The French Open is the second Grand Slam on the
The event is held in Paris from late May to early June.
Officially known in French as ‘Les internationaux de France de Roland-Garros’ or ‘Tournoi de Roland-Garros’, the Open is named after the great French aviator, Roland Garros.
Being the only Grand Slam tournament played on clay, a much slower surface than the grass or hard courts used at the other three Slams, means the five-set men’s singles matches (without a tiebreak in the fifth set), makes for the most physically demanding tennis on the calendar.
The 2017 French Open begins on Sunday, May 28 and concludes on Sunday, June 11
Men’s Singles: Novak Djokovic defeated Andy Murray 3-6, 6-1, 6-2 6-4
Women’s Singles:Garbine Muguruza defeated Serena Williams 7-5, 6-4