"I think with somebody like me that is truly enthusiastic it can disappoint me a tiny bit, however I had an inclination that I managed it truly well," he included.
After an extensive downpour delay, 6th seed Kei Nishikori, who could meet Rome champ Andy Murray in the quarterfinals, took a two sets lead over Simone Bolelli of Italy before the players were canceled once more.
In the ladies' draw, two-time great pummel champion Petra Kvitova was a first day victor battling hard to beat Danka Kovinic 6-2 4-6 7-5, however 2014 finalist Simona Halep was among various players continued holding up by the postponements as her match was crossed out.
Roland Garros Order of Play
Stan Wawrinka, the French Open champion and proprietor of his first home title subsequent to beating Marin Cilic in Geneva on Saturday, ought to walk into Roland Garros overflowing with pride and certainty, however planters have made louder passages here than did the Swiss on a stormy Sunday evening.
All the discussion has again been about the evidently strong Novak Djokovic, whom Wawrinka brushed off the court in a year ago's last, the restoration of the nine-time lord of Paris Rafael Nadal, the calm Caledonian charge of Andy Murray – and the nonappearance of Wawrinka's comrade, Roger Federer.