The French Open tennis tournament is named after aviator Roland-Garros. What did he do?

he invented a monoplane
he flew from Paris to London
he flew across the Mediterranean Sea
he became the first fighter ace of WWI
Roland Garros gained fame for making the flight from Fréjus in France to Bizerte in Tunisia. The fol­low­ing year, Garros joined the French army at the outbreak of World War I. Garros is some­times er­ro­neous­ly called the world's first fighter ace. In fact, he shot down only four air­craft; the def­i­ni­tion of "ace" is five or more vic­to­ries.

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he invented a monoplane
he flew from Paris to London
he flew across the Mediterranean Sea
he became the first fighter ace of WWI
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he invented a monoplane
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he flew from Paris to London
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he flew across the Mediterranean Sea
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he became the first fighter ace of WWI
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