French Open: Capriati, Clijsters, Williams all through

Women’s 3rd rd:

Nadia Petrova (Rus) bt Marissa Irvin (USA) 6-1 6-1,

(7) Jennifer Capriati (USA) bt Julia Vakulenko (Ukr) 6-1 6-2,

(2) Kim Clijsters (Bel) bt (30) Paola Suarez (Arg) 6-2 6-1

(22) Vera Zvonareva (Rus) bt Maria Antonia Sanchez-Lorenzo (Spa) 6-3 6-4,

(3) Venus Williams (USA) bt (26) Silvia Farina Elia (Ita) 6-1 6-2

Men’s Doubles 2nd rd:

Devin Bowen (USA) & Ashley Fisher (Aus) bt (14) Frantisek Cermak (Cze) & Leos Friedl (Cze) 6-4 6-4

(6) Michael Llodra (Fra) & Fabrice Santoro (Fra) bt Raemon Sluiter (Ned) & Martin Verkerk (Ned) 6-2 6-3

(2) Mahesh Bhupathi (Ind) & Max Mirnyi (Blr) bt Thierry Ascione (Fra) & Julien Varlet (Fra) 6-3 6-4;

Women’s Doubles 2nd rd:

(4) Cara Black (Zim) & Elena Likhovtseva (Rus) bt Teryn Ashley (USA) & Abigail Spears (USA) 6-4 6-4,

Iva Majoli (Cro) & Iroda Tulyaganova (Uzb) bt (13) Tina Krizan (Slo) & Katarina Srebotnik (Slo) 7-6 (9-7) 6-2

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