French Open 2013 results: High seeds Roger Feder, Rafael Nadal victorious on Friday despite poor weather

Matthew Stockman

Poor weather caused more matches to be delayed, but most of the top seeds got in their matches on Friday, and they all were victorious.

Another day at the 2013 French Open is in the books, though all of the day's scheduled matches did not take place. Weather was once again a factor on Friday, and some of those matches will have to be moved to Saturday. Many of the top players in the tournament, however, were able to get in work.

On the men's side, No. 2 Roger Federer took on his first seeded opponent of the tournament in No. 30 Julien Benneteau. Federe put Benneteau away in straight-sets, good for a relatively uneventful 6-4, 6-4, 7-5 victory.

Federer's longtime rival, Rafael Nadal, was taken to four sets in his matchup. The No. 3-seeded Nadal lost the first set against Martin Klizan, 6-4, before taking textbook straight sets at 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 to advance to the third round. Also on the men's side, plenty of third-round action went down, with No. 4 seed David Ferrer advancing with a 6-1, 7-5, 6-4 win over Feliciano Lopez and No. 6 seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga taking out No. 25 Jeremy Chardy, 6-1, 6-2, 7-5.

On the women's side, No. 2 Maria Sharapova took down Eugenie Bouchard, 6-2, 6-4, to advance to the third round. The tournament's top seed was in action as well, as No. 1 Serena Williams dominated No. 26 Sorana Cirstea 6-0, 6-2. Other high seeds who won include No. 8 Angelique Kerber, No. 5 Sara Errani and No. 12 Maria Kirilenko.

You can find full results for Friday's matches here, but here are some of the top seeds and how their matches went:

Men's Draw

No. 2 Roger Federer def. No. 30 Julien Benneteau 6-3, 6-4, 7-5
No. 3 Rafael Nadal def. Martin Klizan 4-6, 6-3, 6-3, 6-3
No. 4 David Ferrer def. Feliciano Lopez 6-1, 7-5, 6-4
No. 6 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga def No. 25 Jeremy Chardy 6-1, 6-2, 7-5
No. 7 Richard Gasquet def. Michal Przysiezny 6-3, 6-3, 6-0
No. 8 Janko Tipsarevic def. Fernando Verdasco 7-6(7-3), 6-1, 3-6, 5-7, 8-6
Viktor Troicki def. No. 10 Marin Cilic 7-6(14-12), 6-4, 7-5
No. 12 Tommy Haas def. Jack Sock 7-6(7-3), 6-2, 7-2

Women's Draw

No. 1 Serena Williams def. No. 26 Sorana Cirstea 6-0, 6-2
No. 2 Maria Sharapova def. Eugenie Bouchard 6-2, 6-4
No. 5 Sara Errani def No. 32 Sabine Lisicki 6-0, 6-4
No. 8 Angelique Kerber def. No. 29 Varvara Lepchenko 6-4, 6-7(3-7), 6-4
No. 12 Maria Kirilenko def. Ashleigh Barty 6-3, 6-1
No. 13 Marion Bartoli def. Mariana Duque-Marino 7-6(7-5), 7-5

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