Jankovic advances to second round at French Open

Updated: 31 May 2008 12:35 IST

Jelena Jankovic of Serbia eased into the second round of the French Open on Monday with a 7-6 (7/3), 6-2 victory over Romanian lucky loser Monica Niculescu

Paris:

Third seed Jelena Jankovic of Serbia eased into the second round of the French Open on Monday with a 7-6 (7/3), 6-2 victory over Romanian lucky loser Monica Niculescu.

The 23-year-old, a semi-finalist here last year, took 1hr 32min to see off her 86th-ranked opponent and will next meet either Italy's Tathiana Garbin or New Zealander Marina Erakovic for a place in the third round.

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