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

Updated: Jun 10, 2019, 18:49 | Shawn.Dsouza
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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 2019 French Open coming to a close, we travel back in time and showcase some of the finest and most vintage photos of the tournament from back in the day that you may have missed

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