Tennis-French Open day seven


FILE PHOTO: Tennis - French Open - Roland Garros, Paris, France - May 23, 2022 General view of a tennis ball on a clay court REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

PARIS (Reuters) - Highlights of the seventh day at the French Open, the second Grand Slam of the year, on Saturday (times GMT):

1140 SWIATEK TOO STRONG FOR KOVINIC

World number one Iga Swiatek navigated a shaky second set to hold off Danka Kovinic 6-3 7-5 and advance to the last 16 in Paris, extending her winning run to 31 matches.

Swiatek, 20, will face either home favourite Alize Cornet or Chinese teenager Zheng Qinwen for a place in the quarter-finals.

0910 PLAY UNDER WAY

Play began under partially sunny skies at Roland Garros, with the temperature hovering around 18 degrees Celsius (65 degrees Fahrenheit).

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French Open order of play on Saturday

No conflict over 'Uncle Toni' as Auger-Aliassime faces Nadal

Rising star Alcaraz dazzles to reach last 16 in Paris

French Open crowd provides unmatched atmosphere

I hold no grudges and want to play in Australia again, says Djokovic

Nadal is no fan of night sessions at Roland Garros

No drama this time as Zverev powers into French Open last 16

Gauff glad she put marine biologist dream aside to stick with tennis

U.S. Open runner-up Fernandez makes fourth round in Paris for first time

Find me a ticket! Schwartzman desperate to watch Champions League final

(Compiled by Dhruv Munjal and Hritika Sharma in Bengaluru; Editing by Christian Radnedge)

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