French Open: Roger Federer to play Lorenzo Sonego on return to Paris

Roger Federer
Roger Federer has never met Lorenzo Sonego, who is ranked 73rd in the world, in a competitive match

Swiss great Roger Federer’s first French Open since 2015 will begin against Italian Lorenzo Sonego.

Defending champion Rafael Nadal will play a qualifier, while top seed Novak Djokovic meets Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz.

In the women’s draw, 2018 winner Simona Halep of Romania faces Australian Ajla Tomljanovic.