French Open: Roger Federer begins campaign with a win

Last Updated: May 27 2019 12:19
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TENNIS- Swiss 20 time Grand Slam winner Roger Federer started his French Open campaign with a win on Sunday.

Federer defeated Italian Lorenzo Sonego 6-2 6-4 6-4 during their men's singles first round match on day 1 of The Roland Garros.

Top favourites Rafael Nadal, the 11-time champion, and world number one Novak Djokovic will be in first-round action on Monday.

Nadal takes on Germany’s Yannick Hanfmann while Djokovic is against Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz.