The French Open - 10 Vital Statistics

10. Rafael Nadal heads into the second Grand Slam of the year seeded seventh — his lowest ever seeding in Paris. He is 4.00 to win the tournament.

9. Nadal could win his 10th French Open title. The only time he failed to win the tournament was in 2009, when he crashed out in the fourth round. He is 5.50 to fall by round four.

8. Second seed Roger Federer won the 2009 French Open when Nadal crashed out. He has reached the final just once since winning on the Paris clay and is 21.00 to win.

7. Andy Murray claimed his first career clay title in Munich this spring, before adding the Madrid Masters crown to his 2015 haul. Murray is 10.00 to clinch the French Open.

6. Murray has won just two of his eight Grand Slam finals and fell at the quarter-final stage of three of the four majors last year. He is 2.50 to reach the semis.

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5. Men’s favourite Novak Djokovic has made the semi-finals or better in 18 of his last 19 Grand Slams and already boasts five titles for the year. He is 1.80 to claim his debut French Open crown.

4. Serena Williams has won the last two women’s Grand Slams, dropping just two sets over those 14 matches. The American is 3.25 to win in Paris.

3. Maria Sharapova won the 2014 French Open to record her fifth career Slam and second in three years in Paris. She won her second tournament of the season — Rome — this May and is 5.50 to emerge triumphant.

2. World number four Petra Kvitova won the Madrid Masters earlier this month, only her second career clay title. The two-time Wimbledon champion is 11.00 to win.

1. Canadian Eugenie Bouchard reached the semi-final in Paris last season but heads into this year’s meet out of form, having lost nine of her 16 matches in 2015. The sixth seed is 4.00 to make the last four.