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Live Reporting

Gary Rose and Harry Poole

All times stated are UK

  1. Post update

    And that's about all from us for today.

    You can of course stay on this page to listen to live radio coverage of the night session match on Court Philippe Chatrier between 2017 champion Jelena Ostapenko and France's Alize Cornet.

    Here's where you can head to read more on all of today's top stories from Roland Garros:

    You can also find today's results in full here, and tomorrow's order of play is here.

    We'll be back for that mouth-watering schedule tomorrow. Catch you then!

  2. Friday's action

    There's loads to look forward to on Friday, including Britain's men's 10th seed Cameron Norrie's match against Karen Khachanov.

    Men's world number one Novak Djokovic returns to Court Philippe Chatrier to face Aljaz Bedene, with Spanish sixth seed Carlos Alcaraz meeting Sebastian Korda in the night session.

    Elsewhere in the men's draw, Rafael Nadal takes on Botic van de Zandschulp third up on Court Suzanne Lenglen, before German third seed Alexander Zverev plays Brandon Nakashima.

    In the women's singles, 14th seed Belinda Bencic and 17th seed Leylah Fernandez meet in the first match on Philippe Chatrier, while 15th seed Victoria Azarenka and 23rd seed Jil Teichmann go head-to-head on Court Simonne Mathieu.

    American teenager Coco Gauff faces Kaia Kanepi, and Angelique Kerber plays Emma Raducanu's conqueror Aliaksandra Sasnovich.

    You can find the order of play in full here.

    Cameron Norrie
  3. What happened in the men's draw?

    In the men's competition, Russian second seed Daniil Medvedev made it successive straight-set wins at Roland Garros with a 6-3 6-4 6-3 victory over Serb Laslo Dere.

    Norwegian eighth seed Casper Ruud also swept past Finnish opponent Emil Ruusuvuori in three sets, winning 6-3 6-4 6-2.

    Greek fourth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas and Russian seventh seed Andrey Rublev are still competing for a place in round three, and both are currently two sets to one up against respective opponents Zdenek Kolar and Federico Delbonis.

  4. What happened in the women's draw?

    In the women's draw, Czech eighth seed Karolina Pliskova and ninth seed Danielle Collins became the latest top-10 casualties.

    Pliskova lost to French wildcard Leolia Jeanjean, the world number 227, 6-2 6-2, while Collins was beaten 6-4 6-3 by fellow American Shelby Rogers.

    It means seven of the top-10 women's seed have fallen in the opening five days at Roland Garros.

    But Polish world number one Iga Swiatek eased into the third round with a 6-0 6-2 win over American Alison Riske, and Spanish third seed Paula Badosa also progressed with a 7-5 3-6 6-2 win against Slovenia's Kaja Juvan.

    Belarusian seventh seed Aryna Sabalenka is also through, winning 6-1 6-3 against American Madison Brengle.

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    Evans 3-6 6-3 2-6 3-6 Ymer

    That just leaves Cameron Norrie as far as British interest in the French Open singles draws goes.

    Dan Evans does not leave empty handed at least, having picked up his first ever main draw win at Roland Garros in the opening round.

  6. Game, set and match - Ymer

    Evans 3-6 6-3 2-6 3-6 Ymer

    Dan Evans simply has nothing left in the tank, dropping a return into the net.

    His French Open is over.

    Sweden's 23-year-old Mikael Ymer marches on!

  7. Match points Ymer

    Evans 3-6 6-3 2-6 3-5 Ymer*

    An ace from Ymer. And another for 40-15.

    Two match points.

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    Evans 3-6 6-3 2-6 3-5 Ymer*

    Dan Evans gets a warning - we didn't get to see exactly what happened - but there's a load clatter from the back of the court.

  9. Ymer breaks

    Evans 3-6 6-3 2-6 3-5 Ymer*

    The crowd get behind Dan Evans, sensing the content could be about to end.

    A forehand winner from Ymer. The world number 95 is a game away from victory.

  10. Break point Ymer

    *Evans 3-6 6-3 2-6 3-4 Ymer

    A big game for Dan Evans, but the Briton tightens up and double faults to offer Mikael Ymer further encouragement.

    Stunning from Ymer! That is a wonderful lob to set up break point.

  11. Doubles update

    There have been a couple of British players in winning doubles action recently.

    Briton Tara Moore and American Emina Bektas have moved into the second round of the women's doubles thanks to a 7-5 7-5 win over the pairing of Switzerland's Belinda Bencic and Ukraine's Anhelina Kalinina.

    Moore and Bektas will face the third-seeded pairing of Gabriela Dabrowski of Canada and Giuliana Olmos of Mexico in round two.

    In the men's doubles, Britain's Jonny O'Mara and American Jackson Withrow gained a 7-5 4-6 6-1 victory against the team of Sander Arends of the Netherlands and Szymon Walkow of Poland. It's the all-Italian duo of Lorenzo Sonego and Andrea Vavasori next up for O'Mara and Withrow.

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    *Evans 3-6 6-3 2-6 3-4 Ymer

    And now it is Mikael Ymer who is in the ascendency once again.

    The Swede keeps the points short and wraps up a comfortable hold to move two games from the match.

    Big game here for Dan Evans.

  13. Ymer breaks

    Evans 3-6 6-3 2-6 3-3 Ymer*

    A scrappy game, and it results in Mikael Ymer breaking back in this fourth set.

    A couple of badly timed errors from Dan Evans hand over two break points, and a forehand settles it for the Swede.

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    Kolar 3-6 6-7 (8-10) 4-4 Tsitsipas

    Zdenek Kolar has already played four matches here having had to fight through qualifying but he's dipped into an energy reserve to push Stefanos Tsitsipas hard in this third set. It is 4-4 with no breaks yet.

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    *Rublev 6-3 3-6 3-1 Delbonis

    Russia's seventh seed Andrey Rublev is in the third set against Argentina's Federico Delbonis, the world number 65.

    And it's a set apiece with Rublev taking the first 6-3, before Delbonis took the second 6-3. Rublev is a break up in the third at 3-1.

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    *Evans 3-6 6-3 2-6 3-2 Ymer

    Mikael Ymer complains to the umpire about a lack of fresh ice at the change of lines.

    Every detail counts here...

  17. Post update

    *Evans 3-6 6-3 2-6 3-2 Ymer

    Another winner, this time on the forehand, does the job for Mikael Ymer.

    Three break points missed by Evans, but the Briton remains in front in the fourth set.

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    Evans 3-6 6-3 2-6 3-1 Ymer*

    Ymer smacks his racquet against his leg as he's once again forced back to deuce.

    Huge satisfaction for the 23-year-old on the next point though, as he slots away a backhand after drawing Evans into the net.

  19. Post update

    Evans 3-6 6-3 2-6 3-1 Ymer*

    Ymer nets. Evans punches the sky. Another shot at a double break...

    But the Swede comes roaring back with a ferocious cross-court backhand.

  20. Break points Evans

    Evans 3-6 6-3 2-6 3-1 Ymer*

    Two break points for Dan Evans...

    But Ymer rediscovers a first serve to battle back to deuce.