Andy Murray to meet Stan Wawrinka in French Open

Andy Murray. [Photo: CGTN]

French open draws: Rafael Nadal, bidding for a record-equalling 20th Grand Slam, plays world number 83 Egor Gerasimov and brit Andy Murray will meet fellow three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka in the first round.

Been a long journey to get back on Court Philipe Chatrier,” Murray wrote on Instagram.

Three-and-half years since I played Stan Wawrinka in a brutal five-set semi-final which turned out to be the end of my hip.”

US Open champion Dominic Thiem and Third seed will play Croatia’s former world number three Marin Cilic.

Top seed Novak Djokovic will start his campaign against Sweden’s Mikael Ymer.

In the women’s category, Serena Williams has been drawn against fellow American Kristie Ahn, whom she also faced in the US Open first-round earlier this month.

Romania’s Simona Halep is the women’s top seed and will face Spain’s Sara Tormo. 

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