The injured 14-time French Open men’s singles draw is missing the injured 14-time champion Rafael Nadal For the first time since 2004, Coupe des Mousquetaires are left ready for pick-up.
The main drag show starts on Sunday, live peacock.
Novak Djokovic Not only to bid for a third title at Roland Garros, but also to lift his 23rd Grand Slam trophy to break a tie with Nadal for the most in men’s history.
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But the number 1 seed is the Spaniard Carlos Alcarazwho won the US Open last year to become, at 19 years old, the youngest player to win a major since Nadal’s first French Open title in 2005.
And now the Cars are looking to become the second-youngest player to win at Roland Garros since 1989, after Nadal, of course.
Alcaraz missed the Australian Open in January with a right leg injury but has since gone 30-3 with four titles. Notably, he did not face Djokovic this year. They could meet in the semi-finals.
Russian Daniel Medvedev, who lost in the first round of the French Open in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020, has improved on clay. He won the Italian Open, the last high-level clay-court event before the French Open, as the No. 2 seed ahead of Djokovic.
number 9 Taylor FritzNo. 12 Francis Tiafoe and No. 16 Tommy Paul They are the highest-ranked Americans, all looking to become the first American man to reach the quarter-finals of the French Open since then. Andre Agassi in 2003. Since then, five different All-American men have combined to make the fourth round on eight occasions.
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