“I’ll have the French Open for the rest of my life and it’s something that I can think back on and know that I was part of the Roland Garros history, but this sport puts you back to reality so fast,” Sharapova said. “Within days you’re back practicing, getting ready, and it starts from scratch, starts from the first round.
Everybody is more hungry across the net to beat you.”
Clijsters stuns Jankovic
Meanwhile, Kim Clijsters, playing her final Wimbledon before retirement, reached the second round with a 6-2, 6-4 win over Serbian 18th seed Jelena Jankovic.