As Stan Wawrinka and Taylor Fritz practiced on Court Philippe-Chatrier ahead of this year’s Roland Garros, a lot of people gave the former champion Wawrinka a shot at perhaps making a major run.
It was not to be.
Wawrinka got past wild card Andy Murray and Dominik Koepfer, but he fell in five sets (6-0 in the fifth) over wild card Hugo Gaston, who had a breakout tournament.
Fritz also made the third round, losing to Lorenzo Sonego of Italy.
Here’s what their practice looked like.