The second Grand Slam of the tennis season, the French Open, is just a week away and all the elite players are expected to be present at Roland Garros.
The clay court's season culmination is the tournament for the grinders, the mentally tough, the top strategists. It takes everything a player has in his arsenal to win it.
Starting this next Sunday May 27th and through Sunday June 10th, we will be able to see the world's best go at it for a piece of history as the winner of a tennis Grand Slam tournament.
But they are not the only stories and ones to watch this year. Let's take a look at this year's top storylines for the 2012 French Open at Roland Garros.