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Serena may be one to beat at French Open

Updated: May 29, 2013, 4:00 PM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | espnW.com

Serena Williams does not ordinarily require luck on the tennis court, but when it comes to the red clay of Roland Garros, she will take every break she can get. Friday's release of the French Open draw appears to be the first big one.

The top-seeded Williams, who counts among her 15 Grand Slam titles just one French 11 years ago, will avoid defending champion and second-seeded Maria Sharapova and third-seeded Victoria Azarenka until the finals.

There is no definitive reason to favor ...

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