Fourth seed Sofia Kenin withstood a comeback from former champion Jelena Ostapenko to win in three units and attain the French Open second spherical on Monday.
America’ Kenin, who misplaced to Iga Swiatek in final yr’s remaining at Roland Garros, held her nerve to safe a 6-4, 4-6, 6-Three victory.
Latvia’s Ostapenko has struggled for consistency since her shock title win as a teen in 2017 and is now 44th within the WTA rankings.
Kenin, the 2020 Australian Open champion, will face qualifier and fellow American Hailey Baptiste for a spot within the final 32.
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