After hard and exciting battles in qualifying for both men and women, it’s time for the official launch of the No 1 tournament in clay with its main board games.
Specifically, the bottom half of the main dashboard for men and women comes into battle today with starting time 12:00 am Greece. The names of Alexander Zverev and Grigor Dimitrov (No 3 and 5 respectively in the world), as well as the French Pouille and Monfils (No 16 and 38, respectively), are the ones that stand out in today’s programme.
As for the women, the 4th and 5th of the world WTA rankings, the Ukrainian Elina Svitolina and Latvian Jelena Ostapenko, are the favorites while the French battle between Chloe Paquet and Pauline Parmentier is expected to attract attention from the local fans.
The Greeks, Stefanos Tsitsipas and Maria Sakkari are competing tomorrow as well as Cypriot Markos Pagdatis.
Tsitsipas will be challenged by Spanish Taberner while Sakkari will face Mandy Minella from Luxembourg.