French Open tennis in Paris
Recently-retired Frenchman Fabrice Santoro receives an award for his 20 years of competing in the French Open at Roland Garros in Paris on June 1, 2009. (UPI Photo/ David Silpa)
Fifth-seeded Frenchman Fabrice Santoro and sixth-seeded German Benjamin Becker were first-round losers Tuesday at the Open de Moselle.
Former champion Robby Ginepri and 2008 runner-up Prakash Amritraj were opening round winners Monday at the Hall of Fame Championships in Newport, R.I.
Russian Dmitry Tursunov and American Sam Querrey were among Monday's first-round men's winners at the Aegon International tennis tournament.
Second-seeded Frenchman Gilles Simon struggled but won and unseeded countryman Arnaud Clement upset Marat Safin in Tuesday's opening round of the Open 13.
Frenchman Fabrice Santoro and American Vince Spadea scored straight-set wins Friday to reach the semifinals in the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships.
Former champion Ivan Ljubicic was among Tuesday's first-round winners at the Lyon Tennis Grand Prix.
Nicolas Kiefer of Germany finished off third-seeded Frenchman Paul-Henri Mathieu during Tuesday's first-round action at the Kingfisher Airlines Tennis Open.
Second-seeded Croat Ivan Ljubicic came from behind Monday to beat Frenchman Gael Monfils 3-6, 6-3, 6-0 in the men's section of the Ordina Open.
Richard Gasquet and Marcos Baghdatis were among Thursday's winners at the Open 13 Tennis Tournament at Marseilles, France.
Russian Mikhail Youzhny and former Australian Open champion Thomas Johansson of Sweden were among Tuesday's first-round winners at the Zagreb Indoors.