By Ros Satar

  • The provisional seedings and player’s list for this year’s Roland Garros
  • The seeds follow the current rankings (as on Monday 20 May)
  • Johanna Konta’s run in Rome sees her seeded, along with Kyle Edmund.
PARIS, FRANCE – Roland Garros is almost upon us – and we break down who the seeds are and who is likely to face who.

 

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The Seeds

[1] Novak Djokovic Naomi Osaka

 

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] Rafael Nadal 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] Roger Federer Simona Halep
[4] Dominic Thiem Kiki Bertens

 

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

 

[5] Alexander Zverev Angelique Kerber
[6] Stefanos Tsitsipas Petra Kvitova
[7] Kei Nishikori Sloane Stephens
[8] Juan Martin Del Potro Ashleigh Barty

 

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

 

[9] Fabio Fognini Elina Svitolina
[10] Karen Khachanov Serena Williams
[11] Marin Cilic Aryna Sabalenka
[12] Daniil Medvedev Anastasija Sevastova

 

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

 

[13] Borna Coric Caroline Wozniacki
[14] Gael Monfils Madison Keys
[15] Milos Raonic Belinda Bencic
[16] Nikoloz Basilashvili Wang Qiang

 

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

 

[17] Marco Cecchinato Anett Kontaveit
[18] Diego Schwartzman Julia Goerges
[19] Roberto Bautista Agut Garbiñe Muguruza
[20] Guido Pella Elise Mertens
[21] Denis Shapovalov Daria Kasatkina
[22] Alex De Minaur Bianca Andreescu
[23] Lucas Pouille Donna Vekic
[24] Fernando Verdasco Caroline Garcia

 

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

 

[25] Stan Wawrinka Hsieh Su-Wei
[26] Felix Auger-Aliassime Johanna Konta
[27] Gilles Simon Lesia Tsurenko
[28] David Goffin Carla Suárez Navarro
[29] Kyle Edmund Maria Sakkari
[30] Matteo Berrettini Mihaela Buzarnescu
[31] Dusan Lajovic Petra Martic
[32] Laslo Djere Aliaksandra Sasnovich

 

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

 

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Men’s Singles

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Can anyone stop Rafael Nadal? Probably the best names in the frame are Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem based on lead-up form, but there are some great names in the mix, and it will be fascinating to see how the current ATP NextGen crop fare against those who are nipping at the heels of those who have long been expected to replace the old guard.

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Women’s Singles

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Defending champion Simona Halep has already confessed that this is her favourite time of year, and that she fully intends to do everything a champion is expected to do. But the real question is – can she do the double. It might be unfair to rule out the reigning US Open and Australian Open champion and World No. 1 Naomi Osaka, but clay is not her best surface and some of the rest of the contenders, the field could well still be viewed as open.

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How to Watch/Follow Roland Garros

TV ITV4 (from May 26)

Eurosport (Subscription Required)

Live Stream Eurosport (Free trial with Amazon Prime)

 

Roland Garros 2018 takes place between 26 May and 9 June.

 

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