The Latest: Lucky loser Trungelliti replaces Kyrgios

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The Latest: Lucky loser Trungelliti replaces Kyrgios
The Latest: Lucky loser Trungelliti replaces Kyrgios

PARIS (AP) – The Latest on the French Open, the year’s second Grand Slam tennis tournament (all times local):

11:35 a.m.

Lucky loser Marco Trungelliti of Argentina has replaced Nick Kyrgios in the main draw of the French Open.

The 21st-seeded Kyrgios pulled out with an injured right elbow on Sunday.

Trungelliti will play Bernard Tomic in the first round.

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10:35 a.m.

Rafael Nadal headlines the second day at the French Open, beginning his bid for an 11th title at Roland Garros.

The “King of Clay” is 79-2 in Paris and is the title favorite again. He has lost only one match on his favorite surface this season, claiming titles in Monte Carlo, Barcelona and Rome.

The top-ranked Spaniard faces Simone Bolelli of Italy on Court Philippe Chatrier.

Seventh-seeded Dominic Thiem, the only player to beat Nadal this season on clay, is also on the day’s busy program, taking on Ilya Ivashka of Belarus on Court 1.

Former champion Novak Djokovic, the No. 20 seed, is up against Rogerio Dutra Silva of Brazil.

In women’s play, No. 2 seed Caroline Wozniacki takes on American Danielle Collins, while two-time champion Maria Sharapova faces Richel Hogenkamp of the Netherlands.

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Argentina’s Marco Trungelliti returns the ball to Australia’s Bernard Tomic during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Monday, May 28, 2018 in Paris. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
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