BC-TEN--French Open-The Latest
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local):
Ninth-seeded Elina Svitolina advanced to the third round of the French Open after her opponent pulled out of the clay-court Grand Slam because of an injury.
Svitolina was set to play 67th-ranked Kateryna Kozlova on Court Suzanne Lenglen but organizers said the Ukrainian player withdrew with “intercostal pain.”
Svitolina twice reached the quarterfinals in Paris. She will be up against either former champion Garbine Muguruza or Johanna Larsson in her next match.
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal play German qualifiers in second-round matches at the French Open.
Federer faces 144th-ranked Oscar Otte in the main stadium, Court Philippe Chatrier.
Nadal meets 114th-ranked Yannick Maden on Court Suzanne Lenglen.
Federer is playing at Roland Garros after a four-year absence, while Nadal is aiming for a record-extending 12th title at the clay-court Grand Slam tournament.
Also, sixth-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas plays Hugo Dellien on Wednesday.
In the women’s draw, last year’s runner-up Sloane Stephens faces Sara Sorribes Tormo and second-seeded Karolina Pliskova is up against Kristina Kucova.
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