Alize Cornet, the French number one and 40th in the world, was suffering from thigh pains that she had contracted in the previous round. She gave up on Saturday, May 28th, during her match against Qinwen Zheng (74th) while she was down 6-0.
Alize Cornet retires at the matchQinwen Zheng advancements 6-0,3-0.
After the eliminations on Friday of Diane Parry and Saturday's start of the day of Leolia Jeanjean, there are no more French women in contention for the Parisian Grand Slam. The 40th ranked player in the world, who made it to the quarters at the Australian Open this year, felt pain in her left leg and inner thigh on Thursday. She was playing against Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia, 13th, and the winner of the 2017 tournament.
Leolia Jeanjean was not able to take the step. On Saturday, the Frenchwoman who wrote the most beautiful Roland-Garros story, Leolia Jeanjean, was defeated by Irina Camelia Begu, 6-1, and 6-4. Jeanjean's record, which was 63rd after she knocked down world No.8 Karolina Piliskova, did not surprise Begu.
Leolia Jeanjean is ranked 227th worldwide. She has multiplied the unforced mistakes (27) despite the efforts of the Suzanne-Lenglen courts. The former French tennis prodigy and tennis star, Leolia Jeanjean, collapsed after she missed five break points in her first game. The 26-year old right-hander gave her opponent the first break with two faults, before dropping the second game of white-service.