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Roland-Garros: Korda sets up second round clash with Gasquet

Sebastian Korda beats John Millman in straight sets to reach the second round of Roland–Garros

Seb Korda Estoril 2022 Zuma/Panoramic

American Sebastian Korda is through to the second round of Roland-Garros with a straight-sets win over Australian John Millman in Paris on Tuesday.

Sebastian Korda, seeded No 27, needed two hours and 38 minutes to score a 6-1, 7-5, 7-6 [6] over Millman.

The American, who reached the fourth round of the 2020 French Open in his first Grand Slam main draw appearance. will next meet French veteran Richard Gasquet in the second round.

Paris (Grand Slam): Wednesday men’s first-round results (Stade Roland-Garros, clay, EUR 43.600.000)

  • Richard Gasquet beat Lloyd George Harris: 6-1, 6-3, 6-4
  • Alexander Bublik beat Arthur Rinderknech: 6-2, 6-4, 6-4
  • Laslo Djere beat Ricardas Berankis: 6-4, 6-4, 6-4
  • Holger Rune beat Denis Shapovalov (14): 6-3, 6-1, 7-6 [4]
  • Emil Ruusuvuori beat Ugo Humbert: 6-2, 2-6, 6-7 [4], 6-4, 6-2
  • Daniil Medvedev (2) beat Facundo Bagnis: 6-2, 6-2, 6-2
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