Roger Federer marked his return to Roland Garros after a four-year absence with a 6-2, 6-4, 6-4 victory over Italy’s Lorenzo Sonego on Sunday. Federer, the 2009 champion in Paris, will face the lucky German loser Oscar Otte for a place in the third round. Previously, rising Greek star Stefanos Tsitsipas moved into the second round of the French Open with a comfortable victory in straight sets over Maximilian Marterer on court Philippe Chatrier. The sixth seed of 20 years, semifinalist at the Australian Open earlier this year, eliminated German Marterer 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (7/4). Play the 1m 2s video ‘Nadal has been losing in clay’: the French Open director anticipates the tournament French Open director, Guy Forget, spoke of his pride in the work of renewal of Roland-Garros and the draw of the tournament in Paris on Thursday. Federer, 37, is in the same half of the draw as Rafael Nadal and could meet in the semifinals. Fe … Tsitsipas took a 2-0 lead and overcame a tiebreaker in the third set to fire an opponent who reached the fourth round in Paris last year. by Taboola Sponsored Content. If you live in Sri Lanka, you can migrate to these 10 countries easily.
Immigration DO “It was a difficult first match … In the tie-break I managed to play as I did in the first two sets,” said Tsitsipas, who played in the track of Roland Garros for the first time. “These are the moments that we are practicing and dreaming, I am very happy to play here.” Tsitsipas will then face Indian Prajnesh Gunneswaran or Bolivian Hugo Dellien when he seeks to reach the third round for the first time.