Giudicelli explained that it meant about 20,000 spectators are expected during the early stages of the two-week claycourt Grand Slam, and about 10,000 on the day of the final.
The world number one downed old rival Andy Murray 3-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 to claim a 12th career Major and join Don Budge in 1938 and Rod Laver, in 1962 and 1969, as the only players to simultaneously possess the French Open, Australian Open, US Open and Wimbledon trophies.
CNBC's Carolin Roth spoke to Novak Djokovic after his win, the Serbian player said it was important for him to move on after a disappointing loss at this year‘s French open.
The 28-year-old will go for his third All England Club title, and his ninth at the majors, when he faces either seven-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer or world number three Andy Murray in Sunday's final.
The 30-year-old Swiss claimed a famous 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 victory to secure his second career major after the 2014 Australian Open.
Nine-times champion Nadal had fitfully found some form after a horror opening four games against the rampant Djokovic, whose previous six encounters with the Spaniard at Roland Garros had all ended in despair, twice in the final.
Saina improved her ranking, riding on her back-to-back quarter-final appearances at Denmark and French Open tournaments this month.
Rafael Nadal defeated Novak Djokovic 6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 6-7 (3), 9-7 in the semi finals of the French Open. He was almost inexhaustible in the match that lasted for almost five hours.
Seeing the usually majestic Roger Federer down on his hands and knees - literally - is a rare sight in tennis but that turned out to be the least of his problems at the French Open on Sunday as he flirted with a last-16 exit.
After two lacklustre performances and an out-of-character rant at organisers all eyes will be on Rafa Nadal to see if the claycourt matador or this week's vulnerable impostor shows up to face Fabio Fognini on Saturday.
CNBC-TV18‘s Beautiful People takes you to Hyderabad to meet India's most successful woman tennis player and one of India's fiery and forthright sportstars.
Five former champions, including the reigning men's and women's title holders, will be in action at the U.S. Open on Tuesday, offering a tantalising look at the past, present and possible future of the Flushing Meadows honour roll.
Mahesh Bhupathi will not go to the London Olympics if he is separated from his usual partner and forced to play with Leander Paes, the doubles specialist told Reuters on Friday.
TENNIS-OPEN-NADAL:Mind over matter helps Nadal become King of Clay
TENNIS-FRENCH-OPEN-NADAL-DJOKOVIC:Nadal beats Djokovic to win record seventh French Open title
TENNIS-FRENCH-OPEN-RESUME:Nadal v Djokovic French Open final resumes
No man has won seven French Open titles and no man in 43 years has won four grand slams in a row - and only one of these dreams will be realised at the French Open final tomorrow.
TENNIS-FRENCH-OPEN-NADAL-FERRER:Ruthless Nadal downs Ferrer to hurtle into seventh final
Maria Sharapova enjoyed a double celebration on Thursday as she reclaimed the world number one tennis ranking after blowing away Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova 6-3 6-3 to reach her maiden French Open final.
Novak Djokovic is getting jittery thinking about the "Novak Slam" while Roger Federer is fantasising about "number 17". Chances are, though, that both aspirations will be smashed into smithereens of red dust by a French Open dream-wrecker called Rafa Nadal.
They jeered, heckled and booed, but the partisan home crowd roaring on Richard Gasquet ultimately served only to fire up his victorious fourth-round opponent Andy Murray.
Local favourite Jo-Wilfried Tsonga kept his eye on the prize to reach the French Open quarter-finals for the first time with a 6-4 7-6 3-6 3-6 6-4 win against Swiss 18th seed Stanislas Wawrinka on Monday.
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FRENCH-OPEN-FEDERER-DJOKOVIC:Federer and Djokovic beat crowd favourites
Not only is Rafael Nadal playing like a dream, his self-confidence is also at a high and that makes him even more awe-inspiring at the French Open.