FIFA President Sepp Blatter questioned the timing of a police raid that led to the arrest of key football officials just two days ahead of Friday’s presidential vote.
There was a shock as the women's third seed Simona Halep lost. But the defending champion Maria Sharapova is safely through to the third round so too the men's second seed Roger Federer.
The arrest of senior members of Fifa is "quite extraordinary”, an expert told RFI Wednesday as two crimininal investigations into corruption within world football's governing body were opened.
Three of the big names in tennis Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams progressed to the second round at the French Open yesterday with straight sets victories.
Organisers of the French Open said they would review procedures after a spectator eluded security guards and accosted the Swiss star Roger Federer as he was leaving centre court.
On opening day at Roland Garros security was a little bit too relaxed for Roger Federer, who was clearly perturbed by a fan's selfie attempt on the centre court.