2015 French Open: second seeds Federer, Sharapova head into fourth round
ABS-CBN Sports on May 30, 2015 10:11 AM
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Second seeds Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova closed out day six in Roland Garros with wins to advance into the fourth round of the 2015 French Open.
Switzerland’s Federer defeated Bosnian Damir Džumhur, 6–4, 6–3, 6–2, while Russia’s Sharapova made short work of Australian Samantha Stosur, 6–3, 6–4. Also getting a win at the Center Court was France’s Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, defeating Spain’s Pablo Andújar, 7–6(7–3), 6–4, 6–3.
Complete day six Court Philippe Chatrier results:
Women's Singles 3rd Round: Alizé Cornet def. Mirjana Lučić-Baroni (4–6, 6–3, 7–5)
Men's Singles 3rd Round: Roger Federer def. Damir Džumhur (6–4, 6–3, 6–2)
Women's Singles 3rd Round: Maria Sharapova def. Samantha Stosur (6–3, 6–4)
Men's Singles 3rd Round: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga def. Pablo Andújar (7–6(7–3), 6–4, 6–3)
The Frenchmen had strong showing at the Grandstand, with Giles Simon and Gael Monfils both advanced into the fourth round of the Men’s Singles, while Richard Gasquet made his way onto the third round. Women’s seventh seed Ana Ivancovic of Serbia also managed to advance with a quick win over Croatia’s Donna Vekic.
Complete day six Court Suzanne Lenglen results:
Women's Singles 3rd Round: Ana Ivanovic def. Donna Vekić (6–0, 6–3)
Men's Singles 2nd Round: Richard Gasquet def. Carlos Berlocq (3–6, 6–3, 6–1, 4–6, 6–1)
Men's Singles 3rd Round: Gilles Simon def. Nicolas Mahut (6–2, 6–7(6–8), 6–7(6–8), 6–3, 6–1)
Men's Singles 3rd Round: Gaël Monfils def. Pablo Cuevas (4–6, 7–6(7–1), 3–6, 6–4, 6–3)
Over at Court 1, Czech Republic’s Tomas Berdych and Switzerland’s Stan Warwinka picked up wins, defeating Benoit Paire and Steve Johnson respectively. The American doubles team of Bob and Mike Bryan advanced into the second round, defeating Thanasi Kokkinakis of Australia and Lucas Pouille of France.
Complete day six Court 1 results:
Men's Doubles 2nd Round: Bob Bryan/Mike Bryan def. Thanasi Kokkinakis/ Lucas Pouille (7–6(7–4),7-6(7–3))
Women's Singles 3rd Round: Lucie Šafářová def. Sabine Lisicki (6–3, 7–6(7–2))
Men's Singles 3rd Round: Stan Wawrinka def. Steve Johnson (6–4, 6–3, 6–2)
Men's Singles 3rd Round: Tomáš Berdych def. Benoît Paire (6–1, 6–7(5–7), 6–3, 6–4)