At a glance

A glance at the French Open, the year’s second Grand Slam tennis tournament:

Site: Roland Garros, Paris.

Surface: Red clay.

Schedule: Play begins Sunday on all courts at 4 a.m. CDT. The 15-day tournament closes with the women’s singles final June 7 and men’s singles final June 8.

Top players on court Sunday: MEN: No. 4 Roger Federer vs. Lukas Lacko, No. 6 Tomas Berdych vs. Peter Polansky, No. 8 Milos Raonic vs. Nick Kyrgios, No. 10 John Isner vs. Pierre-Hugues Herbert; WOMEN: No. 1 Serena Williams vs. Alize Lim, No. 3 Agnieszka Radwanska vs. Zhang Shuai, No. 8 Angelique Kerber vs. Katarzyna Piter, No. 29 Venus Williams vs. Belinda Bencic.

Sunday’s forecast: Cloudy and windy, with a high temperature of 70.

2013 men’s singles champion: Rafael Nadal of Spain.

2013 women’s singles champion: Serena Williams of the U.S.

Last year: Rafael Nadal beat David Ferrer of Spain 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 for his record eighth French Open championship — no other man has won that many titles at one of the Grand Slam tournaments — and fourth in a row. Serena Williams defeated Maria Sharapova of Russia 6-4, 6-4 for her second French Open title and first since 2002.

Key Statistic I: 59-1. Rafael Nadal’s career record at the French Open. His only loss came in 2009, against Robin Soderling in the fourth round.

Key Statistic II: 53-2. Serena Williams’ record on clay since the start of the 2012 season, a .964 winning percentage.

Prize money: Total is about $34 million, an increase of about $4 million from 2013, with about $2.25 million each to the men’s and women’s singles champions.

Online: http://www.rolandgarros.com/index.html

Men’s seeds

1. Rafael Nadal, Spain

2. Novak Djokovic, Serbia

3. Stan Wawrinka, Switzerland

4. Roger Federer, Switzerland

5. David Ferrer, Spain

6. Tomas Berdych, Czech Republic

7. Andy Murray, Britain

8. Milos Raonic, Canada

9. Kei Nishikori, Japan

10. John Isner, United States

11. Grigor Dimitrov, Bulgaria

12. Richard Gasquet, France

13. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, France

14. Fabio Fognini, Italy

15. Mikhail Youzhny, Russia

16. Tommy Haas, Germany

17. Tommy Robredo, Spain

18. Ernests Gulbis, Latvia

19. Kevin Anderson, South Africa

20. Alexandr Dolgopolov, Ukraine

21. Nicolas Almagro, Spain

22. Jerzy Janowicz, Poland

23. Gael Monfils, France

24. Fernando Verdasco, Spain

25. Marin Cilic, Croatia

26. Feliciano Lopez, Spain

27. Roberto Bautista Agut, Spain

28. Philipp Kohlschreiber, Germany

29. Gilles Simon, France

30. Vasek Pospisil, Canada

31. Dmitry Tursunov, Russia

32. Andreas Seppi, Italy

Women’s seeds

1. Serena Williams, United States

2. Li Na, China

3. Agnieszka Radwanska, Poland

4. Simona Halep, Romania

5. Petra Kvitova, Czech Republic

6. Jelena Jankovic, Serbia

7. Maria Sharapova, Russia

8. Angelique Kerber, Germany

9. Dominika Cibulkova, Slovakia

10. Sara Errani, Italy

11. Ana Ivanovic, Serbia

12. Flavia Pennetta, Italy

13. Caroline Wozniacki, Denmark

14. Carla Suarez Navarro, Spain

15. Sloane Stephens, United States

16. Sabine Lisicki, Germany

17. Roberta Vinci, Italy

18. Eugenie Bouchard, Canada

19. Sam Stosur, Australia

20. Alize Cornet, France

21. Kirsten Flipkens, Belgium

22. Ekaterina Makarova, Russia

23. Lucie Safarova, Czech Republic

24. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, Russia

25. Kaia Kanepi, Estonia

26. Sorana Cirstea, Romania

27. Svetlana Kuznetsova, Russia

28. Andrea Petkovic, Germany

29. Venus Williams, United States

30. Klara Koukalova, Czech Republic

31. Daniela Hantuchova, Slovakia

32. Elena Vesnina, Russia