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Day 14 - Reid finishes runner-up

On the final Saturday of Roland Garros, Gordon Reid was denied his third Grand Slam singles title as he fell 6-1, 6-3 to Gustavo Fernandez. 

The day after beating world No.1 and defending champion Shingo Kunieda to reach his first Grand Slam singles final since 2016, Reid found the going much tougher against world No.2  Fernandez.  

Britain's world No.8 will now return ready to compete in the Fever-Tree Wheelchair Tennis Championships, taking place at The Queen's Club, London, Friday 21 - Sunday 23 June. Ground passes to watch the event can be purchased online for just £10.

Day 13 - Konta's remarkable run ends, Reid reaches final 

Johanna Konta's incredible Roland Garros run ended in a tight two-set defeat to Marketa Voundrousova. The British No.1, who became Britain's first female semi-finalist in Paris since 1983 on Tuesday, fell 7-5, 7-6(2) to the Czech teenager. 

The now three-time Grand Slam semi-finalist will look ahead to the grass court season as she hopes to emulate her recent achievements. Catch Konta in action and secure your seat today - tickets are available online

In wheelchair tennis, Gordon Reid reached the final after defeating Japanese top seed Shingo Kunieda. The two-time Grand Slam singles champion battled back from a set down to prevail 2-6, 7-6, (2), 6-2 and reach his second French Open final. 

He will face world No.2 Gustavo Fernandez in Saturday's final after the Agentinian defeated Alfie Hewett 6-1, 6-2 earlier in the day.

Reid and Hewitt were also in doubles action but fell 6-2, 7-5 to Fernendez and Kuneida.  

Day 12 - Hewett and Reid advance to semi-finals

On the opening day of wheelchair tennis action, Alfie Hewett and Gordon Reid both secured spots in the semi-finals.

2017 French Open champion Hewett faced world No.3 Stephane Houdet and battled past the Frenchman 6-2, 7-6(4). His semi-final will be a rematch of his 2017 final as he prepares to take on Argentinian world No.2 Gustavo Fernandez. 

Reid followed in his compatriot's footsteps and fought back from a set down to defeat Joachim Gerard 3-6, 6-4, 6-3. He will go on to play top seed Shingo Kunieda of Japan for a place in the final. 

Day 11 - Hewett and Reid prepare for action

Alfie Hewett and Gordon Reid are on opposite sides of the men’s single draw for the Roland Garros wheelchair tennis event, which begins on Thursday.

World No. 5 Hewett, the 2017 champion in Paris, will face world No. 3 Stephane Houdet in his opening match, having recently beaten Houdet in the the final of the World Team Cup as Great Britain defeated France 2-0.

World No. 8 Reid, the 2016 Roland Garros men’s singles runner-up, will play world No. 4 Joachim Gerard of Belgium, the player he beat in the 2016 Australian Open Final and Wimbledon Semi-Finals. Reid went on to win both tournaments as he claimed the first two Grand Slam titles of his career.

Reigning Wimbledon and US Open men’s doubles champions Hewett and Reid will open their bid for a first Roland Garros doubles title together with a semi-final contest against familiar opponents, Gustavo Fernandez of Argentina and Shingo Kunieda of Japan.

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Day 10 - Konta seals semi-final spot

Johanna Konta's remarkable Roland Garros run continued with a stunning 6-1, 6-4 victory over 2017 US Open champion Sloane Stephens

The British No.1 defeated the seventh seed in 71 minutes on Philippe Chatrier and by doing so, she became the first British woman to advance to the final-four of the French Open in 36 years. 

Konta, who has now reached three Grand Slam semi-finals (Australian Open 2016, Wimbledon 2017 and French Open 2019), will play Marketa Vondrousova on Thursday for a place in the final. 

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Meanwhile in doubles, Britain's Joe Salisbury and his American partner Rajeev Ram were denied a place in the semi-finals, as they fell to a narrow 6-4, 7-6 defeat to French duo Jeremy Chardy and Fabrice Martin.

