- Associated Press - Monday, May 23, 2016

PARIS (AP) - A look at Day 2 of the French Open on Monday:

Weather: Rain. High of 59 degrees (15 Celsius).

Schedule: 12 matches were postponed, six were suspended in progress.

Men’s seeded winners: No. 3 Stan Wawrinka, No. 5 Kei Nishikori, No. 8 Milos Raonic, No. 9 Richard Gasquet, No. 16 Gilles Simon, No. 22 Viktor Troicki, No. 23 Jack Sock, No. 27 Ivo Karlovic, No. 30 Jeremy Chardy.

Men’s seeded losers: No. 10 Marin Cilic, No. 33 Steve Johnson.

Women’s seeded winners: No. 2 Agnieszka Radwanska, No. 4 Garbine Muguruza, No. 6 Simona Halep, No. 13 Svetlana Kuznetsova, No. 19 Sloane Stephens, No. 25 Irina-Camelia Begu, No. 30 Barbora Strycova.

Women’s seeded losers: No. 7 Roberta Vinci, No. 16 Sara Errani, No. 17 Karolina Pliskova, No. 32 Jelena Ostapenko.

Stat of the Day: 1. - Main-draw match victories in Grand Slam history by Turkish women, after Cagla Buyukakcay earned the first by beating Aliaksandra Sasnovich of Belarus 5-7, 7-6 (2), 6-2 in the first round.

Quote of the day: “I had my chances.” - Lukas Rosol, who twice led Wawrinka by a set in before losing in five. If Rosol had won, he would have been the first man to beat the defending champion in the French Open’s first round.

On court Tuesday: No. 1 Novak Djokovic vs. Yen-hsun Lu, No. 2 Andy Murray vs. Radek Stepanek (completion of suspended match), No. 4 Rafael Nadal vs. Sam Groth; No. 1 Serena Williams vs. Magdalena Rybarikova, No. 3 Angelique Kerber vs. Kiki Bertens, No. 9 Venus Williams vs. Anett Kontaveit.

Tuesday’s forecast: Partly cloudy. High of 64 degrees (18 Celsius).

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