Highlights of the tournament

It is the 100th anniversary of the tournament, first held in 1891 although it is only the 90th time that it has been held and the 61st Open. The statue of Jacques Brugnon completes the four Musketeers.

Andre Agassi falls at the last hurdle for the second year in a row, at the hands of Jim Courier in the first all-American final since 1954.

Monica Seles becomes the tenth player to win the women’s singles two consecutive years, and a new record attendance is set with 332,230 spectators coming throughout the fortnight.