Day 9 - Wendelken falls in doubles 

Monday saw Britain's Harry Wendelken in boys' doubles action. The 17-year-old teamed up with Finland's Otto Virtanen but the pair fell 0-6, 6-2, [10-8] to Pablo Llamas Ruiz and Juan Bautista Torres. 

Day 8 - Konta and Salisbury clinch quarter-final berths

Johanna Konta's brilliant Roland Garros run continued with a convincing 6-2, 6-4 victory over 23rd seed Donna Vekic.

The British No.1 will go on to play seventh seed Sloane Stephens in the quarter-finals on Tuesday and victory against the 2017 US Open champion would make her the first British woman to reach the French Open final-four since Jo Durie in 1983. The two last met in Italy two weeks ago at the Italian Open where Konta defeated Stephens in three sets. 

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Meanwhile in doubles, Joe Salisbury and his American partner Rajeev Ram battled back from a set down to defeat eighth seeds Henri Kontinen and John Peers 3-6, 6-3, 7-6(5). The 11th seeds will face French duo Fabrice Martin and Jeremy Chardy for a spot in the semi-finals. 

In the mixed doubles, Neal Skupski and Martinez Sanchez were denied a spot in the quarter finals after falling 6-4, 7-5 to sixth seeds Oliver Marach and Chan Hao-ching. 

Day 7 - Bambridge run ends in second round

After impressing during the first round in his mixed doubles debut, Luke Bambridge alongside America's Asia Muhammad, were unable to progress any further than the second round of the French Open as they narrowly lost out to No.7 seeds Rosolska and Metkic 6-4, 6-4.

Day 6 - Konta becomes first British woman since 1983 to reach fourth round

Johanna Konta eased into the fourth round of the French Open with a 6-2, 6-1 victoy over world No.46 Viktoria Kuzmova. By defeating the Slovakian, Konta now has a 6-0 win/loss record in third round Grand Slam matches and she has become the first British woman since 1983 to reach the third round of Roland Garros. 

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Joe Salisbury and Rajeev Ram's run continued as they battled past French duo Tristan Lamasine and Enzo Couascaud 6-4, 6-7(4), 7-5. The 11th seeds will return to action on Saturday as they take on eighth seeds John Peers and Henri Kontinen for a place in the quarter-finals. 

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Dom Inglot and Martin Klizan took a narrow defeat in round one against former Doubles World No.1 Leander Paes and Benoire Paire 4-6, 4-6.

Day 5 - Edmund retires, Salisbury seals second round spot 

Thursday in Paris saw Kyle Edmund retire in his second round clash against world No.47 Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay. The British No.1 was trailing 7-6(3), 6-3, 2-1 to the world No.47 before he called time on the match. 

Edmund told the BBC that he will now focus his efforts on preparing for the grass court season and he hopes to start his run at the Fever-Tree Championships at The Queen's Club in London. 

Shortly after, Joe Salisbury and his American partner Rajeev Ram took to court for their first round doubles match and sealed their spot in the second round after their opponents Filip Krajinovic and Damir Dzumhur retired at 5-4 up in the opening set. The 11th seeds will play French duo Tristan Lamasine and Enzo Couacaud in the second round on Friday.

Ken and Neal Skupski's run ended after losing a battle of the brothers as they took on Mike and Bob Bryan. Despite taking the seventh seeds to two tie-breaks, the brothers from Liverpool fell 7-5, 7-6(6). 

In the women's doubles, Heather Watson teamed up with Germany's Tatjana Maria, but the pair were denied a place in the second round after losing 6-3, 6-2 to sixth seeds Elise Mertens and Aryna Sabalenka. 

Day 4 - Konta advances to third round

It was a busy day for the Brits on the opening Wednesday of Roland Garros, headlined by Johanna Konta booking her place in the third round with a battling 6-3, 1-6, 6-3 victory over Lauren Davis. 

