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Collated French Open results on Sunday at Roland Garros, the opening day of the second Grand Slam tournament of the season (x denotes seeded player):

Men
1st rd
David Nalbandian (ARG x6) bt Carlos Berlocq (ARG) 6-2, 6-4, 6-1
Jeremy Chardy (FRA) bt Federico Gil (POR) 6-3, 6-2, 7-6 (7/1)
Juan Martin del Potro (ARG) bt Josselin Ouanna (FRA) 6-3, 6-2, 6-3
Miguel Angel Lopez Jaen (ESP) bt Frank Dancevic (CAN) 7-6 (8/6), 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 (7/2)
James Blake (USA x7) bt Rainer Schuettler (GER) 6-4, 6-1, 7-6 (7/3)
Novak Djokovic (SRB x3) bt Denis Gremelmayr (GER) 4-6, 6-3, 7-5, 6-2
Sebastian Decoud (ARG) bt Olivier Rochus (BEL) 3-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-7 (8/10), 6-1
Nicolas Almagro (ESP x19) bt Boris Pashanski (SRB) 6-4, 7-5, 6-1
Paul-Henri Mathieu (FRA x18) bt Gustavo Kuerten (BRA) 6-3, 6-4, 6-2
Maximo Gonzalez (ARG) bt Roko Karanusic (CRO) 6-3, 7-5, 4-6, 3-6, 6-2
Eduardo Schwank (ARG) bt Carlos Moya (ESP x16) 7-6 (7/4), 6-2, 6-7 (1/7), 4-6, 6-3
Ernests Gulbis (LAT) bt Simon Greul (GER) 6-0, 6-4, 6-4
Andy Murray (GBR x10) bt Jonathan Eysseric (FRA) 6-2, 1-6, 4-6, 6-0, 6-2
Jose Acasuso (ARG) bt Dominik Hrbaty (SVK) 6-4, 6-2, 6-4
Nicolas Lapentti (ECU) bt Janko Tipsarevic (SRB x32) 6-4, 4-6, 6-1, 7-6 (9/7)

Women
1st rd
Lucie Safarova (CZE) bt Sandra Kloesel (GER) 6-1, 6-1
Iveta Benesova (CZE) bt Nicole Vaidisova (CZE x15) 7-6 (7/2), 6-1
Ana Ivanovic (SRB x2) bt Sofia Arvidsson (SWE) 6-2, 7-5
Anastasiya Yakimova (BLR) bt Su-Wei Hsieh (TPE) 6-7 (4/7), 7-5, 6-4
Caroline Wozniacki (DEN x30) bt Yvonne Meusburger (AUT) 6-0, 6-2
Selima Sfar (TUN) bt Stephanie Dubois (CAN) 7-5, 6-2
Klara Zakopalova (CZE) bt Virginie Razzano (FRA x24) 4-6, 6-3, 6-2
Ekaterina Makarova (RUS) bt Catalina Castano (COL) 7-5, 6-1
Mathilde Johansson (FRA) bt Camille Pin (FRA) 6-4, 4-6, 6-2
Dominika Cibulkova (SVK x28) bt Angelique Kerber (GER) 6-2, 6-2
Galina Voskoboeva (RUS) bt Youlia Fedossova (FRA) 6-0, 6-7 (4/7), 6-1
Alize Cornet (FRA x19) bt Julia Vakulenko (UKR) 7-5, 6-4
Serena Williams (USA x5) bt Ashley Harkleroad (USA) 6-2, 6-1
Milagros Sequera (VEN) bt Lilia Osterloh (USA) 7-6 (7/5), 7-5
Nathalie Dechy (FRA) bt Julie Ditty (USA) 7-5, 7-6 (7/3)

To finish:
Sara Errani (ITA) leads Gisela Dulko (ARG) 4-6, 6-4, 3-1

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(AFP)