The Latest: Kateryna Kozlova out of French Open with virus


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


1:10 p.m.

French Open organizers say Kateryna Kozlova withdrew from the clay-court Grand Slam because of a viral infection.

Organizers initially said she had “intercostal pain” but corrected their statement after further talks with the tournament doctor.

The 67th-ranked Ukrainian player was set play ninth-seeded Elina Svitolina in the second round.


12:15 p.m.

Former champion Garbine Muguruza advanced to the third round of the French Open by beating Johanna Larsson 6-4, 6-1.

The Spanish player, who won the title at Roland Garros in 2016 by defeating Serena Williams, did not face a break point.

Muguruza is expected to face tougher opposition in her next match against ninth-seeded Elina Svitolina.


11:20 a.m.

Ninth-seeded Elina Svitolina advanced to the third round of the French Open after her opponent pulled out of the clay-court Grand Slam because of an injury.

Svitolina was set to play 67th-ranked Kateryna Kozlova on Court Suzanne Lenglen but organizers said the Ukrainian player withdrew with “intercostal pain.”

Svitolina twice reached the quarterfinals in Paris. She will be up against either former champion Garbine Muguruza or Johanna Larsson in her next match.


9:20 a.m.

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal play German qualifiers in second-round matches at the French Open.

Federer faces 144th-ranked Oscar Otte in the main stadium, Court Philippe Chatrier.

Nadal meets 114th-ranked Yannick Maden on Court Suzanne Lenglen.

Federer is playing at Roland Garros after a four-year absence, while Nadal is aiming for a record-extending 12th title at the clay-court Grand Slam tournament.

Also, sixth-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas plays Hugo Dellien on Wednesday.

In the women’s draw, last year’s runner-up Sloane Stephens faces Sara Sorribes Tormo and second-seeded Karolina Pliskova is up against Kristina Kucova.


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Spain’s Garbine Muguruza plays a shot against Sweden’s Johanna Larsson during their second round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Wednesday, May 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena )