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Roland-Garros: Late-night Chatrier crowd helps Cornet into third round over Ostapenko

Alize Cornet won against Jelena Ostapenko 6-0, 1-6, 6-3 on Thursday evening. She’ll play Chinese Qinwen Zheng in the next round

Frenchwoman Alize Cornet reached the third round of Roland-Garros by winning against former champion Jelena Ostapenko, the No 13 seed, 6-0, 1-6, 6-3 on Thursday evening.

Cornet, ranked No 40, will play Chinese Qinwen Zheng next.

The Frenchman beat Japanese Misaki Doi (6-2, 6-0) in the first round of the French Open, while Ostapenko, ranked No 13, won against Italian Lucia Bronzetti (6-1, 6-4).

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

  • Mayar Sherif beat Tamara Zidansek
  • Shelby Rogers beat Danielle Collins (9): 6-4, 6-3
  • Aryna Sabalenka (7) beat Madison Brengle: 6-1, 6-3
  • Iga Swiatek (1) beat Alison Riske: 6-0, 6-2
  • Qinwen Zheng beat Simona Halep (19): 2-6, 6-2, 6-1
  • Camila Giorgi (28) beat Yulia Putintseva: 6-3, 7-5
  • Madison Keys (22) beat Caroline Garcia: 6-4, 7-6 [3]
  • Elena Rybakina (16) beat Katie Volynets (WC): 6-4, 6-0
  • Danka Kovinic beat Anna-Karolina Schmiedlova: 6-3, 7-5
  • Daria Kasatkina (20) beat Fernanda Contreras Gomez (Q): 6-0, 6-3
  • Veronika Kudermetova (29) beat Aleksandra Krunic (Q): 6-3, 6-3
  • Paula Badosa (3) beat Kaja Juvan: 7-5, 3-6, 6-2
  • Leolia Jeanjean (WC) beat Karolina Pliskova (8): 6-2, 6-2
  • Irina-Camelia Begu beat Ekaterina Alexandrova (30): 6-7 [3], 6-3, 6-4
  • Jessica Pegula (11) beat Anhelina Kalinina: 6-1, 5-7, 6-4
  • Diane Parry beat Maria Camila Osorio Serrano: 6-3, 6-3
  • Daria Saville (WC) beat Petra Kvitova (32): 6-4, 6-2
  • Martina Trevisan beat Magda Linette: 6-3, 6-2
  • Belinda Bencic (14) beat Bianca Andreescu: 6-2, 6-4
  • 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 (17) beat Katerina Siniakova: 6-3, 6-2
  • Kaia Kanepi beat Beatriz Haddad Maia: 6-4, 6-4
  • Marie Bouzkova beat Elise Mertens
  • 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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