Li bows out – China's Li Na, French Open champion in 2011, congratulates opponent Kristina Mladenovic after being defeated by the Frenchwoman in the opening round at Roland Garros.
Mlad all over – It was only Mladenovic's fifth victory in 2014. The 21-year-old won the girls title in Paris in 2009 but has struggled to replicate that success in the seniors and is currently ranked 103 in the world.
Wozniacki woe – Denmark's No. 13 seed Caroline Wozniacki lost to Belgium's Yanina Wickmayer on her first outing since news broke that her engagement to golfer Rory McIlroy was off.
Gael force – Home favorite Gael Monfils celebrates after winning his first round match against Romania's Victor Hanescu.
Handy Andy – Two-time grand slam champion Andy Murray, from Britain, needed four sets to see off the challenge of Andrey Golubev from Kazakhstan, 6-1, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3. The No. 7 seed missed last year's tournament in Paris through injury.
The hand of Llod – Frenchman Michael Llodra waves goodbye to the crowd with his young son after defeat to Fernando Verdasco in his last professional match at Roland Garros.