One passes brilliantly, the other comes out the back door.
- Roland Garros Men's Singles
- Roland Garros Women's Singles
- WTA Rankings
Revealed during the last edition by eliminating in the first round the number 2 seed and defending champion Barbora Krejcikova, Diane Pary had reached the third round of the fortnight. For her entry into the competition on Tuesday, the tricolor, who benefited from a wild-card, was opposed to the 25 seed, the Ukrainian Anhelina Kalinina. Without trembling and in total control, the young Frenchwoman walked her opponent of the day in two sets (6-2, 6-4). For the second round, the Niçoise will be opposed to the Russian from the qualifications Mirra Andreeva (143rd)
Far from her level of 2020 where she had reached the knockout stages of the Fortnight, Fiona Ferro is already leaving the Parisian ochre. The former world N.39 has returned from the depths of the WTA ranking (465th) by qualifying brilliantly for this Roland-Garros 2023. But on Court N.14, the French was swept in 1:08 by Sweden's Rebecca Peterson (6-2, 6-0).