Rafael Nadal will debut this Monday in Roland Garros 2020 against the Belarusian Egor Gerasimov. Will do it in the last shift of the Philippe Chatrier, the central court of the Parisian venue, in the evening. It will be at the beginning of the road with which he intends to conquer his thirteenth Roland Garros.
If everything goes according to plan, It will be between 5 and 6 in the afternoon, approximately, when the current tournament champion begins his tour of Paris. Nadal is waiting for a Gerasimov who, number 83 in the world, must be the rival against whom he begins to gain sensations on the Parisian clay.
Nadal will premiere, therefore, in the hours of less light about Paris, another circumstance that he will have to deal with in this strange autumn season in which the tournament is played. Nadal will debut like this on the remodeled center court where he has lifted the Musketeers Cup up to twelve times.
The start time of your match will, however, depend on the length of the three previous matches. Petra Kvitova and Océane Dodin they will face each other at 11:00. Their meeting will be followed by the one they dispute Dominic Thiem and Marin Cilic. The Austrian will therefore be the first of the three great favorites of the men’s team to make a presence in Paris. Before the Nadal match, the Serena Williams-Kristie Ahn.
Garbiñe Muguruza, second shift of the Simonne Mathieu
The other Spanish champion of the tournament present in the table will also debut this Monday in Paris. Garbiñe Muguruza Simonne Mathieu, third in importance, will debut on the track against the Slovenian Tamara zidansek.
It will do so in the second turn of the game, so its starting time will depend on the duration of the previous match between Fabio Fognini and Mikhail Kukushkin. Garbiñe aspires in Paris to continue with the good feelings exhibited throughout this season’s tournaments.
In addition to Nadal, Thiem, Kvitova, Serena or Garbiñe, will also premiere on the track Suzanne Lenglen Kiki bertens (before Zavatska), Elina Svitolina (against Gracheva) or Daniil Medvedev (in front of Fucsovics). In Spanish key they will also play Pablo Carreño (against Millman), Albert Ramos (in front of Mannarino), Aliona Bolsava (against Paolini), Pedro Martinez (in front of Vukic) and Feliciano lopez (against Altmaier).