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Efficient effort from Jack Sock

Nebraskan needs only five games to advance to second round in French Open

Updated: May 27, 2014, 6:01 PM ET
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

PARIS -- On Monday, Facundo Bagnis needed 65 games to advance to the second round. A day later, Jack Sock accomplished the feat in a mere five games, thanks to a retirement by No. 21 seed Nicolas Almagro, who has struggled with a left foot injury in recent weeks.

Two weeks ago in Rome, the 21-year-old Nebraskan was serving for the qualifying match that would deliver him into the main draw ... and lost.

Hey, life isn't always unfair.

"Fortunate, obviously, to move to the next ...

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