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Roland-Garros: Why Amélie Mauresmo ticks all the boxes to succeed Guy Forget


DECRYPTION - After the announcement Tuesday of the departure of Guy Forget the former world number one would be the best placed to replace him at the head of Roland-Garros.

The management of Roland-Garros will be vacated by Guy Forget after December 31.

The race to succeed the former French number one in office since 2016 has already been launched.

According to L


, Gilles Moretton, the president of the French Tennis Federation, offered the post to Amélie Mauresmo at the end of October.

For the role of director of the Rolex Paris Masters, a position that Guy Forget had also held since 2012, the FFT would have checked the names of Arnaud Clément and Sébastien Grosjean.

Very close to Amélie Castera, the general manager of the FFT, who would like to involve the winner of the Australian Open and Wimbledon 2006 in the federal machinery, Mauresmo ticks all the boxes.

Seeing her at the head of Roland-Garros would be a logical appointment that would be part of the extension of a brilliant career.

In June 2018, the native of Saint Germain en Laye was the first woman named captain of the French Davis Cup team.

She succeeded her other

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Source: lefigaro

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