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By defeating the American wild card, the British No.1 and 26th seed clinched her 150th career main draw win and became the first British woman since 1992 to reach the third round in Roland Garros. She will face Slovakia's world No.46 on Friday. 

Earlier in the day, Norrie and Evans were the first of six British players in action and kickstarted their campaign with a 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 victory over American duo Steve Johnson and Denis Kudla. 

After reaching the second round of the men's doubles with brother Ken on Tuesday, Neal Skupski returned to the court but this time with Spain's Maria Jose Martinez for the mixed doubles. After losing the first set, the pair fought back to defeat Japenese pairing Eri Hozumi and Ben McLachlan 1-6, 6-3, [10-6]. 

Luke Bambridge also enjoyed a winning mixed doubles debut, playing with America's Asia Muhammad. The pair captured an impressive 6-7(5), 6-3, [10-5] victory over French duo Pauline Parmentier and Fabrice Martin. 

Finally, Dom Inglot and Romania's Mihaela Buzarnescu fell in a tantalisingly close championship tie-break, losing 1-6, 7-5, [14-12] to Darija Jurak and Austin Krajicek. Dom will return to court on Friday for his first round men's doubles clash, partnered with Slovakia's Martin Klizan - the pair will be up against Leander Paes and Benoit Paire. 

Day 3 - Edmund returns with a win

After play was suspended at 7-6 (1), 5-7, 6-4, 4-6, 5-5 on Monday evening due to bad light, Kyle Edmund and Jeremy Chardy returned to court to determine who would advance to the second round. 

It took the British No.1 just seven minutes and two straight games to seal the deal against the French world No.41 as he took the deciding set 7-5. 

He will face world No.47 Pablo Cuevas on Thursday as he bids to reach the third round for a third consecutive year. 

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Kyle will be returning to London this June after the French Open. Secure your seat for the Fever-Tree Championships for your chance to see him live! 

Elsewhere, Cam Norrie fell 6-3, 6-0, 6-2 to French qualifier Elliot Benchetrit but will return to action on Wednesday teamed up with compatriot Dan Evans for a shot in the doubles. Evans was also denied a place in the second round as he lost 6-3, 6-7(4), 6-3, 6-2 to an in-form 23rd seed Fernando Verdasco. 

In doubles, second seeds Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares suffered an opening round loss as they were defeated 4-6, 7-5, 7-6(4) by Lorenzo Sonego and Matteo Berrettini. The pair, who have won two Grand Slam titles together (Australian Open and US Open in 2016), also announced that they will end their doubles partnership, with Murray confirming he will play the grass court season with fellow Brit Neal Skupski. 

Neal was also in first round action as he teamed up with brother Ken and won a battle of the Brits with a convincing 6-1, 6-2 victory over Luke Bambridge and Jonny O'Mara. 

Day 2 - Konta secures second round spot 

Both Britain's male and female No.1s were in action on the opening Monday of Roland Garros. 

Johanna Konta became the first Brit to reach the second round as she defeated German qualifier Antonia Lottner 6-4, 6-4. The result marks the 26th seed's maiden main draw victory at the French Open and comes after a strong season on clay with two finals appearances in Morocco and Rome.

She will face American wild card Lauren Davis on Wednesday for a place in the third round. 

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Kyle Edmund also kickstarted his French Open campaign, but his match was suspended due to dimming light at 5-5 in the deciding set against Frenchman Jeremy Chardy. 

The 21st seed started strong by taking the opening set tie-break, but Chardy battled back to level the match at two sets apiece. By the time the match was suspended - after four hours of play - the scoreline was tantalisingly close at 7-6 (1), 5-7, 6-4, 4-6, 5-5. 

The pair will resume their match on Tuesday, not before 12:00 local time (11:00 BST) and if Edmund captured the win, he'd reach the second round for a fifth consecutive year. 

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