10. Rafael Nadal is the 1.76 favourite to win the French Open for a record eighth time in the Open era. Victory in Paris would be his 12th career Grand Slam title. 9. Nadal has reached the final in all eight tournaments he’s played this year, winning six titles. Seven of these finals have come on clay and the Spaniard is 3.10 to finish runner-up. 8. World number one Novak Djokovic won his fifth clay title at Monte Carlo last month, beating Nadal in the final 6-2 7-6. The Australian Open champion has never won the French Open but is 2.85 to win this year. 7. The Serb made his sole French Open final last year but lost to Nadal over four sets. He is 3.00 to again finish runner-up again. 6. Roger Federer won his maiden French Open title against Nadal in 2009, but has made just one final appearance from six tournaments this season. The 17-time Grand Slam champion is 20.00 to win this year. 5. Federer has reached the quarter-final stage or better in each of his last eight French Open outings, stretching back to 2005. He is 8.00 to be eliminated in the fourth round. 4. Last season’s quarter-finals boasted eight players within the top 12 seeds for the first time since 1984. Nicolas Almagro was the 12th seed and is 140.00 to win the tournament this year. 3. 1984 champion Ivan Lendl is one of three Czech players to ever win a Grand Slam trophy (see below) and current Czech world number six Tomas Berdych is 60.00 to win in Paris.
2. David Ferrer reached the French Open semi-finals for the first time in his career last season, before losing to Nadal. The Spaniard, who has never won a major, is 28.00 to win here. 1. Home favourite Jo-Wilfried Tsonga made the quarters in Paris in 2012, a career-best finish since joining the ATP Tour in 2004. Tsonga is 75.00 to win the title.