Tennis

French Open Day Three

Published 1909 GMT (0309 HKT) May 28, 2019
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Naomi Osaka took to center court at the French Open as the top seed at a major for the first time. Clive Mason/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
And it wasn't going her way against 90th-ranked Anna Karolina Schmiedlova. Clive Mason/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
Osaka lost the first set 6-0, so an upset was a possibility. PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
Schmiedlova, who had lost her last nine slam matches, couldn't miss while Osaka struggled. Clive Mason/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
But Osaka turned it around to win in three sets on a wet and windy day in Paris. PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
Also progressing was last year's winner Simona Halep, who needed three sets to beat Ajla Tomljanovic. Clive Mason/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
Jelena Ostapenko, the 2017 winner, fell in straight sets to Victoria Azarenka, hitting 17 double faults. Clive Brunskill/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
Azarenka -- the twice grand slam winner -- next faces Osaka in round two. Clive Brunskill/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
Alexander Zverev, the fifth seed, won three five-set matches last year in Paris. He won another five-setter Tuesday over John Millman. Clive Mason/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images