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Nadal and Djokovic will meet in the quarter-finals of Roland Garros

Nadal and Djokovic will meet in the quarter-finals of Roland Garros

Prizes to be handed out to the heroes of Ronald Garros. Photo: Courtesy of Dino Garcia

Spanish Rafael Nadal He will appear for the first time in the tournamentRoland Garros Against Australia’s Jordan Thompson, and if he advances in the draw, he will meet the Serbian in the quarter-finals. Novak Djokovic, Holder of the title and first place in the world, according to the lottery that took place in Paris.

Carlos Alcaraz For his part, he will start against an opponent from the previous stage, and his default opponent in the quarter-finals will be the German. Alexander Zverev Before facing Djokovic or Nadal in the semi-finals.

In the other part of the table, the draw presented Russia with a possible quarter-final between Daniil Medvedev and Andrei Rublev, The other will be played, in order, by the Greek, Stefanos Tsitsipas, finalist from the latest edition, and the Norwegian Casper Rod.

Djokovic, Nadal and Alcaraz, three of the main candidates, are in the same part of the lot, while Tsitsipas inherits The easy part, with Medvedev, Who managed to pass the first round in Paris only once, as the main contender.

The Serbian, who will be seeking his big number 21 to equalize Nadal, will make his debut against Japan’s Yoshihito Nishioka, before intersecting with Argentine F.Ederico Correa if he passes the first round. American Jenson Brosby is waiting for him in the third round, and in the round of 16 he will be competing against Argentina’s Diego Schwartzman or Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov.

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Nadal will play Swiss Stan Wawrinka or French Corentin Mutier in the second round, against Italian Fabio Fognini in the third round and against the Canadian. Felix Auger-Aliassime, His uncle Tony trained him in the round of 16.

Alcazar will start with a competitor from the previous stage, against fellow countryman Albert Ramos in the second, the American. Sebastian Korda is third Austrian Dominic Thiem, a two-time finalist in Paris, is supposed to be in the round of 16.