Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Of course Day 3 at Roland Garros was dominated by Serena Williams' shocking first round exit to hometown fave Virginie Razano but there were other important results on the day as well. First, World #2 and 6-time French Open defending champion Rafael Nadal beat the handsome Simone Bolelli easily while World #4 Andy Murray also won. Other clay court notables like Nicolas Almagro, David Ferrer and Richard Gasquet won their first round matches.
On the women's side Maria Sharapova did not lose a game in her opening round, and Petra Kvitova, Carolina Wozniacki, Francesca Schiavone and Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova all advanced.