Gilbert Ysern, the Tournament director at the French Open in an interview to French newspaper l’Equipe clarified that seeding of Rafael Nadal at French Open, 2013 will not be upgraded to No. 1 or No.2.
This should now stop all the speculation of Rafael Nadal being given a higher seeding than his ATP Ranking. Many Tennis legends had suggested giving Rafa Nadal a higher seeding of #1 or #2 at French Open, 2013. That means, Rafael Nadal will at best be seeded 5th or 4th as per his ATP Ranking after Italian Open, 2013 (Rome Masters) to be announced on 20th May, 2013.
Rafael Nadal still has a mathematical chance of regaining No. 4 ranking before French Open, 2013. For a detailed in-depth analysis as to how it is possible, click here.
Roland Garros Tournament director Gilbert Ysern yesterday clarified to a French Newspaper l’Equipe that French Open 2013 seedings will be as per the ATP Rankings and Rafa Nadal won’t be given a higher seeding of #1 or #2. Read more about it right here on our forum——–
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