He was (very) expected on the clay court of Roland Garros, four years after his last participation. Roger Federer beat Italy’s Lorenzo Sonego in three sets.
Roger Federer has signed a winning comeback at Roland-Garros by dominating the Italian Lorenzo Sonego (73) 6-2, 6-4, 6-4 in a little over an hour and a half Sunday, four years after his last participation at the Paris tournament.
— Roland-Garros (@rolandgarros) 26 May 2019
At the Roland-Garros, the last match of the Swiss Grand Slam twenty-trophy (record) went back to 2015, when he lost in the quarter-finals against his compatriot Stan Wawrinka (6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (7/4)), future winner. In the second round, Federer, ex-N.1 World N.3 today, will be opposed to the German Oscar Otte, 145th world player and lucky loser.