French Open

Zverev survives five-set test at Roland Garros

2018-05-30 18:47
Alexander Zverev
Alexander Zverev (AP)

Paris - German second seed Alexander Zverev came back from two sets to one down to beat Dusan Lajovic of Serbia 2-6, 7-5, 4-6, 6-1, 6-2 and reach the French Open third round on Wednesday.

The 21-year-old, bidding to become the first German man to take the title in Paris since 1937, next plays Bosnia's Damir Dzumhur, the 26th seed, for a place in the last 16.

Results from day four of the French Open at Roland Garros on Wednesday (x denotes seeding):

Men

1st round

Pierre-Hugues Herbert (FRA) bt Peter Polansky (CAN) 6-3, 4-6, 6-2, 6-2

2nd rd

Marco Cecchinato (ITA) bt Marco Trungelliti (ARG) 6-1, 7-6 (7/1), 6-1

Pablo Carreo-Busta (ESP x10) bt Federico Del Bonis (ARG) 7-6 (7/0), 7-6 (7/2), 3-6, 6-4

Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP x13) bt Santiago Giraldo (COL) 6-4, 7-5, 6-3

Novak Djokovic (SRB x20) bt Jaume Munar (ESP) 7-6 (7/1), 6-4, 6-4

Fernando Verdasco (ESP x30) bt Guido Andreozzi (ARG) 6-3, 6-2, 6-2

Women

1st round

Simona Halep (ROM x1) bt Alison Riske (USA) 2-6, 6-1, 6-1

2nd rd

Katerina Siniakov (CZE) bt Kateryna Kozlova (UKR) 6-7 (4/7), 6-4, 6-4

Barbora Strycova (CZE x26) bt Ekaterina Makarova (RUS) 6-4, 6-2

Naomi Osaka (JPN x21) bt Zarina Diyas (KAZ) 6-4, 7-5

Mihaela Buzarnescu (ROU x31) bt Rebecca Peterson (SWE) 6-1, 6-2

Elina Svitolina (UKR x4) bt Viktoria Kuzmova (SVK) 6-3, 6-4

Petra Kvitova (CZE x8) bt Lara Arruabarrena (ESP) 6-0, 6-4

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