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The 2022 French Open started amid downpours. So it was that keeping the crowds away. Pole positionDuring the opening match on centre court between sixth seed Ons Jabeur and Magda Linette, it really did look the attendance limits imposed during the coronavirus pandemic were still in force. The stands were sparsely populated. Still, more fool those who missed the tie. It provided a shock as Jabeur – one of the favourites for the 2022 title – went down in three sets. On-court interviewer Marion Bar
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