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Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal advance at French Open

Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal advance at French Open

Novak Djokovic came through an injury scare Thursday and made his way into the third round at the French Open by beating Gilles Muller, 6-1, 6-4, 6-4. The top-ranked Serb slipped near the end of the second set and needed treatment for several minutes on his right groin area. Djokovic, who can complete a career Grand Slam by winning the French Open, soon recovered from the fall and joined nine-time champion Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray in the third round. Serena Williams also had a fright, but she avoided a repeat second-round exit by beating Anna-Lena Friedsam of Germany, 5-7, 6-3, 6-3. Djokovic followed Williams on Court Suzanne Lenglen and fans were treated to some more drama. As...

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