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Surprise: Venus Williams survives first round of Roland Garros is not

The first surprise on the 111th edition of the women’s tournament of Roland-Garros, is a fact. The American Venus Williams (WTA-9) there is Sunday not succeeded in the second round of the grand slam tournament to reach. In her opening match was the former number one in two sets down against the Chinese Wang Qiang (WTA-91).

The competition at the Court Suzanne-Lenglen lasted 1 hour and 40 minutes. The 26-year-old Wang took the match 6-4 and 7-5 after a solid match. The eleven-year-old Williams made too many unforced errors to claim the victory. Also last year looked at both players the other at the Porte d’auteuil in the first round in the eyes. When won Venus easily.

Williams is doing on the Parisian clay for a number of years not more for the prices. It’s been 2006 since the U.s. the quarter-finals reached. In 2002, played Williams her only final at Roland-Garros. She lost her younger sister Serena.

The 21st participation at Roland-Garros is Venus Williams still not on. As usual, take the heptadic grandslamwinnares at the side of her sister, Serena also participated in the doubles. Wang takes it in the second round against Croatian Petra Martic (WTA-34), which the Chinese Wang Yafan (WTA-80) off.

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