Roland Garros – Week 1 Summary

The exciting fourth week of Roland Garros 2022 in Paris begins today, Sunday, June 5th, with the start of the round of 16 matches. Get ready for more thrilling tennis action on the iconic red clay courts as the top players compete.

Expect intense matches, surprising upsets, and plenty of excitement as the second Grand Slam event of the year moves into its decisive stages. Don’t miss the epic rallies and strategic mastery unfolding in both the women’s and men’s singles draws.

Roland Garros

Women’s Singles

World #1 Iga Świątek remains the player to beat after dismantling China’s Wang Xinyu 6-0, 6-0 on Saturday. The Polish star is on track to meet 18-year-old American Coco Gauff in the quarterfinals in a battle of youth versus experience.

Gauff prevailed in a tight three-set match against 16-year-old wildcard Emma Raducanu despite the Brit taking the first set. Gauff meets Anna Karolína Schmiedlová next.

Defending champion Barbora Krejčíková unfortunately had to withdraw before her third round match due to injury.

Meanwhile, #2 seed Aryna Sabalenka faces Sloane Stephens under the lights on Center Court tonight. In a first for the tournament, two women have the prestige night match slot.

Men’s Singles

Novak Djokovic remains firmly on course to defend his 2021 title after dispatching Juan Pablo Varillas in straights sets. He next plays 15th seed Diego Schwartzman.

Meanwhile, teen sensations Holger Rune and Carlos Alcaraz scored confident wins to set up a quarterfinal clash.

The highly anticipated battle between the 19-year-old Spaniard and the rising 18-year-old Dane could determine the future of men’s tennis.

Casper Ruud also advanced while 2021 finalist Stefanos Tsitsipas scraped through a 5-set marathon. Daniil Medvedev and Alexander Zverev were unfortunately upset early.

Order of Play

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Latest Betting Odds

Men’s Singles:

  • Carlos Alcaraz – 7/4
  • Novak Djokovic – 5/2
  • Casper Ruud – 13/2
  • Holger Rune – 8/1

Women’s Singles:

  • Iga Świątek – 4/6
  • Coco Gauff – 7/1
  • Simona Halep – 14/1
  • Amanda Anisimova – 25/1

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