Roland Garros: France's forgotten WWI hero
You'll find his name and initials everywhere you go at the French Open — the famous green and brick red logo stamped on everything from parasols and caps to towels and tennis balls. But ask most people who Roland Garros was and they'll tend to double fault. "For a lot of people in France and abroad, Garros is a tennis man, or a sometime president of the French Tennis Federation," says Michael Guittard, head of collections and cultural mediation at the FFT.
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