French Open Tennis 2019


The 2019 French Open will be a Grand Slam tennis competition played on outside earth courts. It will be held at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France from 26 May to 9 June, including singles, duplicates and blended copies play. Junior and wheelchair competitions are additionally booked. Rafael Nadal and Simona Halep are the protecting bosses in people’s singles.

It will be the 123rd version of the French Open and the second Grand Slam occasion of 2019. The principle singles draws will in any case incorporate 16 qualifiers for men and 12 for ladies out of 128 players in each draw. This is rather than two other Grand Slam competitions – the Australian Open and Wimbledon, which from 2019 have expanded the quantity of ladies qualifiers to 16, to coordinate with the US Open. It will be likewise the main Grand Slam to hold the favorable position set in the last sets, though Australian Open and Wimbledon have now exchanged into tiebreaks.

2019 French Open Facts

Date 26 May – 9 June
Edition 123rd
Category Grand Slam tournament
Draw 128S / 64D / 32X
Prize money €42,661,000
Surface Clay
Location Paris (XVIe), France
Venue Roland Garros Stadium

Current Champions

  • Men’s Singles
    Spain Rafael Nadal
  • Women’s Singles
    Romania Simona Halep
  • Men’s Doubles
    France Pierre-Hugues Herbert / France Nicolas Mahut
  • Women’s Doubles
    Czech Republic Barbora Krejčíková / Czech Republic Kateřina Siniaková
  • Mixed Doubles
    Chinese Taipei Latisha Chan / Croatia Ivan Dodig

French Open Tennis Facts

Founded 1891; 128 years ago
Editions 122 (2018)
Location Paris, XVIe
France
Venue Tennis Club de Paris, at Auteuil(some of the years 1895–1908) 
Île de Puteaux
(some of the years 1891–1908)
Racing Club de France
(some of the years 1891–1908 and also all years 1910–1924, 1926)
Société Athlétique de la Villa Primrose in Bordeaux (1909)
Stade Français (1925, 1927)
Stade Roland Garros (since 1928)
Surface Sand – outdoors
(some of the years 1891–1908) 
Clay – outdoors (1908–present)
Prize money €42,661,000 (2019) 

Men’s
Draw 128S / 128Q / 64D
Current champions Rafael Nadal (singles) 
Nicolas Mahut 
Pierre-Hugues Herbert (doubles)
Most singles titles 11 
Rafael Nadal
Most doubles titles
Roy Emerson

Women’s
Draw 128S / 96Q / 64D
Current champions Simona Halep (singles) 
Barbora Krejčíková 
Kateřina Siniaková (doubles)
Most singles titles
Chris Evert
Most doubles titles
Martina Navratilova

Mixed doubles
Draw 32
Current champions Latisha Chan 
Ivan Dodig
Most titles (male)
Ken Fletcher / 
Jean-Claude Barclay
Most titles (female) 4
Margaret Smith Court

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, 1907–1909, 1912–1914
1925–1967: Henri Cochet 4 1926, 1928, 1930, 1932 
Note: Also won World Hard Court Championship in 1922
After 1967: Rafael Nadal 11 2005–2008, 2010–2014, 2017–2018
Winner of most consecutive men’s singles titles Before 1925: 
(French club members only event)
Paul Aymé 4 1897–1900
1925–1967: Frank Parker 
Jaroslav Drobný 
Tony Trabert 
Nicola Pietrangeli
2 1948–1949 
1951–1952 
1954–1955 
1959–1960
After 1967: Rafael Nadal 5 2010–2014
Winner of most men’s doubles titles Before 1925: 
(French club members only event)
Max Decugis 13 1902–1909, 1911–1914, 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)
Maurice Germot 10 1906–1914, 1920
1925–1967: Roy Emerson 6 1960–1965
After 1967: Daniel Nestor 3 2010–2012
Winner of most mixed doubles titles – Men Before 1925: 
(French club members only event)
Max Decugis 7 1904–1906, 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: 
(French club members only event)
Max Decugis 29 1902–1920 (8 singles, 14 doubles, 7 mixed)
1925-today: Rafael Nadal 11 2005–2008, 2010–2014, 2017–2018 (11 singles)
Women since 1897
Winner of most women’s singles titles Till 1967: 
(incl. French club members only era)
Suzanne Lenglen 6 1920–1923, 1925–1926 
Note: Also won World Hard Court Championship in 1914, 1921–1923
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 1909–1912 
1920–1923
After 1967: Monica Seles 
Justine Henin
3 1990–1992 
2005–2007
Winner of most women’s doubles titles Till 1967: 
(incl. French club members only era)
Simonne 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 1967–1971
After 1967: Martina Navratilova 

Gigi Fernández

5 1984–1987, 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, 1921–1923, 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 1974–1988 (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 
Jeļena Ostapenko
1933 
2017

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