Rome - Halep, Djokovic deliver; Is Rafa ready?

Despite having scarcely recovered from the US Open, Catherine, David and Matt are back to reflect on the week in Rome, which created plenty of talking points ahead of Roland Garros.

How did Djokovic look en route to the title in his first matches since his US Open default? Why did Diego Schwartzman and Denis Shapovalov both catch the eye? In what way is this year's French Open looking like a slightly different proposition for a rusty Rafael Nadal? How much of a favourite is Simona Halep? Is Victoria Azarenka a legitimate contender in Paris? And why is everyone suddenly talking about Lorenzo Musetti?

We also discuss concerns about the French Open's 'bubble' and reveal plans for an exciting competition for all #TennisPodcastPets.

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