French Open 2022 | Men’s and Women’s Seeds for Stade Roland Garros – Who is Favourite?

Andrew Francis in French Open 18 May 2022
Novak Djokovic and Iga Swiatek (Alamy Stock Images)

The French Open gets under way at Roland Garros this weekend, with the seeds having been confirmed for the second Grand Slam of the season.

The seeds for the event have been released ahead of the draw and all eyes will be on Paris as the likes of Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Iga Swiatek arrive hoping to claim victory.

There will be two weeks of action, controversy and drama as the elite of the tennis world compete for another grand slam.

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What are the men’s seeds for the French Open 2022?

Men’s Tournament

Seed Player Seed Player
1 Novak Djokovic 17  Reilly Opelka
2 Daniil Medvedev 18 Grigor Dimitrov
3 Alexander Zverev 19 Alex De Minaur
4 Stefanos Tsitsipas 20 Marin Čilić
5  Rafael Nadal 21 Karen Khachanov
6 Carlos Alcaraz 22 Nikoloz Basilashvili
7 Andrey Rublev 23 John Isner
8 Casper Ruud 24 Frances Tiafoe
9 Félix Auger-Aliassime 25 Alejandro Davidovich Fokina
10 Cameron Norrie 26 Botic Van De Zandschulp
11 Jannik Sinner 27 Sebastian Korda
12 Hubert Hurkacz 28 Miomir Kecmanovic
13 Taylor Fritz 29 Daniel Evans
14  Denis Shapovalov 30 Tommy Paul
15 Diego Schwartzman 31 Jenson Brooksby
16 Pablo Carreño Busta 32 Lorenzo Sonego

What are the women’s seeds for the French Open 2022?

Women’s Tournament

Seed Player Seed Player
1 Iga Swiatek 17 Leylah Fernandez
2 Barbora Krejcikova 18 Cori Coco Gauff
3 Paula Badosa 19 Simona Halep
4 Maria Sakkari 20 Daria Kasatkina
5 Anett Kontaveit 21 Angelique Kerber
6 Ons Jabeur 22 Madison Keys
7 Aryna Sabalenka 23 Jil Teichmann
8 Karolina Pliskova 24 Tamara Zidansek
9 Danielle Collins 25 Liudmila Samsonova
10 Garbine Muguruza 26 Sorana Cirstea
11 Jessica Pegula 27 Amanda Anisimova
12 Emma Raducanu 28 Camila Giorgi
13 Jelena Ostapenko 29 Veronika Kudermetova
14 Belinda Bencic 30 Ekaterina Alexandrova
15 Victoria Azarenka 31 Elise Mertens
16 Elena Rybakina 32 Petra Kvitova

What is the prize money for the French Open 2022?

The prize money for the 2021 French Open fell from 2020 at €38m to €34.36m but this year, with COVID restrictions now lifted and crowds returning to the competition, the prize money has risen for this year’s event. The French Open 2022 prize money has been set at €43.6m, with the values shared equally between the men’s and women’s tournaments.

The winners of the two tournaments will pocket €2.2m each, with the runners up claiming €1.1m apiece. The prize money is staggered through the tournament with players exiting in the first round collecting €62,000 all the way through to the losing semi-finalists, who each receives a cheque for €600,000.

Who are the favourites to win the French Open 2022?

Men’s Tournament

Player Sky Bet Paddy Power
Novak Djokovic 7/4 17/10
Carlos Alcaraz 2/1 21/10
Rafael Nadal 11/4 11/4
Stefanos Tsitsipas 13/2 13/2
Alexander Zverev 16/1 16/1
Casper Ruud 20/1 33/1
Andrey Rublev 25/1 50/1
Daniil Medvedev 25/1 33/1

Women’s Tournament

Player Sky Bet Paddy Power
Iga Świątek 1/1 1/1
Simona Halep 9/1 9/1
Ons Jabeur 14/1 16/1
Paula Badosa 14/1 12/1
Maria Sakkari 16/1 20/1
Aryna Sabalenka 18/1 18/1
Bianca Andreescu 18/1 33/1
Garbine Muguruza 18/1 33/1

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