Novak Djokovic has made it to the third spherical of the French Open with out breaking a lot sweat. The high seed Serb chasing his 18th Grand Slam title simply defeated Lithuani
Djokovic received the match in straight units 6-1, 6-2, 6-2. In one other second-round match 4th seed Sofia Kenin has entered third spherical at Roland Garros however 2nd seed Karolina Pliskova was proven the door.
French Open 2020: Former champion Ostapenko sends second seed Pliskova out
Jelena Ostapenko is again within the Roland-Garros third spherical for the primary time since 2017 – the yr she made historical past in Paris as the primary unseeded woman within the Open Era to raise the Coupe Suzanne-Lenglen.
The Latvian, unseeded this yr as effectively, upset No.2 seed Karolina Pliskova 6-Four, 6-2 to document the fourth top-10 victory of her profession at a Grand Slam. Pliskova stays the one lively ex-world primary who has not received a Grand Slam.
Next up for Ostapenko within the third spherical shall be former U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens or Spaniard Paula Badosa.
Fellow Czech Petra Kvitova had a greater time on courtroom on Thursday as she dismissed Italian Jasmine Paolini 6-Three, 6-Three in 84 minutes to submit her 25th match-win at Roland-Garros.
The seventh-seeded Kvitova, who was compelled to overlook the motion in Paris as a result of damage final yr, subsequent performs Polona Hercog or Leylah Fernandez.
Over on Court 7, American Danielle Collins ended the impressed run of sweet sixteen debutante Clara Tauson 6-2, 6-Three, to achieve the third spherical at Roland-Garros for the primary time in her profession.
Tauson, a 17-year-old former junior No.1 from Denmark, certified for her first Grand Slam essential draw this fortnight and upset No.21 seed Jennifer Brady within the first spherical. But the 26-year-old Collins – who was a semi-finalist on the Australian Open in 2019 – proved to robust for the teen and now awaits Garbine Muguruza or Kristyna Pliskova within the final 32.
Where the followers catch the FRENCH OPEN LIVE BROADCAST & LIVE STREAMING?
In the Indian Sub-Continent, French Open shall be broadcasted LIVE on Star Sports 2 and Star Sports Select 2.
The event can even be streamed LIVE on Disney+ Hotstar.