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

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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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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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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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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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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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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Feature "Confinement" - Tennis Majors
May 2, 2020

How fit, or not, will the players be once out of confinement?

As the Tour still hopes to be able to resume in the coming...
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Sam Sumyk
April 29, 2020

Coaches, facing the weakness of their status, call for a union

Coaches are coming to terms with how weak their safety net is, and...
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Carole Bouchard
April 28, 2020

“99% of us are not getting paid” : Tennis coaches plead for a better job security amid Covid-19 crisis

Many coaches on the ATP and WTA Tours are now stranded with zero...
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Long form about the commissionner by Tennis Majors
April 27, 2020

The good old commissioner idea is back, but this time it stands a chance

As the tennis world is put to a stop by the sanitary crisis,...
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Alexei Popyrin believes in the UTS
April 18, 2020

Popyrin on the UTS: “To bring the younger fans in”

Alexei Popyrin can't wait to be part of the UTS and explains to...
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Rafael Nadal
March 17, 2020

Roland-Garros postponed: The calendar is going wild

The French Open announced on Tuesday that it will be played in September-October,...
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Thomas Drouet
March 10, 2020

Drouet, coach on the WTA Tour: “We can’t organize anything”

Thomas Drouet flew from to Dubai to Los Angeles and then drive to...
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Carole Bouchard
February 29, 2020

Djokovic remains unbeaten and unbeatable

Novak Djokovic won a 5th title in Dubai and a 21st win in...
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Carole Bouchard
February 26, 2020

Sharapova retired: here’s what’s the tennis world had to say

The tennis community reacted in Sharapova's retirement announcement. Here are the most notable...
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Carole Bouchard
February 26, 2020

Jabeur beats Pliskova to reach another milestone!

Ons Jabeur into the Doha quarter-finals after stunning win over Karolina Pliskova.
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February 26, 2020

Tsitsipas gets the job done in Dubai

Stefanos Tsitsipas proved too strong again for Alexander Bublik, this time in Dubai.
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February 26, 2020

Sharapova retires from tennis

Maria Sharapova has decided to put an end to her tennis career as...
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