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2008 French Open champion Ivanovic advances

Sunday - 5/27/2012, 10:20am  ET

PARIS (AP) - Former champion Ana Ivanovic reached the second round of the French Open by beating Lara Arruabarrena-Vecino of Spain 6-1, 6-1 Sunday.

Ivanovic won her only major title at Roland Garros in 2008, but lost in the fourth round a year later. She fell in the second round in 2010, and then lost in the first round last year.

Against Arruabarrena-Vecino, the former top-ranked Serb had five aces and 27 winners. Arruabarrena-Vecino finished the match with only four winners.

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