The second Grand Slam tournament of the year - and the latest wave of photos for you - kicks off right here.
French hopes are resting largely on Aravane Rezai's shoulders after the Frenchwoman's recent title in Madrid.
World No.1 Serena Williams was swarmed by press on media day. Williams is a one-time champion here in 2002.
Svetlana Kuznetsova met the French press on media day, ahead of her Roland Garros title defense.
Agnieszka Radwanska happily posed for photos with fans at an autograph session at Roland Garros.
The traditional signs pointing which direction - and how far - the other three Grand Slam events are.
Alisa Kleybanova met fans and posed for photos during an autograph session during some down time.
She wasn't stellar in the clay lead-up, but Caroline Wozniacki was in fine form in her first round match.
Li Na had to fight hard to beat junior world No.1 Kristina Mladenovic of France in the first round, 75 63.
Serena Williams shook hands with Stefanie Voegele after beating the young Swiss in the first round, 76(2) 62.
An official Roland Garros ball relaxed in the sunshine.
Having rekindled her magic in the Roland Garros lead-up, Ana Ivanovic cruised to victory in the first round.
Former French Open champion Ana Ivanovic did a TV interview after a 63 63 win over Taiwanese Chang Kai-Chen.
Elena Dementieva thanked the crowd after cruising through her first round against Petra Martic, 61 61.
Romanian rising star Simona Halep led in the first set but wound up falling to No.7 seed Sam Stosur, 75 61.