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Nadal into 2nd round; ill American Tiafoe falls

PARIS -- Rafael Nadal made light work of qualifier Yannick Hanfmann on Monday, winning 6-2, 6-1, 6-3 to advance to the second round of the French Open.

The 11-time champion at Roland Garros saved four break points in his first service game on Court Philippe Chatrier but was never troubled again by the 184th-ranked German, who was playing for the first time in the French Open main draw.

Nadal later praised the refurbished showcase court where he won his 11 French titles, calling it "very beautiful.''

Frances Tiafoe, at No.