Zverev advances in French Open play

Alexander Zverev advanced to the third round of the French Open, but 10th seed Belinda Bencic's hopes for a win at Roland Garros came to an end with a straight-set defeat.



June 2, 2021 - 8:26 AM

PARIS (AP) — Sixth-seeded Alexander Zverev hit 15 aces on his way to the third round at the French Open.

He got there by beating a familiar face. Zverev and Roman Safiullin have known each other since they were 4 years old.

The Russian qualifier put up a good fight but Zverev went for his shots when it mattered and prevailed in straight sets.

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