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Aimee Lewis

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  1. Post update

    Three Britons are through to the second round of the French Open on a thrilling second day at the French Open. Tough opponents await Heather Watson and Kyle Edmund in the form of Sloane Stephens and Nick Kyrgios respectively.

    That's it from us for today but there will be more live text coverage on Tuesday when defending champion Rafael Nadal takes on Frenchman Quentin Halys. Bye for now.

  2. Post update

    Kyle Edmund (left) shakes hands with Stephane Robert

    "I'm just very pleased to win that," says Kyle Edmund on ITV. "I went out there and from the start in the fifth I got two breaks on his serve and really went in front and tried to finish as quickly as possible."

    On his next opponent Nick Kyrgios, he says: "I'm excited. He's an extremely good player, done well recently and has got a big serve. I'm going to work out a game plan and look at what I can do better."

  3. Post update

    A magnificent effort from Kyle Edmund who held firm before a partisan crowd and a mercurial opponent.

    The Briton won 63% of points on the first serve and 47% on the second but it was during break points he was superior to Stephane Robert. The Briton converted nine of his 15 break points, proving more composed than his opponent when it mattered.

  4. Post update

    Whoops and cheers from the spectators on Court Seven as both men leave the court. Kyle Edmund applauds and politely waits for the Frenchman to pack up before departing.

  5. Post update

    Philip Studd

    BBC Radio 5 live sports extra commentator

    "There were plenty of errors but some fine rallies and winners. This is another progression in Kyle Edmund's career to get that monkey off his back and get that first main draw win."

  6. Game, set and match

    Edmund 2-6 6-4 6-3 5-7 6-2 Robert

    Kyle Edmund

    Should Kyle Edmund win this match it would not only be his first victory at a Grand Slam but he will also enter the Top 100 for the first time in his career. The Briton shaking his left leg, hoping to get rid of the tiredness in his limbs after a testing five sets.

    Robert intent on ruining Edmund's party - earning two break points against a Briton who is now having to stretch his leg in a bid to stave off what could be cramp.

    Edmund, though, drags himself to deuce and fortune favours him as Robert's forehand clips the net and falls back onto the Frenchman's side. One more point - and the 20-year-old gets it thanks to a faulty Robert backhand.

  7. *Edmund 2-6 6-4 6-3 5-7 5-2 Robert

    Edmund breaks

    Just when we were starting to wonder whether Kyle Edmund would be able to end this match this evening, the Briton earns a break point against Robert and whacks a forehand winner down the line to all-but end Robert's hopes of a comeback. A first major victory approaches...

  8. Play well from the start - Murray

    Andy Murray

    Andy Murray was happy to come through his first-round match against Facundo Arguello 6-3 6-3 6-1 in just one hour and 45 minutes.

    "The number one goal is to get through. That's the most important thing," he said. "But if you can play well too, that builds confidence for later in the event.

    "If you get dragged into five-set matches or long four-set matches because you're not playing that well, that can have consequences.

    "You can get tired later in the tournament if that happens. So ideally you want to win as best you can and hopefully play well from the beginning."

  9. Edmund 2-6 6-4 6-3 5-7 4-2 Robert*

    Robert breaks

    A beautiful lob the pick of the bunch from Robert as he ekes a 0-30 lead against a ruffled Kyle Edmund. A drop shot then drags Edmund to the net and the Briton can't move his feet in unison. Three break back points Robert. Edmund saves one... but balloons a backhand long on the next point. Robert lives on.

  10. Edmund 2-6 6-4 6-3 5-7 4-1 Robert

    At 30-30, Kyle Edmund could tap the final nail in Stephane Robert's coffin but the young Briton is undone by a Robert backhand. The Parisians applaud the veteran Frenchman, but it's a long way back for him.

  11. Edmund 2-6 6-4 6-3 5-7 4-0 Robert*

    Kyle Edmund's forehand is a mighty weapon in his armoury and it's the forehand which overpowers Stephane Robert. The Frenchman looking every bit his 35 years, slow of foot on the baseline, groaning as he fails to respond to another mammoth Edmund forehand. The Briton taking a giant stride towards the second round.

