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  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

In action on day three of the French Open from Roland Garros, on the men's side, Spaniards Rafael Nadal, Fernando Verdasco and David Ferrer all easily moved on, each winning their respective matches in straight sets. Austrailian Lleyton Hewitt also won in straight sets. Argentine and 26th seeded Juan Monaco fell 7-6 (8/6), 3-6, 7-5, 6-3 to Slovenian qualifier Grega Zemlja. American Sam Querrey, lost in straight sets to his fellow countryman, Robby Ginepri. Sixth-ranked Andy Roddick needed five sets to defeat Jarkko Nieminen to move on to the second round.

On the women's side, Justine Henin returned to Roland Garros with a straight set win over Tsvetana Pironkova. Tenth-seeded Dinara Safina was defeated by Japan's Kimiko Date Krumm 3-6, 6-4, 7-5. Kimiko Dae Krumm, who is 39-years-old, moves on to the next round and will face Australian wild card entry Jarmila Groth.

First Round
Rafael Nadal (2) def. Gianni Mina 6-2, 6-2, 6-2
Andy Roddick (6) def. Jarkko Nieminen 6-2, 4-6, 4-6, 7-6 (7-4), 6-3
Fernando Verdasco (7) def. Igor Kunitsyn 6-4, 6-2, 6-2
David Ferrer (9) def. David Guez 6-1, 6-3, 6-1
Juan Carlos Ferrero (16) def. Pablo Cuevas 6-4, 6-3, 6-1

Robby Ginepri def. Sam Querrey (18) 4-6, 7-6 (7-3), 6-4, 6-2
Jurgen Melzer (22) def. Dudi Sela 7-5, 6-2, 6-4
Grega Zemlja def. Juan Monaco (26) 7-6 (8-6), 3-6, 7-5, 6-3
Lleyton Hewitt (28) def. Jeremy Chardy 7-5, 6-0, 6-4
Philipp Kohlschreiber (30) def. Karol Beck 7-6 (9-7), 6-1, 6-1

Andreas Seppi def. Santiago Ventura 7-5, 6-4, 7-5
Teimuraz Gabashvili def. Daniel Koellerer 6-2, 6-2, 6-1
Florent Serra def. Michael Russell 6-4, 6-0, 6-1
Xavier Malisse vs. Simon Greul 6-4, 7-6 (9-7), 1-1
Potito Starace def. Illya Marchenko 6-7 (5-7), 6-1, 6-3, 6-3

Denis Istomin def. Benjamin Becker 7-5, 7-5, 6-3
Horacio Zeballos def. Martin Fischer 7-6 (8-6), 6-7 (8-10), 1-6, 6-4, 8-6
Nicolas Mahut def. Mischa Zverev 6-1, 6-2, 6-4
Blaz Kavcic def. Eduardo Schwank 3-6, 6-3, 7-5, 4-0 retired
Pere Riba-Madrid def. Marc Gicquel 6-3, 6-2, 7-6 (7-5)

First Round
Kimiko Date Krumm def. Dinara Safina (9) 3-6, 6-4, 7-5
Maria Sharapova (12) def. Ksenia Pervak 6-3, 6-2
Marion Bartoli (13) def. Maria Camerin 6-2, 6-3
Yanina Wickmayer (16) def. Sandra Zahlavova 6-1, 6-1
Shahar Peer (18) def. Nuria Llagostera Vives 6-1, 6-4

Vera Zvonareva (21) def. Alberta Brianti 6-3, 6-1
Justine Henin (22) def. Tsvetana Pironkova 6-4, 6-3
Daniela Hantuchova (23) def. Tamarine Tanasugarn 6-1, 6-1
Jie Zheng (25) def. Ekaterina Bychkova 7-5, 6-4
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (29) def. Alize Cornet 6-4, 6-2

Olga Govortsova def. Carla Suarez Navarro 7-6 (11-9), 6-1
Sybille Bammer def. Mariana Duque Marino 6-0, 6-1
Olivia Sanchez def. Shenay Perry 7-6 (7-4), 6-0
Jarmila Groth def. Yung-Jan Chan 6-2, 6-3
Klara Zakopalova def. Katarina Srebotnik 7-6 (7-3), 4-6, 6-2

Kirsten Flipkens def. Ayumi Morita 6-1, 6-4
Anastasia Rodionova def. Ekaterina Makarova 6-3, 6-2
Bethanie Mattek-Sands def. Vania King 6-2, 6-2
Jill Craybas def. Katie O'Brien 6-0, 4-6, 6-2
Anastasia Pivovarova def. Ioana Raluca Olaru 6-4, 6-3

A look ahead to day four ...

Federer, Murray, Tsonga, Cilic, Soderling, Monfils, Bagdhatis and Isner are all in action on the men's side.
Two matches to keep an eye on feature Robin Soderling fas he faces American Taylor Dent, and Andy Murray's French Open will continue to be a rough road as he takes on tough the Argentine, Juan Ignacio Chela. The top-seeded women scheduled to take to the courts on day four at Roland Garros include Venus Williams, Caroline Wozniacki, Elena Dementieva and Svetlana Kuznetsova.