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5 reasons to watch Roland-Garros this Wednesday

The young Dane, ranked number one in the world in Poland, and the Croatian ghost will appear this Wednesday at Roland Garros. day to follow.

Marin Cilic. Croatian (No. 20) surpassed No. 8e From the final against Daniil Medvedev on a cloud. Accurate, sharp in service and forward, light in his movements, he did not leave the slightest space for World No. 2, he quickly quit. Winner of the Junior Championships at Roland Garros in 2005, Marin Cilic (33) tests for the second junior. His experience can be a major asset at the bottom of the scale open to all ambitions. He will meet the Russian Andrey Rublev (No. 7) who leads 4 wins against 2 in head-to-head matches.

Casting Iga Swiatek. After being swarmed into the Round of 16 by China’s Zheng Qinwen, Iga Swiatek (age only 21) had a 32 in his pocket at last.e consecutive victory. In the round of 16, the only seed in the top 10 still in contention will meet American Jessica Pegola, who has long been ranked as a tough player before developing her game. She won 12 of 15 matches played on clay and advanced to first place. Top 10 portals.

Holger Ron. It is one of the feelings of heroism. On arrival in Roland-Garros, Dane (19 years old; 40e world) has not won any Grand Slam tournament. Solid, impressive, she swallows obstacles with great confidence. Marbles remained during the night session wanting only to light a fire for Hugo Gaston, during which he cut legs and tore the hopes of Stefanos Tsitsipas who gave the impression that he had received a heavy blow from old age against a young player, a cover planted upside down could see away. Opposite him, for a place in the semi-finals, stands the Norwegian Casper Ruud (No. 8).

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For the fencing Kudermetova-Kasatkina. Russian Daria Kasatkina (No. 20) presents when her compatriot Veronika Kudretova (No. 29) was found: “ We were on the same team. Last year, we played together in the Billie Jean King Cup, and before that, a few years ago, we played together in the European Championships, because we are the same age. So, we have a lot of memories together already. We’re going to have another match in the quarter-finals at Roland Garros, it’s a great moment. »

to Mary Pierce. Marie Pierce won the Roland Garros title in 2000 (she reached the finals of the French Open in 1994 and 2005), and will be on the bill in the Legends Championship, alongside Eva Magoli. Double Circuit, on Wednesday, versus Americans Lindsay Davenport and Mary Jo Fernandez.

Wednesday schedule: Court Philippe Chatrier, from 12 noon: Veronika Kudermitova (Russia, 29) – Daria Kasatkina (Russia, 20); Iga Swiatek (Poland, 1) – Jessica Pegula (USA, 11); Rublev (Russia, 7) – Marin Cilic (CRO, 20). Not before 8.45 pm: Casper Ruud (NOR, 8) – Holger Ron (DEN).

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