FRENCH OPEN 2023: Alcaraz seeded 1st; Djokovic 3rd; no Nadal

May 24, 2023  -Grand Slam Titles: 1 — U.S. Open (2022) Last 5 French Opens: 2022-Lost in Quarterfinals, 2021-3rd Round, 2020-Did Not Play, 2019-DNP, 2018-DNP

The Bracket: Could face No. 26 Denis Shapovalov in the third round and No. 5 Stefanos Tsitsipas in the quarterfinals.

Aces: Seeded No. 1 at a Grand Slam tournament for the first time. … Leads ATP on clay this season in match wins (20-2 record) and titles (3). … Turned 20 on May 5. Only five men won more titles as teens, and it’s quite a group: Bjorn Borg, Rafael Nadal, Mats Wilander, Boris Becker, Andre Agassi. … U.S. Open title last September helped Alcaraz become first teenager to finish a season at No. 1 in the ATP rankings; he recently overtook Novak Djokovic to regain the top spot. … Alcaraz missed the Australian Open in January after injuring his right leg while training.

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