World No. 4 Stefanos Tsitsipas had to work hard for a win on Thursday as the Greek overcame Czech qualifier Zdenek Kolar in the second round of Roland Garros 2022. The Greek withstood a tough challenge from Czech qualifier Zdenek Kolar to advance 6 -3 , 7-6(8), 6-7(3), 7-6(7).
Tsitsipas won the first set overall, but the two players were head to head to win the match. After losing the first two sets, the pretty Kolar made a strong comeback and won the third set. Even in the fourth set, in qualifying, Tsitsipas had to fight to win the match.
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Tsitsipas will face Mikael Ymer, who matched his best Grand Slam finish with a 6-3, 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 upset against No. 29 seed Dan Evans. Earlier, Daniil Medvedev advanced to the third round at the ongoing French Open 2022 with a straight-sets win over Serbian Laslo Djere at Court Philippe-Chatrier. The second-seeded Russian beat Djere 6-3, 6-4, 6-3.