June 2, 2017 / 10:31 AM / 2 months ago

Highlights of French Open sixth day

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PARIS, June 2 (Reuters) - Highlights from day six of the French Open tennis championships on Friday (all times GMT):

1010 Goffin Retires Injured

Belgian 10th seed David Goffin retired with an ankle injury after slipping on Court Suzanne Lenglen while leading in the first set of his third-round match against Argentine Horacio Zeballos.

Goffin, who was 5-4 up, was chasing a deep backhand and slid into a cover, hurting his right ankle.

After Goffin briefly received off-court treatment, the chair umpire announced that the Belgian had to abandon the match.


- Defending champion Garbine Muguruza and 11th-seeded Grigor Dimitrov start their third round matches.

- Nine-time French Open winner Rafael Nadal and holder Novak Djokovic will take to the courts later on Friday along with Madrid and Barcelona runner-up Dominic Thiem of Austria. (Compiled by Aditi Prakash in Bengaluru; Editing by Ken Ferris)

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