The first round at Roland Garros ended with a sensational surprise on Tuesday as Daniil Medvedev, ranked No. 2 in Paris, packed a pair and ended his career in the tournament following a five-set loss 7-5, 6-7(6), 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 against Thiago Seivot Wilde of Brazil, ranked 172nd in the world.
The 23-year-old Brazilian, who completed a turnaround and won the last two sets, completed the sensation after four and a quarter hours of fine tennis.
Thiago Cyvot and boy celebrate the big surprise of Roland Garros,
Norway's Casper Ruud (4) did his part at the expense of Elias Ymer who won 4-6, 3-6, 2-6 in 129 minutes. Sasha Zverev of Germany advanced to the second round with 6:7(6), 6:7(0), 1:6 at the expense of Lloyd Harris of South Africa.
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In the women's, Yelena Rybakina (4th, Kazakhstan) did not work hard against Brenda Prokhvirtova after an easy 4-6, 2-6. Coco Goff (6, USA) is also next with a 6-3, 1-6, 2-6 victory over Spain's Rebecca Massarova.
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