Andy Roddick Ousted At French Open

May 27, 2012 Updated: October 1, 2015
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Roddick's loss is his 10th in 17 matches in 2012. (Patrick Kovarik/AFP/GettyImages)

American Andy Roddick was ousted in the first round of the French Open Sunday 6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 6-2 by 89th-ranked Nicolas Mahut.

The 29-year-old Roddick, ranked 33rd in the world, is now 7-10 this season and has lost two of his three Grand Slam matches in 2012.

The French-born Mahut converted all seven of his break-point opportunities while Roddick was able to convert just three of his ten break-point chances. In the first set alone, Roddick was unable to convert any of his five opportunities while Mahut capitalized on his lone chance to win the set.

The 30-year-old Mahut hit 42 winners on the day to Roddick’s 26 and served up 13 aces to Roddick’s 8.

With the loss, the French Open remains the only Grand Slam event in which Roddick has failed to advance to at least the quarterfinals.

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