French Open 2014 Day 3 Recap and Photos: Li Na Falls, Murray and Ferrer Advance [PHOTOS]

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  • David Ferrer of Spain reacts during his men's singles match against Igor Sijsling of the Netherlands at the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris May 27, 2014.
    David Ferrer of Spain reacts during his men's singles match against Igor Sijsling of the Netherlands at the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris May 27, 2014.
  • David Ferrer of Spain hits a return to Igor Sijsling of the Netherlands during their men's singles match at the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris May 27, 2014.
    David Ferrer of Spain hits a return to Igor Sijsling of the Netherlands during their men's singles match at the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris May 27, 2014.
  • Kristina Mladenovic of France waves after winning her women's singles match against Li Na of China at the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris May 27, 2014.
    Kristina Mladenovic of France waves after winning her women's singles match against Li Na of China at the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris May 27, 2014.
  • Kristina Mladenovic of France reacts after defeating Li Na of China in their women's singles match at the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris May 27, 2014.
    Kristina Mladenovic of France reacts after defeating Li Na of China in their women's singles match at the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris May 27, 2014.
  • Andy Murray of Britain reacts after winning his men's singles match against Andrey Golubev of Kazakhstan at the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris May 27, 2014.
    Andy Murray of Britain reacts after winning his men's singles match against Andrey Golubev of Kazakhstan at the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris May 27, 2014.
  • Andy Murray of Britain prepares to serve to Andrey Golubev of Kazakhstan during their men's singles match at the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris May 27, 2014.
    Andy Murray of Britain prepares to serve to Andrey Golubev of Kazakhstan during their men's singles match at the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris May 27, 2014.
  • Ivo Karlovic of Croatia hits a return to Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria during their men's singles match at the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris May 27, 2014.
    Ivo Karlovic of Croatia hits a return to Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria during their men's singles match at the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris May 27, 2014.
  • Ivo Karlovic of Croatia returns a forehand to Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria during their men's singles match at the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris May 27, 2014.
    Ivo Karlovic of Croatia returns a forehand to Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria during their men's singles match at the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris May 27, 2014.
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First round action of the 2014 French Open continued play Tuesday as some seeded players suffered upsets in the third day of the clay court grand slam in Paris, France. None bigger than the one in the women’s draw

The biggest name to fall was in the women’s singles as Li Na of China got to boot courtesy of an unheralded home country bet in Kristina Mladenovic who via three sets, 7-5, 3-6, 6-1.

Ranked 103rd in the world, Mladenovic played tough in winning the first set (7-5) and pulled off the major upset by a one-sided third set (6-1) over the second seed.

"I just tried to believe in myself and working really hard every day just to achieve and believe where she is and try one day to be up there," Mladenovic said via the French Open official website. “I had to be really calm and take my chances and being mentally strong ... it was such a nice feeling to have such a big win here in front of my crowd."

Meanwhile, in the men’s draw David Ferrer of Spain and Andy Murray of Great Britain took care of their opening day business to advance to the next round.

The fifth-seeded Spaniard beat the Netherlands’ Igor Sijsling via straight sets, 6-4, 6-3, 6-1 in just over one and a half hours. The seventh-seeded Murray took the longer route winning in four sets, 6-1, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 over Andrey Golubev of Kazakhstan.

Other seeded players to fall on this day are Bulgaria’s Gregor Dimitrov (No. 11) to Croatia’s Ivo Karlovic; and Spain’s Nicolas Almagro (No. 21) to USA’s Jack Sock.

2014 French Open – Day 3 Scores

Men's Singles - First Round (5) D. Ferrer (SPA) def. I.Sijsling (NED), 6-4, 6-3, 6-1 (7) A. Murray (GBR) def. A. Golubev (KAZ), 6-1, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 I. Karlovic (CRO) def. (11) G. Dimitrov (BUL), 6-4, 7-5, 7-6 (4) (12) R. Gasquet (FRA) def. B. Tomic (AUS), 6-2, 6-1, 7-5 (16) T. Haas (GER) def. J. Zopp (EST), 5-2, retired J. Sock (USA) def. (21) N. Almagro (SPA), 5-0, retired (23) G. Monfils (FRA) def. V. Hanescu (ROU), 6-2, 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 (24) F. Verdasco (SPA) def. M. Llodra (FRA), 6-2 7-6 (4), 7-6 (3) (28) P. Kohlschreiber (GER) def. P. Riba (SPA), 7-5, 6-4, 6-1 (32) A. Seppi (ITA) def. S. Giraldo (COL), 6-3, 7-5, 6-3

Women's Singles – First Round  K. Mladenovic (FRA) def. (2) N. Li (CHN), 7-5, 3-6, 6-1 (6) J. Jankovic (SRB) def. S. Fichman (CAN), 5-7, 6-1, 6-3 (10) S. Errani (ITA) def. M. Keys (USA), 7-5, 3-6, 6-1 (11) A. Ivanovic (SRB) def. C. Garcia (FRA), 6-1, 6-3 (13) C. Wozniacki (DEN) def. Y. Wickmayer (BEL), 6-7 (5), 6-4, 6-2 (15) S. Stephens (USA) def. S. Peng (CHN), 6-4, 7-6 (8) (21) K. Flipkens (BEL) def. Kovinic (MNE), 7-6 (6), 6-2 (22) E. Makarova (RUS) def. S. Rodgers (USA), 6-2, 6-3 (23) L. Safarova (CZE) def. M. Minella (LUX), 6-3, 7-5 (24) A. Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) def. K. Date-Krumm (JPN), 6-3, 0-6, 6-2 (26) S. Cirstea (ROU) def. A. Wozniak (CAN), 6-7 (3), 7-5, 6-2 (27) S. Kuznetsova (RUS) def. S. Shapatova (GEO), 6-3, 6-1 Mt. Torro-Flor (SPA) def. (30) K. Koukalova (CZE), def. 7-6 (4), 6-2

View the slideshow for more images from Day 3 of the 2014 French Open.

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