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Roland-Garros: Dimitrov moves past Coric into third round

Grigor Dimitrov won against Borna Coric 6-0, 6-4, 6-3 on Wednesday evening and will play Argentinian Diego Schwartzman, the No 15 seed, in the next round

Grigor Dimitrov at Madrid in 2021 Grigor Dimitrov at Madrid in 2021 ©

Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov, the No 18 seed, defeated Croat Borna Coric 6-0, 6-4, 6-3 to reach the third round of Roland-Garros at Stade Roland-Garros in Paris on Wednesday evening.

Dimitrov, ranked No 21, will face Argentinian Diego Schwartzman, the No 15 seed, next.

The Bulgarian won against American Marcos Giron (6-1, 6-1, 6-1) in the previous round, while Coric, ranked No 279, beat Spaniard Carlos Taberner (3-6, 6-2, 6-3, 6-1).

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

  • Botic van de Zandschulp (26) beat Fabio Fognini: 6-4, 7-6 [2], 3-2 ab.
  • Brandon Nakashima beat Tallon Griekspoor: 7-6 [6], 6-4, 6-2
  • Novak Djokovic (1) beat Alex Molcan: 6-2, 6-3, 7-6 [4]
  • Diego Schwartzman beat Jaume Munar: 2-6, 6-7 [3], 6-2, 6-2, 6-2
  • Alexander Zverev (3) beat Sebastian Baez: 2-6, 4-6, 6-1, 6-2, 7-5
  • Filip Krajinovic beat Borna Gojo (Q): 7-6 [5], 6-2, 5-7, 6-1
  • Bernabe Zapata Miralles (Q) beat Taylor Harry Fritz (13): 3-6, 6-2, 6-2, 6-3
  • Cameron Norrie (10) beat Jason Murray Kubler (Q): 6-3, 6-4, 6-3
  • Aljaz Bedene beat Pablo Cuevas: 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 [5], 6-4
  • Karen Khachanov (21) beat Hugo Dellien: 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 [1], 6-3
  • Felix Auger-Aliassime (9) beat Camilo Ugo Carabelli (Q): 6-0, 6-3, 6-4
  • John Isner (23) beat Gregoire Barrere (WC): 6-4, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 [5]
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