French Open order of play, day four: Djokovic, Nadal, Alcaraz and Raducanu all in action

The big names return for what promises to be an intriguing day four of the French Open, and here is the order of play.

The second round of the French Open gets underway on day four and the order of play really highlights what an action-packed one it is likely to be.

It's still early days in the tournament so it's generally smooth going for the big names at this stage, although there have been a few shocks around and there is plenty of potential for more on Wednesday.

What to watch out for

This year it seems that all of the ATP big-hitters have been drawn in the same half, and they will all be back in action on day four of the French Open.

Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Carlos Alcaraz all resume their campaigns after dominant first round matches, and all should have few problems in progressing.

Alexander Zverev (GER) during his quarter final round match at the Mutua Madrid Open

Alexander Zverev, one of three men able to finish the tournament as world number one, is also back in action.

Plenty of big names of the women's draw are also back on court too, with Emma Raducanu starting things off in the morning. Coco Gauff is also back in action, as is number four seed Maria Sakkari.

Popcorn match: Belinda Bencic vs Bianca Andreescu

While the biggest names in the ATP are in action on day four, the most intriguing match appears to from the brilliantly unpredictable WTA draw.

Bianca Andreescu has struggled with injuries since she made her breakthrough by winning the 2019 US Open, although she appears to be on the way back now.

That can only be good news for the women's game, with Naomi Osaka looking to be struggling for motivation right now and Ashleigh Barty's shock retirement earlier this year.

Andreescu will come up against reigning Olympic champion and 14th seed Belinda Bencic and it should have all the ingredients for a cracker.

Carlos Alcaraz celebrates beating Rafael Nadal

There is some added intrigue in the Novak Djokovic vs Alex Molcan match-up too, with Molcan now coached by Marian Vajda - the coach behind Djokovic's extraordinary success.

Carlos Alcaraz vs Albert Ramos-Vinolas should attract plenty of viewers too, and obviously Corentin Moutet vs Rafael Nadal too.

Emma Raducanu is up first on Court Suzanne Lenglen too, as she faces Aliaksandra Sasnovic.

You can find the full French Open day four order of play below, with play starting at 10:00 BST.

COURT PHILIPPE-CHATRIER

Angelique KERBER (GER) [21] v Elsa JACQUEMOT (FRA)

Alexander ZVEREV (GER) [3] v Sebastian BAEZ (ARG)

Belinda BENCIC (SUI) [14] v Bianca ANDREESCU (CAN)

Corentin MOUTET (FRA) v Rafael NADAL (ESP) [5]

COURT SUZANNE-LENGLEN

Aliaksandra SASNOVICH (---) v Emma RADUCANU (GBR) [12]

Karolina MUCHOVA (CZE) v Maria SAKKARI (GRE) [4]

Novak DJOKOVIC (SRB) [1] v Alex MOLCAN (SVK)

Sebastian KORDA (USA) [27] v Richard GASQUET (FRA)

COURT SIMONNE-MATHIEU

John ISNER (USA) [23] v Gregoire BARRERE (FRA)

Coco GAUFF (USA) [18] v Alison VAN UYTVANCK (BEL)

Albert RAMOS-VINOLAS (ESP) v Carlos ALCARAZ (ESP) [6]

Camila OSORIO (COL) v Diane PARRY (FRA)

COURT 6

Olga DANILOVIC (SRB) v Jil TEICHMANN (SUI)[23]

Cameron NORRIE (GBR)[10] v Jason KUBLER (AUS)

Katerina SINIAKOVA (CZE) v Leylah FERNANDEZ (CAN)[17]

Botic VAN DE ZANDSCHULP (NED)[26] v Fabio FOGNINI (ITA)

COURT 7

Felix AUGER-ALIASSIME (CAN)[9] v Camilo UGO CARABELLI (ARG)

Amanda ANISIMOVA (USA)[27] v Donna VEKIC (CRO)

Jaume MUNAR (ESP) v Diego SCHWARTZMAN (ARG)[15]

Daria SAVILLE (AUS) v Petra KVITOVA (CZE)[32]

COURT 12

Borna GOJO (CRO) v Filip KRAJINOVIC (SRB) (after one doubles match)

Marie BOUZKOVA (CZE) v Elise MERTENS (BEL)[31]

COURT 13

Hugo DELLIEN (BOL) v Karen KHACHANOV (---)[21]

Beatriz HADDAD MAIA (BRA) v Kaia KANEPI (EST)

Brandon NAKASHIMA (USA) v Tallon GRIEKSPOOR (NED)

Magda LINETTE (POL) v Martina TREVISAN (ITA)

COURT 14

Victoria AZARENKA (---)[15] v Andrea PETKOVIC (GER)

Bernabe ZAPATA MIRALLES (ESP) v Taylor FRITZ (USA)[13]

Sorana CIRSTEA (ROU)[26] v Sloane STEPHENS (USA)

Grigor DIMITROV (BUL)[18] v Borna CORIC (CRO)

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