Thiem, Goffin reach third round at French Open

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Paris, May 31 (IANS) Austria’s Dominic Thiem, sixth seed, and Belgium’s David Goffin on Wednesday reached the third round at the French Open tennis tournament.

The Austrian beat Italian Simone Bolelli 7-5, 6-1, 6-3 in two hours and 23 minutes, while Goffin struggled in a 6-2, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 win over Ukrainian Sergiy Stakhovsky, reports Efe.

Thiem will play the winner of the match between American Steve Johnson and Croatian Borna Coric, and the 26-year-old Belgian will face either Croatian Ivo Karlovic or Argentine Horacio Zeballos, whose second round match is scheduled later on Wednesday.

–IANS

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