Jostled by Latvian Jelena Ostapenko (44th in the world) on Monday, Sofia Kenin (seeded n ° 4) still climbed to the second round of Roland Garros (6-4, 4-6, 6-3) . Finalist last year, Sofia Kenin made her comeback by qualifying for the second round at Roland Garros. In control in the first set, the American then suffered the strikes of Jelena Ostapenko. However, she was able to be much more solid at the end of the match against an opponent who, as often, committed too many unforced errors. read also The Roland-Garros table
The 18-year-old Frenchman (451st in the world), beneficiary of a wild card, stood up to the Polish Kamil Majchrzak (126th) before losing in four sets (6-4, 2-6, 6-4, 6-4).
The German team will make their debut at the Euro (June 11-July 11) in Munich on June 15 (9 p.m.), against France. At a press conference on Monday, Mats Hummels spoke about this meeting.
The French Chelsea, who won the Champions League, will join the French team in Nice on Tuesday, which trained without Thomas Lemar on Monday at the end of the day.
Champion with Inter, scorer of 24 goals, Belgian Romelu Lukaku was voted best player in Serie A.
The Swiss Roger Federer was satisfied with his game and this victory in the first round on Monday against Denis Istomin, for his return to Roland Garros.
Former Paris Saint-Germain player, Mauricio Pochettino became coach this winter, in place of Thomas Tuchel. He might not stay that way for long, however … It started with the Sun, who announced a possible return of Mauricio Pochettino to Tottenham. Then, the information was picked up by La Gazzetta dello Sport, who spoke squarely about problems between the owners of Paris Saint-Germain and the Argentinian, who arrived only six months ago. The loss of the French league title would not go away and in Doha there would be little confidence in the future of the Pochettino project. The latter would have started to feel the tide, since still according to La Gazzetta he would have already taken the lead, relaunching contacts with Real Madrid. As with Thomas Tuchel, Pochettino’s departure could be linked to a complicated relationship with Leonardo. In any case, these are the revelations made by Romain Molina, who ensures that the two men cannot continue together for long at PSG. PSG would like to keep Pochettino, but … According to information from RMC Sport, Paris Saint-Germain do not currently want to part ways with Mauricio …
The 18-year-old Spanish prodigy Carlos Alcaraz, from qualifying, dominated his friend Bernabe Zapata Miralles (6-3, 2-6, 6-1, 7-6 ) on Monday and won his first match in the main draw at Roland-Garros.
An auction will take place on June 23 in London for lots retracing the career of Roger Federer. All earnings will be donated to the foundation of Switzerland.
Arrested since March 22, Lilian Calmejane (AG2R-Citroën) will resume competition on the Ventoux Dénivelé Challenge (June 8).
Beneficiary of a wild-card, Arthur Rinderknech (117th world) missed three balls in the first set before suffering the law of the Croatian Marin Cilic (47th), winner 7-6 (6), 6-1, 6-2, this Monday in the 1st round of the French Open.
With one day from the end of the championship, ten teams, from the top of the standings to the red zone, still have something to play.
The French women’s team will play two matches against Italy, Tuesday (6.15 p.m.) and Wednesday (6.30 p.m.) in Mulhouse, which will finalize the composition of their squad before replaying twice at the end of the week. to switch to the Euro (June 17-27).
Karim Benzema had a great time during the Blues training session on Monday at Clairefontaine. The good humor and joie de vivre of the Real striker were particularly visible during the striking session set up by Didier Deschamps.
The captain of Belgium returned to the departure of Zinédine Zidane from Real Madrid, one year from the end of his contract.
It is a combative Benoît Paire who ended up losing in the 1st round of the French Open against Casper Ruud on Monday. Back in pictures on the tribulations of a colorful character.
Novak Djokovic will face Tennys Sandgren in the first round on Tuesday in the night session. He regrets the absence of spectators for this occasion.
Eden Hazard, captain of Belgium and teammate of the center forward at Real Madrid, welcomed the return of Karim Benzema to the Blues for the Euro, from June 11 to July 11.