One of the most challenging events in the world of tennis championships, this nerve-wracking Grand Slam tournament set
in the sunny climes of France has seen many of the world's top tennis players meet their match on its clay courts. Offering
a stunning test of endurance and skill, the Roland Garros Stadium is one of the best places to see the likes of Andy Murray,
Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer battle it out for annual glory.
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These championships originated from the 1891 National Tennis Tournament, which was open exclusively to members of French
clubs. 1925 saw the championships welcome international players and just over 40 years later it became the first Grand Slam
tournament to go open, inviting both amateurs and professionals to compete.
Taking place over the course of a fortnight over late May and early June, only those with the biggest stamina and fastest
reflexes are encouraged to play in this tournament. Held at the majestic Stade Roland Garros, these clay courts are known
to be the best of their kind in the world and are the only clay playing surfaces included in the Grand Slam. The courts slow
the ball down and give it a higher bounce, taking away the advantage from serve-based players. Some of the best professionals
falter upon meeting these courts, with Rafael Nadal being one of the most notable players of the modern era to thrive in this
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