Karen Khachanov talks his favorite Grand Slam, match-up


Karen Khachanov talks his favorite Grand Slam, match-up
Karen Khachanov talks his favorite Grand Slam, match-up

Russian tennis star Karen Khachanov reveals the French Open is his favorite Grand Slam tournament. The Russian failed to make it past the French Open qualifying in 2016 but made his main draw debut at Roland Garros a year later.

Khachanov, 23, achieved his best result at Roland Garros last year, when he made the quarterfinal before losing to Dominic Thiem. The 23-year-old also revealed that he is a fan of the US Open. The Russian made the third round at Flushing Meadows in 2018, before falling short against world No.

2 Nadal.

When asked about a good match-up for him, world No. 15 Khachanov named French tennis star Lucas Pouille. Khachanov, a former world No. 8, and world No. 58 Pouille have played against each other four times at the ATP level.

The head-to-head record between the two stands at 2-2. Khachanov also mentioned Adrian Mannarino, against whom he has a 3-0 head-to-head record.

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