Result: David Ferrer eases through at French Open

David Ferrer celebrates after his win over Florian Mayer in their Australian Open fourth round match on January 19, 2014
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David Ferrer eases into round two of the French Open with a 6-4 6-3 6-1 victory over Dutchman Igor Sijsling.

David Ferrer has eased into the second round of the French Open with a straight-sets victory over Dutchman Igor Sijsling.

The Spanish fifth seed, who lost last year's final to Rafael Nadal, was rarely troubled during the opening two sets as he took them 6-4 6-3.

Ferrer then turned the screw in the third as Sijsling tired, breaking twice before serving it out 6-1 to seal his progress.

The win has seen the 32-year-old extend his head-to-head record against Sijsling to 4-0.

The world number five will now face either Simone Bolelli or Andrea Arnaboldi, who are both from Italy.

Spanish player Rafael Nadal celebrates after winning the men's singles semi-final tennis match against Spanish player Roberto Bautista Agut at the Madrid Masters at the Magic Box (Caja Magica) sports complex in Madrid on May 10, 2014
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3Switzerland Roger Federer7,145
4Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka5,780
5Serbia Novak Djokovic5,325
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7Alexander Zverev4,470
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13Belgium David Goffin2,560
14Spain Roberto Bautista Agut2,425
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