At the Roland Garros 2021, Ashleigh Barty needed three sets to overtake Bernarda Pera and qualify for the second round. The first set was won by Barty 6-4, soon flown to 5-2. In the second set, Pera immediately went one break ahead, often looking for Barty's backhand: she went to 5-3 and serve, only to win the set.
In the decisive set, the Australian gave all her energy to the fore, beating 6-2. After winning the most important match of her life, Carla Suarez Navarro returned to the field in the day 3 of the Roland Garros 2021, almost two years after her last match.
The Spanish tennis player, despite the long absence, expressed an excellent level of play and came close to winning against Sloane Stephens, winner of the US Open in 2017. Petra Kvitova, who withdrew from the tournament due to an ankle injury accused 'during my post-match press requirements', or the obligations with the media not to participate in which Osaka has decided to end her Parisian adventure.
They won well in two sets Sakkari, Jabeur, Svitolina, Karolina Pliskova and Brady. She won Barbora Krejcikova comeback. Out Garbine Muguruza and Jelena Ostapenko. Cori Gauff, after the victory in Parma and the semifinal in Rome, defeated in the first round of the French Open Aleksandra Krunic for 7-6 (9) 6-4, at the end of a spectacular match.
Former Parisan Slam champion Jelena Ostapenko, was beaten in three sets 4-6 6-4 3-6 by defending finalist Sofia Kenin. The American reached the final last year, where she was defeated by Iga Swiatek.
Novak Djokovic qualified for the second round of Roland Garros 2021.
The Serbian tennis player, world and seed no.1, and his first-round rival, Tennys Sandgren, had already met three times in their career before tonight, never on cay-courts. Despite the change in surface, the result once again rewarded the 18-time Grand Slam champion, who started his Paris expedition well.
Djokovic has never lost in the first round at Roland Garros and, thanks to his victory over the American, recorded his seventeenth consecutive winning debut in Paris. Sandgren never scored in response on any of these occasions and Djokovic managed to avoid obstacles not without concern.
When it came time to move forward two sets, Djokovic made the Djokovic and finished in fluency. In the third set, Sandgren resisted Djokovic's attacks in the first game by nullifying two break points, but then had to suffer the brunt of the blows of the Serbian, who surprised him twice more in the service and forced him to a resounding defeat.