Second seed Zverev survives five-set test at Roland Garros

Paris (AFP) –


German second seed Alexander Zverev came back from two sets to one down to beat Dusan Lajovic of Serbia 2-6, 7-5, 4-6, 6-1, 6-2 and reach the French Open third round on Wednesday.

The 21-year-old, bidding to become the first German man to take the title in Paris since 1937, next plays Bosnia's Damir Dzumhur, the 26th seed, for a place in the last 16.