The King of Clay
I/ History :
Roland Garros is the French Open Tournament. It began in 1928. Its name referred to a French aviator.
II/ Roland Garros Records :
The longest match in tennis history is the match between the French Fabrice Santoro and Arnaud Clement in 2004. The match lasted 6 hours and 35 minutes.
The fastest service : 249,4 Km/H held by the American Andy Roddick.
- The Swedish tennis player Björn Borg won six titles in a row. But the Spanish sportsman, Rafaël Nadal, is getting even because on June 10th 2012, he won his seventh Roland Garros title, defeating Novak Djokovic (6-4, 6-3, 2-6, 7-5) . He is the King of Clay ! Did you see the match on TV ? It was breathtaking !
- As far as girls are concerned, the American Chris Evert has won seven titles.
Marine and Jade, 3E
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