Muguruza wins battle of former French Open champions

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Paris (AFP)

Third seed and 2016 champion Garbine Muguruza defeated 2009 winner Svetlana Kuznetsova 7-6 (7/0), 6-2 to reach the French Open second round on Monday.

Spain's Muguruza next faces French wildcard Fiona Ferro, ranked 257, for a place in the last 32.