Goerges knocks out Wozniacki

Nadal reacts to ‘physically and mentally’ tough Monte Carlo Masters quarter-final win over Pella

Former world No 1 and two-time US Open finalist Wozniacki became the third top-six seed to be knocked out at Roland Garros when she slumped to a 6-4 7-6 (7-4) loss on Court??Philippe Chatrier.

Fifth-seed Wozniacki joins third-seeded Simona Halep as a second-round casualty, while sixth-seed Eugenie Bouchard was defeated in the first round.

“Today is very special as I haven’t beaten a top-10 player for a long time,” said the German, who is ranked 67 spots lower than the Dane.

“In the tiebreaker, I just told myself to be aggressive,” she said. “It paid off in the end.”

Goerges, who has now matched her best result in Paris, will face Ecuadorian-born American??Irina Falconi for a place in the last 16 after she beat??Sesil Karatantcheva from Bulgaria??3-6 6-1 6-2.

Kvitova fright

Fourth-seed Petra Kvitova looked to be joining the exodus of women’s seeds in Paris??when she lost the first set against Silvia Soler-Espinosa of Spain.

However, the??Czech Fed Cup winner, a semi-finalist at Roland Garros in 2012,??dug deep to eventually reach the third round with a 6-7 (4-7) 6-4 6-2 victory.

“It was a tough match again. Second round of a Grand Slam is always difficult,” she said after making??54 unforced errors in a patchy display on a chilly court Suzanne Lenglen.

The double??Wimbledon champion will play either Ana Konjuh of Croatia or Irina-Camelia Begu of Romania for a place in the last 16