Astra Sharma is the first Australian to advance to the second round of the French Open after cashing in on her late call-up in Paris.
- Astra Sharma defeated Russian Anna Blinkova 6-3, 2-6, 7-5
- Sharma only gained a spot in the main draw as a “lucky loser”
- It is the second occasion the Australian has won a first-round match at a major
Sharma only gained entry to the main draw at Roland Garros as a “lucky loser” from the final round of qualifying.
But the 25-year…