Gallery: The story from day three at the 2018 French Open
We look back at day three at Roland Garros with some pictures.
It wasn’t a great start as it was a bit wet at Roland Garros.
Under their umbrella…
It doesn’t matter what you use to keep your racket dry, just ask Yanna Wickmayer.
Rafael Nadal was back to finish his opening round match against Simone Bolelli.
The quality of the surface was the talking point, though…
… with the world number one claiming it was ‘too slippery’.
Serena Williams was back and looking absolute stunning in a superheroine-style catsuit. She beat Kristyna Pliskova.
Maria Sharapova was back too, and she came very close to blowing it against Richel Hogenkamp.
But she didn’t.
There were no such worries for Kyle Edmund, though, who powered through his opening match in straight sets.
While Marin Cilic’s only real concern was the rain, although that cleared up relatively early.
Naomi Osaka withdraws from French Open due to lingering injury
The world number three said her “hamstring is still sore so I won’t have enough time to prepare for the clay”.
Coronavirus surge forces further restrictions on Roland Garros spectator numbers for French Open
Only 5,000 fans a day permitted.
Johanna Konta bagels Begu to march impressively into third round at Italian Open
The British number into round three.
‘I feel comfortable on clay, I always have,’ says Simona Halep as she targets Roland Garros repeat
Romanian happy to be back.
Novak Djokovic confirms he has spoken to ATP as he pushes ahead with Players Association plans
Serb says PTPA is misunderstood.
‘It was a great match – I am thrilled,’ says Jannik Sinner after youngster downs Stefanos Tsitsipas
Youngster making inroads.
Fed Cup rebranded as the Billie Jean King Cup to recognise legend’s trailblazing role in tennis
The historic competition has a new name.