Cilic struggles into French Open third round

Moving on: Croatia's Marin Cilic returns the ball to Poland's Hubert Hurkacz during his second round win on Thursday

Third seed Marin Cilic reached the French Open third round for the eighth time on Thursday with a 6-2, 6-2, 6-7 3/7), 7-5 win over Polish qualifier and world number 188 Hubert Hurkacz.

Former US Open champion Cilic, who reached the quarter-finals in Paris last year, will face Steve Johnson of the United States for a place in the last 16.

It was a roller-coaster of a performance by Cilic who cracked 48 winners but also 52 unforced errors.

Moving on: Croatia's Marin Cilic returns the ball to Poland's Hubert Hurkacz during his second round win on Thursday