French Open 2020: US Open Champion Dominic Thiem Into Roland Garros Last 32

French Open 2020: US Open Champion Dominic Thiem Into Roland Garros Last 32

French Open 2020: Dominic Thiem progressed into the third round at Roland Garros.© AFP




US Open winner Dominic Thiem swept into the third round at Roland Garros on Wednesday with a 6-1, 6-3, 7-6 (8/6) victory over American qualifier Jack Sock. The Austrian third seed will play Norway’s Casper Ruud, seeded 28th, or American Tommy Paul for a place in the last 16 in Paris.

Meanwhile, defending champion Rafael Nadal took another step closer to a 13th Roland Garros title on Wednesday with a 6-1, 6-0, 6-3 win over Mackenzie McDonald of the United States.

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Second seed Nadal claimed his 95th career win at the tournament and next faces either Kei Nishikori of Japan or Italy’s Stefano Travaglia. Nadal didn’t face a break point in Wednesday’s tie and hit 31 winners.

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