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In 2011 the decision was taken to maintain the tournament within its existing venue Legal opposition from environmental defence associations and other stakeholders delayed the works for several years as litigation ensued
Floodlights were also installed over each of the courts in the precinct, allowing the tournament to facilitate night matches for the first time Serena Williams, having spent this week in Nice practicing on grass, ought to contend for her 24th major

Naomi Osaka announces withdrawal from French Open after decision to not speak with media

We will see about Osaka.

Denis Shapovalov and Other Big Names Withdraw from French Open
In 1926 the Croix-Catelan of the Racing Club de France hosted the event in Paris, site of the previous French club members only tournament, also on clay
Denis Shapovalov and Other Big Names Withdraw from French Open
© Susan Mullane, USA TODAY Sports Naomi Osaka played her first-round match at the French Open on Sunday before announcing her withdrawal from the tournament on Monday
Naomi Osaka announces withdrawal from French Open after decision to not speak with media
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The Swiss needs more time to get match fit after a left foot injury Shapovalov has since , citing an issue with his shoulder
His first defeat came against Robin Soderling in 2009; the next against Djokovic in 2015 From 2004 to 2008, plans were developed to build a covered stadium with a roof, as complaints continued over delayed matches

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In another novelty, since 2006 the tournament has begun on a Sunday, featuring 12 singles matches played on the three main courts.

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Denis Shapovalov and Other Big Names Withdraw from French Open
Additionally, on the eve of the tournament's opening, the traditional Benny Berthet exhibition day takes place, where the profits go to different charity associations
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Nadal noted afterward that playing in the cooler night air meant balls bounced lower, lessening the effect of his lefty forehand's heavy topspin