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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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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Angelique Kerber Roland Garros outfit

adidas has unveiled the Roland Garros line up to be worn its top stars. Players including Angelique Kerber, Kristina Mladenovic, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Dominic Thiem and Sascha Zverev will debut the brand new performance wear on Roland Garros clay courts next month.

The women’s collection includes the Roland Garros line dress, featuring bi-tonal colour. The dress will be worn by Kristina Mladenovic and is available in two colourways (green/white and grey/white). Angelique Kerber will debut the tank and skort, which also includes bi-tonal pleats in green/white. Both will wear the adizero ubersonic 2 women’s footwear which comes in green/white/orange.

Angelique Kerber Roland Garros 2017 outfit

Angelique Kerber Roland Garros 2017 outfit

Angelique Kerber Roland Garros 2017 outfit

Angelique Kerber Roland Garros 2017 outfit

Source: adidas

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Garbine Muguruza Roland Garros 2017 outfit

Grey, black and white for Roland Garros champion Garbine Muguruza, red and white for former number Caroline Wozniacki, adidas has unveiled the new adidas by Stella McCartney Roland Garros collection.

Garbine will wear the new adidas by Stella McCartney Barricade dress in a grey and white colour-block. The 3-in-1 design has a slim fit and is crafted using a premium, Climalite material that enhances the body’s natural temperature regulation; vital on the punishing clay of Roland Garros.

“I enjoyed playing at Roland Garros so much last year and I am so excited to return to the courts where I celebrated my first Grand Slam win. As it is such a happy and emotional memory, I find myself reflecting on last year as I prepare for this year’s tournament. This is why I connect so much to the design story of my Barricade Roland Garros dress and its nod to tournaments gone by.”

Garbine Muguruza Roland Garros 2017 outfit

Garbine Muguruza Roland Garros 2017 outfit

Garbine Muguruza Roland Garros 2017 outfit
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