Thiem goes through some trouble and Zverev gives himself a break

Thiem held Bublik (6-3, 6-7 (6), 6-3 and 7-5) and will face Cuevas; Zverev won Ymer (6-1, 6-3 and 7-6 (3) and will be seen with Lajovic, Monfils, Mannarino (6-3, 6-4 and 6-4), will face Hoang.


Dominic Thiem complicated life against Kazakh Alexander Bublik, who threatened to come back by winning the second set and take advantage in room , but ended up falling to one of the favorites, the Austrian, who won 6-3, 6-7 (6), 6-3 and 7-5. Thiem seemed to have the triumph on track, but the tranquility was in the playoff of the second set and he had to row to avoid bigger problems when Bublik went ahead 5-2 in the last heat. In the third round of Roland Garros will be measured with the Uruguayan Cuevas, who went through retirement of the British Edmund when he won by 7-6 (3), 6-3 and 2-1.

Alexander Zverev, accustomed to playing long and hard games at Roland Garros , gave a break to win for the second time in his four appearances in three sets. The German did it before the Swede Mikael Ymer: 6-1, 6-3 and 7-6 (3). Zverev added 36 winning shots and did not mind accumulating 43 unforced errors, because with his serve (12 aces) he dominated the game. Now he will face the Serbian Lajovic, who got off the Frenchman Benchetrit (6-3, 6-3 and 6-4) .

In the duel between the French, Gael Monfils and Adrian Mannarino, he won the first with a 6-3, 6 -4 and 6-4 in one hour and 45 minutes to meet another Frenchman, guest Hoang (23 years old), who eliminated Verdasco (6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (5) and 7-5) . Monfils, who has been igniting the Parisian Grand Slam tracks these days with his particular way of understanding tennis, improved his opponent, aged 30 and 48 in the ranking, in winning shots (19 by 15) and unforced errors (25 per cent). 39) to seal your ticket to the third round.

Another seeded player who is still alive is Borna Coric. The young Croatian (22 years old), 13th favorite, fanned easily the South African George Harris: 6-2, 6-3 and 7-6 (2) in two hours and seven minutes. Harris was penalized his 45 unforced errors against a Coric who defended himself well when he could lose his serve (two of three saved break balls) and took advantage of his 60% of first services (he won 78% of points he played with them). Now the Balkan will have to face the cannon shots of the powerful German Jan-Lennard Struff, which comes from eliminating Shapovalov and Albot.

With Martin Klizan or Lucas Pouille (it will not be known until Friday as the game was postponed in the fourth set due to lack of light) the Russian Karen Khachanov will face, leaving France without one of his multiple representatives, the number 127 of the world of 25 years Gregoire Barrere. It was an all or nothing match, with 39 winning shots for 41 unforced errors by Khachanov and 41 by 45 for the Frenchman, who gave himself the pleasure of endorsing a rosco to his opponent in the third before succumbing by 6-3, 7 -6 (6), 0-6 and 7-5.

Calendar and results of the men's Roland Garros.



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