After Serena Williams was forced out by injury in Paris, Rafael Nadal expressed his hope the American would be back swiftly.
Having pulled out of the French Open due to injury, Serena Williams admitted she is unlikely to play again this year.
Serena Williams has played in 10 slams since winning her 23rd at the Australian Open in 2017 and the wait for 24 frustratingly continues.
An Achilles injury has ended Serena William's French Open early and curtailed her latest bid to level Margaret Court's tally of 24 slams.
Tsvetana Pironkova will get another chance to upset Serena Williams at a grand slam after both triumphed in Paris on Monday.
In a contest of two contrasting sets, Serena Williams overcame fellow American Kristie Ahn to reach the second round in Paris.
Serena Williams previewed the French Open as she discussed her preparations at Roland Garros.
Serena Williams is a huge admirer of Lewis Hamilton and she expects the Briton to break Michael Schumacher's tally of wins in Formula One.
Naomi Osaka is not at the French Open, giving her rivals the opportunity to stake their own claims as the next Serena Williams.
Dominic Thiem and Serena Williams have potentially testing routes to the French Open final after Thursday's draw.