Rafael Nadal beats Jordan Thompson to qualify for round 2 of French Open

Defending champion, No. 2 seed Barbora Krejcikova says farewell to tournament

2022-05-23 22:04:22


Rafael Nadal on Monday sealed an easy victory over Australian Jordan Thompson to reach round two of the 2022 French Open.

The 35-year-old Spaniard secured a straight set win with 6-2, 6-2, 6-2 at Court Philippe Chatrier.

On Wednesday the 13-time French Open champion will take on French Corentin Moutet in the next round.

Au revoir from defending champion Barbora Krejcikova

Defending champion and number 2 seed Barbora Krejcikova said good-bye to the French Open.

The Czech player lost to Diane Parry of France 6-1, 2-6, 3-6 in the first round of the women's singles.

In addition, four-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka from Japan was knocked out of the tournament by her defeat at the hands of US player Amanda Anisimova 7-5, 6-4.