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2019.07.15 - 2019.07.21
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2019.07.15 - 2019.07.21
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View Schedule: Djokovic, Nadal & Thiem Headline Day 2 At Roland Garros

NEWS SOURCE: ATP News
ORIGINAL SOURCE – View Schedule: Djokovic, Nadal & Thiem Headline Day 2 At Roland Garros

A blockbuster Day 2 at Roland Garros will see top seed Novak Djokovic, 11-time champion Rafael Nadal and fourth seed Dominic Thiem begin their campaigns in Paris. 2015 champion Stan Wawrinka also features in Monday’s schedule.

Djokovic starts his fortnight against talented Pole Hubert Hurkacz. The Serbian lifted his 33rd ATP Masters 1000 title this month at the Mutua Madrid Open (d. Tsitsipas) and finished runner-up at the Internazionali BNL d’Italia (l. to Nadal). Djokovic has never lost in the opening round here (14-0) or before the quarter-finals since 2009. The 22-year-old Hurkacz reached his first Masters 1000 quarter-final earlier this year at the BNP Paribas Open.

Second seed Nadal begins his title defence against German qualifier Yannick Hanfmann. After three consecutive semi-final finishes during the European clay swing, Nadal beat Djokovic in the Rome final for his 34th Masters 1000 title. The Spaniard’s 86-2 record in Paris is unmatched and he’s also a perfect 14-0 in first-round matches at this event. Hanfmann is making his main draw debut in Paris.

Thiem starts his quest for his first Grand Slam title against American wild card Tommy Paul. The Austrian won the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell (d. Medvedev) without dropping a set and recorded a semi-final showing in Madrid. Thiem knows what it takes to excel in Paris, having finished runner-up last year (l. to Nadal) and reaching the semi-finals in 2016-2017. Paul, currently No. 133 in the ATP Rankings, won the Roland Garros boys’ singles title in 2015 (d. Fritz).

Wawrinka will look to create more magic in Paris when he faces Slovakian Jozef Kovalik. The 34-year-old Swiss defeated Kei Nishikori en route to a quarter-final showing in Madrid and finished runner-up this February at the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament (l. to Monfils). Kovalik is seeking his first Grand Slam main draw win.

Other notable matches on Tuesday include twelfth-seeded Russian Daniil Medvedev taking on Frenchman Pierre-Hugues Herbert and thirteenth-seeded Croatian Borna Coric squaring off with Slovenian Aljaz Bedene. #NextGenATP Canadian Denis Shapovalov, seeded twentieth, faces German Jan-Lennard Struff.

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ORDER OF PLAY – MONDAY, 27 MAY 2019

Court Philippe-Chatrier start 11:00
WTA match
[2] Rafael Nadal vs [Q] Yannick Hanfmann
[1] Novak Djokovic vs [3] Hubert Hurkacz
WTA match

Court Suzanne Lenglen start 11:00
2 WTA matches
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga vs Peter Gojowczyk
[4] Dominic Thiem vs [WC] Tommy Paul

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Court Simonne-Mathieu start 11:00
WTA match
Mischa Zverev vs Richard Gasquet
[24] Stan Wawrinka vs Jozef Kovalik
WTA match

Court No. 1 start 11:00
2 WTA matches
[13] Borna Coric vs Aljaz Bedene
[28] Kyle Edmund vs Jeremy Chardy
Robin Haase vs Philipp Kohlschreiber

Court No. 14 start 11:00
[12] Daniil Medvedev vs Pierre-Hugues Herbert
WTA match
Benoit Paire vs Marius Copil
WTA match


Court No. 7 start 11:00
Two WTA matches
[26] Gilles Simon vs Sergiy Stakhovsky
[20] Denis Shapovalov vs Jan-Lennard Struff

Court No. 6 start 11:00
[WC] Corentin Moutet vs [Q] Alexey Vatutin
Two WTA matches
Pablo Cuevas vs [WC] Maxime Janvier


Court No. 4 start 11:00
WTA match
[Q] Kimmer Coppejans vs [Q] Yannick Maden
Jaume Munar vs Salvatore Caruso
WTA match

Court No. 5 start 11:00
Pablo Carreno Busta vs Joao Sousa
WTA match
[Q] Pedro Martinez vs [LL] Henri Laaksonen
WTA match

Court No. 8 start 11:00
WTA match
Roberto Carballes Baena vs. Alexandre Muller
WTA match
Radu Albot vs Tennys Sandgren


Court No. 9 start 11:00
[
15] Nikoloz Basilashvili vs Juan Ignacio Londero
Cristian Garin vs Reilly Opelka
Two WTA matches

Court No. 10 start 11:00
Miomir Kecmanovic vs Denis Kudla
WTA match
Lloyd Harris vs [LL] Lukas Rosol
WTA match

Court No. 12 start 11:00
[32] Frances Tiafoe vs Filip Krajinovic
[19] Guido Pella vs Guido Andreozzi
Two WTA matches

Court No. 13 start 11:00
[21] Alex de Minaur vs Bradley Klahn
Two WTA matches
Alexander Bublik vs [Q] Rudolf Molleker

POSTED ON May 26, 2019

 

 

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