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Roland-Garros: Zverev easily through to second round

Alexander Zverev won against Sebastian Ofner 6-2, 6-4, 6-4 on Sunday evening. He’ll face the winner of the next match between Serb Dusan Lajovic and Argentinian Sebastian Baez in the next round.

Alexander Zverev at the 2021 US Open Alexander Zverev at the 2021 US Open Credit: Imago / Panoramic

German Alexander Zverev beat Sebastian Ofner 6-2, 6-4, 6-4 to move into the second round of the French Open at Stade Roland-Garros in Paris on Sunday evening.

Zverev, ranked No 3, will face the winner of the next match between Serb Dusan Lajovic and Argentinian Sebastian Baez next.

Ofner, ranked No 218, was a qualifier and won against Jay Clarke (6-4, 6-4), Australian Aleksandar Vukic (6-2, 6-4) and Italian Alessandro Giannessi (6-4, 1-6, 6-2) earlier in the tournament.

Roland-Garros (Grand Slam), other first-round results (Stade Roland-Garros, clay, most recent results first):

  • Karen Khachanov beat Nuno Borges: 6-3, 2-6, 6-4, 6-4
  • Fabio Fognini beat Alexei Popyrin: 6-4, 7-5, 6-4
  • Tallon Griekspoor beat Alejandro Davidovich Fokina: 2-6, 6-0, 6-4, 6-3
  • Pablo Cuevas beat Jenson Brooksby: 6-2, 6-1, 6-2
  • Felix Auger-Aliassime beat Juan Pablo Varillas Patino-Samudio: 2-6, 2-6, 6-1, 6-3, 6-3
  • John Isner beat Quentin Halys: 7-6 [3], 4-6, 7-6 [1], 7-6 [6]
  • Botic van de Zandschulp beat Pavel Kotov: 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2
  • Gregoire Barrere beat Taro Daniel: 3-6, 6-2, 0-6, 6-3, 6-4
  • Diego Schwartzman beat Andrey Kuznetsov: 6-3, 1-6, 6-4, 6-2
  • Hugo Dellien beat Dominic Thiem: 6-3, 6-2, 6-4
  • Jaume Munar beat Daniel Altmaier: 6-1, 6-3, 4-6, 6-3
  • Borna Coric beat Carlos Taberner: 3-6, 6-2, 6-3, 6-1
  • Grigor Dimitrov beat Marcos Giron: 6-1, 6-1, 6-1
  • Aljaz Bedene beat Christopher O’Connell: 6-2, 6-4, 6-7 [5], 6-1
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