  12. *Edmund 2-6 6-4 6-3 5-7 3-0 Robert

    Edmund breaks

    Two break points Kyle Edmund... Stephane Robert on the ropes... the crowd are quiet... The Briton scoops a backhand into the tramlines to mess up one - but he still as another break point in the bag. What can he do? Drill a thunderous forehand winner in reply to a weak Robert second serve. The crowd's cheers have been dimmed. They think their man's hopes are over.

  13. Edmund 2-6 6-4 6-3 5-7 2-0 Robert*

    Edmund saves a break point but he can rely on his big serve to consolidate his break. The Briton on course for his first victory at a Grand Slam and the 20-year-old playing the sort of tennis which belies his experience.

  14. Edmund 2-6 6-4 6-3 5-7 1-0 Robert

    Edmund breaks

    Kyle Edmund isn't too bothered by the partisan crowd's boisterous ways, it seems. The 20-year-old wins the first game and casually strides towards his chair to sip some liquid during the changeover. Cool.

  15. Post update

    Piers Newbery

    BBC Sport at Roland Garros

    "After Denisa Allertova finally sees off Jo Konta, there is just one match still in progress at Roland Garros as the local time approaches 9pm. All the noise has been coming from Court Seven, slap bang in the middle of the site, with the home crowd willing on veteran Stephane Robert against 20-year-old Kyle Edmund. Robert levels it up at two sets all and there might not be enough light to finish this one tonight. Edmund gets roundly booed as he returns from a 'comfort break' - this match has been a character building experience for him, whatever the result."

  16. Post update

    Spectators boo Kyle Edmund as he returns to the court after a toilet break. How will the young Briton fare against a hostile crowd and an inspired opponent? We will soon find out.

  17. Game, set and match

    Konta loses to Allertova

    And that's it for Jo Konta. The Briton loses 7-6 (19-17) 4-6 6-2 to Denisa Allertova. The pair were on court for two hours and 36 minutes, which is longer than Kyle Edmund and Stephane Robert who are into a fifth set.

  18. Edmund's match into a fifth

    Edmund 2-6 6-4 6-3 5-7 Robert

    Kyle Edmund

    One day this match will end but it won't be anytime soon. Kyle Edmund drills a backhand long which means his match with Stephane Robert goes to a fifth. The crowd are purring, as are Robert's groundstrokes.

  19. Konta still trailing Allertova

    Jo Konta looks to be heading for first-round heartache. The Briton trails Denise Allertova 4-2 in the deciding set and the Czech has break point in the seventh game. She secures it for a 5-2 lead. Game over? Probably.

  20. Edmund levels in fourth

    Every point Stephane Robert wins is enthusiastically cheered. "Allez!" they sing. Britain's Kyle Edmund holding his nerve, though, a serve-volley sees off his opponent and we're 5-5 in the fourth. Two hours and 17 minutes have ticked by and there's plenty of more minutes left in this one, you feel. Tie-break anyone?

  21. Edmund staying alive in fourth

    There crowd are jubilant on Court Seven because their man, Stephane Robert, has just held for a 5-4 lead in the fourth set. Kyle Edmund did seem down and out at the beginning of the set, but he's fought back to ensure the set is with serve.

  22. Konta slips behind

    Jo Konta

    Jo Konta has been broken in the third set by Denise Allertova. The Briton trails 3-1 in the decider, with the Czech surely now favourite to proceed.

  23. Underarm or overarm?

    For those of you who missed the story, French player Virginie Razzano stunned the crowd on the Suzanne Lenglen earlier by attempting to serve out for victory with an underarm serve.

    The wildcard entry missed with the underarm second serve to concede a double fault against Paraguayan qualifier Veronica Cepede Royg.

    But she still managed to complete a 2-6 6-4 6-2 victory, saying: "I wasn't feeling that great today. I'm sorry, I spooned the ball over. That's the baggage that I carry."

  24. Edmund battling against Robert

    Over on Court Seven, Kyle Edmund is refusing to wilt against home favourite Stephane Robert. The Briton was 2-0 down in the fourth set, but the 20-year-old has battled back and the set is now on serve. Perhaps this match won't need a fifth set after all.

