Women serve up a treat at French Open

Most commentators have all but written off the men’s competition in the French Open tennis tournament as a showdown between number one seed and world number one Roger Federer and clay court expert and defending champion Rafael Nadal.

2nd June, 2007

Most commentators have all but written off the men’s competition in the French Open tennis tournament as a showdown between number one seed and world number one Roger Federer and clay court expert and defending champion Rafael Nadal.

However, other contenders may be enticed to try just a little bit harder as the prize money has increased by more than 40 per cent since 2000 and now stands at €15.3 million, up 7...

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