Rafael Nadal at practice, Roland Garros 2016

Roland Garros visitor’s guide:

A trip down memory lane:

1956: First time at Roland Garros for Rod Laver

1960-1969:
Portrait of Manuel Santana, first Spaniard to capture a Grand Slam title in 1961
1967: Françoise Durr defeats Lesley Turner
1969: Rod Laver defeats Ken Rosewall

1970-1979:
Portrait of 6-time Roland Garros champion Bjorn Borg
Portrait of Adriano Panatta, the only player to beat Bjorn Borg at Roland Garros
1978: Virginia Ruzici defeats Mima Jausovec
1978: Bjorn Borg defeats Guillermo Vilas
Roland Garros 1978 in pictures

1980-1989:
1982: At the request of Monsieur Wilander
1982: first Grand Slam for Mats Wilander
1983: Yannick Noah defeats Mats Wilander
1984 French Open: Ivan Lendl defeats John McEnroe
1985 French Open: Chris Evert defeats Martina Navratilova
Roland Garros 1985: Mats Wilander defeats Ivan Lendl
Roland Garros 1988: bold Leconte swept aside by a Mats for all surfaces
Portrait of Natasha Zvereva, 1988 runner-up
Portrait of Arantxa Sanchez, 1989 French Open champion
Portrait of Michael Chang, 1989 French Open champion

1990-1999:
1990 French Open: Opposites attract, Gomez defeats Agassi
Roland Garros 1990: Defending champion Sanchez loses in the first round
Roland Garros 1990: Edberg and Becker lose in the first round
1991 French Open 3RD: Michael Chang defeats Jimmy Connors
1991 French Open final: Jim Courier defeats Andre Agassi
1996: An unflinching Edberg causes a grand upset
Roland Garros 1996: Pete Sampras run through the semi-finals
1997: Going ga-ga over Guga
Steffi Graf – Martina Hingis Roland Garros 1999

2000-2009:
2000: Mary Pierce finds peace and glory
2004: Coria vs Gaudio: the egotist vs the underdog
2005: Rafael Nadal defeats Mariano Puerta
2006: Nadal defeats Federer, wins second Roland Garros title

2010-2016:
A look back at Roland Garros 2011
A look back at Roland Garros 2014
A look back at Roland Garros 2015

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Lucas Pouille Roland Garros outfit

Winner in Budapest last Sunday, Lucas Pouille made his entry to the top 15. He’ll be one of the few French players to follow at Roland Garros later this month, where he will wear adidas new performance line.

Lucas Pouille Roland Garros outfit

Lucas Pouille Roland Garros outfit

Lucas Pouille Roland Garros outfit

Lucas Pouille Roland Garros outfit

Lucas Pouille Roland Garros outfit

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Rafa's outfit the the 2017 clay court season

The clay court season started well for Rafa as he won a 10th Monte Carlo title, a record 50th clay court title!

Here’s the outfit Rafa Nadal will be wearing in Barcelona, Madrid and Rome:

Rafa's outfit the the 2017 clay court season

Rafa's outfit the the 2017 clay court season

Rafa’s signature shoe, the NikeCourt Lunar Ballistec 1.5:

Rafa Nadal clay court shoes

Rafa Nadal clay court shoes

Nadal’s outfit is available online on nike.com

Jo Tsonga Roland Garros outfit

No weird zebra outfit like last year, but a classic bi-tonal polo for Tsonga. He will debut adidas new performance wear on Roland Garros next month.

The Roland Garros line takes inspiration from the bold colours that set the scene of the Parisian Grand Slam tournament. Statement colour blocking in green, white and grey is accentuated with bold emblems –providing a contemporary finish to the classic tennis look.

Jo Tsonga Roland Garros outfit

Jo Tsonga Roland Garros outfit
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Dominic Thiem Roland Garros outfit

The new Roland Garros line by adidas takes inspiration from the bold colours that set the scene of the Parisian Grand Slam tournament. Statement colour blocking in green, white and grey is accentuated with bold emblems –providing a contemporary finish to the classic tennis look.

The collection is built to keep athletes comfortable in a multitude of conditions, with a combination of Clima technologies and mesh detail offering ventilation and quick evaporation of sweat.

The men’s collection includes a polo, which will be worn by Thomas Berdych and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, and tee, to be worn by Dominic Thiem and Sascha Zverev – both with a unique contrast colour band along the hemline.

Dominic Thiem

Dominic Thiem Roland Garros 2017 outfit

Dominic Thiem Roland Garros 2017 outfit
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