French Open Day 6: Upsets, Triumphs, and a Sobering Alcohol Ban

The sixth day of the French Open started under cloudy skies with notable matches including Liudmila Samsonova vs. Elisabetta Cocciaretto and Olga Danilovic vs. Donna Vekic. Highlights involve Coco Gauff, Dayana Yastremska, and a surprising alcohol ban in stands to control disruptive fans.

Reuters | Updated: 31-05-2024 15:01 IST | Created: 31-05-2024 15:01 IST
French Open Day 6: Upsets, Triumphs, and a Sobering Alcohol Ban
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Highlights of the sixth day at the French Open on Friday (times GMT): PLAY UNDER WAY AT 0909 GMT

Play began under cloudy skies at Roland Garros, with the temperature lingering around 14 degrees Celsius (57.2°F). Russian 17th seed Liudmila Samsonova plays Italian Elisabetta Cocciaretto on Court Suzanne-Lenglen and Serbian Olga Danilovic faces Croatian Donna Vekic on Court Simonne-Mathieu in the third round of action in women's singles.

Third seed Coco Gauff and Ukraine's Dayana Yastremska will be in action in an hour on Court Philippe-Chatrier. READ MORE:

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