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Top seed Halep moves into French Open 3rd round

News24
01 Oct 2020, 04:12 GMT+10

Top seed and 2018 champion Simona Halep advanced to the French Open third round on Wednesday with a 6-3, 6-4 win over fellow Romanian Irina-Camelia Begu.

Reigning Wimbledon champion Halep next faces 25th seed Amanda Anisimova in a rematch of last year's Roland Garros quarter-final won in straight sets by the American teenager.

2nd round

Diego Schwartzman (ARG x12) bt Lorenzo Giustino (ITA) 6-1, 7-5, 6-0

Dominic Thiem (AUT x3) bt Jack Sock (USA) 6-1, 6-3, 7-6 (8/6)

Rafael Nadal (ESP x2) bt Mackenzie McDonald (USA) 6-1, 6-0, 6-3

Amanda Anisimova (USA x25) bt Bernarda Pera (USA) 6-2, 6-0

Katerina Siniakova (CZE) bt Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) 6-3, 6-4

Ekaterina Alexandrova (RUS x27) bt Astra Sharma (AUS) 6-3, 6-3

Barbora Krejcikova (CZE) bt Barbora Strycova (CZE x32) 6-4, 3-6, 6-3

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