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French Open champion Francesca Schiavone beats Ayumi Morita 6-1, 6-0 in US Open first round

French Open champion Francesca Schiavone needed just 58 minutes to advance to the second round of the U.S. Open, beating Ayumi Morita 6-1, 6-0 on Monday.

The sixth-seeded Italian had 28 winners to move on to play Maria Elena Camerin or Sophie Ferguson.

Schiavone had been just 3-6 since winning at Roland Garros.

Morita, of Japan, is 0-7 against top-10 opponents and 1-10 at Grand Slams.