Patience has been the key to Andy Murray's new-found prowess on clay, according to his French Open opponent Radek Stepanek.
Heather Watson has plenty of work to do to reach the second round of the French Open after rain interrupted her match against Nicole Gibbs at Roland Garros.
Roland Garros will feel a little different to Rafael Nadal this year but no less special.
For only the second time since his French Open debut in 2005, the Spaniard arrived in Paris without the tag of defending champion.
Andy Murray will play a qualifier in the first round of the French Open. The 29-year-old is seeded second at Roland Garros for the first time and is in the opposite half to both Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal, who could meet in the semi-finals.
The French Open has suffered another blow with Gael Monfils joining Roger Federer in pulling out of the tournament.
Roger Federer has announced he will not be playing at the French Open as a result of a back injury.
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Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki has withdrawn from the forthcoming French Open due to her ongoing struggles with an ankle injury.