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DIRECT. Roland-Garros 2024: Swiatek starts very strong, scores and results

Start of the round of 16 at home Roland-Garros with the program notably the triple winner and world number 1 Iga Swiatek and the world number 3 Carlos Alaraz.

The essentials

  • Roland-Garros enters its second week with the start of the round of 16 on this busy Sunday at the Porte d'Auteuil. Defending champion Iga Swiatek will start on Court Philippe Chatrier, followed by Coco Gauff. Carlos Alcaraz will face Canadian Félix Auger-Aliassime in the afternoon. Ons Jabeur, Stefanos Tsitsipas and Grigor Dimitrov will also be on the courts.  
  • Only one Frenchman will be on the courts today, Corentin Moutet. The Parisian will have the difficult task of hosting the night session against world number 2, Jannik Sinner. 
  • Follow the evolution of the scores and the results live. 


Despite Two break points saved, Potapova once again gives up her serve. The Russian hits hard but never puts a powerful Swiatek in trouble, who plays forward and in the right areas. The Polish player unrolls and leads 6-0 2-0.

11:36 – Potapova saves her first break point

On a bad attack in the center from Swiatek who continues to the net, Potapova pierces her along the line with his forehand and brushes aside a first break point in this eighth final one way for now.

11:35 – Vondrousova break (4-3)

The Czech, leader of series n°5, seizes Danilovic's serve and returns to the lead. 4-3. Everything is restarted on the Suzanne-Lenglen.

On a double fault, Potapova balanced her service game and lost the first set with a clear score of 6-0. Iga Swiatek only needed 21 minutes to score in her first 6 games, signing 7 winners against 2 à his opponent, with only 1 direct fault against 10 the Russian girl. A demonstration for the moment on the Philippe-Chatrier.

11:29 – Vondrousova maintains herself at the highest level. reach (4-2)

The Czech hangs on and wins her service game without suffering to return to the lead (4-2). 2-4.

11:28 – Swiatek continues (5-0)

< p>The world No. 1 is ruthless and signs a very authoritarian shutout. She comes away 5-0.

11:26 – Danilovic starts strong (4-1)

In the other match that started; &agrav; 11 a.m., on the Suzanne-Lenglen, the Serbian qualifier has no complexes and started the race. by achieving the break for the first time against Vondrousova. After 19 minutes, she leads 4-1.

11:25 – Double break from Swiatek (4-0 )

Everything is going too quickly for Potapova who is unable to achieve anything. support the infernal rhythm imprinted by by Swiatek. With his strikes à flat, the 23-year-old Russian suffered the heaviness of the Polish bullets and was cornered. The score is 4-0 in favor of the world number 1, well decided to win. that the match does not drag on in the cool of Paris.

11:22 – Break confirmedé (3-0)

Swiatek hurts with his heavy ball. Potapova tries to let go of her arm but has not yet found the right foot. the right tempo.

11:17 – Entrance break for Swiatek (2-0)

Swiatek immediately imposes his sustained pace and stifles Potapova. With a long backhand, she converts her first break point and is already leading the lead. 2-0.

11:12 – Swiatek opens the score (1-0)

From an outside ace, the Pole wins a very well-played first game.

11:10 – Weather update

After a particularly wet week, the weather forecast seems favorable for the game. If a thick cloud cover covers the sky Parisian, the risk of precipitation is quite low. The roofs of the Philippe-Chatrier and Suzanne-Lenglen courts should therefore be able to remain open.

11:08 – Danilovic takes care of the details

For her first round of 16 in a Grand Slam, Olga Danilovic intends to present herself in her best light against the odds. the head of series n°5 Marketa Vondrousova. The Serbian qualifier got ready in the locker room before entering the Suzanne-Lenglen court.

11:08 – Debut of Iga Swiatek

Iga Switaek begins his eighth final serving against à Potapova in a particularly bare Philippe-Chatrier court.

Hello à all and &agrav; everyone and welcome to follow the 8th day of Roland-Garros. On today's program, the start of the round of 16 of the 2024 edition.


The overloaded calendar does not change the dates of Roland-Garros which takes place from May 20, 2024 with the start of qualifying to Sunday June 9, 2024, the day of the men's final.

If the ticketing system remains as in previous years, tickets will now be 100% digital. . There will be three phases. The first tickets will be sold to club presidents then to licensees of the French Federationç tennis court, before the opening of the ticket office to the general public on Wednesday March 13 & 10am. You need to pay at least 39 € for access to the side courts during the main tournament, and 50 € minimum to have a place in the stands of the Philippe Chatrier court. Resales of places are also planned at the end of the year. as the tournament approaches and during the fortnight.  

The overall allocation for Roland-Garros 2024 has been increased. unveiled on April 25, 2024. In 2024, the overall allocation is up 7.8% compared to the previous year. last year, and rose to a new level. 53.478 million euros according to the press release; of Roland-Garros. 

Broadcasters of Roland Garros in 2024,  France TV and Amazon Prime (s'subscribe & ;agrav; Amazon Prime Video) have renewed their contract until 2027. France Tétévisions will broadcast in full daytime matches whileAmazon Prime will broadcast the 11 night sessions from the first Sunday to the last Wednesday of the tournament. Unlike &agrav; Last year, Amazon Prime will no longer have exclusive rights to Amazon Prime matches on Simonne Matthieu.  The two media outlets managed to reach an agreement. They will co-broadcast the semi-finals of the ladies' and gentlemen's singles draws, the ladies' and gentlemen's doubles and the mixed doubles final.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

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