The 116th edition of the French Open and the second Grand Slam event of the year is about to start at full swing from Monday. It will take place at the Stade Roland Garros from 28 May to 11 June 2017.
Novak Djokovic is the defending champion in the Men’s Singles, and Garbiñe Muguruza is the defending champion in the Women’s Singles.
For the first time in French Open history, both reigning champions of the Australian Open (Serena Williams and Roger Federer) withdrew before the tournament began.
The draw to determine first-round matches for the men’s 2017 French Open will take place on Friday, May 26, after the qualifying rounds finish Thursday and two days before the tournament starts.
26th May, 2017, Thursday 16:25 hrs:
Stan Wawrinka’s possible Opponents:
R3: Andreas Seppi/Fognini
R4: Gael Monfils/R. Gasquet
QF: Marin Cilic/Tsonga
26th May, 2017, Thursday 16:20 hrs:
Novak Djokovic’s possible Opponents:
R3: Misha Zverev
R4: Albert Ramos/Lucas Pouille
QF: D Goffin/Dominic Thiem
26th May, 2017, Thursday 16:15 hrs:
Rafa Nadal possible Opponents:
QF: M Raonic
26th May, 2017, Thursday 16:14 hrs:
Andy Murray possible Opponents:
R3: Del Potro
26th May, 2017, Thursday 16:10 hrs: Wawrinka could face Fabio Fognini in 3rd round. Dominic Thiem will face Bernand Tomic in 1st Round. Benoit Paire vs Rafa Nadal in 1st Round.
26th May, 2017, Thursday 16:10 hrs: Andy Murray faces a potential round three match against Juan Martin del Potro.
Another possible third round match is Nick Kyrgios vs Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.
26th May, 2017, Thursday 16:07 hrs: Dominic Thiem and Alexander Zverev in same half.
26th May, 2017, Thursday 16:05 hrs: Projected QF’s
26th May, 2017, Thursday 16:04 hrs: Andy Murray is in the same half as Stan Wawrinka. Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal in other half
26th May, 2017, Thursday 16:03 hrs: Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka in same half.
26th May, 2017, Thursday 16:03 hrs: Time for the men’s draw now.
26th May, 2017, Thursday 15:55 hrs: Top seeds are placed first. And here are the potential round of 16 games, if they all make it there: Kerber vs Kvitova, Wozniacki vs Kuznetsova, Muguruza vs Mladenovic, Venus vs Cibulkova, Svitolina vs Keys, Vesnina vs Halep, Konta vs Radwanska, Pavlyuchenkova vs Pliskova
26th May, 2017, Thursday 15:51 hrs: Angelique Kerber and Caroline Wozniacki in the Top Quarter of the Draw.
26th May, 2017, Thursday 15:47 hrs: The Deputy referee of the tournament is out and talking very sternly. It’s time to get serious. We start with the women’s draw.
26th May, 2017, Thursday 15:41 hrs: Novak Djokovic enters this Roland Garros with New Coach ‘Andre Agassi’ and New Sponsor ‘Lacoste’
26th May, 2017, Thursday 15:38 hrs: Novak Djokovic is the defending champion in the Men’s Singles, and Garbiñe Muguruza is the defending champion in the Women’s Singles entered Draw ceremony presentation.
26th May, 2017, Thursday 00:30 hrs: The men’s and women’s singles draw will be conducted from midday local time in Paris on Friday, May 26. That’s 11 AM BST, 6 AM ET, 3:30 PM IST.
2017 FRENCH OPEN SEEDINGS: