Grand Slam tennis is back four months after Novak Djokovic and Victoria Azarenka captured major titles at the Australian Open. The world's best players have arrived to the red clay of Roland Garros for the 2013 French Open.
The 2013 French Open presents yet another opportunity for Rafael Nadal, the King of Clay, to capture his eighth title at the prestigious tournament. Even with a difficult draw ahead of him at Roland Garros as a No. 3 seed, the living legend will find a way to capture the trophy yet again.
The tennis world descends on the City of Love in a sport where players aim to be loveless for the second major of the year: the French Open at Roland Garros. In tennis, love means nothing, and it's a score every player wants to avoid, no matter the cost.
David Foster Wallace's 2006 Times Magazine profile of Roger Federer is one of sports journalism's most famous write-arounds. Or, as Wallace wrote himself, the piece was "a spectator"s experience of Federer, and its context.
Roger Federer received a favorable draw at the 2013 French Open. However, it is going to take a tremendous effort by the 17-time Grand Slam winner if he plans to add more hardware to his impressive trophy case.