French Open at a glance
PARIS (AP) A look at the French Open on Thursday:
Weather: Cloudy. High of 68 degrees (20 Celsius).
Men’s Seeded Winners: No. 1 Rafael Nadal, No. 5 David Ferrer, No. 7 Andy Murray, No. 12 Richard Gasquet, No. 14 Fabio Fognini, No. 19 Kevin Anderson, No. 23 Gael Monfils, No. 24 Fernando Verdasco, No. 28 Philipp Kohlschreiber, No. 32 Andreas Seppi.
Men’s Seeded Loser: No. 26 Feliciano Lopez.
Women’s Seeded Winners: No. 4 Simona Halep, No. 5 Petra Kvitova, No. 6 Jelena Jankovic, No. 10 Sara Errani, No. 11 Ana Ivanovic, No. 15 Sloane Stephens, No. 22 Ekaterina Makarova, No. 23 Lucie Safarova, No. 26 Sorana Cirstea, No. 27 Svetlana Kuznetsova, No. 28 Andrea Petkovic.
Women’s Seeded Losers: No. 21 Kirsten Flipkens, No. 24 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (retired, injury).
Stat of the Day: 10 – Number of games Nadal has dropped in the first two rounds of this year’s tournament.
Quote of the Day: ”I think what I say is fairly mild compared to the guys that speak the other languages that people don’t pick up on.” – Murray on using expletives on court.
On Court Friday: No. 2 Novak Djokovic vs. No. 25 Marin Cilic, No. 4 Roger Federer vs. No. 31 Dmitry Tursunov, No. 6 Tomas Berdych vs. No. 27 Roberto Bautista Agut, No. 10 John Isner vs. No. 17 Tommy Robredo; No. 3 Agnieszka Radwanska vs. Ajla Tomljanovic, No. 7 Maria Sharapova vs. Paula Ormaechea, No. 8 Angelique Kerber vs. No. 31 Daniela Hantuchova, No. 9 Dominika Cibulkova vs. No. 19 Samantha Stosur.
Friday’s Forecast: Chance of rain. High of 68 degrees (20 Celsius).