Tennis-Tsitsipas survives tough Kolar test to move into third round


Tennis - French Open - Roland Garros, Paris, France - May 26, 2022 Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas reacts during his second round match against Czech Republic's Zdenek Kolar REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

PARIS (Reuters) - Stefanos Tsitsipas was again made to work hard for victory, the Greek fourth seed overcoming Czech qualifier Zdenek Kolar 6-3 7-6(8) 6-7(3) 7-6(7) in a marathon match on Thursday to move into the French Open third round.

Two days after the 23-year-old Tsitsipas came from two sets down to beat Italian Lorenzo Musetti at the claycourt Grand Slam, there was another nail-biter for the 2021 finalist.

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