  25. Stephens sets up Watson clash

    Slone Stephens has beaten Venus Williams 7-6 (7-5) 6-1 which means the young American will face Britain's Heather Watson in the second round. How exciting.

  26. Game and second set

    Konta wins second set

    Piers Newbery

    BBC Sport at Roland Garros

    "Jo Konta is putting in some effort out on Court Five, levelling at 6-7 6-4 against the higher-ranked Denisa Allertova. After eight set points went begging in the first, although only maybe two of them were real chances, the British number two sees a ninth slip by in the second set. She keeps a good length on her groundstrokes though, and Allertova offers up yet another set point - and this time the Czech double faults! Cue a huge scream from Konta, probably as much relief as delight."

  27. Leconte putting on a brave face

    Henri leconte

    What's happened to Henri Leconte? We're not too sure but the Frenchman needed some ice on his ankle in the treatment room. "I didn't know that commentating is so DANGEROUS," tweets Sergiy Stakhovsky.

  28. Konta battling in second set

    How is Jo Konta getting on? The second set is with serve at 5-4, although the Briton has just squandered a break point against Denisa Allertova. Konta has won just one of seven break point opportunities in her match which could be telling come the end of the match.

  29. Kvitova rocking it

    Petra Kvitova

    How do tennis players prepare for a Grand Slam? They put on a pair of blue jeans, grab and acoustic guitar and pretend to be Bob Dylan. "Getting ready for tomorrow in a special way," tweets Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova.

  30. Game and third set

    Edmund 2-6 6-4 6-3 Robert

    Hello there! There was a moment in the eighth game of the third set when some of the crowd were on their feet, revelling in Stephane Robert's shot-making. But Kyle Edmund has gravel in his guts and saw off the danger to break and he's now served out the set. The Briton a set away from the second round.

  31. Edmund 2-6 6-4 4-3 Robert*

    Robert breaks Edmund

    Kyle Edmund was 4-2 up in the third set against Stephane Robert, but the Frenchman has just broken the 20-year-old Briton to put the third set back on serve.

  32. Post update

    Piers Newbery

    BBC Sport at Roland Garros

    British number ones Andy Murray and Heather Watson are safely through, all eyes are now on whether Jo Konta and Kyle Edmund can join them. "I don't think I'm on a par with Andy yet," says Watson. "But I think it's great, especially having so many Brits in the draw. It's just brilliant for British tennis. Hopefully it just keeps getting better and there are more Brits in the draw and we can help push each other along."

  33. Murray's potential route to final

    Andy Murray is now unbeaten in 11 games on clay and is through to the second round but who will he need to beat to win this thing? Well, we've come up with a potential route to the final. You're welcome.

    Round two: Vasek Pospisil (Canada, ranking 51)

    Round three: Nick Kyrgios (Australia, seeding 29)

    Round four: John Isner (US, seeding 16)

    Quarter-final: David Ferrer (Spain, seeding 7)

    Semi-final: Novak Djokovic (Serbia, seeding 1) / Rafael Nadal (Spain, seeding 6)

    Final: Roger Federer (Switzerland, seeding 2)

  34. Marriage or clay?

    Asked whether it was more difficult to get Kim Sears to marry him than win two titles on clay, Murray smiles. "She'd put up with me for nine-and-a-half years so it was probably about time I proposed and I'm glad she said yes. My tennis since we got married has been good and I hope I can keep that up."

  35. Murray admits to nerves

    "I was nervous today," says Andy Murray. "Always the first round of the major competitions are tough and it was quite windy and difficult conditions at the start. I was a little bit nervous at the start but I like that, it shows that you care and want to do well."

  36. Game, set and match

    Murray 6-3 6-3 6-1 Arguello

    Three match points for Murray and the crowd are whistling their approval. Arguello pounces on a tame Murray overhead but he only delays the inevitable. The Argentine balloons a forehand and Murray is through to the second round.

