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Photos Du Jour: Let The Games Begin...

From generational clashes to the World No.1 shining on Court Philippe Chatrier, check out 10 of the very best pics from Opening Sunday at the French Open.

Published May 25, 2014 12:10

The first marquee WTA name to take the courts of Roland Garros was none other than Agnieszka Radwanska.
The first marquee WTA name to take the courts of Roland Garros was none other than Agnieszka Radwanska.
Radwanska, the No.3 seed this fortnight, outclassed Chinese rising star Zhang Shuai, 6-3, 6-0.
Radwanska, the No.3 seed this fortnight, outclassed Chinese rising star Zhang Shuai, 6-3, 6-0.
Belinda Bencic, one of the WTA's most promising rising stars, took on WTA veteran Venus Williams.
Belinda Bencic, one of the WTA's most promising rising stars, took on WTA veteran Venus Williams.
Williams came out on top this time, rallying from an early break to advance in straights, 6-4, 6-1.
Williams came out on top this time, rallying from an early break to advance in straights, 6-4, 6-1.
Meanwhile on Court Philippe Chartier, Serena Williams - the No.1 seed - was sliding to victory.
Meanwhile on Court Philippe Chartier, Serena Williams - the No.1 seed - was sliding to victory.
Williams powered through friend and occasional hitting partner Alizé Lim of France, 6-2, 6-1.
Williams powered through friend and occasional hitting partner Alizé Lim of France, 6-2, 6-1.
Katarzyna Piter, who recently became Poland's newest Top 100 player, met No.8 seed Angelique Kerber.
Katarzyna Piter, who recently became Poland's newest Top 100 player, met No.8 seed Angelique Kerber.
Kerber, who has Polish roots herself, was just too strong and moved safely through, 6-3, 6-1.
Kerber, who has Polish roots herself, was just too strong and moved safely through, 6-3, 6-1.
Other winners included Daniela Hantuchova, who rallied to beat Serbian rising star Jovana Jaksic.
Other winners included Daniela Hantuchova, who rallied to beat Serbian rising star Jovana Jaksic.
Former Top 10 player Maria Kirilenko and Kaia Kanepi were among those sent home on Opening Sunday...
Former Top 10 player Maria Kirilenko and Kaia Kanepi were among those sent home on Opening Sunday...
  • The first marquee WTA name to take the courts of Roland Garros was none other than Agnieszka Radwanska.
  • Radwanska, the No.3 seed this fortnight, outclassed Chinese rising star Zhang Shuai, 6-3, 6-0.
  • Belinda Bencic, one of the WTA's most promising rising stars, took on WTA veteran Venus Williams.
  • Williams came out on top this time, rallying from an early break to advance in straights, 6-4, 6-1.
  • Meanwhile on Court Philippe Chartier, Serena Williams - the No.1 seed - was sliding to victory.
  • Williams powered through friend and occasional hitting partner Alizé Lim of France, 6-2, 6-1.
  • Katarzyna Piter, who recently became Poland's newest Top 100 player, met No.8 seed Angelique Kerber.
  • Kerber, who has Polish roots herself, was just too strong and moved safely through, 6-3, 6-1.
  • Other winners included Daniela Hantuchova, who rallied to beat Serbian rising star Jovana Jaksic.
  • Former Top 10 player Maria Kirilenko and Kaia Kanepi were among those sent home on Opening Sunday...
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