"If I close my eyes, my goal is to go as far forward as possible in the standings and as a person. The dream is to become number 1 in the world, and I will give everything I have to achieve it. Then if I don't get there, it will be enough for me not to have regrets, don't think you didn't give 100%". This is the great ambition of Jannik Sinner on the eve of Roland Garros, the second Grand Slam of the season which starts on Sunday. sinner, number 8 in the world, he is on his fourth experience on clay in Paris: in 2020 he was stopped in the quarterfinals by the future winner Nadal while in the last two years he stopped in the second round. "Physically I'm very well, I've trained well. I'm happy to be here - the 21-year-old from South Tyrol told Supertennis, who will make his debut against the Frenchman Alexandre Muller - Nadal's absence? He's certainly the most important name missing from this year, but I'm mainly focused on what I have to do".
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The draw, Sinner in Medvedev's part of the draw
The draw put the blue in Medvedev's side, fresh winner in Rome. "But I tend to think game after game. It's useless to look too far ahead, thinking about who you can face later. Even the first round can be tough here. Me, Alcaraz and Rune the new Big Three? I think I showed the There are weeks when it's more difficult, but I think I'm a strong player." Then a thought for Berrettini: "We miss Matteo, in the group and in tournaments he is someone who feels. But he too has a strong mentality, I'm sure he will come back".
Three blues on the field on Sunday
There are 9 Italians competing in the men's draw, the last to detach the pass was Flavio Cobolli, in his first presence in the main draw of a Grand Slam. Three Italians will make their debut on Sunday, all placed in the upper part of the scoreboard. Matthew Arnaldinumber 105 in the world, will face the Colombian Daniel Elahi Galan, n.90 of the ranking. This is the absolute debut in Paris for the 22-year-old from Sanremo. Lorenzo Musetti18 ATP and 17th seed, will face the Swede Michael Ymern.53 of the ranking. Lorenzo Sonego45 in the world, will challenge the American Ben Sheltonn.35 of the ranking and 30 of the seeding.
Roland Garros 2023, the draw drawn: Alcaraz and Djokovic on the same side, Medvedev on Sinner's road
Camila Giorgi and Sara Errani make their debut
In the women's draw there are six blue women in the race. They debut on Sunday Camila Giorgi And Sara Errani. Camila Giorgi, 36 in the WTA ranking, is expected from the match against the French Alize Cornet, n.50 in the world. Sara Errani, n.70 WTA and finalist in Paris in 2012, will instead have to contend with the Swiss Jil Teichman75 of the ranking.