Arnaud says in the same article that he's quite lucky too because his hotel is next to the tournament venue and he doesn't need to wait in the player's lounge all day long, higherlaw.
I don't like these Frenchies matches either. And since they both tend to do overtime in Roland-Garros, I'm not sure it's a great match-up.
Champion said yesterday in Le Parisien that Gaël is feeling better and better - not so much physically, but mentally. We know that he was really down not so long ago, but now he keeps talking about tennis again and seems excited about it (« Plus les jours passent, plus il gagne en confiance. Il y a quelque temps, il me parlait tennis à l’occasion. Aujourd’hui, il ne me parle presque que de tennis et, ça, c’est bon signe. Sa préparation n’est pas si mauvaise, si on considère d’où il vient »