Novak Djokovic came through an injury scare Thursday and made his way into the third round at the French Open by beating Gilles Muller, 6-1, 6-4, 6-4.
The top-ranked Serb slipped near the end of the second set and needed treatment for several minutes on his right groin area.
Djokovic, who can complete a career Grand Slam by winning the French Open, soon recovered from the fall and joined nine-time champion Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray in the third round.
Serena Williams also had a fright, but she avoided a repeat second-round exit by beating Anna-Lena Friedsam of Germany, 5-7, 6-3, 6-3.
Djokovic followed Williams on Court Suzanne Lenglen and fans were treated to...