She may not believe she's a favourite, yet Petra Kvitova rides an 11-match clay-court winning streak into Paris.
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Caroline Garcia: "I'm very happy to come here. It's a Grand Slam, and it's Roland Garros. So it's something special for me. I have dreamt to play this tournament since I was a little girl, and now I'm playing. And, yeah, I mean, it's a great opportunity, and it's always a privilege. I feel lucky to be here. To be as No. 7 seed it's even better, that mean I have my chances."
- © Philippe Montigny / FFTThe case for: Petra Kvitova
- ©Corinne Dubreuil / FFTDefending champions practice
Jelena Ostapenko and Rafael Nadal make their first appearances at Roland-Garros before their 2018 campaigns.
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While the world No.1 perches at the top of the draw, the bottom half is loaded with potential title threats.