The top three seeds have now been sent packing following the
first-round exit of Chinese Li Na and the second-round elimination
of defending champion and world No.1 Serena Williams of the United
Radwanska's defeat was another boost for 2012 champion and last
year's runner-up Maria Sharapova, who takes on unseeded Argentine
Paula Ormaechea later on court Philippe Chatrier.
Radwanska reached the Australian Open semi-finals in January but
played poorly on the Philippe Chatrier court, causing the world No.
72 few problems.
"This year I've been in a few situations when I did not execute and
this time I wanted to make it right," the Florida-based Tomljanovic
Tomljanovic, 21, unsettled Radwanska with sliced backhands and
opened a 5-1 lead after breaking serve twice. The Pole pulled one
back for 5-3 with a forehand winner but a lob that sailed long
handed Tomljanovic the opening set.
She kept her composure, mixing it up with drop shots to break in the
first game of the second set and holding serve throughout.
Tomljanovic, who had failed to qualify for Roland Garros every year
since 2010, will next meet American teenager Taylor Townsend or
Spanish 14th seed Carla Suarez Navarro.
She ended the contest on the first match point when Radwanska hit
long in yet another unforced error.
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Australian Open champion Li was knocked out in the first round by
France's Kristina Mladenovic and Williams was beaten in the second
round by Garbine Muguruza of Spain.
Later on Friday, Serbian second seed Novak Djokovic plays Croatian
25th seed Marin Cilic on court Suzanne Lenglen and 17-times grand
slam winner Roger Federer, the fourth seed, is up against Russian
(Reporting by Julien Pretot; Editing by Robert Woodward and Ed
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