Novak Djokovic will arrive at Roland Garros with a title under his arm 0:52 (CNN Spanish) — Roland Garros 2022, also known as the French Open, will give us the opportunity to see the best tennis players on the planet in a competition that extends for 20 days. This is the second Grand Slam of the year, so the world of tennis is waiting for one of the four major tournaments of this sport. The 2022 edition of Roland Garros has already started three days ago with qualifying phases, with which players with a low position in the ranking (from 78 and above) can go to the direct rounds. Figures such as Rafael Nadal (2022 Australian Open champion), Barbora Krejcikova (Defending Roland Garros champion), Novak Djokovic (recent Rome Masters 1000 champion and French Open champion in 2021), Iga Swiatek (number 1 of the world, who since February of this year has a streak of 28 games without losing) or Carlos Alcaraz (the rising star of tennis). Next, we give you all the information you need to know about the tournament that is already being played in France. When is Roland Garros 2022? The 2022 edition of this Grand Slam is played from Monday, May 16, to Sunday, June 5. Match schedule According to the official Roland Garros website, the tournament begins with five days of qualifying matches, which give tennis players who do not have a good position in the ranking a chance to qualify for direct rounds. The qualifying phases will take place on these days: Monday, May 16 Tuesday, May 17 Wednesday, May 18 Thursday, May 19 Friday, May 20 To see the results of the first four days, click here. Meanwhile, 16 games closed the qualifying phase on Friday, in which the participation of six Latino tennis players and four North Americans (three from the United States and one from Canada) stands out. We present you who qualified: And what comes next? On Friday, May 20, the winners of the qualifiers were defined, who are the ones who go on to the direct rounds of Roland Garros (which are played, in the case of men, to the one who wins 3 sets of 5, and to the one who wins 2 of 3 sets in the case of women; it should be remembered that in qualifying all matches are played 2 of 3 sets). Already with the complete classifieds, the direct rounds will begin on Sunday, May 22. From then on, the Roland Garros have no breaks and we will have matches every day until June 5. Therefore, at this time it is not known what the matches will be in the direct rounds, but by clicking here you will be able to know the matches that will be played each day as the tournament progresses. Favorites for the tournament In addition to those already mentioned (Nadal, Djokovic and Alcaraz), Roland Garros points out that other tennis players who are among the favorites to win the tournament are Stefanos Tsitsipas, finalist of this competition in 2021 along with Novak Djokovic; Casper Ruud (from Norway) and Alexander Zverev (Germany). On the women’s side, as already said, we have Barbora Krejcikova and Iga Swiatek. In addition, there is the number 3 in the world, Paula Badosa (Spain); and Ons Jabeur (Tunisia), finalist of the recent Rome Masters 1000 and winner of the Madrid Open (which was played a few days before the Rome tournament).
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