No. 1 Kerber bows out of French Open

No. 1 Kerber bows out of French Open

Kerber has not been playing at all like one of the best at what she does, and on Sunday she became the first woman seeded No. 1 to lose in the French Opens first round in the professional era.

It is the second consecutive year in which Kerber has lost in the opening round at Roland Garros, having also lost at this stage last year to Kiki Bertens, who went on to reach her first Grand Slam semi-final.

"Right now I think that I have to find to myself again and just trying to forgot the claycourt season as soon as possible", she said. She came back on court with a bandage on her left thigh but did not seem hampered in her moves.

Svetlana Kuznetsova, the eighth-seeded 2009 champion, made the second round by seeing off Christina McHale of the United States 7-5, 6-4.

However, Mattek-Sands responded once more to earn a match point on her rival's serve and victory was hers when Kvitova double-faulted at the worst moment. She sustained damage to the tendons, along with injuries to all five fingers and two nerves, during the attack.

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Makarova, a two-time grand slam semifinalist, struck 26 winners in 16 games, served at 73 percent, and broke Kerber six times to improve to 5-1 against top 10 players this year.

"So I was playing my match and I heard that she won, because Chatrier is not too far away, and it was really incredible and I was imagining what her reaction must have been like, because to get your first win, especially in a Grand Slam after what happened to her after such a traumatic experience, it's incredible".

"As I said last time, I had already won".

Kvitova, 26, was injured when an intruder, under the pretense of checking a utility meter, entered her apartment in Prostejov.

"I'm glad with the way I played".

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If Kvitova was crying for joy, another double Grand Slam victor who followed her onto the main Philippe Chatrier showcourt, World No. 1 Angelique Kerber, cut a troubled figure in gaining an unwelcome distinction that brought a hard season to a new low. "I think it's incredible she's recovered this quickly and was able to play here". Makarova pointed out she never had played a singles match in the tournament's main stadium (she was the 2013 French Open women's doubles champion).

On the men's side, defending champion and second-seeded Novak Djokovic advanced by beating Joao Sousa, 6-1, 6-4, 6-3. Williams, who is seeded 10th, saved two set points to win 6-4, 7-6 (3).

Venus Williams, a straight-sets victor Sunday, made her 20th appearance at the French Open, the most by any woman in the Open era.

With a number of players like Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova not featuring in the French Open, this could be her best chance to win the title.

"Thank you for everything, you helped me through this hard time", added Kvitova, who will face either Bethanie Mattek-Sands or Evgeniya Rodina in the second round.

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