French Open preview

What: Second Grand Slam tournament of the year

When, where: Sunday through June 11 at Roland Garros in Paris

2016 singles champs: Novak Djokovic and Garbine Muguruza

Men’s top seeds

1. Andy Murray, Britain

2. Novak Djokovic, Serbia

3. Stan Wawrinka, Switzerland

4. Rafael Nadal, Spain

5. Milos Raonic, Canada

6. Dominic Thiem, Austria

7. Marin Cilic, Croatia

8. Kei Nishikori, Japan

Women’s top seeds

1. Angelique Kerber, Germany

2. Karolina Pliskova, Czech Rep.

3. Simona Halep, Romania

4. Garbine Muguruza, Spain

5. Elina Svitolina, Ukraine

6. Dominika Cibulkova, Slovakia

7. Johanna Konta, Britain

8. Svetlana Kuznetsova, Russia

By the numbers

9 French Open titles for Rafael Nadal, a record. He is favored by many to collect No. 10 this year.

3 Past French Open women’s champions in the field (Garbine Muguruza, Svetlana Kuznetsova, Francesca Schiavone). Neither Serena Williams (pregnant) nor Maria Sharapova (ranking not high enough after doping suspension; denied a wild card) will play in Paris.

15 Age of American Amanda Anisimova, who will be playing in her first Grand Slam tournament.

Associated Press