French Open Tennis 2016

May 22 - June 5, 2016

Roland Garros, Paris, France
 

Prize Money : $----------

Category : Grand Slam

 
2015 Tour

Dates : 24 May – 7 June, 2015

Prize Money : €28,028,600

Surface : Clay

Edition : 114th

Draw : 128S/64D/32X

 
Mens Singles Womens Singles Mens Doubles Womes Doubles Mixed Doubles
French Open Tennis Singles Winners French Open Tennis Mixed Doubles Winners
French Open Tennis Mens Double Winners French Open Tennis Quarter-finals
French Open Tennis Womens Double Winners French Open Tennis Semi Finals 

The French Open is also known or so called as Les Internationaux de France de Tennis or Roland Garros named after the French Aviator Roland Garros. The second of four annual championships that are played in the world and held over two weeks between May and early June. The game is played in the premier Clay Court and the only championship that is played on clay, which ends the spring clay court season. The tournament test's the players physically and mentally, when compared to all international tournaments.

French Open Men & Wome Most Singles Titleholders

French Open Men Most Singles Titleholders

French Open women Most Singles Titleholders

French Open Tennis Facts

Founded 1891; 124 years ago
Location Paris (XVIe) France
Venue
  • Tennis Club de Paris, at Auteuil (some of the years from 1895–1908)
  • Île de Puteaux (some of the years from 1891–1908)
  • Racing Club de France (some of the years 1891 to 1908 and also all years from 1910–1924, 1926)
  • Société Athlétique de la Villa Primrose in Bordeaux (1909)
  • Stade Français (1925, 1927)
  • Stade Roland Garros (1928–present)
Surface Sand – Île de Puteaux
Clay – All other venues (Outdoors)
Prize Money €21,017,000 (2013)
Men's
Draw 128S / 128Q / 64D
Current Champions Rafael Nadal (Singles)
Julien Benneteau & Édouard Roger-Vasselin (Doubles)
Most Singles Titles Rafael Nadal (9 Times)
Most Doubles Titles Max Decugis (14 Times)
Women's
Draw 128S / 96Q / 64D
Current Champions Maria Sharapova (Singles)
Hsieh Su-wei & Peng Shuai (Doubles)
Most Singles Titles Chris Evert (7 Times)
Most Doubles Titles 7 Martina Navratilova
Mixed Doubles
Draw 48
Current Champions Anna-Lena Grönefeld & Jean-Julien Rojer
Most Titles (Male) Max Decugis (7 Times)
Most Titles (Female) Suzanne Lenglen (7 Times)

French Open Tennis Records

Record Era Player(s) Num. Years
Men since 1891
Winner of most men's singles titles Before 1925:
(French club members only event)
Max Decugis 8 1903, 1904, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1912, 1913, 1914
1925–1967: Henri Cochet 4 1926, 1928, 1930, 1932 Note: Also won World Hard Court Championship in 1922
After 1967: Rafael Nadal 9 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
Winner of most consecutive men's singles titles Before 1925:
(French club members only event)
Paul Aymé 4 1897, 1898, 1899, 1900
1925–1967: Frank Parker
Jaroslav Drobný
Tony Trabert
Nicola Pietrangeli
2 1948, 1949
1951, 1952
1954, 1955
1959, 1960
After 1967: Björn Borg
Rafael Nadal
4 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981
2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
Winner of most men's doubles titles Before 1925:
(French club members only event)
Max Decugis 14 1902, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1912, 1913, 1914, 1920
1925–1967: Roy Emerson 6 1960, 1962 with Neale Fraser; 1961 with Rod Laver; 1963 with Manuel Santana; 1964 with Ken Fletcher; 1965 with Fred Stolle
After 1967: Daniel Nestor
Max Mirnyi
4 2007 with Mark Knowles; 2010 with Nenad Zimonjić; 2011, 2012 with Max Mirnyi
2005, 2006 with Jonas Björkman; 2011, 2012 with Daniel Nestor
Winner of most consecutive men's doubles titles Before 1925:
(French club members only event)
Max Decugis 13 1902, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1912, 1913, 1914
1925–1967: Roy Emerson 6 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965
After 1967: Daniel Nestor 3 2010, 2011, 2012
Winner of most mixed doubles titles – Men Before 1925:
(French club members only event)
Max Decugis 7 1904, 1905, 1906, 1908, 1909, 1914 and 1920 with Suzanne Lenglen
1925-today: Ken Fletcher
Jean-Claude Barclay
3 1963–1965 with Margaret Court
1968, 1971, 1973 with Françoise Dürr
Winner of most titles (total: singles, doubles, mixed) – men Before 1925: Max Decugis 29 1902–1920 (8 singles, 14 doubles, 7 mixed)
1925-today: Henri Cochet 9 1926–1932 (4 singles, 3 doubles, 2 mixed)
Women since 1897
Winner of most women's singles titles Till 1967:
(incl. French club members only era)
Suzanne Lenglen 6 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1925, 1926 Note: Also won World Hard Court Championship in 1914, 1921, 1922 & 1923
After 1967: Chris Evert 7 1974, 1975, 1979, 1980, 1983, 1985, 1986
Winner of most consecutive women's singles titles Till 1967:
(incl. French club members only era)
Jeanne Matthey
Suzanne Lenglen
4 1909, 1910, 1911, 1912
1920, 1921, 1922, 1923
After 1967: Monica Seles
Justine Henin
3 1990, 1991, 1992
2005, 2006, 2007
Winner of most women's doubles titles Till 1967:
(incl. French club members only era)
Simone Mathieu 6 1933, 1934 with Elizabeth Ryan; 1936, 1937, 1938 with Billie Yorke; 1939 with Jadwiga Jędrzejowska
After 1967: Martina Navratilova 7 1975 (with Chris Evert); 1982 with Anne Smith; 1984, 1985, 1987, 1988 with Pam Shriver; 1986 with Andrea Temesvári
Winner of most consecutive women's doubles titles Till 1967:
(incl. French club members only era)
Françoise Dürr 5 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971
After 1967: Martina Navratilova

Gigi Fernández
5 1984, 1985, 1987, 1988 with Pam Shriver; 1986 with Andrea Temesvári

1991 with Jana Novotná; 1992–95 with Natasha Zvereva
Winner of most mixed doubles titles – women Till 1967:
(incl. French club members only era)
Suzanne Lenglen 7 1914, 1920 with Max Decugis; 1921, 1922, 1923, 1925, 1926 with Jacques Brugnon
After 1967: Françoise Dürr 3 1968, 1971, 1973 with Jean-Claude Barclay
Winner of most titles (total: singles, doubles, mixed) – women Till 1967:
(incl. French club members only era)
Suzanne Lenglen 15 1919–1926 (6 singles, 2 doubles, 7 mixed)
After 1967: Martina Navratilova 11 1974–88 (2 singles, 7 doubles, 2 mixed)
Miscellaneous
Youngest winner Men: Michael Chang 17 years and 3 months
Women: Monica Seles 16 years and 6 months
Oldest winner Men: Andre Vacherot 40 years and 9 months
Women: Zsuzsa Körmöczy 33 years and 10 months
Unseeded Winners Men: Marcel Bernard
Mats Wilander
Gustavo Kuerten
Gastón Gaudio
1946
1982
1997
2004
Women: Margaret Scriven 1933

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