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French Open 2014 James Ward makes first round in Paris-23th may 2014

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James Ward has become the first British man in more than 40 years to progress from qualifying through to the French Open first round proper in Paris. The 27-year-old beat Blaz Rola of Slovenia 4-6 6-4 12-10 to match the achievement of John Lloyd in 1973. Ward beat American Ryan Harrison and Moldovan Radu Albot in two previous rounds before overcoming Rola, 23. Fellow Briton Heather Watson, 22, beat Ukraine's Kateryna Kozlova 4-6 6-2 7-5 to reach the final qualifying round. After dropping the first set, Ward recovered to level the match against Rola, ranked 75 places above him at 94 in the world. The British number three then saved two match points to claim a famous victory in a marathon 101-minute decider. TAGS: abc breaking news, bbc, bbc football, bbc iplayer, bbc news, bbc news america, bbc persian, bbc sport, bbc weather, bbc world news, breaking celebrity news, breaking election news, breaking late news, breaking local news, breaking music news, breaking news, breaking news alerts, breaking news canada, breaking news headlines, breaking news in atlanta, breaking news in nigeria, breaking news india, breaking news pensacola florida, breaking news plane crash, breaking news story, breaking sports news, business expensive news home media world, christian world news, cnn, cnn breaking news, cnn money, cnn news, cnn news breaking news, cnn news world, detroit breaking news, global news, headline, headline news, health care technology news, hot latest global news, internet technology news, las vegas breaking news, latest breaking news, latest celebrity news, latest information technology news, latest music news, latest news, latest news headlines, latest news update, latest sports news, live breaking news, local breaking news, local news today, msn breaking news, nbc breaking news, nbc world news, news of the world, news report us world, news today news, news updated daily, solar technology news, sports news today, technology news, the latest news, today news, us news and world, us news and world report, us news and world report magazine, us news and world report web site, us news world report, world news, world news daily, world news headlines,Ukrainian,Ukraine Protest,Ukraine Crisis,Ukraine Ex-Leader,Malaysia Airline Latest News,Malaysia Airlines Searching,Malaysia Airline Searched,Malaysia Airlines Missing,Malaysia Airlines Crashes video,Malaysia Airline Footage,Malaysia Airline Crashed,Crashed,Malaysia Plane Crashed,Malaysia Plane Today News,Malaysia Plane Latest News,Plane News,Today Plane Breaking News,Today Malaysia Airline Latest News,Malaysia Airlines MH370,China In New Debris Clue,Satellite Images Of Malaysia Airlines,Malaysia Airlines Flight 370,Missing Malaysia Airlines,Malaysia Airport.