Singles draw has been made for the second Grand Slam of the season, the Roland Garros, taking place in Paris, from May 27 to June 10. The French Open first round matches will be played during the first three days of the competition
Singles draw has been made for the Internazionali BNL d’Italia, the fifth ATP World Tour Masters 1000 event in 2018. No.11 seed and four-time former champion will open his campaign against Alexandr Dolgopolov (UKR, ATP no. 57)
Novak is no.9 seed and will open campaign against Dusan Lajovic. The Serbian star won Monte-Carlo Masters title twice, in 2013 and 2015. Last year, he suffered a quarter-final upset at the hands of David Goffin (2-6, 6-3, 5-7). This will be his 12th appearance at the Masters 1000 event (30-9 record)
Nole is no.10 seed and has a first-round BYE. In the first event after medical intervention on his elbow, the Serbian star will open campaign against a qualifier in round two. He has won the BNP Paribas Open on five occasions (2008, 2011 and 2014-16)
Novak, a record six–time AO titlist, is set to play in his first tour event after Wimbledon last summer. The 30-year-old Serbian star is no.14 seed and will open campaign against world no.63 Donald Young (USA). It will be their third career meeting (2-0 H2H).