The French Open, set to begin on May 28th at Roland Garros, will see Rafael Nadal absent due to injury, leaving Carlos Alcaraz and Novak Djokovic as the top contenders for the men’s title. In the women’s competition, defending champion Iga Swiatek aims to retain her crown. Discover French Open Draw.
Andy Murray has also withdrawn from the tournament after experiencing early defeats on clay this season, with his focus now shifting towards Wimbledon in July. Emma Raducanu’s absence due to surgery puts Cameron Norrie as Britain’s best hope for success.
The organizers have scheduled the French Open draw for Thursday, May 25th, at 1 pm UK time, preceding the commencement of the grand slam on May 28th.
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The French Open Draw involves 128 players in both the men’s and women’s singles draws. The top 32 players in the ATP and WTA rankings determine the seeded players, who will be kept apart in the early rounds. The top seed and second seed can only meet in the final, while the top four seeds can only face each other in the semi-finals. If all seeds progress, the top eight seeds will reach the quarter-finals.
Carlos Alcaraz, surpassing Novak Djokovic, holds the top men’s seed position after his performance at the Italian Open. Daniil Medvedev and Djokovic follow as the second and third seeds, respectively. In the women’s draw, Iga Swiatek, the defending champion, takes the top seed, while Aryna Sabalenka is the second seed.
The French Open promises an exciting battle for the coveted titles, with the draw set to unveil the path of the contenders.