(May 15, 2013) Former French Open semifinalist Frenchman Gael Monfils leads the list of wild cards for the French Open, the tournament announced on Wednesday.
Other wild cards, in the men’s singles main draw: Marc Gicquel (FRA), Alex Kuznetsov (USA), Nicolas Mahut (FRA), Adrian Mannarino (FRA), John Millman (AUS), Lucas Pouille (FRA) and Florent Serra (FRA).
In the women’s main draw: Ashleigh Barty (AUS), Claire Feuerstein (FRA), Stéphanie Foretz-Gacon (FRA), Caroline Garcia (FRA), Irena Pavlovic (FRA), Virginie Razzano (FRA), Aravane Rezaï (FRA) and Shelby Rogers (USA).
Wild cards for the men’s qualifying tournament were given to Mathias Bourgue, Jonathan Eysseric, Quentin Halys, Calvin Hémery, Jules Marie, Axel Michon, Johan-Sébastien Tatlot and Maxime Teixeira (all FRA) and to Australia’s Nick Kyrgios.
France’s Manon Arcangioli, Séverine Beltrame, Estelle Cascino, Océane Dodin, Myrtille Georges, Amandine Hesse, Alizé Lim and Irina Ramialison were all given wild cards for the women’s qualifying tournament.
The French Open begins on March 26, with the qualifying tournament set to begin on March 21.