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Federer and Wawrinka win in Paris

Swiss tennis players Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka have both moved into the second round of the French Open.

Third-seeded Federer, who won the tournament at Roland Garros in 2009 to complete a career Grand Slam, beat Feliciano Lopez of Spain 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 on Monday. He now faces Frenchman Maxime Teixeira, ranked 181 in the world.

Stanislas Wawrinka, seeded 14, beat local player Augustin Gensse 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 on Sunday.

"I expected, like every year, the first match not to be too easy," said Wawrinka. "I was a bit slow. I took some time before I got into the match. In the first round it's never so easy."

The third and final Swiss player in the French capital, Patty Schnyder, is in action on Tuesday. and agencies


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