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Diane Parry creates the surprise, Corentin Moutet dominates


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Diane Parry creates the surprise, Corentin Moutet dominates

To Roland-Garros, after a rather gloomy Sunday May 22, the French shone on Monday May 23. Corentin Moutet took out Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka, while 19-year-old Diane Parry overcame world No. 2 Barbora Krejcikova.

Monday, May 23, at the Roland-Garros tennis tournament, the French Diane Parry, 19, created the surprise by leaving, in the first round, the Czech Barbora Krejcikova, defending champion. A victory in three sets. This is a feat for the 97th in the world, junior world champion in 2019, who was playing for the first time in this venue, in front of 15,000 people. “I always dreamed of being able to play on this court”she testified.

Another major victory for the French: that of Corentin Moutet. He dominated the Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka, winner of the tournament seven years ago, after a disputed match. “It’s very important to try to get the points, because he’s not going to give them away, so that’s the goal, and I’m very happy to have succeeded”, commented the Frenchman. Last tricolor satisfaction: Léolia Jeanjean and Elsa Jacquemot qualified for the first time in their career in the next round of Roland-Garros.

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