Tennis-Sixth seed Andreescu falls at first hurdle in Paris


  • Tennis
  • Monday, 31 May 2021

FILE PHOTO: Apr 3, 2021; Miami, Florida, USA; Bianca Andreescu of Canada hits a forehand against Ashleigh Barty of Australia (not pictured) in the women's singles final in the Miami Open at Hard Rock Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

PARIS (Reuters) - Bianca Andreescu became the highest women's seed to fall at the French Open so far as she lost a three-hour marathon match against Timara Zidansek in the first round on Monday.

The former U.S. Open champion, seeded sixth, went down 6-7(1) 7-6(2) 9-7 to the Slovenian.

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