Johanna Konta knocked out of French Open after defeat by Cirstea

  • Heather Watson makes early exit at Roland Garros
  • Cameron Norrie wins to stay on course for Nadal tie

Great Britain will be without a women’s player in the Roland Garros second round this year after the 19th seed Johanna Konta was outplayed 7-6(5), 6-2 in the opening round by the world No 54 Sorana Cirstea.

Earlier in the day, Heather Watson fell 6-4 7-5 to the No 93 Zarina Diyas. Their defeats mark the second worst performance by British players at Roland Garros since 2013 when no Britons reached the second round. As is becoming a regular occurrence these days, the last player standing is the in-form Cameron Norrie who defeated Bjorn Fratangelo 7-5, 7-6(5), 6-2.

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Source : Johanna Konta knocked out of French Open after defeat by Cirstea