Italian qualifier Lorenzo Giustino claimed his first tour-level win in a more than six-hour marathon match against Corentin Moutet. It came close to breaking the 16-year-old record for the longest match at Roland Garros.
World No. 1 and top seed Novak Djokovic will kick off his campaign for an 18th major title against Sweden's Mikael Ymer later on the central court. Enditem
Chelsea boss Frank Lampard benched much-criticized goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga and replaced him with Willy Caballero, but his side trailed 3-0 at the break as Callum Robinson netted in the fourth and 25th minute and Kyle Bartley made it 3-0 in the 27th minute.
Although Liaoning got the set point first at 24-21, the consecutive errors in their front row let Zhejiang pull one set back.
Meanwhile, third seed Elina Svitolina of Ukraine overcame a second-set wipeout to beat Mexican qualifier Renata Zarazua 6-3, 0-6, 6-2 to keep on track for her maiden Grand Slam title. Enditem
British-born defender Jiang Guangtai, whose English name is Tyias Browning and Brazilian-born striker Fei Nanduo, Fernando, both play for Guangzhou Evergrande. The Chinese Super League defending champions have six players called up to the national team.
"Mistakes are human, but I don't see how the umpire can miss that. She didn't see a double bounce," the 2017 French Open quarterfinalist added.
After squandering seven set points, Mladenovic was unable to close out the set, losing 7-5 before losing the second set 6-3.
Wuhan Zall had no chances to enter the championship race after losing to Hebei China Fortune 2-0, while Tianjin enlarged its winless record to 13 games after being defeated by Qingdao Huanghai 3-0 before the match.
"We kept Bayern at distance and finished off our fast breaks. Moreover, we fought as a team on the pitch. This is why we won today," Hoffenheim goalkeeper Oliver Baumann said.
"Once I was in clean air I felt that the pace was pretty awesome and that I could control everything," said Bottas, who also took home the bonus point for fastest lap.