Munar advances and Taberner deflates against Coric

PARIS, FRANCE - MAY 22: Carlos Taberner of Spain plays a forehand against Borna Coric of Croatia in their first round match during the 2022 French Open at Roland Garros on May 22, 2022 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Heads and tails for the first Spaniards who entered competition in the men’s draw at Roland Garros. Jaume Munar defeated Daniel Altmaier 6-1, 6-3, 4-6 and 6-3 in 2h55, while that Carlos Taberner deflated against Borna Coric to fall 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 and 6-1 in 3h10.

Munar advances for the third time to the second round of the tournament, the second in a row, and will meet the Argentine Diego Schwartzman, who defeated the Russian Andrey Kuznetsov (6-3, 1-6, 6-4 and 6-2). In that meeting he will try to finally reach the third stage of a Grand Slam. The Mallorcan added 39 winners and made 20 forced errors less than the 23-year-old German and 54th in the world (31-51).

Taberner started well, but later he could not with the offensive deployment of the 25-year-old Croatian and 275th, who plays with a protected ranking having had a long-term injury. Coric accumulated 54 winners and will face the Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov, who dominated the American Marcos Giron in three sets (triple 6-1).

Roland Garros ATP Draw Results

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