The Latest: Wozniacki advances to 3rd turn during French Open

PARIS (AP) – The Latest on a French Open (all times local):


4:55 p.m.

Caroline Wozniacki modernized to a third turn of a French Open by violence Francoise Abanda of Canada 6-0, 6-0.

The 11th-seeded Dane will subsequent face American teen CiCi Bellis.


4:10 p.m.

Defending champion Novak Djokovic modernized to a third turn of a French Open by violence Joao Sousa 6-1, 6-4, 6-3.

The second-seeded Serb will subsequent face Diego Schwartzman.


3:40 p.m.

American teen CiCi Bellis reached a third turn of a French Open in her contest debut, upsetting 18th-seeded Kiki Bertens of a Netherlands 6-3, 7-6 (5).

The 18-year-old Bellis converted her fourth compare indicate on an spontaneous blunder by Bertens, a semifinalist during Roland Garros a year ago.

Bellis, who is from California, is personification in her third career Grand Slam tournament. She done it to a third turn of a U.S. Open in 2016, and a second turn there in 2014.

She is ranked 48th.

Two weeks ago, Bertens kick Bellis in true sets on clay in Rome.


3:30 p.m.

Defending champion Garbine Muguruza hold on to kick Anett Kontaveit and strech a third turn of a French Open.

The Spaniard mislaid a opening set opposite a 53rd-ranked Kontaveit though won 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-2.


3:15 p.m.

Steve Johnson modernized to a third turn of a French Open by violence Borna Coric 6-2, 7-6 (8), 3-6, 7-6 (6).

The 25th-seeded American, who has never been past a third turn during Roland Garros, will subsequent face sixth-seeded and Dominic Thiem.


2:55 p.m.

Defending champion Garbine Muguruza has forced a third set in her second-round compare during a French Open.

After dropping a opening set opposite 53rd-ranked Anett Kontaveit 7-6 (4), Muguruza was down a mangle in a second before entrance behind to take it 6-4 on Court Philippe Chatrier.


2:15 p.m.

Defending French Open champion Garbine Muguruza has mislaid a initial set of her second-round compare opposite Anett Kontaveit.

Muguruza trailed 5-2 during a outset, fought behind to force a tiebreaker, though forsaken it 7-6 (4).

The fourth-seeded Muguruza is perplexing to equivocate apropos a initial reigning champion during Roland Garros to remove in a second turn given 2014, when she dissapoint Serena Williams during that stage.

The 53rd-ranked Kontaveit kick Muguruza a final time they played, in a clay-court contest in Stuttgart, Germany, in April.


1:30 p.m.

Petra Kvitova’s initial contest given she was harmed in a blade conflict during her home is over.

The two-time Wimbledon champion, who was seeded 15th, mislaid to American qualifier Bethanie Mattek-Sands 7-6 (5), 7-6 (5) during a French Open. Kvitova threw her pole in disappointment after she double-faulted on compare point, though a players tenderly embraced during a net.

Kvitova returned to tennis in Paris after she was pounded in a Czech Republic in December.

Mattek-Sands, a doubles champion during Roland Garros dual years ago, perceived diagnosis during a finish of a initial set. She came behind on justice with a gauze on her left thigh though did not seem hampered in her moves.

Mattek-Sands, who is behind in a third turn for a initial time given 2013, will subsequent face Samantha Stosur.


1:05 p.m.

Back on Court Philippe Chatrier to resume his first-round compare opposite Renzo Olivo, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga could not overturn a necessity during a French Open.

Their compare was dangling since of dark on Tuesday with a 12th-seeded Frenchman trailing 7-5, 6-4, 6-7 (6), 5-4.

Tsonga mislaid a initial 3 points on his offer Wednesday though managed to save a 3 compare points. Olivo converted a subsequent one with a forehand crosscourt leader and to win 6-4.

Tsonga had never mislaid to a actor ranked as low as No. 91 during a Grand Slam.

“I’m contemptible for Tsonga. we got home during 1 a.m., it was formidable to sleep. we had a massage, it wasn’t easy,” Olivo said. “I slept for a few hours. It was formidable not to consider about a restart. we took it one indicate during a time to stay calm. You have to concentration on each indicate to kick a actor like Tsonga.”


12:55 p.m.

Ekaterina Makarova, who dissapoint top-seeded Angelique Kerber in a initial round, could not follow adult on her good opening and exited a French Open.

Playing opposite 42nd-ranked Lesia Tsurenko on a remote Court 16, Makarova mislaid 6-2, 6-2 after creation 27 spontaneous errors and dropping her offer 5 times.


12:40 p.m.

Venus Williams got off to a indolent start though fast found her operation to kick Kurumi Nara of Japan 6-3, 6-1 and strech a third turn of a French Open.

The 10th-seeded Williams, a runner-up in Paris in 2002, trailed 3-1 in a opening set though afterwards won 7 uninterrupted games.

Williams is personification during Roland Garros for a 20th time, a record in a Open era.

“I adore being here and we adore personification on this court,” Williams said. “You never stop training and that’s what we adore about a game.”


12:20 p.m.

Serena Williams is during a French Open, after all – though as a spectator, not a competitor.

The owners of 23 Grand Slam singles titles is not personification for a rest of this deteriorate since she is pregnant.

Williams found a chair in a shade during Court Philippe Chatrier during her comparison sister Venus’ second-round compare opposite Kurumi Nara on Wednesday.

Serena Williams’ baby is due in a fall. She has pronounced she will lapse to a debate in 2018.


11 a.m.

Under splendid sunshine, 10th-seeded Venus Williams will open play on Court Philippe Chatrier opposite Kurumi Nara of Japan in a second turn of a French Open.

The initial Wednesday during Roland Garros is traditionally famous as kids’ day. Parisian boys and girls will get a possibility to see some of a diversion biggest stars this year, with Rafael Nadal after scheduled to resume his query for a 10th pretension in Paris opposite Robin Haase.

Defending champion Novak Djokovic is also on a bill, confronting Joao Sousa on Court Suzanne Lenglen.

The locals will also keep a tighten eye on 13th-seeded Kristina Mladenovic, a Frenchwoman who dealt with behind pain and deficits before winning in a initial round. She subsequent takes on 2012 runner-up Sara Errani.


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