Roger Federer's bid to become the third man to win four majors in a row got off to a shaky start as he took a 7-5, 7-6, 6-2 victory in the first round.
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A qualifier playing in his first tour-level match, Diego Hartfield was no match for Roger Federer.
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Maria Sharapova (left) saved three match points to turn back Mashona Washington in the first round, 6-2, 5-7, 7-5.
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The younger sister of former Wimbledon finalist MaliVai Washington, Mashona almost pulled off the first upset of the tournament.
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No. 1-ranked Amelie Mauresmo defeated Meghann Shaughnessy 6-4, 6-4 to reach the second round.
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For the second consecutive year and third time in five years, Meghann Shaughnessy lost in the first round of the French.
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Spain's Rafael Nadal (left) broke the record for consecutive clay-court wins with a 6-2, 7-5, 6-1 defeat of Robin Soderling. Nadal's 54th straight victory broke Guillermo Vilas' long-standing record set in 1977.
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Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia (left) defeated Lourdes Dominguez Lino of Spain during Day 3 of the French Open.
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Eighth seed James Blake sealed victory with a third-set tiebreak against Thailand's Paradorn Srichaphan (foreground).
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Kim Clijsters (left) survived a second-set scare to win 6-0, 7-6 over France's Virginie Razzano.
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Virginie Razzano got off to a terrible start, losing the first six games in 22 minutes and winning only 14 points.
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Gael Monfils (left) won a battle of 19-year-olds, outlasting Andy Murray 6-4, 6-7, 1-6, 6-2, 6-1.
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Andy Murray (left), who had beaten Gael Monfils in Hamburg earlier this month, had treatment for a lower back injury midway through the third set.
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Defending champ Justine Henin-Hardenne (left) defeated Maret Ani 6-3, 6-0 in a first-round match.
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Andy Roddick's record at the French Open fell to 4-6 as he retired with an injured left ankle on Tuesday.
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