Simona Halep (3rd WTA) will be one of the main favorites to win the event. In 2014 and 2017, she reached the finals of the tournament, and in 2018 she enjoyed winning the Grand Slam for the first time in her career in Paris.
Halep will not be playing in the French Open for the first time in 13 years
However, Simona Halep can speak of a lot of bad luck. During this year’s WTA 1000 tournament in Rome, in a second round match with Andżelika Kerber, The Roman woman had a bruised calf and was unable to leave the court on her own.
A week ago, Halep wrote on her personal Twitter account: “After my MRI in Rome, I can confirm that I have a small laceration in my left leg. . EnergyTo speed up my return. “
Now it turns out that Halep has not managed to win over time and will not be playing in the tournament Roland Garros. This is her first absence from the event since 2008. Last October, Romania were knocked out in the fourth round after losing to Ego Shvitek. Then the Polish woman won the title, beating Sofia Kenin in the final.
The Roland Garros Championship will start on May 30th and run until June 13th.
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