On Monday, 3-time champion Serena Williams is back on the main stage where she'll face Russian Vitalia Diatchenko. The American is chasing a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles title. I really don't know how far I can go in this event, and I am very happy with my first round.
"I tried to roll out my usual game". So also for the fans, it's gonna be quite a change but I am very excited and super happy to be here. Even today, I was playing against her and thinking, you know, I'm not sure I will be here playing at that age.
"I was able to practice the last few days really good, but it was not really a long clay court preparation with everything", Kerber said after her fifth first-round exit in Paris.
The only Indian in the singles draw of French Open 2019, Prajnesh Gunneswaran lost 1-6, 3-6, 1-6 to Hugo Dellien from Bolivia.
Holder Rafael Nadal saved four break points in a scrappy opening game against Yannick Hanfmann, before blasting past the German 6-2 6-1 6-3 in a winning start to his hunt for a 12th title at Roland Garros.
The Swiss third seed used one hour and 41 minutes to overcome Sonego 6-2, 6-4, 6-4 through 36 winners, setting up a second round encounter with Germany's Oscar Otte.
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Meanwhile, Federer appeared delighted to make his return to a tournament he won a decade ago, completing a career Grand Slam, but sat out each of the past three years.
Roger Federer made a stylish comeback to the French Open after a three-year hiatus as the revamped, widely-acclaimed Roland Garros burst into life on Sunday.
Also Sunday, sixth-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas, who beat Federer at the Australian Open, plays Maximilian Marterer.
Situated within a botanical garden at the East end of Roland Garros, the court is cocooned by greenhouses featuring rare tropical plants.
But now ranked 52, and the oldest woman in the draw-Williams will turn 39 next month-she had picked up a tough draw that brought No9 seed Elina Svitolina to court.
He said: "I am very satisfied".