The Italian tennis player won the 2010 French Open.
Williams will next face either Richel Hogenkamp of the Netherlands or Elise Mertens of Belgium.
"I'm sure she feels the excitement of being at a major and not having the pressure to play and prepare". It's unbelievable. It's something I think very special that just if you love the sport you can do it. "That's how you have to be is greedy". Austrian Thiem, physically one of the hardest workers on tour and who plays as many matches as anyone, reached the final in Barcelona and Madrid, the semifinals in Rome and was a semifinalist in Paris previous year. I think she has a spectacular body, also, to be able to do that.
There is no Serena standing in her way here, but plenty of younger guns are eager for a notable victory. "She is one of a kind", he said. The left-handed Makarova loves to hit flat and is better on faster surfaces, but she has beaten Serena Williams, Venus Williams and Kerber at Grand Slams and has won four of her 11 meetings with the German. She came in sometime during the match. "I knew it was going to be a battle out there". But she knows exactly what it's like out there, and she's had a lot of success here.
The fourth seed will meet Estonias Anett Kontaveit for a place in round three as Schiavone, who turns 37 in June, bid farewell to the tournament for the final time ahead of her retirement at the end of the year.
Venus hopes to make the third round of the French Open for just the second time since 2011.
- Women's second seed Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic beat China's Saisai Zheng 7-5 6-2 in the first round.
Seeded players to fall were American 19th-seed CoCo Vandeweghe to Magdalena Rybarikova and her countrywoman Lauren Davis (25th) to Carina Witthoeft.
Muguruza called you a legend and she said she couldn't ever imagine playing for so long on the tour with all her injuries and all of that stuff. I got home at 1 a.m., it was hard to sleep.
Back on Court Philippe Chatrier to resume his first-round match against Renzo Olivo, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga could not overturn the deficit at the French Open.
"I just tried to play every point as it was the last", said Olivo, who handed Tsonga his second first-round defeat at Roland Garros.
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Makarova broke Kerber's serve twice in the opening set and did so again in the second, racing into a 3-0 lead. The two-time Wimbledon champion recorded some good numbers on her first outing since November. "But I didn't.
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