what to remember from the 2nd day of Roland-Garros

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The defending champion Iga Swiatek enters the running on Monday at Roland Garros, just like the legend Roger Federer. Overview of the events of the 2nd day of the tournament.

Roland-Garros passes the second. After the surprise elimination of Dominic Thiem on Sunday, the world number 2 Daniil Mdvedev enters the contest, Monday May 31, as the defending champion in the women, Iga Swiatek, and the legend of the circuit, Roger Federer. On the French side, the performances of Caroline Garcia, Benoît Paire and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga will be one to watch. Finally, Serena Williams will have the honor of opening the tournament night sessions at 9 p.m.

Non-exhaustive recap of the main events of the day so far

• Alizé Cornet lost in the Franco-French duel against Harmony Tan

The young Harmony Tan, 23, became, on Monday, the first Frenchwoman to qualify for the second round of the Grand Slam. Opposed to the seasoned Alizé Cornet, she showed great resistance and took advantage of the 31 unforced errors of the Niçoise to win. This is the first victory in a Grand Slam tournament for the young player, who participates in Roland-Garros thanks to an invitation.

For Cornet, it’s a new Roland-Garros which ends prematurely. Since her round of 16 in 2017, her best result as in 2015, she has not crossed the second round.

In the second round, Harmony Tan will face the Czech Vondrousova, seeded n ° 20.


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