Maria Sharapova
Maria Sharapova has progressed to the second round of French Open 2015.Reuters

Maria Sharapova is one of the most popular players in the WTA circuit and a huge crowd puller as well. But the crowd was not happy with the Russian ace, who was jeered off the court after her first round match against Kaia Kanepi.

The crowd at the main court were left disappointed as the defending champion did not give any post-match interview, which is basically a norm.

But to be fair with the player, she was not in the best of health and was suffering from cough and cold. There were times during the match, when Sharapova was found coughing as well.

The stadium MC announced Sharapova's "voice is broken", which led to a stream of boos on the court, as the former world number one started to pack her bags.

But Sharapova was not upset with fans as she understands that the fans are habituated to a post-match interview on the court, which did not materilaise with the former world number one due to her health.

"I totally understand that, you know, everyone usually does post-(match) interview and answers a few questions to the crowd," USA Today quoted Sharapova. "It's absolutely normal. I don't – I'm not making any excuses – but I've got to do what I have to do."

"I mean, unless I'm really in my coffin, I'm going to be out there.

"But it's just the way it is. I'm getting over it, and hopefully it will pass by soon."

Though she might have been booed off by the gathered crowd at Roland Garros, Sharapova did not upset her fans, as she had put an emphatic performance with her dominance in the court.

The Russian will meet Vitalia Diatchenko in the second round of the French Open.

Complete Round 1 results

Men's Singles

Results from the French Open Men's Singles Round 1 matches on Monday

Kyle Edmund (Britain) beat Stephane Robert (France) 2-6 6-4 6-3 5-7 6-2

Jurgen Melzer (Austria) beat 30-Adrian Mannarino (France) 7-6(5) 6-3 7-6(4)

31-Viktor Troicki (Serbia) beat Jan-Lennard Struff (Germany) 6-2 6-1 6-7(3) 6-1

Diego Schwartzman (Argentina) beat Andreas Haider-Maurer (Austria) 6-3 5-7 6-3 7-6(5)

3-Andy Murray (Britain) beat Facundo Argueello (Argentina) 6-3 6-3 6-1

Andrey Kuznetsov (Russia) beat Malek Jaziri (Tunisia) 6-3 6-2 6-4

Simone Bolelli (Italy) beat Steve Darcis (Belgium) 6-3 6-4 6-3

13-Gael Monfils (France) beat Edouard Roger-Vasselin (France) 6-2 6-7(5) 6-1 7-5

Borna Coric (Croatia) beat Sam Querrey (U.S.) 7-6(8) 6-3 0-6 6-3

Thanasi Kokkinakis (Australia) beat Nikoloz Basilashvili (Georgia) 3-6 6-4 7-6(4) 6-2

29-Nick Kyrgios (Australia) beat Denis Istomin (Uzbekistan) 6-3 6-4 6-3

Santiago Giraldo (Colombia) beat Donald Young (U.S.) 6-4 7-5 6-3

18-Tommy Robredo (Spain) beat Andrey Golubev (Kazakhstan) 3-6 6-1 7-5 6-3

Dominic Thiem (Austria) beat Aljaz Bedene (Britain) 6-3 6-4 6-7(6) 6-3

17-David Goffin (Belgium) beat Filip Krajinovic (Serbia) 3-6 6-2 7-6(3) 6-1

12-Gilles Simon (France) beat Lucas Pouille (France) 3-6 6-1 6-2 6-4

Benoit Paire (France) beat Gastao Elias (Portugal) 5-7 6-3 4-6 6-4 6-2

Thomaz Bellucci (Brazil) beat Marinko Matosevic (Australia) 6-1 6-2 6-4

27-Bernard Tomic (Australia) beat Luca Vanni (Italy) 6-3 3-6 6-3 6-4

Benjamin Becker (Germany) beat Ruben Bemelmans (Belgium) 6-3 6-7(5) 2-6 7-6(4) 6-2

Juan Monaco (Argentina) beat Federico Delbonis (Argentina) 6-7(4) 6-2 6-1 6-7(6) 6-2

