Serena Williams lost today in the first round of a major tournament for the first time, falling to Virginie Razzano of France 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-3 at the French Open. The fifth-seeded Williams was two points from victory several times in the second set, including leading 5-1 in the tiebreaker.But Razzano won six straight points to force a third set, and then took control.
Williams entered the day with a 46-0 record in first-round matches at Grand Slam tournaments. She had been looking for her 14th major title, and second at Roland Garros. Razzano won on her eighth match point. Follow more French Open developments at Bleacher Report here.