Wozniacki falls despite first-set bagel

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Wozniacki falls despite first-set bagel

Caroline Wozniacki threw away a commanding lead to bow out in the French Open first round to Veronika Kudermetova. The 13th seed bagelled her opponent in a 34-minute opening set, but somehow contrived to lose 0-6 6-3 6-3. Kudermetova had a heavily-strapped right shoulder and required eye drops on changeovers, but still managed to sneak across the line for her first win at a Grand Slam. The 22-year-old becomes the second Russian to cause a big shock in the opening week after compatriot Anastasia Potapova beat Angelique Kerber on Sunday.