Sabalenka Shines as Rain Disrupts French Open Drama

The fifth day of the French Open saw Aryna Sabalenka advancing smoothly to the third round, despite rain interruptions that halted matches on outer courts. Daniil Medvedev progresses due to Kecmanovic's injury. Matches continue under closed roofs with ongoing high-stakes drama.

Reuters | Paris | Updated: 30-05-2024 16:45 IST | Created: 30-05-2024 16:45 IST
Sabalenka Shines as Rain Disrupts French Open Drama
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Highlights of the fifth day at the French Open on Thursday (times GMT): 1111 SABALEKA BREEZES PAST UCHIJIMA

Twice Australian Open champion and second seed Aryna Sabalenka sailed into the third round with a 6-2 6-2 win over Moyuka Uchijima. 1017 RAIN INTERRUPTS PLAY

Matches on the outer courts and Court Simonne-Mathieu have been suspended due to rain. Play will continue on Court Philippe-Chatrier and Court Suzanne-Lenglen under closed roofs. 1008 MEDVEDEV PROGRESSES AS KECMANOVIC RETIRES

Fifth seed Daniil Medvedev reached the third round after opponent Miomir Kecmanovic retired due to injury. Russian Medvedev was leading 6-1 5-0. 0907 PLAY UNDER WAY

Play began under cloudy skies at Roland Garros, with the temperature hovering around 15 degrees Celsius. World number two Aryna Sabalenka faces Japan's Moyuka Uchijima on Court Philippe-Chatrier.

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