#RG18: wild-cards announced !
Roland-Garros 2018 is here.
Roland-Garros 2018 is here! The tournament begins on Monday (21st May) with the qualifying rounds, with the men getting things underway at 10am.
There are some 128 contenders, all competing to clinch one of sixteen places in the main draw. Sixteen Frenchmen are hoping to play their way into one of these hotly-contested spots: Benjamin Bonzi, Kenny de Schepper, Quentin Halys, Antoine Hoang, Constant Lestienne, Stéphane Robert and Gleb Sakharov, as well as Jaimée-Floyd Angele, Geoffrey Blancaneaux, Corentin Denolly, Evan Furness, Hugo Gaston, Hugo Grenier, Ugo Humbert, Alexandre Muller and Johan Tatlot, who have been given a wildcard. The draw for the men’s qualifying rounds will take place on Sunday 20th May, at 6pm in Roland-Garros stadium.
The women’s qualifying rounds will start the following day, Tuesday 22nd May, at 10am. Over four days, until Friday 25th May, 96 women will contest the twelve places available in the women’s singles main draw. Eight of these hopefuls are French: Audrey Albie, Tessah Andrianjafitrimo, Manon Arcangioli, Clara Burel, Sara Cakarevic, Diane Parry, Harmony Tan and Margot Yerolymos, who have been given a wildcard. The draw for the women’s qualifying rounds will take place on Monday 21st May at 4pm.
“QRG” is an event in its own right at the Parisian Grand Slam, and plenty of surprises are in store for spectators. Suzanne-Lenglen court will be open to QRG spectators every day, to give them the unique opportunity to watch the star players’ final practice sessions before they begin their Roland-Garros campaign. Spectators will also have the privilege of discovering the three new courts – 7, 9 and 18 – which will be “inaugurated” during the qualifying rounds.
All of Roland-Garros is now in a single application. Live the French Grand Slam as if you were there.
The list of participants in the men’s and women’s singles tournaments has been revealed.
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