/The Latest: Nishikori beats Kokkinakis at French Open

The Latest: Nishikori beats Kokkinakis at French Open

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

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6:00 p.m.

Thanassi Kokkinakis came short in his bid to win his first match at a major in two years.

Eighth-seeded Kei Nishikori had to work hard, however, to beat the 21-year-old Australian 4-6, 6-1, 6-4, 6-4 on Court 1 at the French Open.

Kokkinakis’s promising career has been derailed by a shoulder injury that required surgery in December 2015. He was playing only his third singles match since then.

Nishikori’s next opponent will be Jeremy Chardy.

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4:30 p.m.

Laurent Lokoli did not do honor to his wild card at the French Open.

Not only did the Frenchman lose…

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