Roland Garros 2017 – Where The Seeds May Fall

 

By Ros Satar

  • The draw has been announced for this year’s French Open
  • The seeds follow the current rankings
  • Andy Murray is the top seed for the men’s and Johanna Konta is seeded #7 in the women’s draw
PARIS, FRANCE – The Roland Garros draw is out, with the seeded players being drawn first – Andy Murray leads the way in the men’s draw and Johanna Konta is seeded No. 7 as the only British woman in the draw.

 

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The French Open is almost upon us – and we break down who the seeds are and who is likely to face who.

 

The Seeds – Roland Garros 2017

[1] Andy Murray Angelique Kerber

 

Top seeds and opposite from the No. 2 seeds.

Will face players seeded 25-32 in the third round, 13-16 in the fourth round and 5-8 in the quarter-finals.

 

[2] Novak Djokovic Karolina Pliskova

 

Occupies the bottom place in the draw, opposite from the top seeds.

Will face players seeded 25-32 in the third round, 13-16 in the fourth round and 5-8 in the quarter-finals.

 

[3] Stan Wawrinka Simona Halep
[4] Rafael Nadal Garbiñe Muguruza

 

Will face players seeded 25-32 in the third round, 13-16 in the fourth round and 5-8 in the quarter-finals.

 

[5] Milos Raonic Elina Svitolina
[6] Dominic Thiem Dominika Cibulkova
[7] Marin Cilic Johanna Konta
[8] Kei Nishikori Svetlana Kuznetsova

 

Will face players seeded 25-32 in the third round, 9-12 in the fourth round and 1-4 in the quarter-finals.

 

[9] Alexander Zverev Agnieszka Radwanska
[10] David Goffin Venus Williams
[11] Grigor Dimitrov Caroline Wozniacki
[12] Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Madison Keys

 

Will face players seeded 17-24 in the third round and 5-8 in the fourth round.

 

[13] Tomas Berdych Kristina Mladenovic
[14] Jack Sock Elena Vesnina
[15] Gael Monfils Petra Kvitova
[16] Lucas Pouille Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova

 

Will face players seeded 17-24 in the third round and 1-4 in the fourth round.

 

[17] Roberto Bautista Agut Anastasija Sevastova
[18] Nick Kyrgios Kiki Bertens
[19] Albert Ramos-Vinolas Coco Vandeweghe
[20] Pablo Carreno Busta Barbora Strycova
[21] John Isner Carla Suárez Navarro
[22] Pablo Cuevas Mirjana Lucic-Baroni
[23] Ivo Karlovic Samantha Stosur
[24] Richard Gasquet Daria Gavrilova

 

Will face players seeded 9-16 in the third round.

 

[25] Steve Johnson Lauren Davis
[26] Gilles Muller Daria Kasatkina
[27] Sam Querrey Yulia Putintseva
[28] Fabio Fognini Caroline Garcia
[29] Juan Martin Del Potro Ana Konjuh
[30] David Ferrer Timea Bacsinszky
[31] Gilles Simon Roberta Vinci
[32] Mischa Zverev Zhang Shuai

 

Will face players seeded 1-8 in the third round.

 

What does the seeding mean?

 

Men’s Singles

All does not look well in general for Andy Murray, who has struggled with injury and illness, and at the other end of the draw Novak Djokovic is now turning to Andre Agassi for guidance. Meanwhile all eyes will be in Rafael Nadal as he looks to snag his third La Decima this season.

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Women’s Singles

With the absence of Serena Williams, who is expecting her first child, the field looks wide open with the chance for another maiden Slam winner. Who will take advantage of the field this year?

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Roland Garros 2017 takes place between 28 May and 11 June

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