Rain-free Day 1 of main-draw play at the 2018 is in the books and one of the favorites Elina Svitolina already survived a major scare in the morning match against Ajla Tomljanovic that kicked off Sunday’s schedule, while later on defending champion Jelena Ostapenko got eliminated by Kateryna Kozlova and seven-time Grand Slam winner Venus Williams fell to Wang Qiang.
Our Jimmie48 made sure to cover these three major matches, plus we have photo coverage of Alize Cornet‘s victory over Sara Errani, Sloane Stephens‘ quick triumph over Arantxa Rus, and Yulia Putintseva‘s upset of Johanna Konta.
We also have photos of Elena Vesnina and Carla Suarez Navarro interracting with their fans.
MORE ROLAND GARROS 2018 PHOTOS:
- Saturday, May 26th: Kids’ Day with Victoria Azarenka, Simona Halep, Elina Svitolina + practice pics
- Friday, May 25th: Sharapova & Vesnina hit together in Paris + practice sessions of Kerber, Wozniacki, Azarenka, Pliskova, Kvitova
- Thursday, May 24th: Draw ceremony, former champ Schiavone progresses in qualifying, elite players practice
- Wednesday, May 23rd: Bouchard fails to qualify, Serena, Halep, Muguruza, Sharapova practice
- Tuesday, May 22nd: Azarenka, Keys, Kerber practice at Roland Garros, first round of qualifying kicks off