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Johanna Konta has crashed out of the French Open in the first round after suffering a shock 1-6 7-6 6-4 loss to world No 109 Hsieh Su-Wei.

Konta, ranked 8th in the world, lost in three sets despite taking the first set 6-1.

The 26-year-old is far from unique in finding movement on the surface troublesome, and she arrived in Paris with just three clay wins under her belt this season.

"I felt I got a little bit frustrated in that third set, and I felt I could have done better with just having a bit more perspective".

Spanish veteran Verdasco also caused a major upset yesterday when he eliminated in-form Alexander Zverev of Germany 6-4, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 in the first round after their game had been interrupted at one set all on Monday.

Taiwans's Hsieh Su-wei celebrates after winning her first round match against Great Britain's Johanna Konta at Roland Garros, May 30, 2017.

"I think I definitely created some opportunities; I think I didn't do well enough in necessarily converting them", she said.

"But, in terms of the match that I played and the improvements that I feel I've made and that I have spoken to my team about, and we all seem to be on the same page".

The Taiwanese player won seven points in a row to take the tie-breaker, and was the first to break in the deciding set.

Former French Open champion Mary Pierce was disappointed that Konta could not come up with a plan B. Now she's done it two years in a row.

"In Taiwan we don't have a professional tennis court so I always travelling to somewhere to practice with my coach and then my friend past year she introduced me to her friend", Hsieh said with a smile.

Hsieh will next play American Taylor Townsend, who beat Japanese qualifier Miyu Kato 6-4, 6-0.

Elsewhere, fifth seed Elina Svitolina moved comfortably into the second round, with a 6-4 6-3 win over Yaroslava Shvedova.

And, after the contest, the Australian-born ace paid tribute to Hsieh while confessing that she was looking to go deep in the Paris event.

Carla Suarez Navarro won 6-4 6-2 against Maria Sakkari.

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