Gallery: The story from day one at the 2018 French Open
We look back at some of the shots from the opening Sunday at Roland Garros 2018.
Let’s start with a picture of Court Suzanne Lenglen.
Can you guess who is the owner of these shoes?
Here’s another clue.
Give up? Here you go, it’s Kei Nishikori.
Jelena Ostapenko’s defence of her title was over on the opening day as she was beaten in straight sets by Kateryna Kozlova.
Wang Qiang caused an upset when she beat 2002 French Open runner-up Venus Williams.
It was also a tough day for Johanna Konta, who was another early casualty.
Lucas Pouille with some fancy stuff.
Grigor Dimitrov made a solid start with a three-set win.
Fernando Verdasco needed a medical timeout, but he still managed to win.
Alexander Zverev in motion.
Wimbledon didn’t want to ‘risk safety of players’ or ‘success being used as propaganda by Russian regime’
Wimbledon has hit back at the ATP and WTA with a statement of their own.
WTA statement as women’s body also strips Wimbledon of ranking points over Russian player ban
WTA also has harsh words for Wimbledon after stripping grass-court major of ranking points.
ATP statement: Wimbledon slammed for ‘undermining integrity of the ATP Ranking system’
ATP unimpressed by Wimbledon.
Wimbledon thrown into chaos as ATP strips Slam of ranking points over Russian and Belarusian player ban
Big, big news as players won’t earn points for competing at Wimbledon.
Iga Swiatek made French Open favourite by former British No 1 Tim Henman
Tim Henman has been impressed by the progress in Iga Swiatek’s game.
Naomi Osaka admits trepidation ahead of return to Roland Garros
Naomi Osaka took questions at Roland Garros for the first time since her 2021 walkout.
Iga Swiatek prepared to handle the heat of being French Open favourite
The world number one has won five successive tournaments and 28 straight matches.
Rafael Nadal praying the pain stays away in bid to win 14th French Open
The 35-year-old was troubled by the issue in Rome last week.
Great British hope Emma Raducanu cleared to feature at Roland Garros
The US Open champion retired during her first match in Rome last week with a back injury.