While all the lights of ATP Tour were pointing to the Mutua Madrid Open in Spain, Santiago Giraldo chose the Club Campestre of Pereira as his training base to prepare Roland Garros.
And now that all the attention is focused on Rome, where the fifth Masters 1000 of the season is held, the colombian traveled last Monday night to France looking forward to face the final stretch of his preparation for the second Grand Slam of the season .
“It is a tournament in which I have always felt very well and this year I hope to maintain the good results I have obtained there in the past. It is an important goal for me, “said Giraldo, who will play in Paris for 13th year in a row.
This year, the south american will begin its participation from the qualy, which means that his debut will be schedule for May 20th against an opponent that will be defined on the next days. Santiago has captured 14 of his 17 victories in the qualy of Roland Garros, where his best performance was seen in 2012.
— Santiago Giraldo (@SantiGiraldoSG) May 14, 2019