Paris, hailed as one of the most romantic places in the world, is also a proud host of the French Open. If not watching the Grand Slam on the clay court, there's plenty to see and do in the French capital.
The heart and the soul of France and often refered to as the "Romance capital of the World", Paris, goes all red albeit beneath the feet when the showpiece clay court event comes to town.
The French Open as we know it today started off as 'Championat de France International de Tennis' more than 120 years ago. The tournament, which began in 1891, was a national event till 1925.
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