Despite the relatively straightforward progression of most of the big names in the first two rounds of this year's Championships, David Ferrer is one of a significant handful of seeded players booking his flight home earlier than expected. An expected quarter-final opponent for defending champion Andy Murray, the Spaniard suffered his earliest loss in a Grand Slam since Australia 2010.
It's just a few days until the start of the 2014 French Open now, so to continue my series of preview articles, I now take a look back at six matches from last year's event that will live long in the memory.
Here's a countdown of the most memorable matches of Roland Garros 2013. Tell me which was your favourite in the poll and comments section.
Having looked at the chances of Rafael Nadal and his fellow big names ahead of the 2014 French Open, I now turn my attention to seeded players from outside the top ten who I believe can beat anyone on their day, and have the potential to do some big damage in Paris if they're on their game.
Here are five players who the top guys will be hoping to avoid as they find their feet in the first week at Roland Garros: