The former world number one, French Open director claims women’s tennis has less ‘gravity’

Amelie Mauresmo, the former No. 1 player who is in her first year as the first female French Open manager, said on Wednesday that nine of the 10 night sessions at Roland Garros included men’s matches because women’s tennis currently has fewer. “appeal.”

Speaking at the traditional week two press conference summarizing the clay-court Grand Slam tournament, Mauresmo said she tried every day to find a star power female duo or a match worthy of being highlighted in the separate session that began at 8:45 p.m. The District Court in Philippe Chatrier.

“I admit it was difficult,” said Mauresmo, 42, from France.

Iga Swiatek, currently ranked No. 1, said after her quarter-final win in Paris on Wednesday that she found Mauresmo’s comments “a little disappointing and surprising”.