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Defending champion Iga Swiatek begins her French Open marketing campaign on day three as she chases a 3rd Roland Garros title in 4 years.
The Polish 21-year-old is likely one of the favourites to elevate the trophy however suffered an injury scare within the build-up to the clay-court Grand Slam.
Prime-10 seeds Ons Jabeur of Tunisia, Kazakh Elena Rybakina and American Coco Gauff additionally function on Tuesday.
Daniil Medvedev opens towards qualifier Thiago Seyboth Wild within the males’s draw.
The Russian second seed is amongst 4 gamers who might end the fortnight as males’s primary, with Novak Djokovic and Stefanos Tsitsipas additionally able to changing Carlos Alcaraz.
Elsewhere, Norway’s 2022 finalist Casper Ruud and 20-year-old Danish sixth seed Holger Rune start their respective campaigns.
Tuesday’s evening session will as soon as once more function a males’s singles match, with France’s Gael Monfils taking up Argentine Sebastian Baez on Courtroom Philippe Chatrier (not earlier than 19:15 BST).
Britons Neal Skupski, Jamie Murray and Lloyd Glasspool are all concerned on the primary day of the boys’s doubles match.
Prime spot on the road for Swiatek
First up for Swiatek, winner of titles in Doha and Stuttgart this season, is a gathering with Spain’s Cristina Bucsa within the third match on Courtroom Philippe Chatrier.
Swiatek, who should attain the final eight at Roland Garros to have an opportunity of extending her keep as world primary, is starting a match along with her rating on the road for the primary time since she took the highest spot in April 2022.
She remains to be recovering from the proper thigh damage which pressured her to retire from the Italian Open quarter-finals earlier this month, though she is optimistic it is not going to influence her title defence.
“Fortunately nothing severe occurred,” Swiatek mentioned. “I am nonetheless recovering from the damage however I will be good for my first spherical. That is a very powerful factor.
“Having this time to reset, take into consideration different stuff and simply relax for a few days was actually useful, and in addition to analyse what occurred throughout the entire clay season.”
Jabeur begins proceedings on the principle present courtroom at 10:45 BST towards Italy’s Lucia Bronzetti.
The Tunisian, who reached the Wimbledon and US Open finals in 2022, additionally picked up an damage within the build-up to the match however insisted she is “positively” again to full health.
Wimbledon champion Rybakina, who claimed the largest clay-court title of her profession in Rome earlier this month, faces Czech 16-year-old Brenda Fruhvirtova on Courtroom Suzanne Lenglen after Gauff’s match towards Spain’s Rebeka Masarova.
Two-time main winner Victoria Azarenka, seeded 18th, goes up towards Canada’s Bianca Andreescu, whereas 2021 champion Barbora Krejcikova meets Ukraine’s Lesia Tsurenko.
In-form Medvedev in rivalry
Medvedev has by no means beforehand superior past the quarter-finals at Roland Garros, however he’ll really feel assured of fixing that this 12 months.
The Russian has gained a Tour-leading 39 matches in 2023, together with 5 titles – together with the primary of his profession on clay in Rome – and begins his match towards Brazilian qualifier Seyboth Wild.
“For certain I’ve extra expectations than I often had at Roland Garros,” Medvedev mentioned.
“However I do know that it is also tough.”
Ruud, overwhelmed by Rafael Nadal in final 12 months’s last earlier than ending runner-up to Alcaraz on the US Open, is first up on Courtroom Suzanne Lenglen at 10:00 BST towards Sweden’s Elias Ymer.
Denmark’s Rune, who ready for Roland Garros by beating Ruud and Djokovic on his option to the Italian Open last, begins towards American Christopher Eubanks after German former world quantity two Alexander Zverev meets Lloyd Harris.
British trio start doubles campaigns
Britain’s top-ranked males’s doubles participant Skupski and team-mate Wesley Koolhof will start their bid for a primary main triumph as a pairing towards Kazakh Andrey Golubev and Ecuador’s Gonzalo Escobar.
Fifth seeds Glasspool and Finland’s Harri Heliovaara tackle Austrian duo Alexander Erler and Lucas Miedler.
Murray and New Zealand companion Michael Venus, the thirteenth seeds, face Diego Hidalgo, of Ecuador, and Spain’s David Vega Hernandez.
Elsewhere, Dutchman Jean-Julien Rojer and Argentine Marcelo Arevalo, the defending champions, meet Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas – who’s seeded fifth within the males’s singles – and his youthful brother Petros Tsitsipas.