June 1, 2017 / 5:55 PM / 4 months ago

Tennis-French Open roundup from day five

June 1 (Reuters) - Here is a roundup of day five at the French Open on Thursday:

QUOTE OF THE DAY: “As good as the food is in Europe, especially in Paris – I miss the food back home. You can’t beat a good Applebee’s or Carrabba’s Italian Grill.” - American John Isner discussed his favourite cuisine after defeating Italian Paolo Lorenzi in straight-sets.

FACT OF THE DAY: Thirty men aged 30 or over have reached the second round at the French Open this year -- a professional era record for most 30-somethings in the second round at a Grand Slam, beating the previous high-mark of 27 at Roland Garros last year.

PERFORMANCE OF THE DAY: Feliciano Lopez came out on top in a thrilling 5-set battle of Spanish veterans, defeating David Ferrer 7-5 3-6 7-5 4-6 6-4 in three hours and 52 minutes.

Compiled by Hardik Vyas in Bengaluru Editing by Jeremy Gaunt.

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