Djokovic, second seed comprehensive his success streak to 40 matches with 6-2 6- 1 6-3 discharge of Dutchman Thiemo de Bakker as defending champion Schiavone raced previous American Melanie Oudin 6-2 6-0.
Roger Federer, third seed was by now exercising on court Philippe Chatrier for his first-round competition against Felicano Lopez of Spain.
Victorious this year, Djokovic, had by now created light work of the brilliant De Bakker, peppering the court with forehand champions and joining his game with cunning shot drops.
Features a possibility third-round encounter with 2009 US Open champion Juan Martin del Potro, the Serbian, who has beaten five times Rafael Nadal a French Open champion double on clay this season.
The Argentine, who has been getting better from a tattered hip muscle, improved from a trembling start to down Croatian Ivo Karlovic 6-7- 3 7-5 6-4.
The Italian required presently above an hour to send off world number 88 Oudin rapidly discovering her furrow after surrendering an early break.
The 30-year-old said, “I’m still shaking a little bit. A lot of adrenaline. I felt really happy to be there.”
Vera Zvonareva of Russia raise a firm presentation to hit Lourdes Dominguez Lino of Spain 6-3 6-3.
Caroline Wozniacki, world number one starts her offer for a first grand slam designation when the Dane faces Kimiko Date Krumm of Japan on Court One.
Date Krumm 40 years old reasoned a mix previous year at Roland Garros when she made unconscious ex-world number one Dinara Safina.
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