Play delayed by rain at French Open

Spectators shield themselves from the rain as the fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament between Japan's Kei Nishikori and France's Richard Gasquet was interrupted because of the rain at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Sunday, May 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

PARIS (AP) — Rain has again delayed play at the French Open.

The rain covers remained on all courts on Monday morning and organizers said there will be no play until at least 12:00 p.m. local time because of showers over Paris.

Monday’s forecast is grim with rain expected for most of the day.

Weather permitting, top-ranked Novak Djokovic will try to reach the quarterfinals for the 10th time against No.14-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut.

In the women’s draw, both Williams sisters are set to be in action on Court Philippe Chatrier. Defending champion Serena will be up against 18th-seeded Elina Svitolina while Venus will be facing last year’s semifinalist Timea Bacsinszky.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s