10 things to know about the French Open

The 2013 French Open action kicks off in Paris. Here is everything that you need to know about the second event of the Grand Slam.


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PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 07: A general view during the women's singles semi final match between Samantha Stosur of Australia and Sara Errani on day 12 of the French Open at Roland Garros on June 7, 2012 in Paris, France. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

'PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 11: Rafael Nadal of Spain poses with the Coupe des Mousquetaires trophy in front of the Eiffel Tower after his victory against Novak Djokovic of Serbia during day 16 of the French Open at Roland Garros on June 11, 2012 in Paris, France. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

HALLE, GERMANY - JUNE 13: Rafael Nadal of Spain reacts during a press conference during day three of the Gerry Weber Open at Gerry Weber Stadium on June 13, 2012 in Halle, Germany. (Photo by Dennis Grombkowski/Bongarts/Getty Images)

PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 05: Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates victory in his men's singles quarter final match against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France during day 10 of the French Open at Roland Garros on June 5, 2012 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

_LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 26: (EDITORS NOTE: Multiple Exposure Image) Roger Federer of Switzerland serves the ball during the men's semi-final singles match against David Ferrer of Spain during the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 Arena on November 26, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images for Barclays ATP Finals)

PARIS - JUNE 6: Gaston Gaudio of Argentina kisses the trophy after winning his men's final match against Guillermo Coria of Argentina during Day Fourteen of the 2004 French Open Tennis Championship at Roland Garros on June 6, 2004 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

VLONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 30: Serena Williams of the USA celebrates match point during her Ladies' Singles third round match against Jie Zheng of China on day six of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club at Wimbledon on June 30, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 09: French Open women's champion Maria Sharapova of Russia poses with the Coupe Suzanne Lenglen in front of photographers near the Eiffel Tower after her victory earlier in the day in the women's singles final against Sara Errani of Italy during day 14 of the French Open at Roland Garros on June 9, 2012 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

pSEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 22: A South Korean banker carries US dollar bank notes at the Korea Exchange bank on February 22, 2005 in Seoul, South Korea. The South Korean won jumped to its highest intraday level in more than seven years in domestic trade on Tuesday, boosted by strong foreign equity buying and exporter deals. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

Chicago Bulls v Miami Heat - Game One

MIAMI, FL - MAY 06: Joakim Noah #13 of the Chicago Bulls reacts following a play against the Miami Heat during Game One of the Eastern Conference Semifinals of the 2013 NBA Playoffs at American Airlines Arena on May 6, 2013 in Miami, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

AUGUSTA, GA - APRIL 10: Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland stands with his caddie Caroline Wozniacki during the Par 3 Contest prior to the start of the 2013 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 10, 2013 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

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