Novak Djokovic (1st) and Rafael Nadal (3rd) will debut at the 2021 edition of Roland Garros against Tennys Sandgren (66th) and Alexei Popyrin (63rd) respectively.
The manacorí will make his presentation at the Philipp Chatrier not before 11 am (Argentina time), while next the Serbian will play against the American. Both parties will go through the screen of ESPN2 and ESPN Play.
The history between Nadal and Popyrin has only one disputed match. It was in 2021, during the Masters 1000 in Madrid, with the Spanish triumphing 6-3 and 6-3. On the other hand, Djokovic and Sandgren played three times, with three victories for the Serbian: Wimbledon 2018, US Open 2018 and Cincinnati Masters 1000 2020.