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Serena Williams, Roger Federer advance at French Open

Serena_300 The top-ranked men's and women's tennis players each advanced into the second round of the French Open in Paris on Monday.

Roger Federer was miffed by a line call in his opening set but had little else to complain about in his 6-4, 6-1, 6-2 victory over Peter Luczak of Australia. Federer committed only 11 unforced errors, lost just 14 of 64 points on his serve and faced only one break point.

Serena Williams battled hard to win the first set before claiming a 7-6 (2), 6-2 victory over Stefanie Voegele. Williams notched three of her 10 aces during the tiebreaker.

In other men's results, Slovakia's Lukas Lacko beat American qualifier Michael Yani 4-6, 7-6 (5), 7-6 (4), 6-7 (5), 12-10, tying the record for the most games in a match at Roland Garros since tiebreakers were introduced in 1973.

In other women's results, Melanie Oudin of the U.S. fell to Anabel Medina Garrigues of Spain, 7-5, 6-2.

-- Chuck Schilken

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Photo: Serena Williams takes on Stefanie Voegele on Monday. Credit: Matthias Hauer / GEPA via US Presswire

 
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