Thursday’s program at Roland-Garros: Simon, Garcia and Cornet on the Central, Gaston wants to continue, Tsitisipas must be reassured, Swiatek for the 30th



We don’t take the same ones but we start over. Like Wednesday, five French will be on the courts, Thursday, May 26, for the second round of Roland-Garros. Léolia Jeanjean, the surprise of this edition on the women’s side, will open the tricolor ball from 11 a.m. on the Simonne-Mathieu court against the former world number one Karolina Pliskova.

However, the Blues mainly have an appointment on the central. After the meeting between Laslo Djere and Daniil Medvedev, Caroline Garcia will enter the track against Madison Keys to try to reach the third round and thus do better than last year. She will be followed by Gilles Simon for what could be her last at Roland-Garros in singles. The Habs emerged victorious in a marathon against Pablo Carreno Busta in the first round. Finally, Alizé Cornet will face, in the night session, the winner of the 2017 edition, Jelena Ostapenko.

For his part, Hugo Gaston will challenge the “lucky loser” Pedro Cachin on the Suzanne-Lenglen, where he took out the 20th in the world, Alex de Minaur, on Tuesday. Stefanos Tsitsipas, qualified in the pain in the first round, will also be on this court against Zdenek Kolar at the end of the day. The Lenglen which will also welcome the patron saint of women’s tennis, Iga Swiatek. The Polish could chain a 30th victory in a row.

The program of the Philippe-Chatrier court

From 12 p.m.

Laslo Djere (SER)-Daniil Medvedev (RUS, seeded n°2)

Madison Keys (USA, n°22)-Caroline Garcia (FRA)

Gilles Simon (FRA)-Steve Johnson (USA)

Not before 8:45 p.m.

Alizé Cornet (FRA)-Jelena Ostapenko (LET, n°13)

The program of the Suzanne-Lenglen court

From 11 a.m.

Paula Badosa (ESP, n°3)-Kaja Juvan (SLO)

Pedro Cachin (ARG)-Hugo Gaston (FRA)

Iga Swiatek (POL, n°1)-Alison Riske (USA)

Zdenek Kolar (RTC)-Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE, n°4)

The program of the Simonne-Mathieu court

From 11 a.m.

Leolia Jeanjean (FRA)-Karolina Pliskova (RTC, n°8)

Frances Tiafoe (USA, n°24)-David Goffin (BEL)

Simona Halep (ROU, n°19)-Qinwen Zheng (CHI)

Andrey Rublev (RUS, n°7)-Federico Delbonis (ARG)

The program of the short n°6

From 11 a.m.

Aleksandra Krunic (SER)-Veronika Kudermetova (RUS, n°29)

Miomir Kecmanovic (SER, n°28)-Alexander Bublik (KAZ)

Camila Giorgi (ITA, n°28)-Yulia Putintseva (KAZ)

Daniel Evans (GBR, n°29)-Mikael Ymer (SWE)

The program of short n°7

From 11 a.m.

Jessica Pegula (USA, n°11)-Anhelina Kalinina (UKR)

Marton Fucsovics (HON)-Marin Cilic (CRO, n°20)

Danielle Collins (USA, #9)-Shelby Rogers (USA)

Roberto Carballes Baena (ESP)-Jannik Sinner (ITA, n°12)

The program of court n°9

Anna Karolina Schmiedlova (SVQ)-Danka Kovinic (MTN)

Ilya Ivashka (BIE)-Cristian Garin (CHI)

The program of short n°12

From 11 a.m.

Holger Rune (DAN)-Henri Laaksonen (SUI)

Fernanda Contreras Gomez (MEX)-Daria Kasatkina (RUS, n°20)

Nikoloz Basilashvili (GEO, n°24)-Mackenzie McDonald (USA)

The program of short n°13

From 11 a.m.

Ekaterina Alexandrova (RUS, n°30)-Irina Begu (ROU)

Joao Sousa (POR)-Lorenzo Sonego (ITA, n°32)

The program of the short n°14

From 11 a.m.

Casper Ruud (NOR, n°8)-Emil Ruusuvuori (FIN)

Katie Volynets (USA)-Elena Rybakina (KAZ)

Marco Cecchinato (ITA)-Hubert Hurkacz (POL, n°12)

Madison Brengle (USA)-Aryna Sabalenka (BIE, n°7)



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