Beautiful atmosphere on the Suzanne-Lenglen court and a great performance by Pierre-Hugues Herbert. After a very difficult start, the French server-volleyer landed the second set against Jannik Sinner, seed of series n ° 18, after a backhand in the net of the Italian (1-6, 6-4).
Head of series n ° 16, Kiki Bertens is jostled by Polona Hercog. The Slovenian won the first set 6-1.
Surprise on the Simonne-Mathieu. Harmony Tan, 23, wins the first set against AlizÃ © Cornet (6-4).
While the doubles specialist had lost his break very quickly, Herbert is once again leading the race thanks to aggressive play finally in place. 4-3 for the French with serve to follow (1-6, 4-3).
On the Simonne-Mathieu, it’s a close match between two French women that we are witnessing. AlizÃ © Cornet was broken by Harmony Tan, who benefits from an invitation (3-4).
Swept away in the first set, Pierre-Hugues Herbert attacked better in the second set. The Frenchman broke the Italian and leads 2-1 in this set.
Considered one of the greatest hopes of the circuit, the Italian has been unplayable since the start of the meeting. Excellent in the service, Sinner connects the winning blows and does not let himself be taken by the depreciations of the Frenchman. 24 minutes, 6-1 for Sinner against Herbert.
Very clean on the service (76% first ball), skillful at the net (5/5) the Italian converts the slightest opportunity and leads 5-1 in less than 20 minutes against the French.
AlizÃ © Cornet logically takes the upper hand by taking advantage of the many unforced errors of Harmony Tan (3-1). It’s been playing for a quarter of an hour.
More comfortable in the first ball and fairer at the net, the Frenchman comes down to (1-2).
The French (85 in the world) opposed to the Italian hope Jannik Sinner (19), seed number 18, concedes his entry into play! By relying on a good first ball, the Italian has no trouble confirming his break and leads 2-0.
Roger Federer is making his big debut at Roland Garros on Monday. The Swiss, who only played three games in 2021 after an almost white 2020 year (he only played in the Australian Open in January), will face Uzbek qualifier Denis Istomin . The meeting will be played on the Central.
Nine French players will be on the courts this Monday at Roland Garros. Pierre-Hugues Herbert will launch hostilities at 11 am against the big Italian hope Jannik Sinner (19). Caroline Garcia’s match against Germany’s Siegemund will be scheduled later. Before that for women, the day will start with a 100% French duel between AlizÃ © Cornet and Harmony Tan. Benoit Paire will then take on the Dane Casper Ruud while Arthur Rinderknech, the recipient of a wild card, will face the powerful Croatian server, Marin Cilic.
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga will face the Japanese Yoshihito Nishioka, Arthur Cazaux the Polish Kamil Majchrzak and Mathias Bourgue the German Koepfer.
Hello everyone and welcome to follow the matches live on the second day of Roland-Garros. Sunday was marked by the sensation of the elimination of Dominic Thiem, double finalist in Paris, in the first round. Only one Frenchman, Enzo Couacaud, qualified for the next trui. Chardy, Barrere, Burel, Simon, Moutet, Dodin, Jacquemot and Parry took the door.