French Open

Radwanska into last 16 in Paris

2016-05-27 20:19
Agnieszka Radwanska (AFP)

Paris - Polish second seed Agnieszka Radwanska reached the last 16 of the French Open on Friday with a 6-2, 6-7 (6/8), 6-2 win over Barbora Strycova of the Czech Republic.

She will next take on either 19th seed Sloane Stephens of the United States or Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria for a place in the quarter-finals.

Radwanska is making her 10th appearance at Roland Garros, but her best result to date was a run into the quarter-finals in 2013.

She also contested the 2012 Wimbledon final losing in three sets to Serena Williams.

French Open results on Friday (x denotes seeded player):


Third round

Milos Raonic (CAN x8) bt Andrej Martin (SVK) 7-6 (7/4), 6-2, 6-3

Andy Murray (GBR x2) bt Ivo Karlovic (CRO x27) 6-1, 6-4, 7-6 (7/3)

Albert Ramos-Vinolas (ESP) bt Jack Sock (USA x23) 6-7 (2/7), 6-4, 6-4, 4-6, 6-4

Kei Nishikori (JPN x5) bt Fernando Verdasco (ESP) 6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 2-6, 6-4

Richard Gasquet (FRA x9) bt Nick Kyrgios (AUS x17) 6-2, 7-6 (9/7), 6-2

John Isner (USA x15) bt Teimuraz Gabashvili (RUS) 7-6 (9/7), 4-6, 2-6, 6-4, 6-2

Stan Wawrinka (SUI x3) bt Jrmy Chardy (FRA x30) 6-4, 6-3, 7-5

Victor Troicki (SRB x22) bt Gilles Simon (FRA x16) 6-4, 6-2, 6-2


Third round

Garbie Muguruza (ESP x4) bt Yanina Wickmayer (BEL) 6-3, 6-0

Simona Halep (ROM x6) bt Naomi Osaka (JPN) 4-6, 6-2, 6-3

Irina-Camilia Begu (ROM) bt Annika Beck (GER) 6-4, 2-6, 6-1

Shelby Rogers (USA) bt Petra Kvitova (CZE x10) 6-0, 6-7 (3/7), 6-0

Samantha Stosur (AUS x21) bt Lucie Safarova (CZE x11) 6-3, 6-7 (0/7), 7-5

Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS x13) bt Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS x24) 6-1, 6-4

Agnieszka Radwanska (POL x2) bt Barbora Zhlavov Strcov (CZE x30) 6-2, 6-7 (6/8), 6-2

Tsvetana Pironkova (BUL) bt Sloane Stephens (USA x19) 6-2, 6-1


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