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The Latest: Halep to open play on Center Court

The Latest: Last year's runner-up Simona Halep to open play on Center Court at French Open

The Latest: Halep to open play on Center Court

PARIS (AP) -- The latest from the French Open, the year's second Grand Slam tournament at Roland Garros:

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10:52 a.m.

Here we go again. On a sunny Sunday morning, play is about to start at the French Open, as grounds crews finish watering the center court.

The weather forecasts are excellent, with temperatures expected to reach 22 degrees Celsius (72 F) in the afternoon.

Last year's runner-up Simona Halep will open play on Center Court. The third-seeded Romanian player is taking on Russian Evgenia Rodina before Roger Federer starts his bid for an 18th Grand Slam title against lucky loser Alejandro Falla.


Updated : 2021-09-20 01:33 GMT+08:00