Tsitsipas and Garcia kick off a day still disrupted by rain, scores and results

Tsitsipas and Garcia kick off a day still disrupted by rain, scores and results
Tsitsipas and Garcia kick off a day still disrupted by rain, scores and results

The 2nd round of Roland-Garros begins this Wednesday, May 29 with a night session, Richard Gasquet facing Jannik Sinner.

The essential

  • Wednesday’s program at Roland-Garros will once again be very disrupted because of the rain. We will still follow the French Moutet, Muller and Caroline Garcia on the Central. Among the favorites, Carlos Alcaraz is expected as is Jannik Sinner in the night session.
  • Tuesday, the day was nightmarish for the French with 8 eliminated out of 9. Only Arthur Rinderknech qualified. Novak Djokovic, for his part, quietly passed his first round against Pierre-Hugues Herbert.
  • Follow all the highlights and results from Roland-Garros live.

Live

10:05 – Tsitsipas on Lenglen

World number nine Stefanos Tsitsipas will play his second round against Daniel Altmaier, from 11 a.m. on the Suzanne Lenglen court. We will notably find Ons Jabeur, Andrei Rublev and Coco Gauff on this court.

10:02 – Caro Garcia to open Chatrier

No worries for matches scheduled on center court. The roof will allow meetings to take place without problems, starting with Caroline Garcia’s second round, scheduled for noon against Sofia Kenin. It will be followed by Carlos Alcaraz against Jasper De Jong, then by Iga Swiatek against Naomi Osaka. Finally the night session is booked by the meeting between Jannik Sinner and Richard Gasquet.

10:00 – A rainy day

Hello everyone and welcome to this new day of Roland-Garros. Even if the program announces a start of the matches at eleven o’clock we risk waiting before seeing tennis on the annex courts today.

00:17 – See you later!

From 11 a.m., Tsitsipas will be on the court!

05/28/24 – 11:49 p.m. – Barrère loses at the end of the night against Bublik

The Frenchman’s forehand is too long! Bublik comes out in 2h16: 4-6, 5-7, 3-6. Rinderknech, on a dark day, saved French tennis from a zero point…

05/28/24 – 11:49 p.m. – Bublik gets a match point!

His services continue to put Barrère in agony. It serves at 215km/h!

05/28/24 – 11:48 p.m. – Barrère is offensive!

The Frenchman came to land a volley! So maybe (15-30)!

05/28/24 – 11:47 p.m. – Barrère’s beautiful variation!

The Frenchman has just hit a drop shot to the nearest millimeter (15-15).

05/28/24 – 11:47 p.m. – Bublik will serve to win the match!

We have been playing for more than two hours, and Bublik continues to score aces (15-00).

05/28/24 – 11:46 p.m. – Barrère clings to his dream

He takes advantage of Bublik’s mistakes to score two game points.

05/28/24 – 11:44 p.m. – Barrère shows fair play

The judge gave a foul, but the Frenchman confirms that the ball took the line. Great sportsmanship!

05/28/24 – 11:43 p.m. – Bublik is holding on!

The forehand went beyond Barrère. The Frenchman has his back to the wall more than ever (2-5, in the third round).

05/28/24 – 11:42 p.m. – It’s a new tie!

Barrère was the author of an incredible forehand, along the line (40-40).

05/28/24 – 11:41 p.m. – Bublik is not really calm

He has just committed a double fault. Barrier has an opening (30-30).

05/28/24 – 11:40 p.m. – Barrère accumulates mistakes

The Frenchman is more and more frustrated, he is also struggling to push on his legs when playing his backhands.

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The overloaded calendar does not change the dates of Roland-Garros which takes place from May 20, 2024 with the start of qualifying to Sunday June 9, 2024, the day of the men’s final.

If the ticketing system remains as in previous years, tickets will now be 100% dematerialized. There will be three phases. The first tickets will be sold to club presidents and then to licensees of the French Tennis Federation, before the ticket office opens to the general public on Wednesday March 13 at 10 a.m. You need to pay a minimum of €39 for access to the side courts during the main tournament, and a minimum of €50 to have a place in the stands of the Philippe Chatrier court. Resales of places are also planned in the run-up to the tournament and during the fortnight.

The overall allocation for Roland-Garros 2024 was revealed on April 25, 2024. In 2024 the overall allocation is up 7.8% compared to last year, and amounts to 53.478 million euros according to the press release. of Roland Garros.

Broadcasters of Roland Garros in 2024, France TV and Amazon Prime (subscribe to Amazon Prime Video) have renewed their contract until 2027. France Télévisions will broadcast all of the day’s matches whileAmazon Prime will broadcast the 11 night sessions from the first Sunday to the last Wednesday of the tournament. Unlike last year, Amazon Prime will no longer have the exclusivity of matches on Simonne Matthieu. The two media outlets reached an agreement. They will co-broadcast the semi-finals of the women’s and men’s singles draws, the women’s and men’s doubles and the mixed doubles final.

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