    Andy Murray
  37. *Murray 6-3 6-3 5-1 Arguello

    Murray breaks

    At 0-15, Arguello is controlling Murray from the baseline, sending him to the wings and then dragging him towards the net with a peachy drop-shot. Not even a man of Murray's powers can get to that one so to 15-15 we go. Arguello fighting once more, easing 40-15 ahead, but Murray hauls him to deuce and the Argentine must prepare for another battle. The underdog has nothing left to give, it seems, gifting Murray a break point and Murray does not need a second invitation.

  38. Murray 6-3 6-3 4-1 Arguello*

    Rat-a-tat-tat. Murray, calm and ruthless, rattles off thee points quickly, cantering to a 40-0 lead - and within a few seconds he's secured another game to take a firm step towards the second round.

  39. *Murray 6-3 6-3 3-1 Arguello

    What was that about a Murray procession? Arguello battles to hold, forming a fist and flexing his right bicep as he completes a straight-forward hold. The Argentine might have arrived a little too late for this particular party, though.

  40. Game and second set - Edmund rallies

    Kyle Edmund

    Britain's Kyle Edmund takes the second set 6-4 against Stephane Robert to tie their match on Court Seven. Can the young Briton upset the experienced Frenchman?

  41. Game and first set - Konta loses epic tie-break

    Piers Newbery

    BBC Sport at Roland Garros

    Jo Konta

    "Jo Konta loses a gripping first set against Denisa Allertova, the world number 88 from the Czech Republic, out on Court Five. After 12 games pass without a single break point on offer for either player, Konta has eight set points in a dramatic tie-break, only to see Allertova convert her fourth opportunity. The British number two has put everything into 68 minutes with nothing to show for it."

  42. Murray 6-3 6-3 3-0 Arguello*

    Murray is in control of this set and, I feel, bank holidayers everywhere will soon be able to start working their way through their Chevy Chase boxsets. After all, what else is there to do on a bank holiday? Murray with a fine serve out to the wings to complete a simple hold.

  43. *Murray 6-3 6-3 2-0 Arguello

    Wedding ring

    Has Murray tied his wedding ring onto his shoe for this match? Yep, the lucky charm is still there. It's still working, although today's performance suggests its powers might be on the wane. Break point for Murray, though, but the British number one slaps his backhand return into the tape. Too rash, too eager.

    Second break point Murray and the Scot gobbles up his chance, threading a forehand into the corner.

  44. Murray 6-3 6-3 1-0 Arguello*

    Andy Murray

    Andy Murray has not only experienced an upturn in fortunes on clay since he married - but he also seems to have become a bit of a philosopher, retweeting some sage words from Banksy yesterday.

    On the court, the Briton chucks up a double fault, which isn't understandable, before he ekes a handsome lead with a little help from his stonking backhand. Everyone understands the Murray backhand - it's a lethal weapon. An easy-peasy hold.

  45. Game and second set

    *Murray 6-3 6-3 Arguello

    Both players grunting and groaning as they attempt to bulldoze the other. Murray in the ascendancy, collecting three set points and all he has to do to secure the set is watch Arguello send a forehand towards the moon. The British number one is far from his best but is doing enough.

    Andy Murray
  46. Murray 6-3 5-3 Arguello*

    Applause for Arguello as the crowd show appreciation for his sportsmanship. The Argentine concedes the opening point even though the umpire, after inspection, cannot tell whether Murray's effort was in or out.

    "Come on," says Murray as he watches an Arguello forehand bounce long. The Scot 30-15 up and seems to be in control, and he holds to 30, finishing it off with a crackerjack of a serve out wide.

  47. Latest scores - Britwatch

    Over on Court Seven, Kyle Edmund has dropped the first set 6-2 against French veteran Stephane Robert while Jo Konta is into a first-set tie-break against Denisa Allertova on Court Five.

  48. *Murray 6-3 4-3 Arguello

    Murray nicks two points off the Arguello serve with little fuss, before the Argentine drags himself back into contention, to 30-30, by overpowering and outlasting the third seed from the back of the court. A poor choice of shot from Murray after an entertaining exchange, sliding towards the tape and pushing the volley wide. Light for Arguello after the darkness of the first couple of points and he holds to keep his alive whatever dreams he has of this match.

