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Roland-Garros: Saville takes out Kvitova to advance to third round

Daria Saville defeated Petra Kvitova 6-4, 6-2 on Wednesday evening and will play Italian Martina Trevisan in the next round

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Australian wildcard Daria Saville reached the third round of Roland-Garros by winning against Czech Petra Kvitova, the No 32 seed, 6-4, 6-2 on Wednesday evening.

Saville, ranked No 127, will face Italian Martina Trevisan next.

The Australian defeated Greek qualifier Valentini Grammatikopoulou (6-1, 6-2) in the previous round, while Kvitova, ranked No 34, won against Hungarian Anna Bondar (7-6 [7], 6-1).

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

  • 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
  • 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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