32-Fernando Verdasco (Spain) beat Taro Daniel (Japan) 6-3 6-4 6-2

Radek Stepanek (Czech Republic) beat Ivan Dodig (Croatia) 5-7 6-3 6-4 6-1

Sergiy Stakhovsky (Ukraine) beat Ricardas Berankis (Lithuania) 6-2 7-5 6-1

21-Pablo Cuevas (Uruguay) beat Samuel Groth (Australia) 6-7(5) 6-3 6-3 6-3

Teymuraz Gabashvili (Russia) beat 11-Feliciano Lopez (Spain) 6-3 7-6(9) 6-3

4-Tomas Berdych (Czech Republic) beat Yoshihito Nishioka (Japan) 6-0 7-5 6-3

Martin Klizan (Slovakia) beat Frances Tiafoe (U.S.) 6-2 6-1 6-4

28-Fabio Fognini (Italy) beat Tatsuma Ito (Japan) 6-3 6-2 6-2

Women's Singles

Results from the French Open Women's Singles Round 1 matches on Monday

Denisa Allertova (Czech Republic) beat Johanna Konta (Britain) 7-6(17) 4-6 6-2

Sloane Stephens (U.S.) beat 15-Venus Williams (U.S.) 7-6(5) 6-1

12-Karolina Pliskova (Czech Republic) beat Zhang Shuai (China) 7-6(4) 6-4

Tsvetana Pironkova (Bulgaria) beat 22-Barbora Strycova (Czech Republic) 7-6(5) 6-2

Andreea Mitu (Romania) beat Alize Lim (France) 6-3 6-2

Carina Witthoeft (Germany) beat Katerina Siniakova (Czech Republic) 6-3 7-5

Heather Watson (Britain) beat Mathilde Johansson (France) 6-4 7-5

17-Sara Errani (Italy) beat Alison Riske (U.S.) 7-6(1) 2-6 6-0

Lucie Hradecka (Czech Republic) beat Zheng Saisai (China) 6-3 6-0

30-Irina Begu (Romania) beat Bethanie Mattek-Sands (U.S.) 6-4 7-6(6)

2-Maria Sharapova (Russia) beat Kaia Kanepi (Estonia) 6-2 6-4

27-Victoria Azarenka (Belarus) beat Maria Teresa Torro (Spain) 6-2 6-1

Yulia Putintseva (Kazakhstan) beat Aleksandra Krunic (Serbia) 3-6 6-3 6-3

Ana Konjuh (Croatia) beat Margarita Gasparyan (Russia) 6-1 6-4

Daria Gavrilova (Australia) beat Johanna Larsson (Sweden) 6-1 7-6(3)

Vitalia Diatchenko (Russia) beat Stefanie Voegele (Switzerland) 4-6 6-3 6-2

Annika Beck (Germany) beat 14-Agnieszka Radwanska (Poland) 6-2 3-6 6-1

Virginie Razzano (France) beat Veronica Cepede Royg (Paraguay) 2-6 6-4 6-2

26-Samantha Stosur (Australia) beat Madison Brengle (U.S.) 6-1 6-3

19-Elina Svitolina (Ukraine) beat Yanina Wickmayer (Belgium) 6-2 6-2

11-Angelique Kerber (Germany) beat Timea Babos (Hungary) 6-0 6-1

Paula Kania (Poland) beat Mona Barthel (Germany) 5-7 6-2 6-4

29-Alize Cornet (France) beat Roberta Vinci (Italy) 4-6 6-4 6-1

Amandine Hesse (France) beat Jarmila Gajdosova (Australia) 2-6 6-3 6-2

Alexandra Dulgheru (Romania) beat Nicole Gibbs (U.S.) 6-3 6-1

8-Carla Suarez Navarro (Spain) beat Monica Niculescu (Romania) 6-2 6-2

Ajla Tomljanovic (Australia) beat Casey Dellacqua (Australia) 6-2 6-2

20-Sabine Lisicki (Germany) beat Monica Puig (Puerto Rico) 6-3 6-2

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