Stefanos Tsitsipas (24, Greece, World No. 5) and Andrei Rublev (25, Russia, World No. 7) won their first matches of the French Open. Karen Khachanov (27, Russia, World No. 11) breezed through her first round match in straight sets, while women’s singles player Maria Sakkari (27, Greece, World No. 8) suffered an early exit.

Tsitsipas defeated Iri Vesely (29, Czech Republic, World No. 455) 3-1 (7-5 6-3 4-6 7-6<9-7>) in the first round (Round of 128) of the Roland Garros French Open men’s singles at Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France, on Monday (Aug. 28).

Tsitsipas, the runner-up at this year’s Australian Open, will be looking for his first career Grand Slam title here. He was runner-up at the Cincinnati Masters in the United States last July and has finished runner-up in five consecutive events dating back to the Barcelona Open in April.

Tsitsipas will face Roberto Cavalles Baena (30, Spain, World No. 57) in the third round.

World No. 7 and winner of this year’s Monte Carlo Masters, Andrei Rublev, also defeated László Zere (27, Serbia, World No. 60) 3-1 (6-7 3-6 6-3 6-4) in the first round.메이저사이트

Rublev will play Corentin Moutet (24, France, World No. 61) in the second round.

Hachanov advanced to the second round with a 3-2 (3-6 1-6 6-2 6-1 6-3) victory over Constantin Lestienne (31, FRA, World No. 70) in a close match that lasted three hours and 41 minutes.

Hachanov will face Radu Albot (33, Moldova, World No. 113) in the second round.

In the first round of the women’s singles, Sakkari lost 0-2 (6-7<5-7> 5-7) to Karolina Muhova (26, Czech Republic, World No. 43). Sakkari, who reached the quarterfinals of this event in 2021, packed her bags early this year.

Muhova will face Nadia Podroska (26, Argentina, World No. 103) in the second round.

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