Semi-finalist at Roland in 2016, Kiki Bertens (17th world) was eliminated in the first round. Weighted down by a faulty serve (46% first and second), she lost in three sets (1-6, 6-3, 4-6) against Slovenia ne Polona Hercog (73rd world). She will find the winner of the Siegemund-Garcia match.
Despite a complicated start, the Medvedev machine is on its way. After winning the first set 6-3 in half an hour against Bublik, the Russian rolled into the second set. He leads 4-0.
The Italian was not far from stealing his faceoff to afford the match. Herbert only pushed back the deadline. Sinner concludes behind by securing his second match point (6-1, 4-6, 6-7, 7-5, 6-4). Sinner will face another Italian, Mager (87th worldwide) in the second round.
After the winning of a hungry first set (7-5), the pressure did not come down on the Suzanne-Lenglen court. Pair broken on a ball judged good by the referee does not agree at all. The little chat will not lead to anything. 4-2 for Ruud who continues by confirming his 5-2 break.
The Italian leads 5-3 against Herbert. The Frenchman no longer has the right to make mistakes while he has a series of double faults on his service.
The Russian No.2 seed has recovered perfectly after losing his first serve game. He leads 5-3 against Bublik in less than half an hour of play.
In difficulty early in the match, BenoÃ®t Paire woke up well and won the first set against Casper Ruud. The French broke the Norwegian in his last service game to then win the set 7-5.
It’s on for the fifth set between Jannik Sinner and Pierre-Hugues Herbert. After the match point missed by the French, the young Italian managed to reverse the situation and break to pocket the fourth set (7-5).
Casper Ruud dominates the debates against BenoÃ®t Paire but the Frenchman hangs on and has just saved two set points on his serve, especially after a nice soft volley.
Herbert misses chances … After losing three break points in the previous game, the Frenchman did not convet for a match point on a big backhand fault. Everything has to be redone (5-5).
After a first discussion with the referee from the fifth point, BenoÃ®t Paire had to break up against Ruud. The fight is now well underway against the Norwegian (4-4).
It’s a highly anticipated match this Monday at Roland Garros, BenoÃ®t Paire has just started his first round meeting against the Norwegian Casper Ruud, seed of series n ° 15.
Herbert makes the Suzanne-Lenglen court vibrate! After having escaped two breaks in advance, the Frenchman still won this third round by finishing the decisive game on a serve-and-fly sequence (7-4). Herbert now leads two one-sided innings to the No. 18 seed, (1-6, 6-4, 7-6).
While the French had two breaks in advance, he suffered a terrible 4-0 against a Sinner found and offensive. It is now a decisive game (6-6) to award this third round while the two men are tied for one round everywhere.
At 23, Harmony Tan signs the best performance of her career. The French, beneficiary of an invitation, took out AlizÃ © Cornet in two sets and 1h34 (6-4, 6-4).
The Frenchman continues his momentum from the second set and breaks Jannik Sinner to take the lead in the third set. Pierre-Hugues Herbert now leads 3 to 2 games!
Title holder, Iga Swiatek started the defense of her trophy on the Central. The Polish already leads 3-0 against the Slovenian Kaja Juvan.
Led to nothing by his compatriot Harmony Tan, AlizÃ © Cornet attacked hard the second set with two breaks before seeing the beneficiary of a wild card pick up a little (3-2 ).
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.