Petra Kvitova is thru to the French Open 2d around with a 6-Three, 7-Five win towards Oceane Dodin beneath the brand new roof on Courtroom Philippe Chatrier
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Petra Kvitova is thru to the French Open 2d around after a 6-Three, 7-Five win towards Oceane Dodin beneath the brand new roof on Courtroom Philippe Chatrier.
Kvitova, a two-time Wimbledon winner, complicated from the primary around for the 10th time in 11 appearances at Roland Garros. The Czech participant’s handiest first-round loss was once in 2010. She was once a semi-finalist in 2012. Ranked 11th, she is the No. 7 seed at Roland Garros.
On out of doors courts that don’t seem to be secure by way of a roof like Chatrier, the rain that thwarted the beginning of play Monday morning has stopped and gamers were known as for his or her suits.
The brand new roof over Courtroom Philippe Chatrier is once more proving its price on Day 2 of the French Open.
The court docket is web hosting the one play as rain thwarted the beginning of all different suits at Roland Garros. Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova and 118th-ranked Oceane Dodin had been dry for his or her first-round fit with Chatrier’s retractable roof deployed from the outset.
No different suits began as scheduled on 12 different courts with rain falling and forecasters predicting dryer climate for the afternoon. Water-resistant covers had been deployed on all the ones courts to stay them from getting soaked.