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French Open Results 2012: Serena Williams Eliminated In 1st-Round Shocker

Serena Williams, ranked the No. 5 seed entering the 2012 French Open, has been eliminated in the first round by little-known No. 115 seed, Virginie Razzano:

Despite having having and impressive 500+ wins and only 100+ losses in her professional career, Williams could not overcome an energetic Razzano, who managed to pluck victory in three sets.


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According to Christopher Clarey of the New York Times, not only was the loss from Williams surprising, the win for Razzano was redeeming:

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