Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova could meet in the fourth round of the French Open thanks to the draw on Thursday.
Yet a matchup between three-time champion Williams and two-time champion Sharapova is far from guaranteed.
Williams resumes her comeback after maternity leave following two consecutive losses in March. She will open against 70th-ranked Kristyna Pliskova of the Czech Republic.
This will be Williams' first Grand Slam event since giving birth to her daughter in September. She hasn't played at a Grand Slam since winning the Australian Open in January 2017 while pregnant.
Ranked No. 453, Williams entered Roland Garros under the WTA's protected...