The painting of the Masters 1,000 in Paris It was drawn this Saturday and produced a possible fratricidal confrontation in the second round between Feliciano López and Rafael Nadal. The man from Toledo, in the last throes of his career at 39, will start against Serbian Filip Krajinovic. If he surpasses him, he will then be measured with the Balearic, exempt from that first commitment thanks to his position in second place in the ranking.

Whoever finally becomes Rafa's rival, who has never won the appointment and in his last appearance, precisely in the French capital, won his 13th Roland Garros, if the genius of Manacor manages to prevail, he could meet in the third round with the Croatian Borna Coric (24th in the ranking). Already in the quarterfinals, a Spanish clash could be forged again, in this case against Pablo Carreño, who will make his debut against the young Frenchman Hugo Gaston, invited after his good performance at Roland Garros. Belgian David Goffin (14th ATP) is the alternative. In the semifinals, the German Alexander Zverev (7) or the Russian Andrey Rublev (8) should theoretically appear.

The final, with Djokovic absent on the other side of the table, could be against the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas (5), the Russian Daniil Medvedev (6) or against the Argentine Diego Schwartzman (9), They have in the American Taylor Fritz, the South African Kevin Anderson and the Norwegian Casper Ruud their most feasible rivals in their debut in the second round.