/The Latest: Ferrer wins five-set thriller at French Open

The Latest: Ferrer wins five-set thriller at French Open

PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open (all times local):

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8:23 p.m.

After 4 1/2 hours, including a final set that lasted 96 minutes, veteran David Ferrer rallied past Donald Young to reach the second round of the French Open.

Ferrer, a runner-up at Roland Garros in 2013, has never lost his opening match at the clay-court major in 15 appearances.

The 35-year-old Ferrer prevailed 5-7, 6-3, 4-6, 6-3, 13-11 and improved to 22-11 in five-set matches (6-1 at French Open).

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6:56 p.m.

Kristina Mladenovic held off a valiant fight from Jennifer Brady of the United States to reach the second round of her home French Open.

It took Mladenovic nearly three hours to win 3-6, 6-3, 9-7. The No. 13 seed struggled to hold back the tears after clinching the victory on the second of her three match points.

Brady, who was making her main draw debut, won the opening set and went 3-0 up in the third before Mladenovic rallied, with the crowd on Court Phillippe…

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