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Tsitsipas overcomes Krajinovic in French Open third round

Tsitsipas overcomes Krajinovic in French Open third round
By Eurosport

01/06/2019 at 10:19Updated 01/06/2019 at 13:32

Stefanos Tsitsipas battled to beat Filip Krajinovic in the third round of the French Open on Saturday.

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The sixth seed returned to the court on Saturday against Krajinovic, having failed to finish the job on Friday evening.

Tsitsipas had a two-set advantage as the pair began on Saturday, with the Serb snapping at his heels for the third, on 7-5, 6-3, 5-6.

Video - Highlights: Tsitsipas beats Krajinovic over two days

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Tsitsipas held easily in his first service game and skipped into a 3-0 lead in the tie-breaker as Krajinovic fought back to force another set.

The Greek appeared to have lost his momentum in the fourth set as Krajinovic led by 5-3, but broke back to level the score. Both players held their nerve to go on to another tie-breaker to decide the fourth.

The pair battled through the tie-breaker with Tsitsipas looking to be in trouble, before ultimately saving set point to rattle off three points in a row to secure his place in the fourth round.

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