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Eighth seed Karolina Pliskova survives scare to reach second round

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PARIS (Agencies): Czech eighth seed Karolina Pliskova survived a first-round scare to advance at the French Open. Pliskova battled from a set and a break down against French wildcard Tessah Andrianjafitrimo, winning 2-6 6-3 6-1.

She is joined in the next round by American Danielle Collins, who recovered from two breaks of serve in the second set to beat Bulgaria’s Viktoriya Tomova 6-0 6-4. Meanwhile, former champion Jelena Ostapenko beat Lucia Bronzetti 6-1 6-4.

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