• May 25, 2008: Three-time winner Gustavo Kuerten said his farewell to tennis - and received part of the court - after his first-round loss
  • May 26, 2010: Gael Monfils and Fabio Fognini played on in near darkness. Play was eventually suspended at 2156 local time
  • May 27, 1992: Jimmy Connors played his last-ever French Open match, losing to Michael Stich. He never won the title in Paris
  • May 28, 2006: The 2006 tournament was the first to feature a Sunday start and fans flocked in
  • May 29, 1990: Stefan Edberg (pictured) and Boris Becker both lost in round one - the first time the top two seeds had done so at a Grand Slam
  • May 30, 2004: Tim Henman came from two sets down to beat Michael Llodra in the last 16. He went on to reach the semis
  • May 31, 2009: Robin Soderling produced a stunning upset to end Rafael Nadal's unbeaten run at Roland Garros
  • June 1, 1993: Mary Joe Fernandez produced the comeback of comebacks to win from 1-6 1-5 down against Gabriela Sabatini, saving five match points
  • June 2, 2009: Slovak Dominika Cibulkova beat Maria Sharapova for the loss of just two games
  • June 3, 2001: Gustavo Kuerten drew a heart in the clay after saving match point in beating Michael Russell in the last 16. He went on to win the title
  • June 4, 2011: Li Na became Asia's first Grand Slam singles champion with a final win over Francesca Schiavone
  • June 5, 2005: A 19-year-old Rafael Nadal won the first of his eight French Open titles
  • June 6, 1989: Michael Chang, just 17, famously served underarm en route to beating Ivan Lendl in the last 16. He went on to win the title
  • June 7, 2009: Roger Federer finally completed the career Grand Slam, beating Robin Soderling in the final
  • June 8, 2008: Rafael Nadal (r) lost just four games in thrashing Roger Federer to win the title

French Open memories

May 25, 2008: Three-time winner Gustavo Kuerten said his farewell to tennis - and received part of the court - after his first-round loss