Dominic Thiem made no bones about his thought on military service, while Eric Dier was among the distinguished guests at Roland Garros.
Simona Halep does not want to dwell on her grand slam final record but she must put it right in Paris this weekend.
There were mixed emotions for Madison Keys after she lost to Sloane Stephens in the French Open semi-finals.
Simon Halep wanted to talk about a glorious day in Paris rather than her grand slam record and Juan Martin del Potro was prowling in Paris.
US Open champion Sloane Stephens has rejected talk of having a mental edge over Simona Halep going into Saturday's French Open final.
For the first time since 2006, an American woman other than Serena or Venus Williams will sit in the top five of the WTA rankings.
There was no revenge for Madison Keys against US Open champion Sloane Stephens, who progressed to the final of the French Open.
Sloane Stephens said there will be no "weird and awkward" atmosphere between herself and Madison Keys before they play in Paris.
US Open champion Sloane Stephens said anyone is welcome to come and support her in Paris - apart from her brother.
A rematch of the US Open final will take place when Sloane Stephens faces Madison Keys in the last four, thrilling the victor of that clash.