  49. Post update

    Jamie Delgado

    Former British Davis Cup player on BBC Radio 5 live

    "If he is going to win a Roland Garros title, Andy Murray is going to have be aggressive at these important moments and keep pushing."

  50. Murray 6-3 4-2 Arguello*

    Andy Murray serves

    Oof. That was close. Murray screws a forehand into the tramlines but his aggression nearly paid off, just 0.00001mm in it. The score? 15-15 and Murray continues with the aggressive tactic. Somehow he frames a forehand but still manages to win the point - 30-15. A beautifully disguised drop-shot takes the third seed to 40-15 and he concludes the game with another deft backhand. Beautiful.

  51. *Murray 6-3 3-2 Arguello

    Murray breaks

    Facundo Arguello returns

    Murray twirling on the baseline as he fetches a forehand into the corner and, with one shot, defence is turned into attack and the Scot sends Arguello scampering towards the tramline. The Argentine can do little but net the forehand. He's not a magician, after all. Triple break points Murray and the Scot needs just the one. The third seed oozing confidence in this game.

  52. Murray 6-3 2-2 Arguello*

    Plenty of power on the Murray first serve and when he gets it on target Arguello rarely troubles him. Still seems a bit windy on Chatrier, with the red dirt covering the white lines.

    Murray drags Arguello towards the tape with a drop-shot and follows up with a forehand down the line which Arguello doesn't bother chasing. 40-0 to Murray and it's soon a hold to love with the help of another booming serve.

  53. *Murray 6-3 1-2 Arguello

    Andy Murray

    Feather-soft touch at the net from Murray helps him get the better of Arguello, the Argentine's forehand drifting long for 30-30. The underdog ups the ante, drilling a forehand into the corner but, with all sorts of options available to him, he chooses a drop-shot which doesn't have the pace to make it over to the other side. Deuce.

    Ace from Arguello! Advantage. But Murray bites back. A thumping shoulder-high volley from Arguello! Advantage Arguello again. And Murray overcooks a forehand allowing the Argentine to skip merrily ahead.

  54. Post update

    Piers Newbery

    BBC Sport at Roland Garros

    "After a mildly diverting 45 minutes littered with errors from both men, the crowd comes alive after Murray's drop shot-lob-volley combination.

    "Quite a few of the locals are on their feet to applaud, at least on the shady side of the stadium where keeping warm is becoming an issue. Murray is in control but 17 unforced errors was way above his average in the first set, needs to tighten things up a bit."

  55. Latest scores - Britwatch

    Jo Konta is tied at 4-4 in the first set with Denisa Allertova of the Czech Republic while Kyle Edmund trails France's Stephane Robert 4-1 and has it all to do.

  56. Murray 6-3 1-1 Arguello*

    Murray, dressed all in black, wins two points easily before directing a backhand into the tape. That's his 10th unforced error on that side. The Scot looks as if he's about to turn the air blue but pauses and thinks better of it.

    Oh la la! Circus tricks from the pair as they delight the crowd... Murray pouncing on an Arguello volley before sending his opponent racing towards the back of the court. Arguello is fast enough to pirouette and send an improvised backhand back over the net but Murray, with oodles of time, is standing by the tape and ends an entertaining point with a straightfoward volley. Bravo, they say. In the end, it's a comfortable service game for the Scot.

  57. *Murray 6-3 0-1 Arguello

    Andy Murray

    Murray seems to roll on his ankle as he slips on the red dirt but the Scot doesn't seem too bothered by that. Arguello makes a brilliant start to the second set, serving a cool ace to hold to love.

  58. Post update

    Jamie Delgado

    Former British Davis Cup player on BBC Radio 5 live

    "Murray will be delighted with that. He played some aggressive tennis to push his opponent back. That's an aspect he has improved this year."

  59. Edmund seeks to beat Robert

    Kyle Edmund is under way in his match against 35-year-old Stephane Robert of France. For those of you who don't know, the 20-year-old from Yorkshire, ranked 121st, made it through qualifying at the Australian Open in January.

