A new coalition — made up of the hard left, the Socialists and the Greens — is expected to become the main opposition force with about 140 to 160 seats.
In last week's first-round vote, a coalition led by hard-left firebrand Jean-Luc Melenchon made a surprisingly strong showing, sending jitters through Macron's centrist and center-right allies.
The four-time major champion and former No.1-ranked player posted a photo of herself on a grass court and wrote on Twitter: "my Achilles still isn't right so I'll see you next time."
Before continuing his grass court preparations, Andy Murray did the maths on Rafael Nadal's latest feat on clay.
The 14th French Open title and his 22nd Grand Slam crown helped Rafael Nadal move up a place from fifth to fourth in the latest ATP Rankings released.
Gauff, an 18-year-old from Florida, jumped 10 spots by getting to her first Grand Slam final before losing to Swiatek 6-1, 6-3 on Saturday.
Nadal, the oldest ever champion in Paris at 36, now has 112 match wins on the famous crushed red brick against just three defeats in 17 years.
More than three hours in, Rafael Nadal and Alexander Zverev had only finished 23 games and a tie-break.
An electorate of 4,463 French citizens in the two States and the UT were eligible to decide which two of the eight candidates contesting should take part in the second round.
Nadal's victory came two days after his 36th birthday and made him the oldest title winner in the history of the clay-court tournament.
Rafael Nadal will become the oldest man to win the French Open title if he defeats Casper Ruud, the Norwegian whose clay court talents he has personally helped foster.
Swiatek has won the past six tournaments she’s entered. She is 44-3 this season. She has won 56 of her past 58 sets.
The 25-year-old German was more than three hours into an epic semi-final with Rafael Nadal when he badly rolled his ankle while moving to his right.
"If we keep treating ourselves like second-class citizens, we will stay second-class citizens. You want to make everyone feels important. We should have more matches," King said.
Iga Swiatek is so efficient, so smooth, with a racket in her hand, seemingly never flustered a bit and, for months now, never beaten.