There were plenty of smiles on Court Philippe Chatrier as Petra Kvitova dazzled in her first match since suffering serious hand injuries.
Momentum could be key at the French Open, and Sam Stosur will have as much as anyone in the women's draw after winning in Strasbourg.
The Geneva Open provided home comforts for Stan Wawrinka once again as the Swiss kept hold of his title ahead of the French Open.
The inaugural Open Parc Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes Lyon was won by Jo-Wilfried Tsonga after he beat Tomas Berdych.
Kiki Bertens could be one to watch at the French Open after she did not drop a set all week in Nurnberg.
There will be an all-Australian final in Strasbourg, while it is top seed versus qualifier in Nuremberg.
There was a shock in Switzerland as Mischa Zverev overcame Kei Nishikori to reach the final of the Geneva Open.
Rafael Nadal missed out on a long-awaited 15th Grand Slam title in Melbourne, but the Spaniard is the favorite to win the French Open.
Boris Becker's claims that Andy Murray and Ivan Lendl's time apart has too long have been rejected by the world number one.
Petra Kvitova said a positive mindset has enable her to return ahead of schedule after she was declared fit for the French Open.