French Open: Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic reach second round

  • Rafael Nadal sailed through to the second round of the French Open with a straight sets win over 18-year-old Frenchman Quentin Halys.

    The 28-year-old Spaniard, who is seeking his 10th title at Roland Garros, took one hour 50 minutes to overcome the teenager 6-3 6-3 6-4.

    Meanwhile, world number one Novak Djokovic, who is looking to win his first French Open title, defeated Jarkko Nieminen 6-2 7-5 6-2, with the 33-year-old Finnish player putting up a good show in the second set.


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