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The big draw for Roland Garros

 

The big draw of the men’s and women’s dashboard for Roland Garros took place.

Starting with the men’s board, Stephanos Tsitsipas in this year’s Roland Garros will begin his duties with a qualifier, where he will seek his first Grand Slam tournament win. If he does, he will face, on the second round, one of the favorites to win the title, Dominic Thiem. Thiem, the only player who has won Rafael Nadal in the soil these last 2 years, is the second best player on the red surfaces this season.

The Cyprus tennis player Marcos Baghdatis, who will also be directly on the main board, will play with a qualifier on the first round, and if he wins he will have as potential opponent on the second round, Roberto Bautista Agut.

The 10-times champion and title champion, Nadal, will begin his duties against Alexandr Dolgopolov. He is likely to have as opponent the US Open finalist, Kevin Anderson, in the quarterfinals, while sharing the top of the board with Marin Cilic and Juan Martin Del Potro, his potential opponents for the semifinals.

1st round pairs:
Rafael Nadal – Alexandr Dolgopolov
Borna Coric – Philipp Kohlschreiber
Fabio Fognini – Pablo Andujar
David Goffin – Robin Haase
Nick Kyrgios – qualifier
Marcos Baghdatis – qualifier
Novak Djokovic – qualifier
Grigor Dimitrov – Viktor Troicki
Dominic Thiem – qualifier
Stefanos Tsitsipas – qualifier
Frances Tiafoe – Sam Querrey
Daniil Medvedev – Lucas Pouille
Stan Wawrinka – Guillermo Garcia-Lopez
Alexander Zverev – Ricardas Berankis

Possible pairs of round 4:
Rafael Nadal – Jack Sock
Diego Scwartzman – Kevin Anderson
Marin Cilic – Kyle Edmund
John Isner – Juan Martin Del Potro
David Goffin – Pablo Carreno Busta
Bautista Agut/Djokovic – Grigor Dimitrov
Dominic Thiem – Sam Querrey/Kei Nishikori
Pouille/Wawrinka – Alexander Zverev

Potential quarterfinals:
Nadal – Anderson
Cilic – Del Potro
Goffin – Dimitrov
Thiem – Zverev

Potential semifinals:
Nadal – Cilic
Dimitrov – Zverev

In the women’s board, on the other hand, Maria Sakkari will face Mandy Minella on the first round of Roland Garros, which she won a few weeks ago in Athens for the Fed Cup.
A month ago, we saw Maria Sakkari, who is No. 39 in the world ranking, making a comfortable victory over Mandy Minella in Tatoi, with the impressive 6-0, 6-1, to climb in the Fed Cup’s first category.

In case of victory, the Greek champion will face on the second round either Carla Suarez Navarro or Ana Konjuh.

Last year’s champion Jelena Ostapenko will be on the same side of the board with Elina Svitolina and Caroline Wozniacki, while Simona Halep and Garbine Muguruza are on the other side.

1st round pairs:
Maria Sakkari – Mandy Minella
Serena Williams – Kristyna Pliskova
Simona Halep – Alison Riske
Andrea Petkovic – Kristina Mladenovic
Garbine Muguruza – Svetlana Kuznetsova
Julia Goerges – Dominika Cibulkova
Victoria Azarenka – Katerina Siniakova

Possible pairs of round 4:
Simona Halep – Elise Mertens
Angelique Kerber – Caroline Garcia
Garbine Muguruza – Coco Vandeweghe
Julia Goerges – Karolina Pliskova
Jelena Ostapenko – Venus Williams
Madison Keys – Elina Svitolina
Petra Kvitova – Sloane Stephens
Daria Kasatkina – Caroline Wozniacki

Potential quarterfinals:
Halep – Garcia
Muguruza – Pliskova
Ostapenko – Svitolina
Kvitova – Wozniacki

Potential semifinals:
Halep – Muguruza
Svitolina – Wozniacki

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