Caroline Garcia and Alizé Cornet will challenge each other in the first round of the Canada Open

Caroline Garcia and Alizé Cornet are the only French women to have directly entered the final table of the WTA 1000 in Toronto and the draw wanted them to face each other in the first round. Note that this will be the seventh meeting on the circuit between the two players and that Garcia, recently titled in Warsaw, leads 4-2.

For the rest, we note a high density since Danielle Collins will miss the call in the top 10. And the draw was not really kind with the seeded n°1, Iga Swiatek. Exempted from the first round, she will launch her tournament against Shelby Rogers or Veronika Kudermetova. But she could fall in the third round on the finalist of the US Open, the Canadian Leylah Fernandez. We also find in his part of the painting Naomi Osaka.

A possible Rybakyna-Gauff clash

The Japanese could come up against Garbine Muguruza in the second round. The victorious player of this match would have the possibility of seeing on her way Serena Williams if the American regained the competitiveness which had been lacking in Wimbledon (defeat in the first round against Harmony Tan). Maria Sakkari, seeded n°5, and Ons Jabeur, seeded n°8, are also in ambush.

In the other half of the table, defending champion Camila Giorgi will face US Open winner Emma Raducanu in the first round. Seeded n°2, Anett Kontaveit plays her second round against Jil Teichman or Venus Williams, before a potential eighth against Simona Halep. Titled at Wimbledon, Elena Rybakyna will start against a qualifier before a possible shock against Coco Gauff.


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