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Last Updated: Sunday, 28 May 2006, 09:48 GMT 10:48 UK
French Open day one photos

Maria Sharapova

Maria Sharapova unveils a new dress for her match against American Mashona Washington

Mashona Washington

It looks like Mashona Washington, in hot pink, might end Sharapova's hopes when she takes a 5-2 lead in the third set

Maria Sharapova

But it's a very relieved Russian who goes through to face Iveta Benesova in the second round

Roger Federer

World number one and top seed Roger Federer is expected to breeze through against tour debutant Diego Hartfield

Diego Hartfield

But Argentine Hartfield proves to be a plucky opponent and serves for the first set at 5-4

Roger Federer

But Federer keeps his bid to hold all four Grand Slams alive with a 7-5 7-6 (7-2) 6-2 win

Tim Henman

Tim Henman suffers a familiar lapse of concentration before seeing off Kenneth Carlsen 6-3 6-4 4-6 6-4

David Nalbandian

Argentine David Nalbandian has his clay-court disguise on as he gets the better of Stanislas Wawrinka

Andy Murray and stand-in coach Leon Smith (left)

Andy Murray isn't hard to spot as he takes a break from practice ahead of his first match on Tuesday

Rafael Nadal

Defending champion Rafael Nadal gets some volleying practice in - is he thinking about his Wimbledon assault already?

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