Preview of the 2015 French Open Men’s draw, from Novak Djokovic all the way down to qualifiers.
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There’s plenty of intrigue at this year’s French, despite the relative non-intrigue when world #1 Novak Djokovic takes the court – now 35-2 on the year, coincidentally the same amount of matches as entering the 2011 French, when he was 37-0 and would go on to win 2 of the remaining 3 slams that year….but of course, not the French.
Many this year expect a long awaited French title from Djokovic, maybe never closer than the 2013 SFs when he was up a break in the 5th before tragically touching the net and eventually losing to Nadal, who was sadly seeded 3rd that year and not kept opposite Djoker in the draw.
Much of the intrigue this year centers around Nadal being the 7 seed, and therefore likely to meet a top 4 seed in the QFs….anyone from Djoker to Fed to Murray…crazy. It’s possible Djoker will have to go through Nadal and then Murray just to make the final – seems kind of brutal for the overwhelmingly dominant #1 player in the world.
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