PARIS (AP) — There’s been unprecedented tennis parity so far in 2019, including the clay-court circuit leading to the French Open: A total of 23 players split the 25 WTA and ATP titles on the slow, red surface.
That means there are plenty of people who can succeed over the next two weeks at Roland Garros, where play begins Sunday.
That doesn’t mean, of course, that all have a shot at a title, even if defending champion Simona Halep figures about 10 women do.
No one truly believes that many men are viable contenders to end up with the trophy. The list pretty much begins and ends with 11-time champ Rafael Nadal and Novak