Gonzalez ousts Safin to advance at French Open
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Gonzalez ousts Safin to advance at French Open

The Chilean ninth seed came through 6-3, 1-6, 6-3, 6-1 winner over the Russian to advance to the second round.

india Updated: May 31, 2006 11:20 IST
Agence France-Presse
Agence France-Presse
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Chilean ninth seed Fernando Gonzalez ousted Russian Marat Safin to advance to the second round of the French Open on Tuesday.

Gonzalez came through 6-3, 1-6, 6-3, 6-1 winner over the former Australian and US Open champion to set up a meeting with Serbian teenager Novak Djokovic for a place in the third round.

First Published: May 31, 2006 11:20 IST