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Roland-Garros 2024: an anthology final for the coronation of the child prodigy Alcaraz, the summary of the fortnight

Sunday June 9, 2024 marked the coronation of the new king of Roland-Garros, Carlos Alcaraz.

The new king of Roland-Garros is once again Spanish. À 21 years old, Carlos Alcaraz won the the
final of the Parisian Grand Slam tournament in five sets against Alexander Zverev. In a tense final, where the two players alternated between good and bad, it was ultimately the Murcia native who had the last word, winning in 4h19 6/3 2/6 5/7 6/1 6/2. This fortnight at Roland-Garros was also marked in the men's draw by the performance and withdrawal of the now former world number one Novak Djokovic. First a third round against Lorenzo Musetti that ended at the end of the night, then a round of 16 on one leg, once again in five sets with an injured Djokovic, but who managed at the cost of a colossal effort to beat Facundo Cerundolo. It was too much for the Serb, who had to withdraw before his quarter-final against Casper Ruud due to a fractured meniscus in his right knee. The Italian Jannik Sinner took advantage of this to take the throne at the top of the ATP ranking, he who was éeliminatedé in the semi-finals of the tournament by Carlos Alcaraz.

Swiatek unbeatable 

In the women's category, Iga Swiatek woné for the third time in a row, the fourth in five years, the Roland-Garros tournament. His most addictive match will finally have been é his second round against à former world number one Naomi Osaka. The Japanese pushed her Swiatek in the third set, and even got himself the lead. a match ball. After that, the Pole wasé impressive mastery, only losing 17 games in five matches. She largely dominated the world. in the final the surprise of this fortnight, the Italian Jasmine Paolini, 6/2 6/1. À 28 years old, the number twelve seed reached a grand slam final for the first time in his career, but the march was too high for the one that is now at its height. 35 victories for two small defeats Roland Garros. Statistics " nadalesques ".

A sacred Frenchman

Finally, a Frenchman raised the issue. a trophy Roland-Garros this year. This is Edouard Roger-Vasselin, titled; in mixed doubles alongside German Laura Siegemund. After his doubles title alongside Julien Benneteau in 2014, this is his second title alongside Julien Benneteau in 2014. Roland Garros. This fortnight was also a farewell tournament, with the last participation among the ladies of Alizé Cornet, who is retiring à 34 years after more than 1,000 matches on the WTA circuit and 69 consecutive participations in Grand Slam tournaments, a record. It was perhaps also Rafael Nadal's last Roland-Garros. If the Spanish 14 titleé Porte d'Auteuil lefté cast doubt as to à his retirement, there is a good chance that his defeat in the first round against Alexander
Zverev is his last match à Roland. On the other hand, he could return à Paris for the Olympic tournament next July, in doubles with Carlos Alcaraz.

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 ease of tennis, before the ticket office opens to the general public. It is necessary to count 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,  France TV and Amazon Prime (s'subscribe &agrave ; 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 the exclusivity matches on the Simonne Matthieu.  The two media 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

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116