Rafa Nadal began his title defence in style, beating unseeded Alexei Popyrin 6-3 6-3 7-6(3) in Round 1.
Barty fights through
World No. 1 Ash Barty fought through a hip injury and a tricky opponent in Bernarda Pera with a 6-4 3-6 6-2 victory on her return to the French Open.
Local hope Monfils wins
Local favourite Gael Monfils came back from a set down to beat Spain’s Albert Ramos Vinolas 1-6 7-6(6) 6-4 6-4.
Fifth seed Elina Svitolina found herself trailing 5-2 in the second set but recovered to beat French teenager Oceane Babel 6-2 7-5.
Bopanna in Round 2
India’s Rohan Bopanna and Croatia’s Franko Skugor sailed into the men’s doubles second round at the French Open with a 6-4 6-2 win over Georgia’s Nikoloz Basilashvili and Germany’s Andre Begemann.
Freaky day for Kvitova
Petra Kvitova has withdrawn from the French Open after injuring her ankle in a freak fall while performing her post-match media duties on Sunday, the 11th seeded Czech player said.