Tennis-Zverev saves match point in five-set thriller en route to third round in Paris


Tennis - French Open - Roland Garros, Paris, France - May 25, 2022 Germany's Alexander Zverev celebrates winning his second round match against Argentina's Sebastian Baez REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

PARIS (Reuters) - Alexander Zverev overcame a woeful start to reach the third round of the French Open, saving a match point in a 2-6 4-6 6-1 6-2 7-5 victory over up-and-coming Argentine Sebastian Baez on Wednesday.

The German third seed survived a late fightback from the world number 36 and screamed his lungs out when Baez sent a forehand wide on match point.

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