The Latest: Johnson through to 2nd round at French Open

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The Latest: Johnson through to 2nd round at French Open
The Latest: Johnson through to 2nd round at French Open

PARIS (AP) – The Latest from the French Open (all times local):

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1:55 p.m.

Steve Johnson of the United States held off a valiant comeback from Yuichi Sugita to reach the second round of the French Open when their match resumed at Roland Garros.

The 25th-seeded Johnson won 6-3, 6-3, 6-7 (4), 6-7 (3), 6-3.

Sugita had rallied from two sets down when play was suspended on Monday because of darkness, with the Japanese player leading 4-2 in the fourth set.

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1:35 p.m.

Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark survived a second-set scare to beat Australian wild card Jaimee Fourlis and reach the second round of the French Open.

The 17-year-old Fourlis, who is ranked 337th in the world and was appearing in only her second ever Grand Slam, lost the first set but raced into a 4-1 lead in the second against the 11th-seeded Wozniacki.

Fourlis managed to save two of three match points on her serve before Wozniacki triumphed 6-4, 3-6, 6-2.

Despite the defeat, Fourlis walked off to a standing ovation.

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12:50 p.m.

Fifth-seeded Milos Raonic is safely through to the second round of the French Open after sweeping past Steve Darcis of Belgium in straight sets.

Raonic took just 92 minutes to beat the 38th-ranked Darcis 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 – taking the final game to love.

The Canadian will next play either Rogerio Dutra Silva of Brazil or Russian Mikhail Youzhny.

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12:45 p.m.

Defending champion Garbine Muguruza of Spain is through to the second round at the French Open with a 6-2, 6-4 win over Italian Francesca Schiavone.

Schiavone, the 2010 champion, showed her usual fighting spirit and saved three match points before going down when she sent a forehand volley wide.

The fourth-seeded Muguruza won 15 points in a row from being up 3-2 in the first set and broke her Italian opponent five times.

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11:50 a.m.

The first-round match between defending champion Garbine Muguruza and 2010 champion Francesca Schiavone has been interrupted for about 10 minutes after a spectator was attended by first aiders in the stands.

The match on the Philippe Chatrier court has started at a high pace, with both players trading some superb shots. Muguruza was up a break and led 3-2 when the match was stopped.

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11:00 a.m.

Garbine Muguruza and Novak Djokovic will start the defense of their titles at the French Open on Monday.

Muguruza, who claimed the women’s title last year by upsetting Serena Williams in the final, plays first on Court Philippe Chatrier. The fourth-seeded Spanish player takes on 2010 champion Francesca Schiavone in an intriguing matchup.

Djokovic, who completed a career Grand Slam in Paris last year but has been struggling with form and confidence since, is also set to play on the showcase court. The former world No. 1 is up against Marcel Granollers of Spain.

Hot temperatures are expected throughout the day, with a chance of thunderstorm in the afternoon.

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USA’s Steve Johnson takes his jersey s he plays Japan’s Yuichi Sugita during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Monday, May 29, 2017 in Paris. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
Japan’s Yuichi Sugita clenches his fist as he plays USA’s Steve Johnson during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Monday, May 29, 2017 in Paris. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
Japanese tennis lovers watch USA’s Steve Johnson playing Japan’s Yuichi Sugita during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Monday, May 29, 2017 in Paris. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
Denmark’s Caroline Wozniacki clenches her fist as she plays Australia’s Jaimee Fourlis during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Monday, May 29, 2017 in Paris. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
Australia’s Jaimee Fourlis returns the ball to Denmark’s Caroline Wozniacki during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Monday, May 29, 2017 in Paris. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
Canada’s Milos Raonic returns the ball to Belgium’s Steve Darcis during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Monday, May 29, 2017 in Paris. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
Belgium’s Steve Darcis returns the ball to Canada’s Milos Raonic during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Monday, May 29, 2017 in Paris. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
Spain’s Garbine Muguruza plays a shot against Italy’s Francesca Schiavone during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France. Monday, May 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
Spain’s Garbine Muguruza plays a shot against Italy’s Francesca Schiavone during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France. Monday, May 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
Italy’s Francesca Schiavone plays a shot against Spain’s Garbine Muguruza during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France. Monday, May 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
Defending champion Serbia’s Novak Djokovic watches Andre Agassi, left, of the U.S, during a training session for the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Friday, May 26, 2017 in Paris. Agassi is Djokovic’s new coach. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
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