Agnieszka Radwanska wins opening match at French Open

Updated: 27 May 2013 16:42 IST

Radwanska has won two tournament titles this year but is just 2-2 on clay this spring. She has never advanced beyond the fourth round at Roland Garros.

Paris:

Agnieszka Radwanska needed only 57 minutes to win her opening match on Monday at the French Open, beating Shahar Peer 6-1, 6-1.

The No. 4-seeded Radwanska, last year's Wimbledon runner-up, played for the first time since withdrawing before last week's Brussels tournament with a right shoulder injury.

Playing in sunny, mild weather on Court Suzanne Lenglen, Radwanska committed only eight unforced errors.

Radwanska has won two tournament titles this year but is just 2-2 on clay this spring. She has never advanced beyond the fourth round at Roland Garros.

Her sister, Urszula, beat 30th-seeded Venus Williams in the final match Sunday, 7-6 (5), 6-7 (4), 6-4

No. 15 Roberta Vinci won in less than an hour Monday morning, beating Stephanie Foretz Gacon 6-3, 6-0.

Topics : Tennis Roger Federer Mahesh Bhupathi Rafael Nadal Agnieszka Radwanska Bernard Tomic Jie Zheng Shahar Peer Kateryna Bondarenko Novak Djokovic Andy Murray French Open 2013
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