The second day of the French Open on Monday will see Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams, Dominic Thiem and Daniil Medvedev in motion.
- Associated Press Paris
- Final Up to date: September 28, 2020, Three:15 PM IST
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LOOKAHEAD TO MONDAY
Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal spotlight the Day 2 schedule, enjoying in back-to-back matches on Court docket Philippe Chatrier. Williams begins her try and win a 24th Grand Slam title by going through Kristie Ahn on Monday in a rematch of their all-American first-round assembly on the US Open. Nadals bid so as to add to his document 12 French Open championships and to equal Roger Federers males’s mark of 20 Grand Slam singles trophies begins towards Egor Gerasimov of Belarus. Additionally on Chatrier: Reigning US Open champion Dominic Thiem will face 2014 US Open champion Marin Cilic; Thiem beat Cilic en path to the title in New York this month. Additionally in motion on a busy day: main champions Garbie Muguruza and Petra Kvitova, 2019 US Open runner-up Daniil Medvedev who’s Zero-Three for his profession at Roland Garros and 2019 French Open runner-up Marketa Vondrousova.
Rain. Excessive of 61 levels Fahrenheit (16 levels Celsius).
Rain. Excessive of 59 levels Fahrenheit (15 levels Celsius).
SUNDAY’S KEY RESULTS
Girls’s First Spherical: No. 1 Simona Halep beat Sara Sorribes Tormo 6-Four, 6-Zero; Coco Gauff beat No. 9 Johanna Konta 6-Three, 6-Three; No. 10 Victoria Azarenka beat Danka Kovinic 6-1, 6-2; Caroline Garcia beat No. 17 Anett Kontaveit 6-Four, Three-6, 6-Four; Daria Gavrilova beat No. 24 Dayana Yastremska 6-Four, 6-Three; Anna Karolina Schmiedlova beat Venus Williams 6-Four, 6-Four; Kamilla Rakhimova beat Shelby Rogers 6-2, 6-Three.
Males’s First Spherical: No. 6 Alexander Zverev beat Dennis Novak 7-5, 6-2, 7-5, 6-Four; Jannik Sinner beat No. 11 David Goffin 7-5, 6-Zero, 6-Three; No. 16 Stan Wawrinka beat Andy Murray 6-1, 6-Three, 6-2; Norbort Gombos beat No. 24 Borna Coric 6-Four, Three-6, 6-Three, 6-Four; Marco Cecchinato beat No. 25 Alex De Minaur 7-6 (9), 6-Four, 6-Zero; Kei Nishikori beat No. 32 Dan Evans 1-6, 6-1, 7-6 (Three), 1-6, 6-Four.
STAT OF THE DAY
21 – Earlier than Wawrinka vs. Murray on Sunday, years because the final time two previous Grand Slam champions met within the French Opens first spherical; Yevgeny Kafelnikov beat Michael Chang in 1999. It will occur once more on Monday, when Dominic Thiem faces Marin Cilic.
QUOTE OF THE DAY
“It was simply, I feel, messed as much as go on court docket at 11 o’clock in these circumstances.” – Andreas Seppi, who misplaced to American qualifier Sebastian Korda on a wet, chilly Day 1.