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French Open: Djokovic continues safely

French Open: Djokovic continues safely

Novak Djokovic has moved safely to the third round of the French Open. Roger Federer, 20-time Grand Slam champion (Meat Peakand Rafael NadalMeat Peak) on his thirty-fifth birthday.

The world rankings were the first of the “Big Three” to beat 6:3, 6:2, 6:4 over Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay on Thursday.

Serb Djokovic is striving to win his 19th title in Paris, and he has set himself a goal to beat his biggest rival in the standings. The 34-year-old won Roland Garros in 2016. After that, Nadal won every time, and he is the record winner in Paris with 13 titles.

French Open: Barty must leave the wounded in Paris

Bitter end for Ashleigh Barty: The 2019 world number one and winner of the tournament was forced to give up her French Open second round match on Thursday due to an injury. The 25-year-old Australian made a painful decision with a score of 1:6, 2:2 against Magda Linnett of Poland. Barty started as one of the candidates in the tournament she left in 2020.

“It breaks my heart,” said Barty, who had complained of thigh problems before the match. “It’s a miracle that I made it past the first round.” Being eliminated means that the top three in the world are not fighting for the title. Prior to the tournament, Romanian Simona Halep had to cancel due to injury, Naomi Osaka (Japan) withdrew due to a row over her boycott of the press.

Next up, on the other hand, are last year’s finalist Sofia Kenin (USA) and Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina, who also wants to play for the title. Kenin beat compatriot Haile Baptiste 7:5, 6:3. Svitolina held the upper hand 6-0, 6:4 against American Ann Lee.

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German women are no longer in competition. Angelique Kerber, Laura Siegmund and Andrea Petkovic failed in the first round.

French Open: an overview of the most important matches of the fifth day

Player 1 Player 2 calendar
Rebecca Peterson (Sweden) IgA Swiatec (POL/8)
Ann Lee (USA) Elina Svitolina (UK/5) 0:6, 4:6
Ashleigh Barty (AUS/1) Magda Lynet (Poland) Exercise 1: 6, 2: 2
Sophia Kenin (USA/4) Hailey Baptiste (USA) 7:5, 6:3
Karolina Pliskova (CZE/9) Sloane Stephens (USA) 5:7, 1:6
Player 1 Player 2 calendar
Novak Djokovic (SRB/1) Pablo Cuevas (URU) 6:3, 6:2, 6:4
Marin Cilic (CRO) Roger Federer (SUI/8) At the moment Meat Peak
Rafael Nadal (ESP/3) Richard Gasquet (FRA) From 9 pm Meat Peak
Matteo Berrettini (ITA/9) Federico Correa (ARG) 6:3, 6:3, 6:2
Diego Schwartzman (ARG/10) Two-handed jazz (SLO) 6:4, 6:2, 6:4
Jan-Lennard Struve (Germany) Facundo Bagnes (Argentina) Neighborhood
Dominic Kupfer (Germany) Taylor Fritz (USA) 6:3, 6:2, 3:6, 6:4
Philip Kohlschreiber (Germany) Aslan Karatsev (Russia) 6:3, 7:6, 4:6, 6:1