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First rain drops at French Open

First rain drops at French Open

The 36-year-old, who also reached the 2011 final in Paris, has slipped to 78th in the world ranking but has maintained her impressive record on clay.

Defending champion Novak Djokovic was a popular pick to repeat after Nadal lost in Rome against Dominic Thiem, especially after the Serb cruised to the final of that tournament after beating the Austrian, losing just a single game. As of now, Thiem has been the second best player on clay this year behind Nadal. He also had one of the best results of his career a year ago at the French, making it to the semifinals before falling to the eventual champion Novak Djokovic. Muguruza could be in line to win his second career major at Roland Garros this June.

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The defending champion returns to the French Open after a mixed start to the season.

Women's champion Serena Williams has withdrawn from the French Open because she is expecting a child and will miss the rest of the 2017 tennis season. "We clicked and connected very fast", Djokovic said. Even with no French Open title since 2014, he is the clear favourite to win this year to add another trophy to his collection.

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I know it's not a good thing to say, it's not very positive, it's just Monaco ". Wehrlein received a five-second penalty for the unsafe release.

A guy I think will do poorly is the current world No. 1, Andy Murray.

Reigning women's champion Garbine Muguruza arrives in Paris with just three clay-court wins this year, all of which came in Rome before a neck injury forced her out of the semi- finals. As far as the draw is concerned, Murray was handed a potential 3rd round match with the surging Juan Martin Del Potro, while Djokovic was placed in the same quarter as Thiem & same half as Nadal. EPA/TATYANA ZENKOVICHJerzy Janowicz of Poland in action against Taro Daniel of Japan during their men's 1st round single match during the French Open tennis tournament at Roland Garros in Paris, France, 28 May 2017.

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The over is 40-19-1 in the Pirates' last 60 during game three of a series, and 3-0-1 in Glasnow's last four home starts. Williams is 1-2 with a 6.27 ERA in four starts since moving into the rotation when Taillon went on the disabled list.

"That's one of the things I felt like I needed is new inspiration, someone that knows exactly what I'm going through, on the court, off the court". They aren't the only big names who won't be in the City of Lights; Maria Sharapova took much of the pre-tournament headlines when the French Tennis Federation decided not to award her a wildcard for the tournament. Since completing the career Grand Slam in 2016 at the French Open, Djokovic has only won two titles in 14 events; the Rogers Cup in Toronto & the Qatar Open early this year.


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