Andy Murray and Canada’s Eugenie Bouchard have been handed wild playing cards for the singles attracts on the French Open.
Former world No. 1 Murray made his Grand Slam return on the U.S. Open earlier this month, defeating Yoshihito Nishioka earlier than dropping to Canada’s Felix Auger-Aliassime in straight units.
Murray, 33, was a finalist at Roland Garros in 2016 and reached the semifinals 4 consecutive years between 2014 and 2017.
He’s at the moment ranked 110th on the planet after present process hip resurfacing surgical procedure final 12 months.
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Bouchard, a local of Montreal, loved a restorative run to the ultimate of the Istanbul Open final week, the place the 2014 Wimbledon finalist was overwhelmed by Patricia Maria Tig regardless of taking the primary set.
Tsvetana Pironkova has additionally been awarded a spot within the girls’s draw after her shock run to the U.S. Open quarters.
Murray, Bouchard and Pironkova are the one non-French gamers to obtain the 16 wild playing cards on provide throughout the 2 singles attracts.