Garbiñe Muguruza will try to compensate twice in Paris. Because of her career in 2022, that she has not been good so far, and because last year she fell, against Kostyukat its premiere in Roland Garros. A defeat at the first change that he has only suffered six times in Grand Slams. His mark in the opening round of the majors is 30-6, the second best among the players participating in the current edition of the French tournament, behind that of the American Keys (31-5). His rival (around 1:00 p.m., Eurosport) will be the veteran Kaia Kanepi, a 36-year-old Estonian and 46th in the worldwhom he won in his only duel to date eight years ago (Australian Open 2014).
As far as victories are concerned, Roland Garros is the best Slam for Muguruza, who has the best percentage of active players, 78.4%, just below Serena Williams’ 83.1%. Garbiñe was champion in 2016, when she precisely won the American. She had previously been a quarterfinalist in 2014 and 2014, and then she was a semifinalist in 2018. The last three years (eighth, third round and first), she has not done well.
After winning the WTA Finals in November 2021, this season his balance is bad (7/8) and he comes from falling in the round of 16 in Rabat, against the Italian Trevisan (ultimately champion) a tournament that she attended to accumulate matches on clay having lost early in Madrid and Rome. He arrives without physical problems.
Another Spaniard, Cristina Bucsa, makes her debut (11:00) in the women’s draw in Paris after obtaining her classification in the previous one. His rival, the Brazilian Haddad Maia.