  60. Game and first set

    Murray 6-3 Arguello*

    Murray closing in on the first set after a few wobbles along the way. At 30-30 the spectators' slow clapping ripples around the stadium but Murray holds his nerve. The Arguello forehand falters and Murray has a set point. A rasping first serve out to the wings puts his opponent on the backfoot and the Scot sees off Arguello with an angry forehand into the corner. That is that.

  61. *Murray 5-3 Arguello

    Murray breaks

    At 15-15 an intriguing baseline slug-fest ensues... Arguello the aggressor, racing towards the tape and getting the better of Murray with a brilliant volley. Balletic and brutal.

    At 30-30, Murray attempts to outfox his opponent at the net but fails to do so, clumsily netting. The third seed hanging on, though, forcing the game to deuce and an unforced error from Arguello - his 16th of the match - is a break point with a cherry on top for the Scot. Murray doesn't mess this chance up. Well, he doesn't have a chance to do much of anything as the Argentine hits loose and wild once more.

  62. Post update

    Piers Newbery

    BBC Sport at Roland Garros

    "Kim Sears is courtside for the first time since becoming Mrs Murray last month, and her husband has not lost since they tied the knot on April 11th.

    "Perhaps of more significance are the men she is sitting alongside - physio Mark Bender and trainer Matt Little, who have brought their man to Paris in the best shape he has felt since back surgery in 2013.

    "A few wobbles from the third seed in this first set but no danger yet that his wife is about to witness a major shock."

    Kim Sears (left)
  63. Murray 4-3 Arguello*

    Murray, with the court at his mercy, slaps a forehand into the tape which gives Arguello some hope at 30-15. The Scot embarks on a brief monologue as he wipes his sweaty forehead. There's nothing wrong with talking to yourself, so they say, and sometimes a good talking to works, as Murray proves as he breaks free of his rival and winds up the game with a classy ace.

  64. Game, set and match

    Watson wins

    British number one Heather Watson is into round two with a 6-4 7-5 win over France's Mathilde Johansson.

    Heather Watson celebrates
  65. *Murray 3-3 Arguello

    Is the wind troubling Murray? Possibly. The Briton balloons a backhand long for 15-30 and is then outfoxed by a cannily disguised drop-shot from the baseline. The Argentine serves out with little fuss and we're level after 27 minutes.

  66. Three Britons on court

    Meanwhile, we have a third British player on court at Roland Garros. British women's number two Jo Konta is about to take on world number 86 Denisa Allertova of the Czech Republic.

    The world number 144, who last qualified for a Grand Slam at the US Open in 2012, came through qualifying to take her place in the first round.

  67. Post update

    Watson closing in on victory

    Heather Watson is one game away from a place in round two. She has just broken France's Mathilde Johansson and held her own serve to lead 6-5 in the second set. The Brit won the first set 6-4.

    Heather Watson
  68. Murray 3-2 Arguello*

    Arguello breaks back

    The Murray forehand leaking points - Arguello 0-30 to the good without breaking sweat. A lengthy baseline battle ensues... Murray shuffles towards a tramline, targets the Argentine's backhand but the Scot's forehand falters once more. THREE BREAK POINTS Arguello. He lets one slip by but on his second bite he causes some damage. Murray yet to get to grips with this match.

  69. *Murray 3-1 Arguello

    Andy Murray

    Andy Murray is liking the clay this year and the clay is liking him. The Scot has won his first two titles on the surface and is on a 10-match winning streak. Is there anyone else in better form? Only world number one Novak Djokovic has won multiple titles on the dirt in 2015.

    It's currently a little blustery on Chatrier, which perhaps explains why both players are making a number of errors. A limp backhand into the net from Murray and Arguello is 40-0 up, but it doesn't take much for the Argentine's shoulders to slump.

    An ill-judged drop-shot helps Murray to 40-30 but the Scot fails to negotiate the barrier on the next point, opportunity missed, and it's Arguello clenching his fist and eyeballing his team in the crowd.

  70. Murray 3-0 Arguello*

    Two easy points for the Briton from the back of the court and Arguello's resistance seems to have crumbled. His forehand is malfunctioning, the Argentine swinging like a faulty windmill.

