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Roland Garros, Paris, 25 May-8 June

Jelena Jankovic

Third seed Jelena Jankovic is stretched by Romanian Monica Niculescu in a scrappy first set

Jelena Jankovic

But Jankovic - sporting some wacky nail varnish - eventually prevails 7-6 (7-3) 6-2 against the Roland Garros debutant

Marcos Baghdatis

Marcos Baghdatis - the 17th seed - is unable to get past Simone Bolelli of Italy, losing in straight sets

Guillermo Coria

Guillermo Coria's first visit to Roland Garros since 2006 ends in a battling four-set defeat to 12th seed Tommy Robredo

Venus Williams

A rusty Venus Williams finds herself in a three-set battle with unheralded Israeli Tzipora Obziler but comes through in the end

Roger Federer

World number one Roger Federer opens his campaign for a first French Open title with a straight-sets win over Sam Querrey

Rain at Roland Garros

World number two Rafael Nadal is due to begin his title defence - but is held up by heavy rain in Paris

see also
French Open day one pictures
25 May 08 |  Tennis

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