Djokovic, Nadal, Zverev and Alcaraz Reach French Open Third Round; Fritz Ousted

published: May, 25, 2022

by: TC Staff

Roland Garros—Paris, France

Wednesday’s action in Paris included top seed Novak Djokovic reaching the third round after dismissing Alex Molcan 6-2, 6-3, 7-6(4). Djokovic is joined in the next round by the likes of Rafael Nadal, Alexander Zverev, Felix Auger-Aliassime and Cameron Norrie. Young Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz saved five match points to defeat Albert Ramos-Vinolas 6-1, 6-7(7), 5-7, 7-6(2), 6-4 in a thrilling encounter.

On the women’s side, Belinda Bencic, Coco Gauff and Victoria Azarenka were all winners. No. 27 seed Amanda Anisamova continued her fine form after dismissing Naomi Osaka in the opening round by ousting Donna Vekic 6-4, 6-1.

Thursday’s action at Roland Garros fill feature Daniil Medvedev and top seed Iga Swiatek.

Second-round results:

(1) Novak Djokovic Defeats Alex Molcan 62 63 76(4)
(3) Alexander Zverev Defeats Sebastian Baez 26 46 61 62 75
(5) Rafael Nadal Defeats Corentin Moutet 63 61 64
(6) Carlos Alcaraz Defeats Albert Ramos-Vinolas 61 67(7) 57 76(2) 64
(9) Felix Auger-Aliassime Defeats Camilo Ugo Carabelli 60 63 64
(10) Cameron Norrie Defeats Jason Kubler 63 64 63
Bernabe Zapata Miralles Defeats (13) Taylor Fritz 36 62 62 63
(15) Diego Schwartzman Defeats Jaume Munar 26 67(3) 62 62 62
(18) Grigor Dimitrov Defeats Borna Coric 60 64 63
(21)Karen Khachanov Defeats Hugo Dellien 46 64 76(1) 63
(23) John Isner Defeats Gregoire Barrere 64 64 36 76(5)
(26) Botic Van de Zandschulp Defeats Fabio Fognini 64 76(2) 32 (RET)
Aljaz Bedene Defeats Pablo Cuevas 46 64 76(5) 64
Filip Krajinovic Defeats Borna Gojo 76(5) 62 57 61
Brandon Nakashima Defeats Tallon Griekspoor 76(6) 64 62

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