Aussies in action: Roland Garros Day 8
Sam Stosur will be joined by a sizeable Aussie junior contingent as French Open action continues at Roland Garros on Sunday.
Although there may not be any Australians left in men’s and women’s singles action, a large Aussie contingent will fly the Aussie flag on Sunday at Roland Garros.
Six Aussie juniors – Nick Kyrgios, Harry Bourchier, Bradley Mousley, Jay Andrijic, Omar Jasika and Sara Tomic – will take to the Parisian clay as the first round of the boys’ and girls’ singles events commence on Day 8.
Despite suffering a heart-breaking three-set defeat to Jelena Jankovic in the singles, Sam Stosur’s French Open campaign remains alive in the women’s doubles.
She’ll team with Francesca Schiavone and will be bidding for a third-round spot against Japan’s Kimiko Date-Krumm and Arantxa Parra Santonja of Spain.
Anastasia Rodionova will also be in action, playing in the mixed doubles second round with Mexican partner Santiago Gonzalez.
Francesca Schiavone (ITA)/Sam Stosur (AUS) v Kimiko Date-Krumm (JPN)/Arantxa Parra Santonja (ESP) – second round, Court 7, third match
Anastasia Rodionova (AUS)/Santiago Gonzalez (MEX) v Nadia Petrova (RUS)/Juan Sebastian Cabal (COL) – second round, Court 7, fifth match
Omar Jasika (AUS) v Nikola Milojevic (SRB)  – first round, Court 9, first match
Harry Bourchier (AUS) v Jorge Brian Panta (PER) – first round, Court 9, fifth match
Bradley Mousley (AUS) v Marcelo Zormann Da Silva (BRA) – first round, Court 10, third match
Jay Andrijic (AUS) v Hyeon Chung (KOR) – first round, Court 11, first match
Nick Kyrgios (AUS)  v Maxime Janvier (FRA) – first round, Court 17, fourth match
Sara Tomic (AUS) v Jana Fett (CRO) – first round, Court 11, second match
WOMEN’S SINGLES (third round)
Jelena Jankovic (SRB)  d Sam Stosur (AUS)  3-6 6-3 6-4
MIXED DOUBLES (first round)
Lucie Hradecka (CZE)/Frantisek Cermak (CZE) d Ash Barty (AUS)/Rohan Bopanna (IND) 6-4 6-4
Anastasia Rodionova (AUS)/Santiago Gonzalez (MEX) d Casey Dellacqua (AUS)/Mahesh Bhupathi (IND)  6-4 1-6 [11-9]
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