When you note down the favorites, the Spaniard Paula Padosa only rarely mentioned. But it can be a mistake, because the fourth place in the world rankings should not be underestimated – especially if you look at which favorites might give up in the first two rounds.
Former world number one Simona Halep is also facing her second task. The same goes for Andrey Rublev.
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The 5th day of the live ticker tournament:
The most important games and results:
- Live now: P Badosa (ESP / 3) – K Juvan (SLO) 7: 5
- Live now: C Ruud (NOR / 8) – E Ruusuvuori (FIN) 6: 3
- Live now: L Djere (SRB) – D Medvedev (RUS / 2)
- ca. 16:00: I Swiatek (POL / 1) – A Riske (USA)
- ca. 16:00: S Halep (ROU / 19) – Q Zheng (CHN)
- ca. 18:00: Z. Kolar (CZE) – S. Tsitsipas (GRE / 4)
- ca. 18:00: A. Rublev (RUS / 7) – F. Delbonis (ARG)
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12:35 Badosa-Juvan 7-5, 2-5
Juvan Badosa broke on the Suzanne Lenglen track, but now has to make his own debut. But after a good serve, the Slovenian follows the ball nicely and gets the ball. And then Badosa actually has almost a 100% chance of converting on the net, but plays the ball directly in front of Juvan’s rackets. That points to 5: 2. We are approaching a third set.
12:26 Djere-Medvedev 2-2
Medvedev has regained the lost service game. It’s all back in line in the first set. 2: 2
12:16 Djere 1-0 Medvedev
The match has just began between Laslo Djere and Daniil Medvedev in the Philippe Chatrier. And not at the request of second place in the world rankings. Medvedev had to immediately abandon his first service game. It’s 1-0 to Djere.
12:07 Ruud-Ruusuvuori 6-3, 2-1
Three break chances for Ruud early in the second set. And in the second it is again the forehand cross with which the Norwegian closes the sack. He has more than enough time to position himself perfectly for the ball on the court half and takes the chance ice cold. 2: 1 to Ruud.
12:02 Badosa-Juvan 7-5
All good things come in wood from Badosa’s point of view. Spaniard Juvan broke again and served again to win the set. And this time she manages it. When her opponent puts the ball, the Slovenian is also very bad for the ball and hits the ball kilometers wide. 7: 5 to Badosa in set one.
11:55 Badosa-Juvan 5-5
Turnaround on the Suzanne Lenglen course: Badosa twice had the opportunity to serve out to win the set. And both times the Spaniard had to give up his service game. Juvan equalized to 5: 5.
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11:52 – Ruud – Ruusuvuori – 6: 3
With a forehand winner from the half field, Ruud gets three set balls. And then the Norwegian’s next cracking forehand follows immediately afterwards. With 6: 3, the first round goes to the eighth in the world rankings.
11:43 Ruud-Ruusuvuori 4-2
Ruud secured the break. The Norwegian now leads 4-2 in the first round.
11:38 Badosa-Juvan 5-2
Badosa has breakball again. And then Juvan’s serve is far too harmless. With the return, Badosa easily converts to 5: 2. The Spaniard serves immediately to win the set.
11:32 Ruud 1-1 Ruusuvuori
By serving Ruud, it gets a little tighter for the first time. The Norwegian must make his debut. But then the return Ruusuvuoris sails out. And then Ruud decides the game from the baseline, distributes the balls nicely and forces his opponent to make mistakes. 3: 2 to the favorite.
11:20 Ruud 1-1 Ruusuvuori
The match has just began between Casper Ruud and Emil Ruusuvuori in the competition. Both initially won their service. It’s 1-1 in the first set.
11:11 Badosa 1-0 Juvan
Number three on the seeding list hits the Suzanne Lenglen course. And the start of the match goes as expected for Paula Badosa. With a nice forehand longline, the Spaniard turns his first breakball into 1-0 against Kaja Juvan.
INFO – Ruud – Ruusuvuori
Casper Ruud has to deal with a treacherous task in round two. The Norwegian meets Emil Ruusuvuori from Finland. The two previous meetings clearly went to Ruud, but his opponent was in good shape recently in Rome and Munich.
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