Carlos Alcaraz, Novak Djokovic and Stefanos Tsitsipas are among the top players on the ATP side who are favorites to win the upcoming French Open. Carlos Alcaraz won his maiden Grand Slam in the US Open last year, and given how well he has played on clay courts this season. It is just a matter of time before he doubles that total. But, Novak Djokovic will bet on his prospects of winning the French Open for a third time, which would pave the way for a determined calendar Grand Slam bid. Stefanos Tsitsipas is an obvious candidate to win the Roland Garros as well.
This is the prize money per round, men’s and women’s singles.
Win – €2.3million
Fin – €1.15m
1/2 – €630,000
1/4 – €400,000
4th – €240,000
3rd – €142,000
2nd – €97,000
1st – €69,000
Carlos Alcaraz in 2023
Now ranked no.1, the Spaniard played his last match on the 15th of May when he surrendered to world no.115 Fabian Marozsan 6-3 7-6(4) in the 3rd round in Rome (draw).
During this season Alcaraz has achieved a 30-3 win-loss record. Alcaraz has won 4 titles in 2023 in Buenos Aires, Indian Wells, Barcelona and Madrid. Carlos reached the final in Rio de Janeiro.
Alcaraz has scheduled to play next at the French Open (French Open). He will begin to play the tournament from the main draw that will commence on the 28th of May.
Novak Djokovic in 2023
Ranked no.3, the Serbian played his last match on the 17th of May when he capitulated to world no.6 Holger Rune 6-2 4-6 6-2 in the quarter in Rome (draw).
This year Novak has managed to achieve a compiled 20-4 match record. Novak clinched 2 titles in 2023 in Adelaide and Australian Open.
Djokovic will compete next at the French Open (French Open). He will begin to play the tournament from the main draw that will commence on the 28th of May.
Carlos Alcaraz and Novak Djokovic squared off only on 1 occasion. Their actual head to head record is 1-0 for Alcaraz. When they played, Carlos Alcaraz won 6-7(5) 7-5 7-6(5) in the semifinal in Madrid (Mutua Madrid Open) in May 2022.
You can see them in action in the following highlights.
Stefanos Tsitsipas in 2023
Ranked no.5, Stefanos played his last match on the 20th of May when he was defeated by world no.2 Daniil Medvedev 7-5 7-5 in the semifinal in Rome (draw).
At the moment, during this season Tsitsipas has a 27-8 record. Stefanos Tsitsipas’s best achievement of the present season was getting to the final at the Australian Open and Barcelona.
Carlos Alcaraz, Stefanos Tsitsipas
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