French Open 2021: Monday Roland Garros Schedule and Bracket Predictions
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The most successful men's clay-court player in history faces one of the sport's rising stars for the second consecutive year at Roland Garros on Monday...
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Rafael Nadal is blazing another clear path to the men's singles final and he will have to go through 19-year-old Jannik Sinner yet again.

Nadal has not dropped a set at the French Open since the 2019 men's singles final and he beat Sinner in straight sets in last year's quarterfinals.

Since then, Sinner surged up the rankings and earned the No. 18 seed for his second main-draw entry in Paris.

The Nadal-Sinner match is the only contest between seeded players in the men's draw on Monday after Roger Federer withdrew from the tournament on Sunday. That allowed Matteo Berretini to move into the final eight.

There will be two seeded showdowns on the women's side on Monday. Both of them feature American players. Coco Gauff takes on Ons Jabeur, while Sofia Kenin faces Maria Sakkari. Sloane Stephens will play in an unseeded match versus Barbora Krejcikova.

The full order of play for Monday's matches at Roland Garros can be found here on the tournament's official website.


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