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French Open 2022: Medvedev, Tsitsipas, Halep in action on Day 3

French Open 2022: Medvedev, Tsitsipas, Halep in action on Day 3

French Open 2022: Medvedev, Tsitsipas, Halep in action on Day 3
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By CNBCTV18.com May 24, 2022 3:57:56 PM IST (Published)

The top half of the men's draw is considered much tougher. It includes defending champion Novak Djokovic, 13-time champion Rafael Nadal, No. 6 seed Carlos Alcaraz and 2020 U.S. Open finalist Alexander Zverev. All four players registered straight-set wins in their respective first-round matches to move into the next round.

The first round of the French Open 2022 is scheduled to conclude on Day 3 and the top two men on the bottom half of the draw finally get started: second-seeded Daniil Medvedev and fourth-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas.

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U.S. Open champion Medvedev recently returned to the tour after hernia surgery and is in action against  Argentina's Facundo Bagnis. Medvedev won the first set 6-2 and is 4-1 up in the second set at the time of writing.
At the other end of the schedule, 2021 Roland Garros runner-up Tsitsipas closes the action in Court Philippe Chatrier with a night session matchup against Lorenzo Musetti.
The top half of the men's draw is considered much tougher. It includes defending champion Novak Djokovic, 13-time champion Rafael Nadal, No. 6 seed Carlos Alcaraz and 2020 U.S. Open finalist Alexander Zverev.
On Day 2, Djokovic beat Japan's Yoshihito Nishioka in straight sets winning the match 6-3 6-1 6-0.  Nadal too cruised into the second round after thumping Australian Jordan Thompson 6-2 6-2 6-2. Nadal's fellow countryman Alcaraz continued his splendid form this year as he too enjoyed a straight-set win in the first round. Alcaraz thrashed Argentine Juan Londero 6-4 6-2 6-0 to move into the next round. Zverev faced Austria's Sebastian Ofner in the first round and beat him 6-2 6-4 6-4 to march ahead.
Among the leading women in action on Tuesday are two-time major champion Simona Halep and No. 3 seed Paula Badosa.
(With inputs from AP)
 
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