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Roland-Garros: Bencic beats Andreescu, moves into third round

Belinda Bencic beat Bianca Andreescu 6-2, 6-4 on Wednesday evening and will face Canadian Leylah Fernandez, the No 17 seed, in the next round

Belinda Bencic - Berlin 2021 Panoramic

Swiss Belinda Bencic, the No 14 seed, advanced to the third round of Roland-Garros by winning against Canadian Bianca Andreescu 6-2, 6-4 on Wednesday evening.

Bencic, ranked No 14, will play Canadian Leylah Fernandez, the No 17 seed, next.

In the previous round of the French Open, the Swiss defeated Hungarian lucky loser Reka-Luca Jani (6-1, 6-1).

Andreescu, ranked No 72, won against Belgian Ysaline Bonaventure (3-6, 7-5, 6-0) in the previous round of the French Open.

Paris (Grand Slam): Other second-round results (Stade Roland-Garros, clay, EUR 43.600.000, most recent results first):

  • Varvara Gracheva beat Ajla Tomljanovic: 6-4, 6-7 [5], 7-5
  • Sloane Stephens beat Sorana Cirstea (26): 3-6, 6-2, 6-0
  • Leylah Fernandez beat Katerina Siniakova: 6-3, 6-2
  • Kaia Kanepi beat Beatriz Haddad Maia: 6-4, 6-4
  • Elise Mertens beat Marie Bouzkova
  • Cori Coco Gauff (18) beat Alison Van Uytvanck: 6-1, 7-6 [4]
  • Amanda Anisimova (27) beat Donna Vekic (Q): 6-4, 6-1
  • Karolina Muchova beat Maria Sakkari (4): 7-6 [5], 7-6 [4]
  • Angelique Kerber (21) beat Elsa Jacquemot (WC): 6-1, 7-6 [2]
  • Jil Teichmann (23) beat Olga Danilovic (Q): 6-4, 6-1
  • Victoria Azarenka (15) beat Andrea Petkovic: 6-1, 7-6 [3]
  • Aliaksandra Sasnovich beat Emma Raducanu (12): 3-6, 6-1, 6-1
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