The French Open singles qualifying draw was released Monday with Tennys Sandgren and Rhyne Williams set to participate.
Williams, the No. 15 seed in qualies, takes on Boy Westerhof. Ranked No. 121 in the ATP world rankings, Williams is the highest seeded player in his section of the draw. Sandgren, who recently arrived in Europe, is taking on 30th-seeded Ruben Bemelans. It will be the first French Open appearance for either player.
John-Patrick Smith is set to play main draw doubles in his second Grand Slam. While watching the Vols in the NCAA Tennis Championships, he learned he'd been accepted into the doubles draw with Marinko Matosevic.
For a look at this week's rankings:
Singles: 121 (-1)
Doubles: 185 (+11)
Note: Played last week at the Bordeaux Challenger, reaching the doubles quarterfinals with John Peers ... Playing the French Open singles qualifying this week.
Singles: 225 (+3)
Doubles: 81 (+1)
Note: Played last week at the Busan Challenger in South Korea, losing in the opening round ... Playing doubles at the French Open, his fifth continent to play matches on this year.
Singles: 248 (-6)
Doubles: 139 (-1)
Note: Off last week ... Playing this week in the French Open singles qualifying.
Singles: 738 (+1)
Doubles: 993 (-14)
Note: Played a $10,000 Futures in Romania last week, reaching the second round of singles and the quarterfinals of doubles ... Playing in another $10,000 Futures in Romania this week.