Also on the third day of Roland Garros have the players to deal with rain showers. The parties, at 11: 00 am start, all were to 12u20 shut down.
Yanina Wickmayer (WTA 105) was on court 3 for over twenty minutes before it stopped playing, because of the smoothness of the terrain. ‘Wicky’ was at that time in the first set with 3-2 in the chalk at the Australian Samantha Stosur (WTA 90).
On Court Central was Marin Cilic (ATP 4) doing well against the Australian James Duckworth (ATP 1072). The Croat won the first set 6-3 and was ready to start the second set serving at 5-4.
Later in the day should also Elise Mertens (WTA 16) the rest of her party to finish against the American Varvara Lepchenko (WTA 92). Mertens lost Monday in the first set by 6-7 (9/11), won the second 7-6 (7/4) and was in the third set 3-0. The rain made at that time for the cessation of the party.
The men also Ruben Bemelmans (ATP 110) today in action. The ‘lucky loser’ hits the Indian Yuki Bahmbri (ATP 93).