Roland-Garros | Swiatek and Jabeur advance to next round

(Paris) World No.1 Iga Swiatek had no difficulty in dismissing Frenchwoman Leolia Jeanjean, from qualifying, on Monday 6-1, 6-2, to qualify for the second round of Roland-Garros where she will face the Japanese Naomi Osaka.

Swiatek, intractable, joins Osaka in the second round

Big favorite for her own succession in the Parisian tournament, the 22-year-old Pole left almost nothing to her opponent of the day, 148e worldwide.

Leolia Jeanjean, who managed to get out of qualifying last week, only managed to snatch a game in the first round, thanks in particular to a nice drop shot which slightly awakened a not yet full Philippe-Chatrier court, while awaiting the Zverev shock -Nadal in the afternoon.

In the second round the debates were slightly more balanced, Jeanjean taking advantage of the mistakes made by his opponent. But overall, Iga Swiatek did not have to force her talent to win in 1h01.

In the second round, she joined the Japanese Naomi Osaka, former world number 1, today 134e.

Leolia Jeanjean had until now always managed to pass the first round in her first two participations. But this time the step was much too high.

Ons Jabeur succeeds in his entry


Ons Jabeur

Ons Jabeur, 9e world, held her place against the American Sachia Vickery, 124e and beneficiary of an invitation, which she dismissed 6-3, 6-2, Monday, in the first round of Roland-Garros.

“A first round of a Grand Slam is always difficult. I tried to relax on the court, but I hope it will be better in the next match. The road is still long,” declared the Tunisian, who will face the Colombian Camila Osorio (77) in the second round.e) or the Ukrainian Anhelina Kalinina (48e).

A three-time Grand Slam finalist, Jabeur had not won two in a row this season before reaching the quarter-finals in Madrid at the end of April.

But the following week, in Rome, she lost again from the start.

So much so that she arrives at Roland-Garros with a record of six victories and nine defeats. In nine tournaments, she lost five times at the start.

“I feel very good, I won,” she said after her first round.

Finalist at Wimbledon (2022, 2023) and at the United States Open (2023), the 29-year-old player has never progressed beyond the quarter-finals at Roland Garros, reached for the first time last year.

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