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    Match Stats/Report - Courier vs Agassi, French Open semi-final, 1992

    jim Courier beat Andre Agassi 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 in the French Open semi-final, 1992 on clay It was a repeat of the previous years final, which Courier had also won. Courier would go onto beat Petr Korda in the final to defend his title. Earlier in the year, he had won the Australian Open...
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    Match Stats/Report - Nadal vs Thiem, French Open final, 2018

    Rafael Nadal beat Dominic Thiem 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 in the French Open final, 2018 on clay Nadal was the defending champion and this was his 11th title at the event. He'd go onto win the next 2 also. Thiem was playing in his first Slam final. The two had met in the semi's the previous year...
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    Match Stats/Report - Agassi vs Sampras, French Open quarter-final, 1992

    Andre Agassi beat Pete Sampras 7-6(6), 6-2, 6-1 in the French Open quarter-final, 1992 on clay Agassi would go onto lose in the next round to eventual champion Jim Courier. He would go onto win his first Slam at Wimbledon shortly after. The two had recently played the final of Atlanta...
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    Match Stats/Report - Nadal vs Wawrinka, French Open final, 2017

    Rafael Nadal beat Stan Wawrinka 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 in the French Open final, 2017 on clay It was Nadal's 10th title at the event. He would go onto win the next 3 editions. It was his first Slam title since 2014. Wawrinka was the reigning US Open champion and this was his first loss in a Slam...
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    Match Stats/Report - Chang vs Edberg, French Open final, 1989

    Michael Chang beat Stefan Edberg 6-1, 3-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 in the French Open final, 1989 on clay Chang was 17 years (and 109 days) old, this would turn out to be his only Slam title and he remains the youngest ever winner of a Slam event. This would turn out to be Edberg's only final at...
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    Match Stats/Report - Soderling vs Federer, French Open quarter-final, 2010

    Robin Soderling beat Roger Federer 3-6, 6-3, 7-5, 6-4 the French Open quarter-final, 2010 on clay Soderling would go onto reach the final, where he'd lose to Rafael Nadal. The match was a repeat of the previous years final which Federer had won. The result ended Federer's run of...
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    Match Stats/Report - Soderling vs Nadal, French Open fourth round, 2009

    Robin Soderling beat Rafael Nadal 6-2, 6-7(2), 6-4, 7-6(2) the French Open fourth round, 2009 on clay Soderling would go onto the final where he'd lose to Roger Federer. Nadal had won previous 4 titles at the event and would go onto win the next 5. The 2 would meet again in the...
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    Match Stats/Report - Kuerten vs Muster, French Open third round, 1997

    Gustavo Kuerten beat Thomas Muster 6-7(3), 6-1, 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 in the French Open third round, 1997 on clay Kuerten, who was unseeded and ranked 66, would go onto win the event by beating Sergi Bruguera in the final. This would be his first title of an kind. Muster had won the event in...
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    Djokovic: Last few days were a confidence booster for clay, I’ve found the game. Now I have to keep it and peak in Paris.

    Novak is not saying anything new here. But he’s NOT playing RG for mere formality as we often hear on these boards. He’s hungry and he wants it. This year he seems to want it more. Probably more so than the previous years. And unlike last few years, it looks like he’s made some essential tweaks...
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    Match Stats/Report - Courier vs Agassi, French Open final, 1991

    Jim Courier beat Andre Agassi 3-6, 6-4, 2-6, 6-1, 6-4 in the French Open final, 1991 on clay It was Courier's first Slam final and Agassi's third (lost previous 2). Courier would go onto defend his title the following year, while Agassi had been runner-up the previous year. The 2 had...
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    Match Stats/Report - Borg vs Lendl, French Open final, 1981

    Bjorn Borg beat Ivan Lendl 6-1, 4-6, 6-2, 3-6, 6-1 in the French Open final, 1981 on clay It was Borg's 4th title in a row at the event, his 6th overall and would turn out to be his last Slam title and participation at the French Open. Lendl was playing his first Slam final Borg won...
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    Match Stats/Report - Nadal vs Djokovic, French Open final, 2020

    Rafael Nadal beat Novak Djokovic 6-0, 6-2, 7-5 in the French Open final, 2020 on clay It was Nadal's 4th title in a row (for the third time) and 13th title overall at the event and record tying 20 Slam title. Djokovic had recently won Rome and was the reigning Australian Open champion...
  13. GabeT

