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French Open Results 2012: Murray Advances Despite Back Spasms, Isner Eliminated In Another Long One

The 2012 French Open continues on as the second round of singles matches draw to a close in Paris.

No. 4 seed Andy Murray, the 25-year-old, highly-touted Brit, suffered back spasms in his first set against No. 47 Jarkko Nieminen, but still found the fortitude to beat Nieminen in four sets. Meanwhile, 21-year-old standout, No. 9 Caroline Wozniacki, has once again advanced to the third round after beating No. 70 Australian Jarmila Gajdosova.


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The last American has been eliminate from the Roland-Garros men's singles competition as No. 11 John Isner lost to No. 261 Paul-Henri Mathieu in yet another grueling marathon match. Isner previously set the tennis world record for longest tennis match when he defeated Nicalos Mahut in an 11-hour match in Wimbeldon.

Head over to SI's French Open scoreboard for complete results from today's action.

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