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PARIS – The Latest from the French Open (all times local):
The damp conditions don't suit Agnieszka Radwanska on Court Suzanne Lenglen, where the second-seeded Polish player has just lost six games in a row and the second set against Tsvetana Pironkova.
The 102th-ranked Pironkova trailed 6-2, 3-0 when the match resumed. She got off to a strong start and overpowered Radwanska with aggressive shot making to force a decider before play was suspended.
Matches on other courts continued, though.
Players have finally stepped out on court at the French Open.
There has been a break in the weather and second-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska is hoping to quickly complete her fourth-round match against Tsvetana Pironkova on Court Suzanne Lenglen.
Radwanska is trying to reach the quarterfinals for the second time in Paris as she holds a 6-2, 3-0 lead over her 102th-ranked Bulgarian rival. Their match was suspended on Sunday night and could not resume on Monday because of the rain that washed out play at the clay-court Grand Slam.
Top-ranked Novak Djokovic is on Court Philippe Chatrier against 14th-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut for a place in the quarterfinals.
Play is again being delayed at the French Open.
After stadium workers swept rain off the covers to make the courts ready for play, the tarps are back and organizers say there will be no match before 11:30 a.m.
With more bad weather expected Tuesday, French Open organizers are trying to get as many matches as possible out of the way before the rain.
After Monday's complete washout at the clay-court Grand Slam, matches will start at 11:00 a.m. — three hours earlier than initially planned — and be spread over more courts.
Top-ranked Novak Djokovic takes on 14th-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut in the first match on Court Philippe Chatrier, playing for a place in the quarterfinals.
They will be followed by defending champion Serena Williams in her delayed fourth-round match against 18th-seeded Elina Svitolina.
The first men's quarterfinals are also scheduled: Second-seeded Andy Murray against Richard Gasquet, and defending champion Stan Wawrinka against Albert Ramos-Vinolas.