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French Open 2022: Indian Players List, Schedule in IST

The French Open, the second tennis Grand Slam of the season, was started on May 16, Sunday. The final match of the tournament will play on June 6, 2022. Number 1 Djokovic will go to defend the title while Nadal would like to win this Grand Slam played on a clay court for the 14th time. Both of them will get the challenge of Zverev, Tsitsipas, Medvedev, Carlos, and Casper Rudd. Check French Open 2022: Indian Players List.

The French Open started in 1891. Initially, it was played on sand courts, but from 1908 was played on clay courts. In addition to clay courts, Grand Slams also take place on two different courts. Wimbledon takes place on grass courts and the Australian Open and US Open on hard courts.

French Open 2022: Indian Players List
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French Open 2022: Indian Players Participating

It is very unfortunate that not a single player qualified for the singles. Hence none of the Indian players is participating in a single event of the French Open 2022.

Sania Mirza, Ramkumar Ramanathan, and Rohan Bopanna are the only three players who are participating in the doubles event.

French Open 2022: Schedule

The tournament is scheduled from May 16, 2022, to June 6, 2022.

The schedule of Men’s Single is as follows-

DateRound
May 16 to May 20Qualifier Round
May 22 to May 24First Round
May 25 to May 26Second Round
May 27 to May 28Third Round
May 29Fourth Round
May 30 to May 31Quarter-final Round
June 2 to Jone 3Semi-Final Round
June 4Finals

The court is made up of 5 layers. The layer is made up of pebbles, limestone, coal, and bricks. 2 mm of brick powder at the top. layer of. At least 1.1 tonnes of material is used to make a court. About 100 people maintain the court during the tournament. Due to the clay surface, it is the slowest court. This slows down the movement of the ball, so it becomes easier for the opponent to return the shot.

That’s why a fan of an all-volley game like Pete Sampras never won the French Open. This court is a favorite of baseline players. Apart from this, players who spin heavy are also successful here. Rafael Nadal has been the most successful on this court. He has won the French Open 13 times. Again this year also he is the favorite to win the FO title.