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Murray handed Ito opener
Andy Murray will play Japan's world number 69 Tatsuma Ito in the opening round of the French Open at Roland Garros.
The 24-year-old should not hold too many fears for Murray, and the same could be said for a second-round match against either Jarkko Nieminen or Igor Andreev, but from there things get considerably tougher for the world number four.
Australian teenager Bernard Tomic and unorthodox Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov could await in rounds three and four, and tough Spaniard David Ferrer would have definitely been a man to avoid in the quarter-finals.
Murray must get through all that just to set up a semi-final rematch with Rafael Nadal, who beat him in straight sets 12 months ago.
Nadal, who is bidding for a record seventh title at Roland Garros, will play big-hitting Italian Simone Bolelli in round one and is in the same quarter as eighth seed Janko Tipsarevic. World number one Novak Djokovic also plays an Italian, Potito Starace, while his potential semi-final opponent, third seed Roger Federer, meets German Tobias Kamke.
The women's draw, headed by world number one Victoria Azarenka, again looks pretty open. The Belarusian, who will hope to add to her maiden grand slam title at the Australian Open in January, meets Italy's Alberta Brianti in round one.
Second seed Maria Sharapova faces Alexandra Cadantu of Romania while Serena Williams, back at Roland Garros after missing last year's tournament through injury, takes on France's Virginie Razzano, with a potential blockbuster quarter-final against Sharapova in prospect.
Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova meets Wimbledon junior champion Ashleigh Barty in an attractive first-round tie and last year's French Open winner Li Na takes on Romania's Sorana Cirstea.
In other first-round ties of note, former world number one Caroline Wozniacki faces Greek Eleni Daniilidou while Venus Williams, now down at 52 in the rankings, has been drawn against Argentina's Paula Ormaechea.
British number one Elena Baltacha has an extremely tough task against former finalist and US Open champion Samantha Stosur, but Anne Keothavong should fancy her chances against world number 116 Melinda Czink of Hungary.