Roland-Garros: Swiatek v Gauff, Sabalenka v Rybakina: All you need to know about the women’s draw

The draw for the women’s singles event at Roland-Garros was released in Paris on Thursday

Iga Swiatek, Roland-Garros 2023 Iga Swiatek, Roland-Garros 2023 Image Credit: JB Autissier / Panoramic

The draw for the women’s singles event at Roland-Garros unveiled on Thursday in the presence of the three-time Olympic champion, France’s Marie-Jose Perec.

Last year’s winner, Iga Swiatek, who was on hand to speak after the women’s draw was released, could face former world No 1 Naomi Osaka in a mouth-watering second round clash. The Pole also has Barbora Krejcikova in the round of 16 and Marketa Vondrousova or Danielle Collins in the quarter-finals!! The draw has pitted her and US Open champion Coco Gauff in the same half while two-time Australian Open champion Aryna Sabalenka and world No 4 Elena Rybakina are placed in the bottom half.

Women's trophy Roland-Garros

The Women’s Draw

Alize Cornet, Rome, 2023

The First Round Match-Ups you don’t want to miss

  • Qinwen Zheng – Alize Cornet
  • Sloane Stephens – Yulia Putintseva
  • Elina Svitolina – Karolina Pliskova
  • Katie Boulter – Paula Badosa

Naomi Osaka, Rome 2024

The matches we want to see in the first week

  • Iga Swiatek – Naomi Osaka (second round)
  • Caroline Garcia – Sofia Kenin (second round)
  • Elena Rybakina – Angelique Kerber (second round)
  • Aryna Sabalenka – Paula Badosa (third round)

Coco Gauff

The projected Quarter-Finals

  • Iga Swiatek (1) – Marketa Vondrousova (5)
  • Coco Gauff (3) – Ons Jabeur (8)
  • Qinwen Zheng (7) – Elena Rybakina (4)
  • Maria Sakkari (6) – Aryna Sabalenka (2)

Iga Swiatek, Rome 2024

Iga Swiatek’s projected path to the title

  • First round: Qualifier
  • Second round: Naomi Osaka or Lucia Bronzetti
  • Third round: Veronika Kudermetova or Maria Bouzkova
  • Round of 16: Barbora Krejcikova or Ekaterina Alexandrova
  • Quarter-final: Danielle Collins or Marketa Vondrousova
  • Semi-final: Coco Gauff or Ons Jabeur
  • Final: Aryna Sabalenka or Elena Rybakina

Aryna Sabalenka Rome 2024

Aryna Sabalenka’s projected path to the title

  • First round: Erika Andreeva
  • Second Round: Qualifier / Lucky Loser
  • Third round: Katie Boulter or Sloane Stephens
  • Round of 16: Madison Keys or Emma Navarro
  • Quarter-finals: Maria Sakkari or Victoria Azarenka
  • Semi-final: Elena Rybakina or Qinwen Zheng
  • Final: Iga Swiatek or Coco Gauff

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