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Week 1 at Roland Garros

Check out which women made the headlines during the first week of 2009 Roland Garros.

Published May 31, 2009 06:20

After struggling into the third round, Venus Williams met her match against Agnes Szavay, falling 60 64
After struggling into the third round, Venus Williams met her match against Agnes Szavay, falling 60 64
Sorana Cirstea posted her best-ever Grand Slam result, defeating Alize Cornet and Caroline Wozniacki
Sorana Cirstea posted her best-ever Grand Slam result, defeating Alize Cornet and Caroline Wozniacki
Elena Dementieva consoles Jelena Dokic after the Australian injured her back and retired from their second-round match
Elena Dementieva consoles Jelena Dokic after the Australian injured her back and retired from their second-round match
Defending champion Ana Ivanovic receives treatment during her fourth-round loss to Victoria Azarenka
Defending champion Ana Ivanovic receives treatment during her fourth-round loss to Victoria Azarenka
Jelena Jankovic looks for divine inspiration as she cruised through the first week
Jelena Jankovic looks for divine inspiration as she cruised through the first week
Portuguese teen Michelle Larcher de Brito burst to prominence with a third-round run
Portuguese teen Michelle Larcher de Brito burst to prominence with a third-round run
It was another Roland Garros to forget for Amelie Mauresmo as the former No.1 fell in the first round
It was another Roland Garros to forget for Amelie Mauresmo as the former No.1 fell in the first round
Aravane Rezai continued her good form of late by reaching the fourth round
Aravane Rezai continued her good form of late by reaching the fourth round
World No.1 Dinara Safina was utterly dominant in Week 1, dropping just five games in reaching the quarterfinals
World No.1 Dinara Safina was utterly dominant in Week 1, dropping just five games in reaching the quarterfinals
It wasn't easy but Serena Williams battled her way through her first few rounds
It wasn't easy but Serena Williams battled her way through her first few rounds
Very much on the comeback trail, Maria Sharapova scored some gutsy wins in Week 1, including one over No.11 seed Nadia Petrova
Very much on the comeback trail, Maria Sharapova scored some gutsy wins in Week 1, including one over No.11 seed Nadia Petrova
Australian Samantha Stosur caused one of the biggest upsets in the first week, ousting No.4 seed Elena Dementieva
Australian Samantha Stosur caused one of the biggest upsets in the first week, ousting No.4 seed Elena Dementieva
Pure delight for Agnes Szavay after uspetting No.3 seed Venus Williams
Pure delight for Agnes Szavay after uspetting No.3 seed Venus Williams
  • After struggling into the third round, Venus Williams met her match against Agnes Szavay, falling 60 64
  • Sorana Cirstea posted her best-ever Grand Slam result, defeating Alize Cornet and Caroline Wozniacki
  • Elena Dementieva consoles Jelena Dokic after the Australian injured her back and retired from their second-round match
  • Defending champion Ana Ivanovic receives treatment during her fourth-round loss to Victoria Azarenka
  • Jelena Jankovic looks for divine inspiration as she cruised through the first week
  • Portuguese teen Michelle Larcher de Brito burst to prominence with a third-round run
  • It was another Roland Garros to forget for Amelie Mauresmo as the former No.1 fell in the first round
  • Aravane Rezai continued her good form of late by reaching the fourth round
  • World No.1 Dinara Safina was utterly dominant in Week 1, dropping just five games in reaching the quarterfinals
  • It wasn't easy but Serena Williams battled her way through her first few rounds
  • Very much on the comeback trail, Maria Sharapova scored some gutsy wins in Week 1, including one over No.11 seed Nadia Petrova
  • Australian Samantha Stosur caused one of the biggest upsets in the first week, ousting No.4 seed Elena Dementieva
  • Pure delight for Agnes Szavay after uspetting No.3 seed Venus Williams
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