Roland Garros: the main draw was drawn with nine Argentines

Roland Garros: the main draw was drawn with nine Argentines

Roland Garros, second Grand Slam tournament on the tennis calendarraffled today his main draw with the favorites Carlos Alcaraz among men and Iga Swiatek in ladies, without the super champion Rafael Nadal for the first time in the last 18 years and with nine Argentines confirmed so far.

The French Open will be played from Sunday May 28 to Sunday June 11 at the complex located in the Parisian neighborhood of Bois de Boulognewill distribute prizes that will be a record of 43,900,000 euros (about 47 million dollars).

The Argentines who entered directly through their ranking are Francisco Cerundolo (28); Sebastián Báez (44), Tomás Martín Etcheverry (46); Pedro Cachin (63); Diego Schwartzman (93); Federico Coria (94) and Guido Pella (421), who will play with a protected ranking. Among the ladies, the only representative of Argentina will be Rosario Nadia Podoroska (101).

In addition, this morning the player from La Plata joined Thiago Tirante (153)who passed the classification, in which Camilo Ugo Carabelli (150), Facundo Díaz Acosta (137) and Genaro Alberto Olivieri (227) are still competing in the third and final round.

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The draw for the main draw yielded the following rivals for the Argentine tennis players in the first round: Rosario Podoroska (101) will face French Jessika Ponchet (123); Cerúndolo (28) with the Spanish Jaume Munar (77), Báez (44) with the French Gael Monfils (386); Cachín (63) with the Austrian Dominic Thiem (91) and Coria (94) against the Croatian Borna Coric (16).

Schwartzman (93) will face the Spaniard Bernabé Zapata Miralles (37), the left-hander from Bahia Pella (421) with the French Quentin Halys (87) and the Tirant from La Plata (153) will be drawn tomorrow when all the qualifying matches are over.

As for the favourites, the Murcian Alcaraz (1) and the Serbian Novak Djokovic (3) They could meet in an eventual semifinal, since in the last ranking the number two in the world is the Russian Daniil Medvedev (2).

Thiago Tirante will play his first Grand Slam at Roland Garros

Argentine tennis player T.hiago brace jwill play his first Grand Slam at Roland Garros starting next Sunday, after beating Swiss Dominic Stricker 6-3, 1-6, 6-1 this Thursday in the third and final qualifying round.

Tirant, born in the silver 22 years ago and ranked 153rd in the ATP world ranking, he beat Stricker (116) after one hour and 50 minutes of play and was thus able to overcome a Grand Slam ranking for the first time on his sixth attempt.

The man from La Plata had not been able to go through the “qualy” in the editions of the 2022 and 2023 Australian Open and neither at Roland Garros, Wimbledon and the US Open last year.

The Argentine, champion this year at the Challenger de Morelos, in Mexico, joins his eight compatriots who had entered the Grand Slam directly by ranking to be played in Paris.

Source: Ambito

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