French Open 2020: Former champ Ostapenko upsets second seed Pliskova to achieve third round

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Former champion Jelena Ostapenko reached the third round by beating second-seeded Karolina Pliskova 6-4, 6-2. Ostapenko received her just main title right here in 2017. Pliskova reached the semifinals that yr and misplaced to Simona Halep.

There have been blue skies over Roland Garros after days of rain however the roof stayed over Court Philippe Chatrier for his or her match.

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The unseeded Latvian player subsequent faces 29th-seeded Sloane Stephens or Paula Badosa.

Pliskova’s twin sister, Kristyna, was additionally taking part in a former French Open champion when she confronted 2016 winner Garbine Muguruza.

[Attribution HT.]

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