The quarter final games of both Novak Djukovic and Rafael Nadal in the French Open have been postponed to Wednesday after heavy rain disrupted the first women quarterfinal game in Paris.
The first game of the day between Caroline Wozniacki and Jelena Ostapenko was postponed with the former leading 6-4 2-5 before the game was put on hold at about 14:30 BST. While the other game between Kristina Mladenovic of France and Switzerland’s Timea Bacsinszky was caught short with the latter leading 6-4 1-1.
The postponed games have been scheduled for Wednesday
Rafael Nadal will meeting his countryman Pablo Carreno Busta in the quarter final as he seeks to win his 10th Roland Garros title.
The 12th time winner of the Grand Slam, Novak Djokovic, is billed to play against sixth seed, Dominic Thiem, from Austria. While Andy Murray, the world number one player will be clashing with Kei Nishikori. The third seed from Switzerland, Stan Wawrinka, is pitched against Croatian’s Marin Cilic.
Two other women’s game were postponed to Wednesday
The second seeded Czech player, Karolina Pliskova, will go against Caroline Garcia of France. While the finalist in 2014, Simona Halep will go against the fifth seeded Ukrainian, Elina Svitolina.
Roland-Garros Brief History
The “French international of tennis” or “Roland Garros Tournament was officially named in the French internationaux de France de tennis and Tournoi de Roland-Garros. The tournament is mostly regarded by many as “French open” or “Roland Garros”, these names are used by the tournament to represent all language. The French spelling rules shows that an event name or name of a place is named after a person, which means the tournament is combination both elements of name joined with a hyphen. Meaning the tournament name and stadium name are joined together with a hyphen and it’s named as Roland-Garros.