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French Open

Of the four Grand Slams, the French Open is unique in that it takes place on clay courts. There are players who love it – Rafael Nadal, being the prime example – while even some of the best can come undone on the red stuff at Roland Garros. In recent years, however, the likes of Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic have shown that it is possible to master clay alongside grass and concrete. But the tournament still throws up surprises in the men’s and women’s draws which is why the French Open is always a fascinating event on the courts and in the betting markets. Make sure you read our coverage for the best tips and analysis