Romanian tennis player, 1st WTA, 26, will face Alison Riske (US, 27, 105th WTA) in the first round of the Roland Garros grand slam tournament, according to the draw in Paris, On Thursday.
If she qualifies to the second round, Halep might face the winner between Myrtille Georges (France) and Taylor Townsend (US).
Other Romanian players:
- Mihaela Buzarnescu (30, 32nd WTA) vs. Vania King (US, 29, 1,276th WTA);
- Irina Begu (27, 41st WTA) vs. Anna Karolina Schmiedlova (Slovakia, 23, 78th WTA);
- Sorana Cirstea (28, 45th WTA) vs. Daria Gavrilova (Australia, 24, 24th WTA);
- Ana Bogdan (25, 65th WTA) vs. Marketa Vondousova (18, 90th WTA).
Two other tennis players, Irina Bara and Alexandra Dulgheru, are playing in the qualifying rounds.