The France does not take advantage of it, but Roland-Garros flips, day after day, like a tournament having fun moving the lines, letting the surprises scroll. Fruit of the absence of the scarecrow Rafael Nadal, the premature elimination of Daniil Medvedev, the forfeit of the Kazakh Elena Rybakina, the tournament proved to be open as ever. The 8th finals displayed an unprecedented patchwork: 14 nationalities represented in the men's draw (deprived of 10 of its first 16 seeds, a shake-all forgotten since 2008), but no North American; 11 nationalities on the women's side (with 9 non-seeded players, 3 Russians and 1 young mother, Elina Svitolina, Gaël Monfils' wife).
- Roland Garros Men's Singles
- Roland Garros Women's Singles
If Poland's Iga Swiatek and Serbia's Novak Djokovic, like other headliners, resist instability, they have shared the bill with some players out of the shadows, like the South American touch. Chilean Nicolas Jarry (27 years old; 35th in the world) has...
This article is for subscribers only. You still have 81% to discover.
Want to read more?
Unblock all items immediately.
TEST FOR 0,99€
Already a subscriber? Log