The most beautiful features after a week of tournament

As every year, it smells good with the arrival of spring and summer, the Bac revisions, and the Roland-Garros clay track! The 2022 edition of the Paris Grand Slam tournament takes place from May 22 to June 5. After a short week of competition at the Porte d’Auteuil, the favorites are present. And we also have good surprises for our little Frenchman! Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Iga Swiatek, and the “French” Gilles Simon, Hugo Gaston, or even Léolia Jeanjean and Diane Parry, here are the beautiful pictures of this first week of tennis in Paris.

Achievement: Olivier JUSZCZAK

  • Serbian Novak Djokovic greets Slovakian Alex Molcan during his second round match of the Roland-Garros tennis tournament on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 in Paris. – THIBAULT CAMUS / AP / SIPA

    I will be! World number 1 Novak Djokovic will be present in the second week. In the round of 16 he will meet the Argentine Diego Schwartzman, 16th in the world.

  • Spaniard Rafael Nadal against Frenchman Corentin Moutet during the second round of the Roland-Garros Tennis Tournament on the Philippe Chatrier court in Paris on May 25, 2022. – EL PIHIF MAXIME / SIPA

    Rafael Nadal, thirteen times crowned on clay in Paris, clearly emerged victorious from his left-wing duel with Frenchman Corentin Moutet, 139th in the world and a guest, 6-3, 6-1, 6-4 in Roland’s second round. Garros Wednesday evening.

  • Poland’s Iga Swiatek puts on her watch before celebrating her victory over American Alison Riske at Roland-Garros in Paris on May 26, 2022. – DAVID WINTER / SIPA

    Polish Iga Swiatek, 20, arrives on time! Favorites,the world No. 1 was imperial against Alison Riske (43rd) swallowed 6-0, 6-2 in the second round.

  • Iga Swiatek plays with a ribbon of the colors of the Ukrainian flag nailed to his cap, May 26, 2022. – JAVIER GARCIA / SIPA

    For a place in the round of 16, the world number one, winner of Roland-Garros in 2020, will face Montenegrin Danka Kovinic (95th).

  • The Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz with the audience at Roland-Garros, Paris, May 25, 2022. – ALFONSO JIMENEZ / SIPA

    The phenomenon Carlos Alcaraz (6th), who had some scares in the 2nd round, will have the honors of the session on Friday night at the Central. He will meet the American Sebastian Korda, 30th in the world.

  • American Coco Gauff serves against Estonian Kaia Kanepi during her match in the third round of the Roland-Garros tennis tournament on May 27, 2022 in Paris. – CHRISTOPHE ENA / AP / SIPA

    Coco Gauff qualified for the round of 16 by beating Estonia’s Kaia Kanepi (6-3, 6-4). The 18-year-old American will be present for the second week.

  • Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas at the court of Suzanne Lenglen in Roland-Garros, France, May 26, 2022. – DAVID WINTER / SIPA

    Stefanos Tsitsipas was again pushed to a prolonged match in the second round of Roland-Garros. The world No. 4 and outgoing finalist retired, with more than four hours and four sets 6-3, 7-6 (10/8), 6-7 (3/7), 7-6 (9/7) , from the clutches of the Czech classified Zdenek Kolar (134th) on Thursday night.

  • German Alexander Zverev serves against Sebastian Baez of Argentina during his second round match at the Roland-Garros Tennis Tournament in Paris, France, on Wednesday, May 25, 2022. – CHRISTOPHE ENA / AP / SIPA

    After a first round in less than two hours, Alexander Zverev (3rd in the world) won a marathon of 3:36 in the 2nd round going back two sets before dismissing the Argentine Sebastian Baez (36th) by 2-6 , 4-6, 6-1, 6-2, 7-5, not without saving a game point on Wednesday. The 25-year-old German, a finalist in Madrid and a semi-finalist in Rome in recent weeks, will face American Brandon Nakashima (75th) to try to reach the round of 16.

  • Frenchman Gilles Simon celebrates victory over American Steve Johnson during his second round of Roland Garros in Paris on Thursday, May 26, 2022. – JEAN-FRANCOIS BADIAS / AP / SIPA

    The legs will be heavy, but the future retired Gilles Simon will be carried by the public on Saturday in the third round of his Roland-Garros final against the Croatian Marin Cilic, whom he leads 6-1 in the results of their clashes. “Statistically, he’s a good player,” admits the 37-year-old Frenchman, who is taking part in his 17th and final clay court before retiring at the end of the year.

  • France’s Diane Parry vs. Colombia’s Camila Osorio during the second round of Roland-Garros at Simonne Mathieu’s track on May 25, 2022. – EL PIHIF MAXIME / SIPA

    Diane Parry confirmed her feat in the first round at the expense of defending champion Barbora Krejcikova by quietly firing Colombian Camila Osorio in 2nd and reaching the 3rd round of Roland-Garros.

  • The Frenchman Hugo Gaston against the Argentine Pedro Cachin during the second round of Roland-Garros at the Suzanne Lenglen track in Paris on May 26, 2022. – MAXIMUM LE PIHIF / SIPA

    Hugo Gaston, eighth finalist at Roland-Garros two years ago, qualified without wasting time for the third lap at the expense of Argentine Pedro Cachin (153rd) 6-4, 6-2, 6 -4 in just over of two hours. Thursday. In the first round, Gaston (74th, 21) defeated world number 20 Alex de Minaur in the super tie-break of the fifth set after a long four-hour fight.

  • Alizé Cornet in action during the French Tennis Open at Roland-Garros 2022, May 26, 2022, in Paris. – LOIC BARATOUX / SIPA

    Alizé Cornet, 40th in the world, qualified for the 3rd round of Roland-Garros on Thursday by defeating in the first match the 2017 champion, the Latvian Jelena Ostapenko (13th), by 6-0, 1-6, 6-3 in 1:41 for the first game. of the women’s draw for the night session of the 2022 edition.

  • France’s Léolia Jeanjean of France against Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic during the second round of Roland-Garros on the track of Simonne Mathieu, on May 26, 2022, in Paris. – MAXIMUM LE PIHIF / SIPA

    Léolia Jeanjean continues her good career at Roland-Garros and offers herself a feat in the process! World No. 227 eliminated Czech Karolina Pliskova, 8th in the world, 6-2, 6-2 on Thursday, and won her ticket to the third round. A recipient of a wildcard, the Frenchwoman, a former hope for tricolor tennis, is taking part in her first Grand Slam at the age of 26.

  • Frenchman Richard Gasquet against American Sebastian Korda at Roland-Garros, 25/05/2022. – JEE / SIPA

    Richard Gasquet, 70th in the world, did not meet a great Sebastian Korda (30th), but nevertheless encountered the American obstacle without finding a solution and lost by 7-6 (7/5), 6-3 , 6-. 3, Wednesday in the second round of Roland-Garros. “Honestly, it’s more on a tennis level than I’ve lost and nothing on a physical level,” admitted the 35-year-old Frenchman.

  • Jo-Wilfried Tsonga retires after Roland Garros 2022 in Paris on May 24, 2022. – ALFONSO JIMENEZ / SIPA

    Long considered Yannick Noah’s heir, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga has finally left his rackets after a last game at Roland-Garros, at the age of 37, at the end of a career full of blows and repeat injuries. . His record is one of the richest in French tennis: 18 titles, including two Masters 1000, a Davis Cup with the New Musketeers (Monfils, Gasquet, Simon) and prestigious victories against the greatest.

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