'I think if Novak Djokovic and Carlos Alcaraz play......' - Daniil Medvedev opens up on French Open 2024 favorites

Tennis legend Daniil Medvedev has predicted the winner of the French Open 2024, which is slated to take place on May 26 in Paris. Check here to know his predictions.

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Tennis legend Daniil Medvedev has predicted the winner of the French Open 2024, which is slated to take place on May 26 in Paris. Notably, the star player recently suffered a big defeat against Tommy Paul in the fourth round of the Italian Open 2024 as he failed to defend his title. However, Medvedev feels that Novak Djokoic and Carlos Alcaraz are the top contenders who can win the title, despite Nadal being the most successful player in tennis history, having 14 titles to his name.

Daniil Medvedev admitted that he doesn't have many great records at the French Open 2024 and that he also isn't able to play well under Roland Garros. However, the legendary player feels that if one considers the ATP rankings, then Novak Djokovic, Jannik Sinner, and Alcaraz Carlos have the best chance to win the title.

"I think if Novak Djokvovic and Carlos Alcaraz play, they're two big favorites. They like the surface. They can win Grand Slams. But now it's maybe little bit more open than it was ever before. Good for me, too, because usually in Roland Garros I don't play that well. The more open it is, the better it is for me," Daniil Medvedev said.

Novak Djokovic, Jannik Sinner, if he plays. I don't know. Carlos Alcaraz, if he plays: Daniil Medvedev

Notably, Rafael Nadal and Daniil Medvedev suffered early exits from the marquee event of the Italian Open 2024, where Nadal suffered defeats against Hubert Hurkacz and Tommy Paul in the fourth round. Medvedev also described the match as tough against Paul.

"I think we should go by the ranking: Novak Djokovic, Jannik Sinner, if he plays. I don't know. Carlos Alcaraz, if he plays. I don't know. Then it's me, No. 4. Who won Monte-Carlo? Stef. If he wins here, could be big favorite, for sure. If he wins two Masters 1000s, he's one of the favorites, too. I started to calm myself down and focus on the match only at the end of the match, and it was too late. I was expecting myself to play better," he added further.

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