Maria Sharapova and Venus Williams reveal French Open outfits as tennis stars get set in Paris
As the second Grand Slam of the year approaches, the world's top tennis players are making their final preparations as well as revealing the Nike Air Max Black Friday all important outfits they will be wearing in one of the world's most fashionable cities.
The French Open gets underway on Sunday in Paris and the capital city has seen a hive of tennis related activity this week.
Sharapova has recovered from the illness which forced her to withdraw in Rome last week and will be seeded second below Serena Nike Air Max 2017 Williams, who is the hot favourite on a career best winning streak of 24 matches after winning her last four tournaments.
Serena's older sister Venus, ranked No 30, may not quite Nike Air Max Black Friday be the force she once was she lost to British 19 year old Laura Robson in the first round in Rome but the 32 year old has performed well at Roland Garros in the past, reaching the final in 2002.
Robson, Heather Watson and Elena Baltacha are the only British players competing in Paris after Johanna Konta was knocked out in the second round of qualifying. The Australian born Brit lost 4 6, 6 3, 7 5 to Kazakhstan's Galina Voskoboeva.
World No 1 Novak Djokovic and 17 time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer were focusing on matters on court as they practiced at Roland Garros.
Djokovic comes into the event off the back of two disappointing defeats against Grigor Dimitrov and Tomas Berdych in Madrid Nike Air Max 90 and Rome respectively but will take confidence from his victory over Rafael Nadal in the Monte Carlo final last month.
31 year old Federer reached his first final of the year in Rome last week but suffered a crushing 6 1, 6 3 defeat to rival Nadal in 69 minutes.
Jolly Roger: Federer taking a break during his practice session at Roland Garros
Following the withdrawal of world No 2
Andy Murray, seven time champion Nadal will be seeded third and will potentially meet either
Djokovic or Federer in the semi finals, depending on which half of the
draw he is placed in on Friday.
World No 8 Jo Wilfried Tsonga will hope to end France's 30 year Grand Slam drought Yannick Noah was the last French winner of a major in Paris in 1983 and he enjoyed some fun off the court, teaming up with 2008 Roland Garros champion Ana Ivanovic to sign some autographs.