FRENCH OPEN COULD COLLIDE WITH SAM QUERREY'S WEDDING DAY PLANS
Sam Querrey is scheduled to get married next week, but some good play could mean finding himself double booked. The French Open finishes on Sunday, June 10th, but as he revealed to ESPN, Querrey's wedding is scheduled for Saturday, June 9th.
The 29-year-old American doesn't expect to still be in singles contention—he's never reached the second week of the tournament—but he's also playing in doubles, where a deep run is more likely. Querrey stepped in to partner with Mike Bryan when Mike's brother and regular partner, Bob, had to withdraw with injury.
They are the 16th seeds at the tournament and the doubles final is scheduled for Saturday, the same day as Querrey's wedding.
Querrey's fiancée, Abigail, agreed to him playing the doubles.
"It would be a good problem to have," Querrey said to ESPN.com. "If we make the semis, we'll probably get married at the courthouse on Monday. We're having a small wedding anyway." Querrey said playing with a Bryan brings extra pressure, referring to the accomplishments of the legendary twins. But it also means familiarity—not to mention a good partner. "I grew up with them, and we're comfortable, we can laugh," Querrey said. Querrey had a straightforward victory against Frances Tiafoe in the opening round of the singles draw.
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