French Open Results 2012: Rafael Nadal Cruises On Thursday

The second round of the 2012 French Open continues on Thursday from Roland Garros. After a steady procession of upsets over the course of subsequent days, things have gone relatively straightforward, so far, on the second day of Round 2.

No. 2 seed Rafael Nadal beat Denis Istomin 6-2, 6-2, 6-0. Andy Murray, No. 4 seed, won his match against Jarkko Nieminen, after losing the first set. Murray won by a final score of 1-6, 6-4, 6-1, 6-2. No. 6 seed David Ferrer beat Benoit Paire by a final score of 6-3, 6-3, 6-2.

On the women's side, No. 4 seed Petra Kvitova won her match against Urszula Radwanska, 6-1, 6-3. No. 2 seed Maria Sharapova plays Ayumi Morita later in the day.

Thursday's action will be live on ESPN2 from 5 a.m. ET until 10 a.m. From 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. action will be carried on Tennis Channel. You can find a live stream beginning at 5 a.m. from ESPN3 or WatchESPN.

For full French Open results, click here.

For more on the 2012 French Open stay tuned to this StoryStream, or you can find more tennis coverage at SB Nation's dedicated tennis hub.

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