Schedule and TV. The two Argentines who start this Sunday at Roland Garros

This sunday begins the second Grand Slam of the year: Roland Garros, opens its doors to its 2021 version, which will distribute 17,171,000 euros in prizes. Rafael Nadal, He is the top title contender and defending champion with 13 trophies in Paris. Iga Swiatek, the 19-year-old Polish is the 2020 champion and is positioned as the favorite among women. In addition, there will be eight Argentine players, with Nadia Podoroska as the only female representative. Both the rosarina and Diego Schwartzman They are the main references of the delegation and both will try to emulate their enormous performances from the previous edition, where they reached the semifinals.

The main attractions of the main draw will be the Spanish Rafael Nadal (3), with a record of 100 wins in 102 games, Serbian Novak Djokovic (1) and the swiss Roger Federer (8), who returns to Paris after two years, while among the ladies will be the Australian Ashleigh Barty (1), the Japanese Naomi Osaka (2) Y Serena Williams (8). At 39, the American who lost to Podoroska in Rome will try to win a new Grand Slam to overcome her collection of 23.

The three legends of men’s tennis were included in the same part of the table, an unprecedented event in a Grand Slam, which could generate a cross between Djokovic and Federer in the quarterfinals, and one of the two with the Spanish in the semifinals.

The first two Argentines to enter the scene will be the Bahiense Guido Pella (59), who will play this Sunday against Colombian Daniel Elahí Galán (106 °), and Cordoba Juan Ignacio Londero (100), who will face the Chilean Cristian Garín (23 °). In the days that followed, Schwartzman will start his campaign against the Taiwanese Yen Hsun Lu (679 °) and Podoroska (42 °) will start his way against the Swiss Belinda Bencic (11th).

Meanwhile, the Rosario Federico Coria (96 °) will play in the initial round against Spanish Feliciano López (61), while Facundo Bagnis (101 °) will face the French Benjamin Bonzi (115), El Azuleño Federico Delbonis (52nd), recent semi-finalist in Belgrade, will make his debut against Moldovan Radu Albot (88th),

In the doubles table, Argentina will mark a presence with the Mar del Plata Horacio Zeballos (5) and his Catalan partner Marcel Granollers (11), winners this year of the Masters 1000 in Madrid, and there will also be the tandilense Máximo González (47) with Italian Simone Bolelli (61), brand new champions in Parma.

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Philippe Chatrier Center Court: ESPN 2 and 3

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