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Murray handed awkward French Open draw

May 22, 2009

French Open third seed Andy Murray has been given a really tough first round opponent in Argentina’s Juan Ignacio Chela.

Just a couple of years ago Chela would have been the favourite to win on Roland Garros’s clay.

Women’s top seed Dinara Safina has drawn Britain’s Anne Keothavong, who became the first British woman in 26 years to reach the semi-finals of a clay-court tournament in Warsaw this week.

The French Open starts on Sunday. Here’s a link to the full draw.

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