After the shock of Serena Williams exiting Roland Garros on Wednesday the top seeds were playing it safe on Thursday. Fifth seed Petra Kvitova defeated Marina Erakovic 6-4, 6-4 to set up a third round showdown against former champion Svetlana Kuznetsova. Italian tenth seed Sara Errani was also a winner in Paris.
Errani saw off Dinah Pfizenmaier 6-2, 6-4 to book a third round meeting against Julia Glushko of Israel. Former world number one Jelena Jankovic was also a second round winner after seeing off Kurumi Nara 7-5, 6-0. Jankovic will next face Romania’s Sorana Cirstea. The likes of Simona Halep and Ana Ivanovic are still to complete their second round outings in Paris.