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Tennis-French Open day five

PARIS: Highlights of the fifth day at the French Open, the second Grand Slam of the year, on Thursday (all times GMT).

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Play began in cloudy conditions at Roland Garros, with the temperature hovering around 22 degrees Celsius (71.6°F).

Ukrainian fifth seed Elina Svitolina began her match with Ann Li of the United States on Court Suzanne-Lenglen, while Italian ninth seed Matteo Berrettini started his match against Argentine Federico Coria on Court Simonne-Mathieu.

World number one Ash Barty will commence proceedings on Court Philippe-Chatrier at 1000 GMT against Poland's Magda Linette.

Reigning champions Rafa Nadal and Iga Swiatek are also in action today along with 20-time Grand Slam winner Roger Federer and world number one Novak Djokovic.

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(Reporting by Manasi Pathak in Bengaluru; Editing by Toby Davis)

Source: Reuters

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