Today was my first day at Roland Garros. I arrived just in time to watch the end of Rafa‘s training with uncle Toni on court Suzanne Lenglen. Rafa mostly worked on his backhand and drop shots. Here are a few pictures, enjoy!
Roland Garros officials have revoked Constant Lestienne‘s wild card. The world number 206 is under investigation of the Tennis Integrity Unit: he is believed to have bet on a Roland Garros match last year.
Update: at first I thought it was completely stupid as a player to bet on matches, but when I read on l’Equipe that Lestienne bet €2,90 to close his betting account, my opinion changed completely: Roland Garros officials is completely insane!
Roger Federer pulls out of Roland Garros:
Federer’s withdrawal means that Rafael Nadal will be the number 4 seed and he won’t meet Djokovic until the semifinals.
UPDATE: Gaël Monfils has withdrawn from the French Open with a viral infection
Gaël’s shoe of choice is the Asics GEL-RESOLUTION 6:
Richard Gasquet will hit the courts in Paris wearing this white, red and blue polo shirt: