They played at Roland Garros a few years ago, they are now back in Paris as coaches, TV commentators or are taking part to the Legends trophy, and with this
new trend of great champions turning to coaching, there’s plenty of past champions to see around the grounds at Roland Garros.
6-time Grand Slam champion
Boris Becker, coach of Novak Djokovic:
Goran Ivanisevic, quarterfinalist in 1990, the year he beat then world No 1 Stefan Edberg in the first round. He now coaches Marin Cilic:
Sergi Bruguera, winner in 1993 and 1994, coach of Richard Gasquet:
Magnus Norman, finalist in 2000, coach of Stanislas Wawrinka:
Michael Chang, winner in 1989 and coach of Kei Nishikori:
Martina Hingis, finalist in 1997 and 1999. She coaches Sabine Lisicki:
Sébastien Grosjean, semi-finalist at Roland Garros in 2001, coach of Richard Gasquet:
Fabrice Santoro, doubles finalist in 2004, interviews players after their matches:
Kim Clijsters and Martina Navratilova, playing doubles together:
Iva Majoli, Roland Garros champion in 1997:
Anastasia Myskina, first ever female Russian player to win a Grand Slam title (Roland Garros in 2004):
Former world number one
Lindsay Davenport and Mary Joe Fernandez, 1993 French Open runner-up:
1998 Wimbledon champion
runner-up in that famous 1988 final against Steffi Graf:
Nathalie Tauziat and Conchita Martinez practising on court 15, they play the Legends Trophy together:
Martinez is now captain of the Spanish Fed Cup team. Tauziat is the former coach of Eugénie Bouchard (below a picture of them two at Roland Garros last year), she now coaches Aleksandra Wozniak:
Gaston Gaudio, surprise winner in 2004:
Thomas Enqvist and Carlos Moya, Roland Garros champion in 1998:
Albert Costa, winner in 2002. He is currently coaching Feliciano Lopez.
Cédric Pioline interviewing Maria Sharapova after her victory over Eugénie Bouchard:
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first part here with pictures of Berdych, Nadal, Ferrer, Wawrinka, Wozniacki and more!
Federer first round match vs Lukas Lacko:
Mirka with twins 1 and 2:
Serena first round match vs Alizé Lim:
Martina Hingis, who’ll play the Legends tournament and who “coaches” Sabine Lisicki:
David Ferrer second practice session of the day, this time with Pico Monaco:
Garbine Muguruza vs Grace Min:
Some pictures of
Serena Williams at practice a few hours before her first round match against French player Alizé Lim.
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1989 marks the 25th anniversary of
Michael Chang lone Grand Slam title at Roland Garros (read more about his victory here). Kei Nishikori, winner in Barcelona and finalist in Madrid will not repeat Chang’s feat this year as he lost to Martin Klizan in the first round.
Here are some pictures of
Kei Nishikori at practice on Sunday:
The tournament is already over for the Australian Open champion:
Li Na was ousted by French youngster Kristina Mladenovic in the first round. Kristina Mladenovic, No. 103 (picture below) had won only one match at Roland Garros in her previous five appearances.
Enjoy these pictures of Li Na at practice on Friday on Court Suzanne Lenglen and on Court 5 on Sunday. If you attend the tournament and want to share your pictures/videos/recaps please