Monday, May 28, 2012

Roland Garros Day-2 Update: Federer, Azarenka, Na Li Move On

Monday today World no.2 Swiss Roger Federer eased his way forward by a comfortable 6-2 7-5 6-3 victory against world number 78 Kamke.

Federer overpowers Kamke in straight sets
Defending champion Li Na overcame Romanian Sorana Cirstea 6-2 6-1 and Jelena Jankovic beat Austrian Patricia Mayr-Achleitner 1-6 6-1 7-5.

Defending champion Chinese Na Li [R] beat Romanian Cirstea [L] n straight sets
World number one Victoria Azarenka suffered a major scare in the French Open first round, taking three sets to get past Italian Alberta Brianti. The Australian Open champion eventually beat the world 105 6-7 (6-8) 6-4 6-2.
World No.1 Azarenka had to play three sets to win over 103rd ranked Italian Brianti

Top seed Serbian Novak Djokovic starts against Italian Potito Starace , while Czech seventh seed Tomas Berdych is also playing Monday afternoon.

Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova play their first-round matches on Tuesday.

Elsewhere on Monday, Slovakian 15th seed Dominika Cibulkova progressed thanks to a 6-2 6-1 win against Kristina Mladenovic of France.

Russian 11th seed Vera Zvonareva withdrew on Monday after suffering from a right shoulder injury.