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Samantha Stosur advances

Updated: May 28, 2013, 6:37 PM ET
Associated Press

PARIS -- Samantha Stosur, the 2010 French Open runner-up, waited 2½ hours to play because of rain, then quickly won her opening match at Roland Garros.

The Australian swept the first nine games Tuesday and drubbed 42-year-old Kimiko Date-Krumm 6-0, 6-2.

Play was delayed at the start on a 55-degree afternoon, and when the rain finally stopped, Stosur was ready. Playing on cozy Court 1, nicknamed "the bullring," Stosur dominated with her strong serve and pinpoint groundstrokes, ...

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