Re: Grand Slam Debutantes.
There are four guaranteed GS debutants at this year's French Open, including the first ever Grand Slam player from the Dominican Republic, in Victor Estrella. Two others are French wildcards, along with alternate Facundo Arguello.
Victor Estrella Burgos - DOM (DE)
Facundo Arguello - ARG (DE)
Last Argentine players to debut at a GS: Federico Delbonis & Martin Alund, 2013 RG
Pierre-Hugues Herbert - FRA (WC)
Axel Michon - FRA (WC)
Last French player to debut at a GS: Albano Olivetti, 2013 USO
There are a further two guaranteed debuts from the qualifiers, from a pair of all debutant R3 matches:
Diego Sebastian Schwartzman - ARG vs. Kimmer Coppejans - BEL
Schwartzman is 0-2 in previous GS QR3, while this is Coppejans' first shot.
Last Belgian player to debut at a GS: Maxime Authom, 2012 USO
James McGee - IRL vs. Andrea Arnaboldi - ITA
Arnaboldi is 0-1 in GSQR3, McGee is getting his first chance.
Last Irish player to debut at a GS: Conor Niland, 2011 W
Last Italian player to debut at a GS: Thomas Fabbiano, 2013 USO
Others with chances to make debuts:
Laurent Lokoli - FRA vs. Krajinovic
Ante Pavic - CRO vs. Kokkinakis
Last Croatian players to debut at a GS: Antonio Veic & Ivan Dodig, 2010 AO
Andre Ghem - BRA vs. Duzmhur
Ghem is 0-1 in GSQR3
Last Brazilian players to debut at a GS: Joao Souza & Rogerio Dutra Silva, 2011 USO
Facundo Bagnis - ARG vs. Huta Galung
This is Bagnis' 10th attempt to qualify for a GS MD, never made QR3 before
Andres Molteni - ARG vs. Beck
Matthias Bourgue - FRA vs. Gonzalez & Lorenzi/Cox