Maria Sharapova booked her place in the second round at Roland Garros on Monday after a 6-1, 6-2 annihilation of Ksenia Pervak in Paris. Also in the women’s singles, there have been early wins for Flavia Pennetta and Wimbledon finalist Sabine Lisicki. Dominika Cibulkova was also on the winning side. The ninth seed stopped Virginie Razzano 7-5, 6-0.
Later in the day Petra Kvitova was also a winner. The Czech saw off Zarina Diyas 7-5, 6-2 to book her Second Round berth.