French Open 2022: Defending champion Barbora Krejcikova out

Defending champion Barbora Krejcikova falls to teenager Diane Parry in French Open first round

Defending champion Barbora Krejcikova lost out to teenager Diane Parry in French Open first round

Defending champion Barbora Krejcikova lost out 6-1, 2-6, 3-6 to French teenager Diane Parry in the opening round of the French Open on Monday.

Krejcikova is the third Top 10 seed to lose in the first round, following No.6 seed Ons Jabeur and No.10 seed Garbiñe Muguruza’s defeats on Sunday.

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Despite losing eight of the first nine games of the match, Parry found a way to win.

It is not only the 19-year-old’s first against a Top 10 player, but her first against someone even ranked in the Top 50.

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Krejcikova was playing her first match in over three months, having been sidelined since February’s Qatar Total Open with a right elbow injury.

Anisimova beats Osaka

Amanda Anisimova defeat Naomi Osaka 7-5, 6-4 in 1 hour and 30 minutes, taking the former World No.1 out of a second major tournament this year.

The American had won their Australian Open third round 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (5).

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Though not as close as the Melbourne fare, it was tightly contested all the way. Anisimova managed to keep herself in the lead for the most part.

Osaka ends her clay swing with a 1-2 record, having played only two tournaments after an ankle injury forced her to withdraw from Rome.

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