Home favorite Kristina Mladenovic will be a top 16 seed for the first time in her career in Paris - can she use her pole position to reach the second week for the first time?
WTA Staff

PARIS, France - With the second Grand Slam of the season set to get underway on Sunday, 12 of the top 16 seeds have reached the fourth round or better at least once at the French Open in their careers.

Defending champion Garbiñe Muguruza is one of the 12, along with seven of the top 10 seeds, while France's Kristina Mladenovic, seeded No.13, will look to make a second-week run after seeing her tournament end in the third round on three occasions. 

Read on to delve into the Grand Slam résumés of the top 16 seeds, and their best results on the terre battue.

1. Angelique Kerber (GER)
10th appearance (13-9)
Best result: Quarterfinals (2012)
Best Grand Slam result: Champion (2) - 2016 Australian Open, 2016 US Open

2. Karolina Pliskova (CZE)
6th appearance (2-5)
Best result: R64 (2014, 2015)
Best Grand Slam result: Runner-up - 2016 US Open

3. Simona Halep (ROU)
8th appearance (11-7)
Best result: Final (2014)
Best Grand Slam result: Runner-up - 2014 French Open

4. Garbiñe Muguruza (ESP)
5th appearance (16-3)
Best result: Champion (2016)
Best Grand Slam result: Champion - 2016 French Open

5. Elina Svitolina (UKR)
5th appearance (9-4)
Best result: Quarterfinals (2015)
Best Grand Slam result: Quarterfinals - 2015 French Open

6. Dominika Cibulkova (SVK)
10th appearance (20-9)
Best result: Semifinals (2009)
Best Grand Slam result: Runner-up - 2014 Australian Open

7. Johanna Konta (GBR)
3rd appearance (0-2)
Best result: R128 (2015, 2016)
Best Grand Slam result: Semifinals - 2016 Australian Open

8. Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS)
15th appearance (49-13)
Best result: Champion (2009)
Best Grand Slam result: Champion (2) - 2004 US Open, 2009 French Open

9. Agnieszka Radwanska (POL)
11th appearance (21-10)
Best result: Quarterfinals (2013)
Best Grand Slam result: Runner-up - 2012 Wimbledon

10. Venus Williams (USA) 
20th appearance (45-19)
Best result: Final (2002)
Best Grand Slam result: Champion (7) - 2000 Wimbledon,  2000 US Open, 2001 Wimbledon, 2001 US Open, 2005 Wimbledon, 2007 Wimbledon, 2008 Wimbledon

11. Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) 
10th appearance (14-9)
Best result: Quarterfinals (2010)
Best Grand Slam result: Runner-up - 2009 US Open, 2014 US Open

12. Madison Keys (USA)
5th appearance (6-4)
Best result: R16 (2016)
Best Grand Slam result: Semifinals - 2015 Australian Open

13. Kristina Mladenovic (FRA)
9th appearance (7-8)
Best result: R32 (2014, 2015, 2016)
Best Grand Slam result: Quarterfinals - 2015 US Open

14. Elena Vesnina (RUS)
12th appearance (5-11)
Best result: R32 (2015)
Best Grand Slam result: Semifinals - 2016 Wimbledon

15. Petra Kvitova (CZE)
9th appearance (20-8)
Best result: Semifinals (2012)
Best Grand Slam result: Champion (2) - 2011 Wimbledon, 2014 Wimbledon

16. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS)
10th appearance (15-9)
Best result: Quarterfinals (2011)
Best Grand Slam result: Quarterfinals - 2011 French Open, 2011 US Open, 2016 Wimbledon, 2017 Australian Open