French Open: Cameron Norrie into second round after Peter Gojowczyk retires

Cameron Norrie was world number 243 this time last year – he is now the world number 85
French Open 2018
Venue: Roland Garros, Paris Dates: 27 May-10 June
Coverage: Daily live radio and text commentaries on BBC Radio 5 live, the BBC Sport website and app.

Debutant Cameron Norrie became the first Briton to reach the second round of this year’s French Open when his opponent Peter Gojowczyk retired in the second set because of injury.

The 22-year-old British number three dominated the world number 43 from the baseline in the opening set, breaking twice on his way to taking it 6-1.

Gojowczyk required treatment between sets, eventually retiring after losing the first two games of set two.

Norrie will now play Lucas Pouille.

More to follow.

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