Fourth-seeded Andy Murray reached the second round of the French Open with a 6-4, 6-1, 6-3 win over French qualifier Eric Prodon.

The Australian Open finalist lost his cool several times during the match, visibly annoyed by his opponent’s drop shots. He’ll next play Simone Bolelli of Italy.

Playing at a major for only the second time, the 124th-ranked Prodon broke back in the ninth game with a backhand drop shot but immediately lost his serve and the set.

Murray then lost only 11 points in the second set and broke Prodon three times in the third.

Murray went through a four-match losing streak after the Australian Open but is enjoying a good clay-court season, reaching the semifinals in Monte Carlo and Rome.

Ivanovic ousted

Former French Open champion Ana Ivanovic lost to Johanna Larsson of Sweden 7-6 (3), 0-6, 6-2 in the first round.

The 20th-seeded Ivanovic has struggled in Grand Slam tournaments since winning the French Open in 2008.

The 64th-ranked Larsson won the match when Ivanovic sent a forehand into the net.

Larsson won only her second match in four Grand Slam appearances.

Sharapova proceeds

Maria Sharapova won her opening match at the French Open by beating Mirjana Lucic of Croatia 6-3, 6-0 on Tuesday.

The seventh-seeded Russian did not allow a break point and took her opponent’s serve five times.

Sharapova is bidding to complete a career Grand Slam after winning Wimbledon in 2004, the U.S. Open in 2006 and the Australian Open in 2008.


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