Well designed point The score was 3-1 for Kasatkina.

Kasatkina * 3-2 Giorgi (* indicates the nearest server)

Giorgi made a save and she definitely sees the ball better after a rather slow start, as some big ground kicks escalated and Kasatkina forced into a defensive stance.

Kasatkina – Giorgi 3: 1 * (* indicates the nearest server)

Giorgi finds her reach, attacks her opponent’s shaky second serve and produces some strong returns to force his debut. There was also a double-fault from Kasatkina when I was suddenly pressured by a nice strong counting game from the other side of the net. However, a good point makes it play at the end and retains the advantage of the break in the first set.

Kasatkina * 2-1 Giorgi (* indicates the nearest server)

The Russian 20th seed started strong. She broke her Italian opponent in the first game and fell in love in the second before forcing Deuce in the third game of the opener. But Giorgi is on the board thanks to a nice forehand angled down the line from the back of the court.

she was steadily Sports weekend In France, Real Madrid scored Liverpool to win the Champions League title in Paris and defeated La Rochelle to beat Leinster with a late attempt in the European Champions Cup final in Marseille.

Last night at the French Open, Rafael Nadal drove into five sets for only the third time in his career by Felix Auger-Aliassime… and the blows continue at Roland Garros today: the world is not UK time against China’s Chinwen Cheng.

Prior to that, Veronika Kudremetova (29) met Philippe Chatrier in the first match in the women’s singles against Madison Keys (22) and Stefanos Tsitsipas (4) in the same men’s court against Holger Ron. Casper Rudd (8) and Hubert Hurkacz (12) will be competing in the men’s singles in about an hour. Andrey Rublev (7) vs Yannick Sener (11) is another eye-catching match in the men’s draw, which is scheduled to start at 2.30pm UK time.

Marin Cilic (20) vs. Daniil Medvedev (2) is scheduled for tonight too, but first things first: Daria Kasatkina (20) has just started Court Susan Lenglin against Camila Giorgi (28). Let’s do this.