If you bet on tennis with you cannot miss the French Open, Roland Garros is the third oldest tournament in the world after the US Open and Wimbledon and has very particular characteristics of the terrain, as well as a very long history that spans two centuries.
The name is a tribute to the French pilot of the same name who fought for the homeland in the First World War but who was already a tennis champion at the end of the 19th century. The tournament began in 1891 at the national level and in 1925 it opened to tennis players from all over the world and Sport mania fans and followers.
The peculiarity of the French Open concerns the clay court, the particularly lively rebounds offer a great show and the direct consequence is the unpredictable results with very high scores.
The favorites to win Roland Garros
This year there will be a tournament that presents a truly exciting and unpredictable three-way challenge, the 2022 French Open odds give the Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz as the all-time favorite to win the tournament at 2.7 ahead of Nadal and Djokovic rated winners at 3.2.
And it is precisely the challenge between these three players that makes the tournament so exciting, Nadal is the absolute master of the competition with 13 wins, practically the most successful ever at the French Open. Djokovic will return to the tennis court more aggressive than ever and is currently at the top of the ATP rankings, as far as Alcaraz is concerned, not only is he the youngest player among them but in recent times he has jumped to sixth position in the ATP Ranking, which is why this will be a tournament he won’t want to lose.
In addition, there are many other champions who reign in the ATP rankings such as the great Medvedev, the German Zverev quoted as the winner at 15, Tsitsipas quoted as the winner at 6.5, Ruud quoted at 21 and the Italians Berettini, Sinner, Musetti and Sonego.
The situation of Italian tennis players at Roland Garros
After the defeat at the BNL Internazionali d’Italia, Fognini praised his opponent Sinner declaring with full lungs that together with the Spaniard Alcaraz, they are the most mature youngsters and the most promising athletes in tennis: Alcaraz and Sinner are the future of this sport.
Sinner is the most promising Italian also according to the bookmakers who give him the winner at the French Open quoted at 26, followed by Berrettini quoted at 41. Lorenzo Musetti navigates on sight among the underdogs quoted as winning at 67, Sonego remains quoted at 101.
Roland Garros could represent a new springboard for tennis players who have lost positions in the ATP Ranking and especially for Sinner, now back in excellent physical shape after having solved the problems that had forced him to stop, negatively affecting even the latest performances. of him.
All ready in France to host one of the most prestigious Open in the world, all tennis players warm up their rackets to offer the best possible show in one of the most competitive competitions in the world.