    Two more errors from the 22-year-old allows Murray to trot back to his chair for the changeover with another game in his back pocket.

  71. *Murray 2-0 Arguello

    Facundo Arguello

    For those of you who haven't done your homework on Facundo Arguello, the world number 137, you are forgiven, it is a Bank Holiday after all.

    What might be useful to know is that Murray has not lost to a player ranked as low as the 22-year-old since his 2011 Indian Wells loss to Donald Young, then ranked 143 in the world. But don't expect this sort of detailed analysis from us all the time - it's not as if it's our job to provide information and statistics.

    Oh. Hang on, apparently it is, so let me tell you Murray squanders one break point but is gifted another as Arguello swings wild and wide with a forehand. What will Murray do? He doesn't have to do anything. Arguello goes into the tramlines and the Briton has an early break.

  72. Murray 1-0 Arguello*

    Murray opens up with a punchy first serve which leaves his opponent floundering. Promising. An iffy drop shot on the next point, though, from the Briton and we're level at 15-15. Not so promising. The unfancied Argentine wins another point and receives warm applause from the Parisian crowd.

    There's nothing to worry about, though, is there? Nah. Or non, as we should say. A cute drop shot from the Scot, followed by a crunching serve, and the former Wimbledon champion is a point away from seeing off his rival. Easy. Oh...

    Arguello drags the game to deuce and is gifted a break point thanks to a double fault from the British number one. Break point saved but Murray can't inflict the killer blow. Seven minutes tick by... An ace from Murray to advantage and, eventually, the Scot comes out on top of a lengthy rally to win the opening game.

    Andy Murray
  73. Post update

    Piers Newbery

    BBC Sport at Roland Garros

    "It's a cool, breezy afternoon on Court Philippe Chatrier as Andy Murray prepares to begin his French Open campaign. His form has been such that it doesn't seem completely outlandish to call it a "title bid", although the man himself admits the likes of Djokjovic, Nadal and Ferrer remain above him in the clay-court pecking order.

    "Murray has cut a relaxed figure around Roland Garros for the last few days and enjoys a few jokes with trainer Matt Little and coach Amelie Mauresmo as he waits to come on court. The last time he played here, Murray was taken apart by a rampant Nadal. Now is the time to start erasing that unpleasant memory."

  74. Murray to win Roland Garros title?

    Andy Murray

    Andy Murray arrived in the French capital having enjoyed his most successful year on the surface, a run which included picking up titles in Munich and Madrid.

    But what chance does the world number three have of winning the title at Roland Garros?

    "What with Nadal's form and Andy's recent results, you'd have to say this is the best chance Andy has ever had to win the French Open," says Mark Petchey, Murray's former coach.

    "His second serve is as strong as we've ever seen it, his backhand down the line has been great and perhaps most importantly, he feels comfortable physically now as well."

  75. Post update

    "Deux minutes!" bellows the umpire which means a couple of minutes until the warm-up is over and Andy Murray gets his 2015 French Open campaign up and running.

  76. Five Brits in action

    There are five Britons in action at Roland Garros today. Five! Aljaz Bedene has already been beaten, however, with the British number two losing 6-3 6-4 6-7 (6-8) 6-3 to Austria's Dominic Thiem. You can read about that match thanks to our very own Piers Newbery who has travelled all the way to Paris.

    So far, the day can be summed up a little like this:

    British players in action
  77. Post update

    Hello! Welcome to live text coverage of Andy Murray's ring-a-ding-dong with Argentine Facundo Arguello. It should be a relatively comfortable first-round outing for the Scot who is, of course, unbeaten on the court since he married Kim Sears in April.

    It's probably best to inform you nice and early that there's live BBC Radio 5 live coverage of this match available somewhere at the top of this page.

  78. Post update

    Andy Murray

    You tie the knot to the woman of your dreams and life becomes one great love song. It's as if Michael Buble is on your shoulder wherever you go; singing in your ear as you go from tournament to tournament, winning and winning and winning.

    A drop shot there, a deft volley here, everything seems so easy, even on a surface you struggled on in the past. Even beating the King of Clay feels like child's play. But how long will this feeling last? Will the honeymoon on clay ever end?