PARIS (AP) — When it’s raining at the French Open, spectators have more options than the players.
While the start of play in Wednesday’s quarterfinals was being delayed by a downpour, Wimbledon champion Andy Murray chatted with members of his entourage in the players’ lounge in the main stadium.
Sara Errani, the 2012 runner-up in singles at Roland Garros, hung out with doubles partner Roberta Vinci in the dressing room – Vinci posted a photo on Twitter to prove it.
Some fans, meanwhile, sought shelter inside shops selling tennis gear. Others lined up at various food stands. And some found their way to the French Tennis Federation museum on the grounds.
Those craving for tennis action braved the rain while watching a videoboard outside Court Suzanne Lenglen that showed highlights of Tuesday’s quarterfinal between Ernests Gulbis and Tomas Berdych.
– Trung Latieule
French Open Watch follows tennis’ clay-court Grand Slam tournament in Paris as seen by journalists from The Associated Press.