China Daily | Updated: 2017-06-01 06:55

Losing to love

France's Alize Cornet got into a bit of a tangle when discussing her love life and if she plays tennis with her current beau. "I do like to play tennis with him, because he's a good sport. I have had several boyfriends - I take that back. I have had one boyfriend, sorry, one boyfriend who was a tennis player, and it was not fun to play with him, because we had a very different approach."

Kyrgios cleans up

Fiery Australian Nick Kyrgios claims he tries to steer clear of training on clay. "I don't like how my shoes get dirty," explained the 22-year-old. "When I'm back home I don't really train that much on clay because it makes my cars dirty."

Been a long time

Croatia's Petra Martic, playing her first tour-level event in a year, defeated Kateryna Bondarenko, of Ukraine, for a first win at Roland Garros in five years. The 26-year-old world No 290 won 6-2, 7-5.

Gael force 400

Frenchman Gael Monfils won the 400th match of his career when he beat Germany's Dustin Brown 6-4, 7-5, 6-0 in the first round. Monfils became the sixth Frenchman to reach the milestone in the Open era.


(China Daily 06/01/2017 page24)

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