Jo -Wilfried Tsonga and Gilles Simon are there: The FFT announces its wild cards for Roland-Garros 2022

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga had announced that he wanted to end his immense career at Roland-Garros, which runs from May 22 to June 5. The call for the 263rd at ATP and ex-world number 5 was heard by the FFT: Manceau did receive a wild card to play in the 2022 edition of the tournament. At his side, Gilles Simon, also a future retiree, was also invited by the organizers. Same thing for Grégoire Barrère, Manuel Guinard, Corentin Moutet and Lucas Pouille.

There are a few elders who are thereconfirmed Amélie Mauresmo, tournament director, in a video. We also tried, on the young side, to mark the occasion. Maybe a little more in qualifying this time around. But we tried to be as fair as possible.”


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On the women’s side, Fiona Ferro was invited, as were Tessah Andrianjafitrimo, Elsa Jacquemot, Léolia Jeanjean, Chloé Paquet and Harmony Tan. “It should be noted that the wild cards awarded under the agreements that bind the FFT to the Australian (Tennis Australia) and American (USTA) tennis federations will be communicated later.“, specifies the FFT in its press release, which also awarded the wild cards for the qualifications (from May 16 to 20)

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SIMPLE DAMES (Qualifications)

1. Audrey ALBIE* (27 years old / 438th in the world)
2. Océane BABEL (18 years old / 661st in the world)
3. Loïs BOISSON (18 years old / 524th in the world)
4. Emeline DARTRON (22 years old / 451st in the world)
5. Salma DJOUBRI (19 years old / 426th in the world)
6. Selena JANICIJEVIC (19 years / 344th World Cup)
7. Carole MONNET (20 years old / 266th in the world)
8. Lucie NGUYEN TAN (18 years old / 614th in the world)
9. Alice RAME (24 years old / 345th in the world)

MEN’S SINGLES (Qualifying)

1. Arthur CAZAUX (19 years old / 308th in the world)
2. Sean CUENIN (18 years old / 595th worldwide)
3. Gabriel DEBRU (16 years old / 782nd worldwide)
4. Arthur FILS* (17 years old / 405th worldwide)
5. Evan FURNESS** (23 ans / 214e mondial)
6. Sasha GUEYMARD WAYENBURG (18 ans / 587e mondial)
7. Laurent LOKOLI (27 years old / 278th worldwide)
8. Clément TABUR (22 years old / 360th in the world)
9. Luca VAN ASSCHE (17 ans / 377th global)

* Wild-card “Destination Roland-Garros” – Circuit France
** Wild-card “Destination Roland-Garros” – Circuit international


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