Offbeat Tennis - Roland-Garros (H): A.Zverev took the best on Safiullin, Ruid Easy
Swiatek serene as questions linger over French Open rivals
Iga Swiatek heads into the French Open trying to become the first player since Serena Williams at Wimbledon in 2016 to successfully defend a women's Grand Slam singles title, with injuries and poor clay form clouding the hopes of several of her chief rivals. The American remains on 23 Grand Slam titles, one behind Margaret Court's all-time record, and has not gone beyond the last 16 in Paris since losing the 2016 final to Garbine Muguruza. Her coach Patrick Mouratoglou admitted it was unlikely Williams would win her first major since the 2017 Australian Open in Paris.
Blank by novel Safiullin and pushed twice at the decisive game, Alexander Zverev finished By having the last word to reach the third round of Roland Garros. Casper Ruud, number 15 series head, did not have to force his talent to qualify.
Alexander Zverev has not been totally serene but has undergone less difficulties ., the number 6 Series head had the last word against the Safiullin Roman, resulting from the qualifications. But however, German has not been completely serene. Missing two Break bullets in the first three games, Alexander Zverev then had to rule out one in the sixth. With the break in pocket to serve to win the first set, however, the German has stopped and left the Russian snatch the decisive game. a tiebreak after which the number 6 series made the difference but an ascendant that did not last very long because, at its first opportunity, novel Safiullin did the break at the beginning of the second set to lead Three games to one. Piqué Live, Alexander Zverev then reacted, aligning five consecutive games to pick up, take the advantage and then lead two sleeves . The third set started as the second, with the break on a white game for the world's 182nd player. However, at its first opportunity in the seventh game, German returned to four games everywhere. The two players failing to decide, it's a new decisive game that came to make the decision. If Roman Safiullin won the first point on his service, he turned out that he was his last in that meeting. Indeed, in the stride, Alexander Zverev won the next seven to put an end to the meeting (7-6, 6-3, 7-6 in 2:31 '). Laslo Djere, stunning against Miomir Kecmanovic (4-6, 4-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 in 3:33 '), will cross the German road in the third round of the international France.
French Open fines Naomi Osaka $15,000 for not speaking at tournament, warns of further consequences
Naomi Osaka, who has stated she will not speak at the French Open to protect her mental health, is fined by the tournament for not honoring contract.Osaka, the No. 2 seed at the tournament, did not speak after her match in the first round on Sunday, a 6-4, 7-6 (4) win over Patricia Maria Tig. She was promptly fined $15,000.
Ruud on his launched , Casper Ruud does not stop. Norwegian, serial head number 15, has been relatively expeditious against Polish Kamil Majchrzak . A break in the fourth game will have been enough for the world's 16th player to make a difference in the first set, despite three double break opportunities in the sixth game. If the first four games of the second round have seen both players do not be worried On their service, Casper Ruud has placed an acceleration that allowed him to win five games in a row and, away from the way two shots of Desver, win the second set authoritarily. An ascendancy that the world's 16th player confirmed at the beginning of the third round to lead three games to nothing but, patiently, Kamil Majchrzak has erased his two delay breaks to pick up four games everywhere. It was then that Casper Ruud raised the tone to conclude the meeting (6-3, 6-2, 6-4 in 1h55 '). Alejandro Davidovich Fokina or Botic Van de Zandschulp will be his opponent in the third round of Roland Garros. Federico Delbonis, for its part, dominated Pablo Andujar, tower, in five sleeves (4-6, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 in 3h20 '). Roland-Garros (France, Grand Slam, Land, 35 Million Euros) Title Title: Rafael Nadal (ESP) 2nd Tour Djokovic (SER, N ° 1) - Cuevas (URU) Duckworth (AUS) - Berankis (bed) of Minaur (AUS, N ° 21) - Cecchinato (ITA) Nishioka (JAP) - Musetti (ITA) Berrettini (ITA, N ° 9) - Coria (Arg) Kwon (CDS) - SEPPI (ITA) Fritz (USA, N ° 30) - KOEPFER (ALL) CILIC (CRO) - Federer (SUI, N ° 8) Nadal (ESP, N ° 3) - Gasquet (FRA) Norrie (GBR) - Harris (AFS) Sinner (ITA, N ° 18) - MAGAGER (ITA) M.YMER (SUE) - Monfils (FRA, N ° 14) Schwartzman (ARG, N ° 10) - BEDENE (SLO) Kohlschreiber (ALL) - Karatsev ( RUS, N ° 24) Basilashvili (GEO, N ° 28) - Alcaraz (ESP, Q) Bagnis (ARG) - Struff (ALL) A.zverev (ALL, N ° 6) BAT Safiullin (RUS, Q): 7-6 (4), 6-3, 7-6 (1) Djere (SER) BAT KECMANOVIC (SER): 4-6, 4-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 Khachanov ( RUS, N ° 23) - Nishikori (JAP) LAAKSONEN (SUI, Q) - Bautista AGUT (ESP, N ° 11) RUUU (NOR, N ° 15) BAT Majchrzak (POL): 6-3, 6-2 , 6-4 Davidovich Fokin A (ESP) - Van de Zandschulp (PBS, Q) Fognini (ITA, N ° 27) - FUCSOVICS (Hon) DELBONIS (ARG) BAT ANDUJAR (ESP): 4-6, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 Tsitsipas (GRE, N ° 5) - Martinez (ESP) Krajinovic (SER) - ISNER (USA, N ° 31) Monteiro (BRE) - Johnson (USA) COUACAUD (FRA, WC) - Carreño Busta (ESP, N ° 12) Giron (USA) - Pella (Arg) McDonald (USA, Q) - Garin (Chi) Opelka (USA, N ° 32) - Munar (ESP) Paul (USA) - Medvedev ( RUS, N ° 2)
Photos - Nolwenn Leroy radiant with a corrugated square and its curtain bangs in Roland-Garros .
© Zabulon Laurent / Abaca photos - Nolwenn Leroy radiant with a corrugated square and its curtain bangs in Roland-Garros smiling and accomplice with his lover Arnaud Clément in the stands of Roland-Garros on June 6, 2021, Nolwenn Leroy has cracked for a nice square and a curtain bang, very trendy under his off white hat. Among the unconditional stars of the FRANGE , Nolwenn Leroy is in a good position.