for Caroline Garcia, being crowned Porte d’Auteuil, “is at the top of the list”
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The Frenchwoman, world No. 5, was both ambitious and cautious during Friday’s Media Day at Roland-Garros.
All smiles and “stars in the eyes”. The first player to appear before the press during Media Day at Roland-Garros on Friday 26 May, Caroline Garcia admitted she has the ambition “to go win and lift the trophy”but keep in mind that “the path will not be easy”. After having played a phenomenal second half of the season in 2022 (title in Cincinnati, first semifinal of the Grand Slam at the US Open and title at the end of the year Masters to move from 75th place in January to 4th in November), the French, fifth player in the world, is having a more difficult start to the 2023 financial year.
The only seeded French player, the 29-year-old player hasn’t “the impression of being all alone in France. There are many other very good Frenchmen, even if the ranking at the moment doesn’t reflect it”. Best chance to win the tricolor Porte d’Auteuil, one goal “top of list”Caroline Garcia will participate in the competition against Chinese Xiyu Wang (62nd player in the world).