Photos Du Jour: Fresh Faces & Former No.1s
A slew of the WTA's rising stars and all-time greats took the terre battue of Paris on Tuesday.
Published May 24, 2011 12:00
Maria Sharapova kicked off proceedings on Court Philippe Chatrier with a 63 60 win over Mirjana Lucic.
Partnering Liezel Huber, Lisa Raymond was in top form during a straight set first round doubles win.
Although they lost, the Bondarenko sisters made a welcome return to the game of doubles on Tuesday.
Andrea Hlavackova succumbed to No.4 seed Victoria Azarenka and her barrage of 28 winners, 63 63.
A day after winning the first Grand Slam match of her career, Heather Watson hit the practice courts.
Ana Ivanovic squandered four set points to lose the first set of her match with Johanna Larsson...
Johanna Larsson dropped the middle set but pulled off the upset over Ana Ivanovic, 76(3) 06 62.
Ana Ivanovic became the first of three former French Open champions in this year's draw to fall.
Kim Clijsters returned from a two month injury lay-off and eased past Anastasiya Yakimova, 62 63.
In her very first Grand Slam main draw, Sloane Stephens was edged in straight sets by Elena Baltacha.