The time has come. Roger Federer is back. The French Open begins Sunday in Paris with a blockbuster line-up led by the mighty Swiss.
Federer will play his first match at the French in four years against Italian dirtballer Lorenzo Sonego.
Stefanos Tsitsipas, Kei Nishikori and Marin Cilic are also on the ticket for the men.
But the match of the day may be in the women’s draw as 7-time Slam champion Venus Williams takes on Elina Svitolina in a battle of former Top 3 players.
The two have split their two prior meetings. Svitolina is 0-2 on clay this season after coming back from knee injury.
Former champion Garbine Muguruza is also in action as is 2018 runner-up Sloane Stephens.
Angelique Kerber, who’s returning from an ankle injury, will meet the young Russian teen Anastasia Potapova who makes her French debut.
Rome winner Karolina Pliskova and Belinda Bencic are also in action on a big Sunday.
SUNDAY FRENCH OPEN SCHEDULE
Court Philippe CHATRIER Début à 11h00
Angelique KERBER (GER)  v Anastasia POTAPOVA (RUS)
Stefanos TSITSIPAS (GRE)  v Maximilian MARTERER (GER)
Lorenzo SONEGO (ITA) v Roger FEDERER (SUI) 
Madison BRENGLE (USA) v Karolina PLISKOVA (CZE) 
Court Suzanne LENGLEN Début à 11h00
Thomas FABBIANO (ITA) v Marin CILIC (CRO) 
Kei NISHIKORI (JPN)  v Quentin HALYS (FRA)
Fiona FERRO (FRA) v Kristina MLADENOVIC (FRA)
Sloane STEPHENS (USA) v Misaki DOI (JPN)
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