will bid £35m for Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko

 April 13, 2017

Manchester United will make a £35m bid for AS Monaco’s Tiémoué Bakayoko over the summer transfer window, according to reports from France. It was reported over the January transfer window that Jose Mourinho, mindful of finding a replacement for Michael Carrick, had pin-pointed the 22-year-old as his primary target. Bakayoko will, according to more recent […]

Borussia Dortmund: Thomas Tuchel says club ‘ignored’ over Monaco tie

 April 12, 2017

Borussia Dortmund felt “completely ignored” over the rescheduling of their Champions League game against Monaco, says manager Thomas Tuchel. Dortmund lost 3-2 in the first leg of the quarter-final on Wednesday, less than 24 hours after an attack on their bus caused the match to be postponed. “We were told by text message that Uefa […]

Borussia Dortmund 2 Monaco 3: Kylian Mbappe double gives French side first-leg advantage

 April 12, 2017

Monaco showed little room for sentiment as they beat Borussia Dortmund 3-2 in a thrilling Champions League quarter-final first leg. Less than 24 hours after the original tie was postponed when three explosions went off near the Dortmund team bus as they made their way to Signal Iduna Park, the Ligue 1 leaders gained the […]

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