French Open Tennis 2012: What First-Round Upsets Mean to the Draw

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French Open Tennis 2012: What First-Round Upsets Mean to the Draw
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Upsets open up a bracket, allowing players to make surprising runs or other seeded players to have an easier path to their ultimate goal.

During the French Open, I am going to take a look at how each of the upsets impacts the rest of the draw and why the seeded player went down. A tournament with a draw of 128 usually produces a few shockers along the day. 

The first round had very few upsets, but one very big shocker. 

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