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It's down to 16 women at Roland Garros. Who's dropped the fewest games? Which three are playing their first Grand Slam second weeks? It's all right here.
PARIS, France - Week 1 is done and Week 2 is about to begin - so we thought we'd break down the last 16 a little bit on wtatennis.com. One of these players will win the French Open - who will it be?
1) Who are the last 16?
They are, in order of seed...
(4) Simona Halep (ROU #4)
(6) Jelena Jankovic (SRB #7)
(7) Maria Sharapova (RUS #8)
(8) Angelique Kerber (GER #9)
(10) Sara Errani (ITA #11)
(14) Carla Suárez Navarro (ESP #15)
(15) Sloane Stephens (USA #19)
(18) Eugenie Bouchard (CAN #16)
(19) Samantha Stosur (AUS #18)
(23) Lucie Safarova (CZE #24)
(27) Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS #28)
(28) Andrea Petkovic (GER #27)
Garbiñe Muguruza (ESP #35)
Ajla Tomljanovic (CRO #72)
(Q) Kiki Bertens (NED #148)
(WC) Pauline Parmentier (FRA #145)
2) Where are they all in the draw?
Click here to find out!
3) What happened to the Top 3 seeds?
They all lost in the first three rounds - click here to read about the historic turn of events.
4) When the Top 3 seeds are gone, who usually comes through and wins?
You would assume the No.4 seed, but click here to see the actual data...
5) Who are the youngest and oldest players in the last 16?
The youngest is 20-year-old Bouchard (born February 25, 1994).
The oldest is 30-year-old Stosur (born March 30, 1984).
6) How many Grand Slam champions are left?
There are three: Sharapova (2004 Wimbledon, 2006 US Open, 2008 Australian Open and 2012 French Open), Stosur (2011 US Open) and Kuznetsova (2004 US Open and 2009 French Open).
7) How many former World No.1s are left?
There are two: Sharapova (21 weeks) and Jankovic (18 weeks).
8) Who's playing their first Grand Slam second week?
Tomljanovic, Bertens and Parmentier are all playing their first Grand Slam second weeks.
9) Who has won the most matches this year?
Suárez Navarro, with 33. Actually she leads all players this year - she was in a three-way tie withAgnieszka Radwanska and Ana Ivanovic coming into Roland Garros, but they're both out already.
10) Who has dropped the fewest games en route to the second week?
Sharapova has dropped the fewest games through the first three rounds, 10, with Halep not far behind with 11. Parmentier has dropped the most, 35, with Petkovic not too far behind with 30.
... and who's the favorite now?
Rank and seed would say Halep, though with all of her experience - more Grand Slams, more titles - Sharapova might be considered by many as a favorite too. But we'll all just have to wait and see...
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