PARIS Novak Djokovic became the first big-name player to be eliminated from the men's tournament at the French Open, while Andy Roddick and Serena Williams managed to stick around.
Djokovic lost to No. 29 Philipp Kohlschreiber, of Germany, 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 in the third round today.
Roddick reached the fourth round for the first time by beating Marc Gicquel, of France, 6-1, 6-4, 6-4. Williams, the second seed, rallied to beat Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez, of Spain, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4.