Result: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga safely through at French Open

Jo Wilfried-Tsonga sails into round three of the French Open by claiming a straight-sets win over Austria's Jurgen Melzer.

Jo Wilfried-Tsonga has eased into the third round of the French Open by claiming a straight-sets win over Jurgen Melzer.

The 13th seed romped through the opening set 6-2 inside half an hour before seeing off the Austrian 6-3 in the second.

The Frenchman, who reached the semi-finals of last year's tournament, then broke his opponent twice in the third to seal the triumph 6-2 6-3 6-4.

Tsonga's reward for defeating Melzer is a third-round clash with either Polish 22nd seed Jerzy Janowicz or Finland's Jarkko Nieminen.

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga returns the ball during the match against Jurgen Melzer in the Monte Carlo Masters on April 18, 2013
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