Novak Djokovic wins first match with Andre Agassi as coach

Novak Djokovic wins first match with Andre Agassi as coach

"That's one of the things I felt like I needed is new inspiration, someone that knows exactly what I'm going through, on the court, off the court".

On the women's side, Serena Williams will be out due to her pregnancy.

Djokovic, who lost his No. 1 ranking to Murray a year ago, has hired Agassi as part of his bid to win Roland-Garros and become the first man in the Open era to win each of the four majors twice.

233 - Novak Djokovic (229) will bid to pass Jimmy Connors (233) on the all-time Grand Slam win list. "He's someone that inspires me a lot".

The Spaniard, who is bidding for a 10th French Open title, will take on Netherlands' Robin Haase for a place in the third round. But it was his exit from last year's tournament, because of injury, that really fuelled the fear that Nadal had won his last major honour. Murray is 16-7 with one title; Kerber is 19-10 with no titles and an 0-7 record against top-20 players.

Which woman will step up?

Fans at Court Philippe Chatrier whistled and jeered when it was announced that play was being halted after the players had a lengthy discussion with a tournament official about whether to continue.

New Barcelona manager: Ernesto Valverde confirmed as Luis Enrique replacement
The coach also coached Greek club, Olympiacos in two successful spells leading the Greek side to three league titles and two cups. Luis Enrique is on his way out of Barcelona , but the manager and former player insists there is only "total joy" as he departs.

Karolina Pliskova didn't enjoy a fruitful clay-court swing but the Czech is - unlike some of her seeded colleagues - healthy and the second-seed dispatched China's Zheng Saisai 7-5 6-2. Roger Federer misses out injured, but Rafa Nadal, Andy Murray and defending champ Stan Wawrinka are all here.

Epa05995473 A ballboy holds an umbrella during a break of the match Angelique Kerber of Germany against Ekaterina Makarova of Russian Federation during their women?s 1st round single match during the French Open tennis tournament at Roland Garros in Paris, France, 28 May 2017. "Now it's just a cough", said the 30-year-old British star who thinks he caught a bug training in the wet and cold of London earlier this month.

Former champion Svetlana Kuznetsova has beaten Christina McHale of the United States in straight sets to reach the second round of the French Open. She will also be the youngest player in the French since Alize Cornet in 2005.

Jack Sock went to the island of Mallorca ahead of the French Open, planning to train with Rafael Nadal. An entire day of play was washed out, the first time that happened at the event in 16 years, and other weather-related decisions by tournament officials drew criticism from players.

However, the Serbian faces a tougher task this year as he faces the possibility of a matchup with 9-time champion Rafael Nadal in the semifinal.

Defending champion Garbine Muguruza of Spain is through to the second round at the French Open with a 6-2, 6-4 win over Italian Francesca Schiavone.

10 - This year is the 10th year of equal prize money for men and women at Roland Garros.

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