French Open: 15 vintage photos of Roland Garros you must see

Updated: May 30, 2017, 08:30 IST
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    General view of the spectators in the stands of Roland Garros stadium in June 1934 (Pics/ AFP)
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    A general view of men's semifinal opposing American tennis player Tony Trabert and Australian Ham Richardson
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    Italian tennis player Nicola Pietrangeli (right) shakes hands with his opponent Australian Lewis Hoad at the end of their quarter final match
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    Spaniard tennis player Jose Higueras lies on the ground after being defeated by Australian Phil Dent
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    German Steffi Graf hits a return to her fellow countrywoman Andrea Betzner
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    Swedish Bjorn Borg returns a forehand to his opponent French Francois Jauffret during their match
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    American tennis player Billie Jean King is seen in action
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    German Boris Becker hits a return to Spaniard Emilio Sanchez during their match
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    Australian tennis player Margaret Smith smashes to her opponent during a match
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    Australian tennis player Evonne Goolagong hits a forehand
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    Czech tennis player Jaroslav Drobny sits next to his wife Rita, herself a former tennis player
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    A photo taken on June 7, 1980 shows US Chris Evert-Lloyd (R) holding her trophy after she beat Romanian Virginia Ruzici (L)
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    Italian tennis player Giorgio De Stefani prepares a return here in may 1934
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    British Sue Barker holds up her trophy after defeating Czech Renata Tomanova at Roland Garros
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    French tennis player Francois Jauffret is in action during his match against Yougoslavian Spear
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About The Gallery

With the 2017 French Open having just begun, we travel back in time and showcase for you some vintage photos of the tournament from back in the day thay you may have missed

 

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