Bedene has walloped Harrison in this fourth set, to win 6-4, 6-0, 3-6, 6-1. He'll play Sock or Vesely in round 2.
Aljaž Bedene - Ryan Harrison
French Open men - 29 May 2017
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HARRISON WINS THIRD SET 6-3!
It’s a one-set deficit again… but we're still backing Bedene to win this in four. He looks the stronger player.
BEDENE 6-4 6-0 2-4 HARRISON
It’s all got a bit eventful, with Harrison breaking early in the third set. The Brit still in control though.
SET! BEDENE WINS SECOND SET 6-0.
Easy as ‘ya like.
ALL THE BREAKS! BEDENE 6-4 5-0 HARRISON.
Second set is all-but secured.
BREAK… AND HOLD! BEDENE 6-4 2-0 HARRISON.
Here’s an outside shout: Bedene will go the furthest of all British players at the French Open.
(N.B. I’ve said that without consulting his draw, so if he’s got an absolute tank in the second round, apologies…)
BEDENE WINS FIRST SET 6-4.
Ooofff. Bedene is in trouble at 30-40. Can he recover? He can! The world number 52 reels off three points on the spin and he’s level!
BREAK! BEDENE 5-4 HARRISON.
Bedene strikes! The Brit spurns his first opportunity at 30-40, but makes no mistake at the second attempt. He will serve for the set.
BEDENE 2-2 HARRISON.
One break apiece in this encounter. Great Britain’s Aljaz Bedene is bidding to improve on his third round display from 2016.