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Murray not in action until Tuesday

ESPN staff
May 27, 2012
Andy Murray plays Tatsuma Ito in the French Open first round © PA Photos

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Andy Murray will be forced to wait until Tuesday to get his French Open campaign underway after Monday's schedule of play was released.

The world No. 4, who has been struggling with a back injury, will have another day to prepare for his opening match against Japan's Tatsuma Ito, with the pair set to go head-to-head for the first time on Tuesday.

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic is scheduled to play Potito Starace third on Court Phillippe Chatrier on Monday after women's No. 1 Victoria Azarenka and defending champion Li Na play their opening matches against Alberta Brianti and Sorana Cirstea respectively.

Roger Federer is second on Court Suzanne Lenglen when he takes on Tobias Kamke, while Britain's Laura Robson, who was handed a place in the main draw as a lucky loser, is first on Court 6 against Anabel Medina Garrigues.

British pair Anne Keothavong and Heather Watson are also scheduled to play on Tuesday, while Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova will all kick off their French Open campaigns on Day Three.

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