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French Open Lookahead: Swiatek, Nadal, Djokovic on Day 2 | Tennis Information

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The second day at Roland Garros options fairly a lineup in Court docket Philippe Chatrier, with matches involving No. 1 seed Iga Swiatek and defending champion Barbora Krejickova getting issues began within the afternoon. They’re going to be adopted into the principle stadium by 13-time champion Rafael Nadal. And Novak Djokovic will wrap issues up within the evening session as he opens protection of his 2021 title because the No. 1 seed. It is a good factor Chatrier now has a retractable roof, as a result of there’s loads of rain within the forecast. Different huge names in motion on different courts embody reigning U.S. Open champion Emma Raducanu and four-time main champion Naomi Osaka, who faces the lady who beat her on the Australian Open in January, American Amanda Anisimova.


Rain all through the day. Excessive of 73 levels Fahrenheit (23 Celsius).


Girls’s First Spherical: Magda Linette beat No. 6 Ons Jabeur 3-6, 7-6 (4), 7-5; Kaia Kanepi beat No. 10 Garbiñe Muguruza 2-6, 6-3, 6-4; No. 18 Coco Gauff beat Rebecca Marino 7-5, 6-0.

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Males’s First Spherical: Hugo Dellien beat Dominic Thiem 6-3, 6-2, 6-4; No. 6 Carlos Alcaraz beat Juan Ignacio Londero 6-4, 6-2, 6-0; No. 9 Felix Auger-Aliassime beat Juan Pablo Varillas 2-6, 2-6, 6-1, 6-3, 6-3.


7-6 (10-5) — The rating of the fifth set in Argentine qualifier Camilo Ugo Carabelli’s victory over Aslan Karatsev, marking the primary time in French Open historical past {that a} deciding set was settled by a tiebreaker. There by no means have been tiebreakers utilized in fifth units of males’s matches or third units of girls’s matches at Roland Garros till now; the 4 Grand Slam tournaments agreed this yr to make the first-to-10 tiebreaker at 6-all in these deciding units commonplace throughout the game’s main occasions.

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“I’m actually pleased with the efficiency in my first match in Philippe Chatrier and hope to play extra matches on this courtroom.” — Alcaraz, the 19-year-old Spaniard seen as a future star of tennis.

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