Xinhua News Agency, Paris, October 1st (Reporter Xiao Yazhuo) The world's number one and number one seed Djokovic continued his strong performance this season. In the second round of the French Open men's singles on October 1, Serbia "King of Heaven" swept Lithuanian player Belankis in three straight sets in just 83 minutes and advanced to the top 32.
The women's singles field broke out not big or small upset, the match's second seed Pliskova was swept by the 2017 French Open champion Ostapenko and missed the third round. Chinese "Golden Flower" Zhang Shuai also made an appearance on the same day. She beat French local player Connet with 6:4, 7:6 (3), and once again reached the top 32 in the clay court Grand Slam after a lapse of 3 years and tied. Personal best record in the French Open.
After losing only 5 games in the first round and swept the Swedish player Yumel 3-0, Djokovic continued to maintain a good state in the second round. 6:1, 6:2, 6:2-In this game with Belankis, he once again only allowed his opponent to get 5 games. It is worth mentioning that this game is also the 70th victory of Djokovic in the French Open, tying Federer and tied for second in history, second only to Nadal's 95 wins.
After winning the Australian Open this year, Djokovic has won 17 Grand Slam titles. Although he was disqualified from the U.S. Open due to an accident, his state was not affected much in the subsequent Italian Open, and he successfully won the championship after a wave of victories. In fact, so far this season, in addition to that game at the US Open, Djokovic has maintained a record of victory.
The match between Czech star Pliskova and Latvia’s Ostapenko is a focus of this round. After winning the French Open as a "dark horse" in 2017, Ostapenko never reached the height of the time. However, in this game, people vaguely saw her winning style. 6:4, 6:2-Ostapenko eliminated the No. 2 seed in two consecutive sets in just 1 hour and 9 minutes.
The new Australian Open women's singles champion and No. 4 seed Knin encountered a big test that day. Facing the 93rd ranked Romanian player Bogdan, she lost a set at 3:6, 6: 3, 6: 2 pulled two sets in a row to advance to the top 32. (Finish)