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French Open Tennis 2022


The 2022 French Open was a Grand Slam tennis competition played on outside mud courts. It was held at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France, from 22 May to 5 June 2022, containing singles, duplicates and blended pairs play. Junior and wheelchair competitions are likewise booked. Novak Djokovic was the reigning champ in men’s singles, and Barbora Krejčíková was the reigning champ in the ladies’ singles.[1] Iga Świątek won the ladies’ singles occasion, catching her subsequent French Open crown, and Rafael Nadal won the men’s singles occasion, catching his record-broadening fourteenth French Open title.

The occasion got back to its full observer limit after the last two releases because of COVID-19 limitations in France. It was the 126th release of the French Open and the subsequent Grand Slam occasion of 2022. The fundamental singles draws incorporate 16 qualifiers for men and 16 for ladies out of 128 players in each draw. It was important for the 2022 ATP Tour and the 2022 WTA Tour. It was likewise the primary version of the competition to highlight a super tie break in the last set where the player would win first to ten focuses as rules are presently applied in Wimbledon and US Open.

This was the principal Grand Slam competition since the global overseeing assemblages of tennis permitted players from Russia and Belarus to keep on partaking in tennis occasions, yet not contend under the name or banners of Russia and Belarus until additional notification, because of the 2022 Russian attack of Ukraine.

2022 French Open Facts

Date 22 May – 5 June
Edition 126th
Category Grand Slam tournament
Draw 128S / 64D / 32X
Prize money €43,600,000
Surface Clay
Location Paris (XVIe), France
Venue Roland Garros Stadium

2022 Champions

Men’s singles
Spain Rafael Nadal
Women’s singles
Poland Iga Świątek
Men’s doubles
El Salvador Marcelo Arévalo / Netherlands Jean-Julien Rojer
Women’s doubles
France Caroline Garcia / France Kristina Mladenovic
Mixed doubles
Japan Ena Shibahara / Netherlands Wesley Koolhof

French Open Tennis Facts

Founded 1891; 131 years ago
Editions 126 (2022)
90 Grand Slam events (since 1925)
Location Paris, XVIe
France
Venue Stade Roland Garros (since 1928)
Societé de Sport de Île de Puteaux, at Puteaux (1891–1894); Tennis Club de Paris, at Auteuil (1895–1908); Société Athlétique de la Villa Primrose at Bordeaux (1909); Croix-Catelan de Racing Club de France at the Bois de Boulogne (1910–1924, 1926); Stade Français at Saint-Cloud (1925, 1927)
Surface Clay – outdoors[a] (1908–present)
Sand – outdoors (1891–1907)
Prize money €42,661,000 (2022)
Men’s
Draw S (128Q) / 64D (16Q)
Current champions Rafael Nadal (singles)
Marcelo Arévalo
Jean-Julien Rojer (doubles)
Most singles titles Rafael Nadal (14)
Most doubles titles Roy Emerson (6)
Women’s
Draw S (128Q) / 64D (16Q)
Current champions Iga Świątek (singles)
Caroline Garcia
Kristina Mladenovic (doubles)
Most singles titles Chris Evert (7)
Most doubles titles Martina Navratilova (7)
Mixed doubles
Draw 32
Current champions Ena Shibahara
Wesley Koolhof
Most titles (male) Ken Fletcher /
Jean-Claude Barclay (3)
Most titles (female) Margaret Court (4)

Records

Record Era Player(s) Num. Years
Most singles titles Open Era Rafael Nadal 14 2005–2008, 2010–2014, 2017–2020, 2022
Pre-Open Era Henri Cochet 4 1926, 1928, 1930, 1932
Note: Also won World Hard Court Championships in 1922.
French Championships* Max Decugis 8 1903–1904, 1907–1909, 1912–1914
Most consecutive singles titles Open Era Rafael Nadal 5 2010–2014
Pre-Open Era Frank Parker
Jaroslav Drobný
Tony Trabert
Nicola Pietrangeli
2 1948–1949
1951–1952
1954–1955
1959–1960
French Championships* Paul Aymé 4 1897–1900
Most doubles titles Open Era 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.
Pre-Open Era Roy Emerson 6 1960, 1962 with Neale Fraser, 1961 with Rod Laver, 1963 with Manuel Santana, 1964 with Ken Fletcher, 1965 with Fred Stolle.
French Championships* Max Decugis 13 1902–1909, 1911–1914, 1920
Most consecutive doubles titles Open Era Daniel Nestor 3 2010–2012
Pre-Open Era Roy Emerson 6 1960–1965
French Championships* Maurice Germot 10 1906–1914, 1920
Most mixed doubles titles Open Era Ken Fletcher
Jean-Claude Barclay
3 1963–1965 with Margaret Court.
1968, 1971, 1973 with Françoise Dürr.
French Championships* Max Decugis 7 1904–1906, 1908–1909, 1914 and 1920 with Suzanne Lenglen.
Most Championships
(singles, doubles & mixed doubles)
Open Era Rafael Nadal 14 2005–2008, 2010–2014, 2017–2020, 2022 (14 singles)
French Championships* Max Decugis 28 1902–1920 (8 singles, 13 doubles, 7 mixed)
Women since 1897
Most singles titles Open Era Chris Evert 7 1974–1975, 1979–1980, 1983, 1985–1986
French Championships* Suzanne Lenglen 6 1920–1923, 1925–1926
Note: Also won World Hard Court Championships in 1914, 1921–1923.
Most consecutive singles titles Open Era Monica Seles
Justine Henin
3 1990–1992
2005–2007
French Championships* Jeanne Matthey
Suzanne Lenglen
4 1909–1912
1920–1923
Most doubles titles Open Era Martina Navratilova 7 1975 with Chris Evert, 1982 with Anne Smith, 1984–1985, 1987, 1988 with Pam Shriver, 1986 with Andrea Temesvári.
French Championships* Simonne Mathieu 6 1933, 1934 with Elizabeth Ryan, 1936–1937, 1938 with Billie Yorke, 1939 with Jadwiga Jędrzejowska.
Most consecutive doubles titles Open Era 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.
French Championships* Françoise Dürr 5 1967–1971
Most mixed doubles titles Open Era Françoise Dürr 3 1968, 1971, 1973 with Jean-Claude Barclay.
French Championships* Suzanne Lenglen 7 1914, 1920 with Max Decugis, 1921–1923, 1925, 1926 with Jacques Brugnon.
Most Championships
(singles, doubles & mixed doubles)
Open Era Martina Navratilova 11 1974–1988 (2 singles, 7 doubles, 2 mixed)
French Championships* Suzanne Lenglen 15 1919–1926 (6 singles, 2 doubles, 7 mixed)
Miscellaneous
Unseeded champions Men Marcel Bernard
Mats Wilander
Gustavo Kuerten
Gastón Gaudio
1946
1982
1997
2004
Women Margaret Scriven
Jeļena Ostapenko
Iga Świątek
Barbora Krejčíková
1933
2017
2020
2021
Youngest singles champion Men Michael Chang 17 years and 3 months (1989)
Women Monica Seles 16 years and 6 months (1990)
Oldest singles champion Men Rafael Nadal 36 years and 2 days (2022)
Women Zsuzsa Körmöczy 33 years and 10 months (1958)