2019 ROLAND GARROS: Day Three Action




Many of the seeds were tested; however, only a one fell. [17] Anett Kontaveit (EST) lost to [73] Karolina Muchova (CZE). The twenty-two-year-old Czech fought back from a set down to upset Kontaveit 3-6, 6-2, 6-2.


Seventeen women and ten men were in the singles main draw when play begun on Sunday. Sam Querrey withdrew before play begun due to a lingering abdominal injury. Round one is over and only one male player made it to the second round and that was Taylor Fritz. Fritz continued to demonstrate his clay court prowess when he easily dispatched of [84] Bernard Tomic (AUS) 6-1, 6-4, 6-1. Now all hopes rest on the forty-second ranked American’s shoulders. Next up he will face off against a familiar foe, [20] Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP). Fritz defeated him last week in Lyon. Will the American come away with another victory on this bigger stage or will the Spaniard gain revenge?

Danielle Collins

There are nine American women left in the draw at the end of round one, three of which are seeds: Sloane Stephens at #7; followed by Serena Williams at #10; and finally, Madison Keys at #14. The six unseeded women left in the draw are the seventeen-year-old Amanda Anisimova, Jennifer Brady, Danielle Collins, Lauren Davis, Sofia Kenin, and Shelby Rogers. Which American woman will go the furthest in the draw? Stephens and Williams have been finalists before; however, only Williams has been a French Open champion. Will Williams finally claim major title number twenty-four, or will she have to wait for Wimbledon?

Amanda Anisimova


Seventh seeds Bryan brothers came back after dropping the first set to defeat the Spanish duo of Gerard Granollers and Pablo Carreno Busta in three sets.


[5] Alexander Zverev (GER) was almost pushed to the brink of elimination despite taking a two-set lead against [56] John Millman (AUS). Millman fought back to take the third and fourth sets before Zverev regained his composure to win 7-6(4), 6-3, 2-6, 6-7(5), 6-3.

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