Carole Bouchard

Carole Bouchard is a French tennis writer and broadcaster, for French and international media. She is the author of "The Quest: Novak Djokovic's decade of chasing at Roland-Garros came to an end, unlocking history" (2017). A former L'Equipe newspaper reporter who has since gone independent, Carole travels the Tour all year long.

Latest articles

Jean-François Caujolle
December 9, 2020

Open 13 in Marseille “80 percent” set for move to March 8

Jean-François Caujolle, tournament director of the Open 13 in Marseille, discusses all of...
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Carole Bouchard
Wim Fissette and Naomi Osaka, Brisbane 2020
August 5, 2020

Wim Fissette on Naomi Osaka: “This could actually be a very important time for her career”

Is there a way to turn this rough 2020 season into a positive...
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Carole Bouchard
Affiche UTS 2
July 29, 2020

UTS is ready to deliver for its last weekend

The last weekend of the second edition of the Ultimate Tennis Showdown is...
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Carole Bouchard
Fernando Verdasco at UTS2, July 2020
July 29, 2020

Fernando Verdasco: “I’m able to play but I have to be careful”

Fernando Verdasco is getting back into shape, and also finding his footing quickly...
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Carole Bouchard
Naomi Osaka won't be able to defend her Toray Pan Pacific Open title
July 28, 2020

The Toray Pan Pacific Open, WTA Premier in Tokyo, is canceled

The Toray Pan Pacific Open has been canceled, leaving the WTA Tour with...
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Carole Bouchard
2020 US Open in trouble
July 24, 2020

The US Open still trying to make it happen

New arrangements have apparently leaked to Open Court about how the 2020 US...
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Oliviero Palma - WTA
July 22, 2020

Exclusive – Palermo tournament director, Oliviero Palma: “I do feel great responsibility”

Palermo has great hopes for its Ladies Open, which, after a break of...
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Carole Bouchard
June 25, 2020

The power of the Grand Slams is virtually limitless

Of the many things to emerge from the Covid-19 crisis in tennis, one...
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Dominic Thiem
June 19, 2020

Even without the ATP Tour, Dominic Thiem likes it when his schedule is packed

Dominic Thiem emerged from lockdown exactly the player he was before: someone who...
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Carole Bouchard
Alizé Cornet - WTA
June 18, 2020

Getting back on court, sure, but how and for what?

As many players have spent two months or more without being able to...
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Carole Bouchard
Bethanie Mattek-Sands, co-host of Tennis United
June 8, 2020

Mattek-Sands: Tennis United proves the ATP and WTA are stronger together

Tennis Majors caught up with Bethanie Mattek-Sands, in order to dig into the...
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Carole Bouchard
Federation Francaise
June 4, 2020

For French tennis, Roland-Garros is life or death

Before a global pandemic began to wreak havoc on the tennis world, nobody...
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Caroline Garcia - Features
May 29, 2020

Caroline Garcia: “Rafael Nadal’s soul is everywhere here”

Caroline Garcia got stuck in Manacor during the lockdown, while training at the...
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Carla Suarez Navarro
May 28, 2020

Selfless Suárez Navarro: “I value the privileged life that I have”

Tennis players do live in a bubble, but when the coronavirus pandemic struck...
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Carole Bouchard
May 25, 2020

French Open: “The scenario is getting more and more optimistic”

Optimism is growing in the French Tennis Federation that Roland-Garros may still be...
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Carole Bouchard
May 23, 2020

Pavlyuchenkova on the relief-fund: “We still tried to think about everyone, but…”

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova explains why she is satisfied with the relief fund proposed by...
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Carole Bouchard
Le cordeur Benoit Mauguin aux côtés de Marin Cilic à l'US Open en 2014
May 17, 2020

Words of a stringer: “It could shake things up”

Benoît Mauguin is used to working on the best racquets in the world....
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Carole Bouchard
Tennis Majors Feature : Sport Psychologist
May 14, 2020

“The worst thing is to think that it is a waste of time” – Sports psychologist reflects on confinement

Sophie Huguet is a sports psychologist and mental coach. She tells us about...
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Carole Bouchard
Dominic Thiem, Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, for the Tennis Majors feature about player relief funds
May 6, 2020

Row over player relief funds exposes a divided Tour

Not even the Big 3 has, for now, succeeded in convincing ATP players...
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Carole Bouchard
Will the Shanghai Masters resist the Covid-19 pandemic?
May 5, 2020

The Rolex Shanghai Masters keeping alive the hope of playing in october

The Rolex Shanghai Masters tournament director, Michael Luevano, tells us what the plans...
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Carole Bouchard
ITF anti-doping programme
May 4, 2020

Anti-doping chief: Out-of-competition drug tests ongoing despite Covid-19

Stuart Miller is the anti-doping manager of the tennis anti-doping programme and he...
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Carole Bouchard