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2012 - What do you pink? Roland Garros organisers unveil special clay court to celebrate women's day

By Sportsmail Reporter - Published: 14:21, 7 June 2012 | UPDATED: 14:21, 7 June 2012

They say pink is not just a colour for girls, but it was on women's day at Roland Garros. Organisers at the French Open unveiled a special pink clay court in honour of the ladies at the tournament.

Unveiling the court

Special court: Groundstaff unveil the creation

Navratilova serving in doubles

Legends: Former tennis players Martina Navratilova (bottom right) and Jana Novotna (botom left) serve to Nathalie Tauziat (top right) and Sandrine Testud (top left) - with thanks to Reuters for the image.

Sadly the rain was soon pouring and several matches were delayed. But some of the women's legends had a look around the court on Thursday morning and seemed to like it.

Navratilova and Novotna

Still got it: Navratilova hits a return

General panoramic view of court

Startling: The pink surface was certainly eyecatching

Martina Navratilova and Jana Novotna took on Nathalie Tauziat and Sandrine Testud in the women's legends semi-final on the bespoke surface, before rain interfered.

With grateful thanks to the Daily Mail for this article.

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