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Security tightened at French Open in wake of attacks

Security will be tighter than ever at the French Open in the wake of the deadly attacks in Paris last November.

The French Tennis Federation (FFT) said there will be three mandatory check points for entry into Roland Garros, and spectators will be subjected to systematic body searches.

The FFT declined to give the precise number of security agents being deployed, saying only it was up by 25 percent compared to last year.

There will also be two perimeters of barriers outside the venue, plus police sniffer dogs.

"It's true that players sometimes are asking us questions, but they are globally satisfied," French Open director Guy Forget said on Friday....