David Ferrer pleased with consistent display at French Open

David Ferrer in action against Tomas Berdych during the quarter finals of the Paris Masters on November 1, 2013
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David Ferrer admits that he was pleased with his consistency during Tuesday's win over Igor Sijsling at the French Open.

David Ferrer has admitted that he was pleased with his consistent performance during Tuesday's win over Igor Sijsling at the French Open.

The fifth seed booked his place in the second round at Roland Garros courtesy of a 6-4 6-3 6-1 victory over the Dutch world number 55.

"It is nice coming back again to Roland Garros and playing on Philippe Chatrier," the Spaniard told reporters. "It was a bit windy on the court, so it was a bit difficult to hit the balls correctly, but I am happy, because I was focused [throughout] the whole match and very consistent, which is the most important thing."

Ferrer, who was beaten by Rafael Nadal in last year's final, will now face Italy's Simone Bolelli.

David Ferrer celebrates after his win over Florian Mayer in their Australian Open fourth round match on January 19, 2014
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1Scotland flag Andy Murray7,750
2Spain Rafael Nadal7,555
3Switzerland Roger Federer7,145
4Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka5,780
5Serbia Novak Djokovic5,325
6Croatia Marin Cilic5,155
7Alexander Zverev4,470
8Austria Dominic Thiem4,030
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10Canada Milos Raonic3,230
11Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov3,070
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13Belgium David Goffin2,560
14Spain Roberto Bautista Agut2,425
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