Roland Garros. After 14 days of competition, the women will kick off the finals of the Parisian tennis tournament. From 3 p.m., Poland’s Iga Swiatek (world No. 1) will face American Cori Gauff, 18th in the WTA rankings. For the latter, this is the first Grand Slam final. On the side of the world number one, on the other hand, it is far from being a first. She had already won at Porte d’Auteuil in 2020. Later in the afternoon, the men’s doubles tournament will pit Ivan Dodig and Austin Krajicek against Marcelo Arévalo and Jean-Julien Rojer.
Legislative. This Saturday, the French residing in French Polynesia and those who vote in the embassies and consulates of the American continent will be able to begin to choose their deputy during the first round of the legislative elections. In terms of travel, Elisabeth Borne is expected in the sixth district of Calvados – territory where she wants to settle. At the same time, Jean-Luc Mélenchon will be in Lyon to support Gabriel Amard, his son-in-law and candidate for Nupes.
Platinum Jubilee of Elizabeth II. Third day of celebrations across the Channel. This Saturday, two major events are expected. First, the Epsom Derby, near London. This famous horse race, which brings together foals under the age of three, is one of the most prestigious in the world. The Queen’s attendance has not been confirmed, although she is keen on horse riding. In the evening, a big concert will take place at Buckingham Palace. The biggest British singing stars will be on display, such as Adam Lambert, Diana Ross, Elton John, Alicia Keys, Nile Rodgers and Craig David.
International. This Saturday marks the 33rd anniversary of the deadly crackdown on protests in Tiananmen Square in April-June 1989. Between 241, according to China, and 10,000 were recorded in the crackdown on the political protest movement. Chinese which were then put in place. A rally is planned to commemorate this anniversary date in Taiwan, in the capital of the island in Taipei.