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Roddick, Coria, Moya highlight Day-3 action at Roland Garros

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Paris, France (Sports Network) - U.S. Open champion Andy Roddick , former Roland Garros titlist Carlos Moya and Argentine clay-court wizard Guillermo Coria will be among those seeing second-round action Wednesday at the 2004 French Open.

The second-seeded Roddick will battle French favorite Olivier Mutis, as the former world No. 1 American seeks his first trip to the third round in Paris since his Roland Garros debut in 2001.

Roddick had suffered back-to-back opening-round losses here before handling fellow American Todd Martin in straight sets on Monday.

The third-seeded Coria, picked by many to capture this clay-court fortnight, will take on fellow Argentine Juan Monaco, as Coria seeks his 33rd clay-court win in 34 tries. Coria won 31 straight matches on red clay before losing to world No. 1 Roger Federer in the Hamburg Masters final two weeks ago. The speedy South American hadn't lost on the dirt since being upset by Dutchman Martin Verkerk in last year's French Open semis.

The fifth-seeded Moya, the 1998 Roland Garros champ, will face fellow Spaniard Fernando Vicente on Day 3.

One other top-10 seed is slated for action on Wednesday, as No. 9 Brit Tim Henman will encounter German Lars Burgsmuller .

Eight other seeds are on the Day-3 slate, including popular Thai Paradorn Srichaphan , flashy Spaniard Tommy Robredo and veteran American Vincent Spadea , who needed 4 hours, 31 minutes to get past French qualifier Florent Serra on Monday. Spadea will meet another Frenchman, Julien Jeanpierre, in his second- rounder, while Srichaphan will tangle with two-time French Open runner-up Alex Corretja of Spain.

A pair of popular Frenchmen will also take to the courts on Day 3, as Fabrice Santoro and giant-killer Jerome Haehnel will return to action. The world No. 271 Haehnel shocked the sports world on Monday by straight-setting the legendary Andre Agassi , while Santoro went into the record books Tuesday by outlasting 32nd-seeded countryman Arnaud Clement in the longest match in tennis history, 6 hour, 33 minutes, including a 30-game (16-14) fifth set that took two days to complete.

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