10 Things We Learned From The 2017 French Open

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Au Revoir Roland Garros!

It isn’t the same without the QUEEN.

It isn't the same without the QUEEN.

Serena Williams is out on maternity leave for the remainder of this season, but at least she came to support her sister, Venus, in this year’s French Open.

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No good for Novak…

No good for Novak...

Novak Djokovic has certainly been in a slump for about the last 12 months. With his unsuccessful defense in Paris, he is without a Major Title in his possession for the first time in 3 years.

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Age is but a number for the WTA.

Age is but a number for the WTA.

Jelena Ostapenko was the surprise winner for this year’s tournament on the women’s side. In addition, 18-year-old CiCi Bellis reached the 3rd Round of a Major for the first time and veteran, Venus Williams, appeared in another second week of a major.

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No success for “An American in Paris.”

This wasn’t the year for the USTA in singles for the ATP or WTA. No American man made it past Round 3 and Venus Williams was the only American woman into the Round of 16.

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