2017 French Open player profile: Lucie Safarova

2017 French Open player profile: Lucie Safarova

By Tevon King
Former world number Lucie Safarova is looking to build her way back up the rankings, after she suffered from illness, that derailed her 2016 campaign. Nonetheless, the Czech returns to the French Open, where she reached her solitary Grand Slam final two years ago, and has a chance to go one better as this year's tournament is wide open....
2017 French Open player profile: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga

2017 French Open player profile: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga

By Tevon King
Former world number five Jo-Wilfried Tsonga returns to the French Open looking to become the first French male tennis player since Yannick Noah to win the French Open since 1983. The crowd will be hoping that their crowd favourite, will go on a deep run in Paris, which will be tough....
2017 French Open player profile: Kristina Mladenovic

2017 French Open player profile: Kristina Mladenovic

By Oliver Dickson Jefford
The Frenchwoman will head into her home Grand Slam tournament with some confidence following a strong 2017 season so far...

2017 French Open player profile: Nicolas Mahut

35-year-old Nicolas Mahut returns to the French capital to contest in his seventeenth French Open. Currently ranked at number 48, Mahut will be hoping to avoid the big names as he attempts to reach the second week in singles for the very first time.  Notable results to date The man from Angers hasn't had too much to shout about this year. He currently has an 8-10 win/loss record and with grass around the corner, he will be hoping his fortune changes. Heading down under to begin his year, Mahut only managed to pick up two victories. In his opening tournament of the year at the Brisbane International, the Frenchman beat Stephane Robert before losing to eventual champion Grigor Dimitrov. Nicolas Mahut during the Sydney International (Photo: Brett Hemmings/Getty Images) Then in Sydney, he defeated Thomaz Bellucci then losing to Pablo Cuevas in three sets 6-4, 2-6, 6-2. At the Australian Open, Ryan Harrison was his victim...
2017 French Open player profile: Simona Halep

2017 French Open player profile: Simona Halep ByTevon King

World number four Simona Halep's participation at the French Open is in doubt, as the Romanian has confirmed there's a 50/50 chance that she will compete due to rolling over her ankle in the final at the Internazionali BNL d'Italia against Elina Svitolina last Sunday....
2017 French Open player profile: Dominic Thiem

2017 French Open player profile: Dominic Thiem ByPathik Gamana

Dominic Thiem seeded number six comes in as one of the dark horses for the French Open....
2017 French Open player profile: Elina Svitolina

2017 French Open player profile: Elina Svitolina ByOliver Dickson Jefford

The Ukrainian heads into Paris in the form of her, becoming a significant contender for the title...
2017 French Open player profile: Marin Cilic

2017 French Open player profile: Marin Cilic ByTevon King

World number eight Marin Cilic is finding some form on the red dirt, which is admittedly his weakest surface. Nevertheless, Cilic has reached the second week at the French Open on four occasions and will be looking to go deep once again....
Boris Becker hails Novak Djokovic and Andre Agassi partnership as an "excellent choice"

Boris Becker hails Novak Djokovic and Andre Agassi partnership as an "excellent choice"

By Craig Vickers
The Serb's erstwhile coach believes the American is exactly what is required during a turbulent juncture in Djokovic's career....
2017 French Open player profile: Ekaterina Makarova

2017 French Open player profile: Ekaterina Makarova

By Don Han
Ekaterina Makarova looks to create a couple of upsets in the wide-open French Open draw, with her explosive game being able to do some work for her....
2017 French Open player profile: Dominika Cibulkova

2017 French Open player profile: Dominika Cibulkova

By Tevon King
Dominika Cibulkova has struggled for form in 2017, and the Slovak's ranking has slid from four to seven in the world. Cibulkova won the WTA Finals in Singapore last year, and she will be hoping to improve her barren spell, and clinch her first Grand Slam singles title at the French Open....
2017 French Open player profile: Milos Raonic

2017 French Open player profile: Milos Raonic ByTevon King

World number six Milos Raonic returns to the French Open, after an average start to the 2017 ATP World Tour campaign. Raonic advanced to the quarterfinals in 2014 and will be looking for another deep run in Paris....
2017 French Open player profile: Venus Williams

2017 French Open player profile: Venus Williams ByTevon King

Seven-time Grand Slam singles champion Venus Williams returns to the French Open, where she made a solitary final in 2002. Clay is Williams' least favored surface but she is still going to be a threat at Roland Garros....
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