Roland Garros 2016

  • Roland Garros 2016

    Roland Garros 2016

  • Rain disrupted much of the schedule at the 2016 French Open

    Rain disrupted much of the schedule at the 2016 French Open

  • There was no play at all on the second Monday - the first complete washout in Paris in 16 years

    There was no play at all on the second Monday - the first complete washout in Paris in 16 years

  • Much of the talk was about the lack of roof at Roland Garros

    Much of the talk was about the lack of roof at Roland Garros

  • Nine-time champion Rafael Nadal was forced to withdraw with a wrist injury

    Nine-time champion Rafael Nadal was forced to withdraw with a wrist injury

  • Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber was an early casualty, losing in the first round to Kiki Bertens

    Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber was an early casualty, losing in the first round to Kiki Bertens

  • World No.58 Bertens made an unlikely run all the way to the semi-finals

    World No.58 Bertens made an unlikely run all the way to the semi-finals

  • Albert Ramos-Vinolas was also a giantkiller, upsetting Milos Raonic on his way to the quarter-finals, where he lost to defending champion Stan Wawrinka

    Albert Ramos-Vinolas was also a giantkiller, upsetting Milos Raonic on his way to the quarter-finals, where he lost to defending champion Stan Wawrinka

  • There was plenty for Spanish fans to cheer about, with Garbine Muguruza winning her maiden Grand Slam title

    There was plenty for Spanish fans to cheer about, with Garbine Muguruza winning her maiden Grand Slam title

  • Muguruza beat Serena Williams 7-5 6-4 to become the first Spanish woman to win the French Open since Arantxa Sanchez Vicario in 1998

    Muguruza beat Serena Williams 7-5 6-4 to become the first Spanish woman to win the French Open since Arantxa Sanchez Vicario in 1998

  • Three-time French Open champion Serena Williams has never successfully defended a title in Paris

    Three-time French Open champion Serena Williams has never successfully defended a title in Paris

  • Muguruza, 22, is the youngest Grand Slam winner since Victoria Azarenka in 2012

    Muguruza, 22, is the youngest Grand Slam winner since Victoria Azarenka in 2012

  • There was also Spanish success in the men's doubles, with Marc Lopez and Feliciano Lopez beating the Bryan brothers in the final

    There was also Spanish success in the men's doubles, with Marc Lopez and Feliciano Lopez beating the Bryan brothers in the final

  • French pair Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic delighted the home crowds with victory in the women's doubles

    French pair Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic delighted the home crowds with victory in the women's doubles

  • On his Roland Garros debut, German teenager Alexander Zverev reached the third round of a Grand Slam for the first time

    On his Roland Garros debut, German teenager Alexander Zverev reached the third round of a Grand Slam for the first time

  • Zverev lost to Dominic Thiem in the third round. The Austrian went on to reach his first Grand Slam semi-final, where he lost in straight sets to Novak Djokovic

    Zverev lost to Dominic Thiem in the third round. The Austrian went on to reach his first Grand Slam semi-final, where he lost in straight sets to Novak Djokovic

  • Andy Murray came within two points of defeat in the first round as he defeated Radek Stepanek

    Andy Murray came within two points of defeat in the first round as he defeated Radek Stepanek

  • The world No.2 was also taken to five sets in his second round win over Mathias Bourgue, but went on to become the first British man to reach a French Open final since 1937

    The world No.2 was also taken to five sets in his second round win over Mathias Bourgue, but went on to become the first British man to reach a French Open final since 1937

  • In the final Murray took the opening set against three-time finalist Djokovic, but the Serb stormed back to win 3-6 6-1 6-2 6-4 and complete his career Grand Slam

    In the final Murray took the opening set against three-time finalist Djokovic, but the Serb stormed back to win 3-6 6-1 6-2 6-4 and complete his career Grand Slam

  • Murray has now lost to Djokovic in five Grand Slam finals

    Murray has now lost to Djokovic in five Grand Slam finals

  • Djokovic is the first man since Rod Laver in 1969 to hold all four major titles

    Djokovic is the first man since Rod Laver in 1969 to hold all four major titles

  • Roland Garros 2016
  • Rain disrupted much of the schedule at the 2016 French Open
  • There was no play at all on the second Monday - the first complete washout in Paris in 16 years
  • Much of the talk was about the lack of roof at Roland Garros
  • Nine-time champion Rafael Nadal was forced to withdraw with a wrist injury
  • Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber was an early casualty, losing in the first round to Kiki Bertens
  • World No.58 Bertens made an unlikely run all the way to the semi-finals
  • Albert Ramos-Vinolas was also a giantkiller, upsetting Milos Raonic on his way to the quarter-finals, where he lost to defending champion Stan Wawrinka
  • There was plenty for Spanish fans to cheer about, with Garbine Muguruza winning her maiden Grand Slam title
  • Muguruza beat Serena Williams 7-5 6-4 to become the first Spanish woman to win the French Open since Arantxa Sanchez Vicario in 1998
  • Three-time French Open champion Serena Williams has never successfully defended a title in Paris
  • Muguruza, 22, is the youngest Grand Slam winner since Victoria Azarenka in 2012
  • There was also Spanish success in the men's doubles, with Marc Lopez and Feliciano Lopez beating the Bryan brothers in the final
  • French pair Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic delighted the home crowds with victory in the women's doubles
  • On his Roland Garros debut, German teenager Alexander Zverev reached the third round of a Grand Slam for the first time
  • Zverev lost to Dominic Thiem in the third round. The Austrian went on to reach his first Grand Slam semi-final, where he lost in straight sets to Novak Djokovic
  • Andy Murray came within two points of defeat in the first round as he defeated Radek Stepanek
  • The world No.2 was also taken to five sets in his second round win over Mathias Bourgue, but went on to become the first British man to reach a French Open final since 1937
  • In the final Murray took the opening set against three-time finalist Djokovic, but the Serb stormed back to win 3-6 6-1 6-2 6-4 and complete his career Grand Slam
  • Murray has now lost to Djokovic in five Grand Slam finals
  • Djokovic is the first man since Rod Laver in 1969 to hold all four major titles