Djokovic, Nadal, Norrie and Fritz Reach French Open Second Round; Opelka, Wawrinka Ousted

published: May, 23, 2022

by: TC Staff

Roland Garros—Paris, France

Former world No. 1 and 13-time French Open winner Rafael Nadal stormed into the second round of the event on Monday. Defeating Jordan Thompson 6-2, 6-2, 6-2, Nadal recorded his 106th victory at the event, and will next face Corentin Moutet in round two. Moutet defeated former winner Stan Wawrinka in four sets earlier in the day.

Elsewhere, Cameron Norrie and Taylor Fritz also prevailed, while No. 17 seed Reilly Opelka lost in straight sets to Filip Krajinovic.

Top seed and defending champion Novak Djokovic breezed into round two to end the night session, dismissing Yoshihito Nishioka 6-3, 6-1, 6-0.

On the women’s side, defending champion Barbora Krejcikova was ousted by Diane Parry in three sets, while reigning and former US Open winners Emma Raducanu and Bianca Andresscu moved into round two.

Tuesday’s action in Paris will include Daniil Medvedev, Paula Badosa, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Simona Halep.

First-round results:

(5) Rafael Nadal Defeats Jordan Thompson 62 62 62
(10) Cameron Norrie Defeats Manuel Guinard 75 62 60
(13) Taylor Fritz Defeats Santiago Rodriguez Taverna 76(2) 36 63 46 64
Filip Krajinovic Defeats (17) Reilly Opelka 76(5) 62 63
(22) Nikoloz Basilashvili Defeats Maxime Cressy 36 26 76(8) 64 64
(29) Daniel Evans Defeats Francisco Cerundolo 76(3) 64 64
Sebastian Baez Defeats Dusan Lajovic 63 36 64 63
Borna Gojo Defeats Alejandro Tabilo 64 67(3) 67(4) 76(4) 64
Mackenzie McDonald Defeats Franco Agamenone 16 62 63 763
Corentin Moutet Defeats Stan Wawrinka 26 63 762 63
Brandon Nakashima Defeats Kamil Majchrzak 64 26 46 76(3) 62
Mikael Ymer Defeats James Duckworth 62 64 62

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