French players receive wild card for Roland Garros

Charlotte Famin and Frederic Cattaneo complete field 30 May 2018
a female wheelchair tennis player on the court

Charlotte Famin is one of two French wildcards to compete at Roland Garros 2018

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The Federation Francaise de Tennis (FFT) has awarded the wild cards for the men's and women's singles and doubles at Roland Garros 2018 to Frederic Cattaneo and Charlotte Famin of France.

Cattaneo and Famin therefore complete the field of 16 players for the Roland Garros Wheelchair Tennis Event, part of the UNIQLO Wheelchair Tennis Tour, which takes place in Paris from 7-9 June.

World No. 15 Cattaneo will make his second appearance at Roland Garros after making his debut in 2012, when he won the men's doubles title partnering Shingo Kunieda of Japan.

World No. 12 Famin was No.9 in the women's singles rankings at the entry cut-off. She made her Grand Slam debut at Roland Garros in 2014, when she was also awarded the wild card for the women's event and reached the women's singles semifinals.

The top seven ranked men's and women's singles players at the entry cut-off of 16 April round up the draws for the second Grand Slam of the year.

World No. 1 players and reigning champions Alfie Hewett and Yui Kamiji head the entries for the men's and women's singles this year.

The Brit is one of four previous men's singles champions in this year's field alongside Gustavo Fernandez of Argentina, Shingo Kunieda of Japan and Stephane Houdet of France.

Two-time champion Kamiji is one of three previous women's singles champions in this year's field alongisde Sabine Ellerbrock of Germany and Marjolein Buis of Netherlands.

The full schedule for Roland Garros is available on the ITF's website.