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Roland-Garros: Former semi-finalist Petkovic through to second round of French Open

Andrea Petkovic beats Oceane Dodin in straight sets to reach the second round of Roland-Garros and will play either Victoria Azarenka or Ana Bogdan next

Andrea Petkovic - Hambourg 2021 Andrea Petkovic by Panoramic

German Andrea Petkovic defeated Frenchwoman Oceane Dodin 6-4, 6-2 to reach the second round of Roland-Garros in Paris on Monday.

A former top 10 player, Petkovic, now ranked No 65, has been a semi-finalist at the French Open in 2014. She will next meet either Victoria Azarenka or Ana Bogdan, whose first-round match was interrupted by rain on Court 14..

Paris (Grand Slam): Other first-round results (Stade Roland-Garros, clay, EUR 43.600.00)

  • Daria Saville beat Valentini Grammatikopoulou: 6-1, 6-2
  • Amanda Anisimova beat Naomi Osaka: 7-5, 6-4
  • Petra Kvitova beat Anna Bondar: 7-6 [7], 6-1
  • Martina Trevisan beat Harriet Dart: 6-0, 6-2
  • Qinwen Zheng beat Maryna Zanevska: 6-3, 6-1
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