Day 3 play has started well on time and we are expected to get all the schedule completed today. Many big seed started their campaign today. Berdych, Nadal, Tomic have advanced to Round 2 of Roland Garros 2016. Earlier top seed from women’s section Kerber suffered shocking loss. [Read complete Article on Kerber’s loss].
Thomas Berdych, the Czech republican overcame V. Pospisil in straight sets 6-3 6-2 6-1. It was a pretty easy match for Berdych on Court 1. Australian B. Tomic also overcame the first round opponent B. Baker in straight sets. He defeated Baker 6-3 6-4 6-4.
Day 3 witnessed the 9 time champion Rafael Nadal. Nadal was facing Sam Groth. Toni Nadal, Rafa’s coach had admitted that Rafael Nadal was nervous and it was a big task to face Sam Groth as it was their first meeting. But the match ended in one sided contest. Nadal defeated the Australian 6-1 6-1 6-2. This would be pleasing start for Nadal.
Sam Groth known for his serve was absolutely out of his game. Though he managed to get lead over Nadal in ace section, it was not sufficient to overcome World No. 5. Nadal won 87 points to Groth’s 38. Also Groth’s unforced error were far more than Nadal’s (28:3).
Day 3 will also see World No. 1 Djokovic in action. So we will have few more interesting updates on Roland Garros. So stay tuned for more live updates.