Roland Garros wild cards announced

by: Kamakshi Tandon May 15, 2014


Wild cards for the French Open have been announced, with eight spots awarded in both the men's and women's main draw, as well as qualifying.

Six of the wild cards are chosen by the French federation, and one apiece in both men's and women's draws by the USTA and Tennis Australia through a reciprocal arrangement.

The men's wild cards are Pierre-Hugues Herbert, Michael Llodra, Paul-Henri Mathieu, Axel Michon, Albano Olivetti, and Lucas Pouille from France, as well as American Robby Ginepri and Australian Nick Kyrgios.

The women's wild cards are Fiona Ferro, Claire Feuerstein, Amandine Hesse, Mathilde Johansson, Pauline Parmentier, and Alize Lim from France, as well as Taylor Townsend from the U.S. and Australia's Ashleigh Barty.

Men's qualifying wild cards have been given to Thanasi Kokkinakis, Mathias Bourgue, Enzo Couacaud, Jonathan Eysseric, Quentin Halys, Tristan Lamasine, Laurent Lokoli, Johan Sebastian Tatlot, and Tak-Khunn Wang.

Wild cards for the women's qualifying were issued to Storm Sanders, Manon Arcangioli, Estelle Cascino, Stephanie Foretz Gacon, Myrtille Georges, Irina Ramialison, Constance Sibille, and Jade Suvrijn.

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