The stadium is named after a WWi pilot.
Roland Garros (6 October 1888 - 5 October 1918) was an early French aviator and a fighter aircraft pilot during World War I.
(He settled into Escadrille 26 to pilot a Spad, and claimed two victories on 2 October 1918, one of which was confirmed. On 5 October 1918, he was shot down and killed near Vouziers, Ardennes, a month shy of the end of the war and one day before his 30th birthday. His conqueror was probably German ace (5-winner) Hermann Habich from Jasta 49).
Roland Gorros was a French pilot during the early days of aviation. He was also a figher pilot during World War 1. According to history, new parts on Rolands plane were taken by the Germans after his plane landed in enemy territory. The Germans improved the designs and used the ideas against the Allies.
Yes French aviator Roland Garros was the founder of Grandslam French Open.
The French Open
Tennis is played at Roland Garros! (French Open)
The French open tennis courts 'Roland Garros' are in Paris, France.Cit.:The French Open is a major tennis tournament held over two weeks between late May and early June in Paris, France, at the Stade Roland Garros.(French: Les Internationaux de France de Roland Garros or Tournoi de Roland-Garros)
Stade de Roland Garros. Roland Garros Stadium. Here's a website that will give you more information on the place.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stade_Roland_Garros
Tennis, it's is one of 4 major tournaments and it is in France
2014 RoIand Garros France Tennis Live Streaming the best players in the world will gather at Roland Garros Sunday, May 25 and ends on Sunday, June 8
Roland Garros was born on October 6, 1888.
The airport code for Roland Garros Airport is RUN.
Roland Garros died on October 5, 1918 at the age of 29.