Raducanu, Sakkari knocked out in second round | Dailytrust

Raducanu, Sakkari knocked out in second round

US Open champion Emma Raducanu was knocked out of the French Open on Wednesday, losing to Aliaksandra Sasnovich of Belarus 3-6, 6-1, 6-1 in the second round.

The British 12th seed, making her professional debut this year at Roland Garros, had also lost to 47th-ranked Sasnovich at Indian Wells in 2021 in her first match since her shock US Open victory.

Greek fourth seed Maria Sakkari also crashed out, going down 7-6 (7/5), 7-6 (7/4) to Czech world number 81 Karolina Muchova.

Sakkari, a 2021 Roland Garros semifinalist, is the fifth women’s top-10 seed to lose in the first four days at Roland Garros.

 

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