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Five Aussies in French Open day two action

Sam Stosur, Daria Gavrilova, Jaimee Fourlis, Ajla Tomljanovic and John Millman scheduled to play first round matches.

Paris, France, 29 May 2017 | tennis.com.au

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Teen Jaimee Fourlis makes her French Open debut tonight, one of five Australians scheduled to play first round matches on day two.

The 17-year-old from Melbourne faces a daunting test against former world No.1 Caroline Wozniacki, scheduled first on Suzanne Lenglen Court (from 7pm AEST).

Fourlis, a No.337-ranked wildcard, earned her place in the draw in a wildcard play-off at Roland Garros last week.

Queenslander John Millman opens play on Court 17, facing No.17-seeded Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut.

The 27-year-old, who made his return from a hip injury last week, lost twice to Bautista Agut last season.

Sam Stosur, a French Open finalist in 2010, begins her campaign against Slovakian Kristina Kucova on Court 1.

Stosur is riding a five-match winning streak into Paris after scooping the Strasbourg title last week, while Kucova has won only one match since reaching the second round at the Australian Open in January. This is their first meeting.

Strasbourg runner-up Daria Gavrilova, who is now sitting at a career-high ranking of No.24, is also in action. She faces Belgian Elise Mertens. Gavrilova won their only previous meeting, on clay in Rabat, earlier this month.

Ajla Tomljanovic continues her comeback from a shoulder injury against No.18 seed and 2016 semifinalist Kiki Bertens.

The French Open is televised live on Fox Sports, with coverage opening with Fourlis’ showdown with Wozniacki.

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