    Analysis of the first set of the FO2020

    I’m still trying to analyze what happened and am looking just at the first set, for several reasons. It was the most lopsided and it was the first one, setting the stage for the beat down. The score is 6-0, complete domination. But if you look at it game by game it was a much closer set. What...
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    Match Stats/Report - Wawrinka vs Djokovic, French Open final, 2015

    Stan Wawrinka beat Novak Djokovic 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 in the French Open final, 2015 on clay It was Wawrinka's second Slam title. Djokovic would win the remaining 3 other Slams of the year and starting from the next one, complete a non-Calendar year Grand Slam, finishing at the next French...
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    Match Stats/Report - Borg vs Pecci, French Open, 1979

    Bjorn Borg beat Victor Pecci 6-3, 6-1, 6-7(6), 6-4 in the French Open final, 1979 on clay It was Borg's 4th title at the event and 2nd in a row and Pecci's only Slam final. Borg would follow up by winning Wimbledon shortly after, giving him a second consecutive 'Channel Slam', which...
  16. RaulRamirez

    So, Who Had Eugenie Bouchard...

    ...advancing further than (among others) Serena or Vika? I'm not complaining - though not thrilled SW had to withdraw - as it's nice to see Genie have some success again.
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    Match Stats/Report - Gomez vs Agassi, French Open final, 1990

    Andres Gomez beat Andre Agassi 6-3, 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 in the French Open final, 1990 on clay It was both players first Slam final and would turn out to be Gomez' only one. Agassi would go onto reach the final the following year also, losing to Jim Courier in the final Gomez won 118 points...
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    Match Stats/Report - Noah vs Wilander, French Open final, 1983

    Yannick Noah beat Mats Wilander 6-2, 7-5, 7-6(3) in the French Open final, 1983 on clay It would turn out to be Noah's only Slam title and he dropped just 1 set in winning it. Wilander was 18 years old and the defending champion Noah won 113 points, Wilander 102 Noah serve-volleyed...
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    Match Stats/Report - Nadal vs Ferrer, French Open final, 2013

    Rafael Nadal beat David Ferrer 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 in the French Open final, 2013 on clay It was Nadal's third title in a row, 8th overall and he would go onto win the following year also. This would turn out to be Ferrer's sole Slam final, which he reached without loss of set...
  20. GabeT

    If Peque wins today

    Does it change his RG odds at all? Would he become the new favorite after beating Nadal and Djokovic in clay? Or it doesn’t change anything? Or something in between?
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    2020 Roland Garros - WTA General Discussion

    Defending champion: Ashleigh Barty (will not defending the title due to concerns about coronavirus) French Open winners from the past, who will participating in the 2020 edition: Serena Williams (2002, 2013, 2015), Svetlana Kuznetsova (2009), Garbiñe Muguruza (2016), Jelena Ostapenko (2017)...
  22. RaulRamirez

    Marco Cecchinato - Strange Early Career

    Cecchinato is not a player I think of often, but has any other player... ...entered 12 majors and lost in the first round each time, except for just one tourney (the 2018 FO where he famously advanced to the semis by defeating Djokovic). So he's 5-12, with all 5 wins at FO18. Even though...
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    So who’s pumped for the French?

    Now that the uso is done is everyone ready for French? So many questions. Who will win? Will Djokovic be dqed? But as much as I try I can’t get into the French. I really don’t know why.
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    Match Stats/Report - Nadal vs Djokovic, French Open semi-final 2013

    Rafael Nadal beat Novak Djokovic 6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 6-7(3), 9-7 in the French Open semi-final, 2013 on clay Nadal would go onto beat David Ferrer in the final to claim his record extending 8th title and for the second time, 4th in a row at the event. Djokovic had won the Australian Open...
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    Match Stats/Report - Agassi vs Perez-Roldan, French Open quarter-final, 1988

    Andre Agassi beat Guillermo Perez-Roldan 6-2, 6-2, 6-4 in the French Open quarter-final, 1988 on clay Agassi would go onto lose to eventual champion Mats Wilander in the next round. This was Roldan's best showing at a Slam and he would shortly go onto reach a career high ranking of 13...
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    Match Stats/Report - Nadal vs Djokovic, French Open final 2012

    Rafael Nadal beat Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-3, 2-6, 7-5 in the French Open final, 2012 on clay It was Nadal's record breaking 7th French Open title. Djokovic had been going for a non-calendar year Grand Slam. It was the pair's 4th successive Slam final (Djokovic had won the previous 3)...
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    Match Stats/Report - Agassi vs Becker, French Open semi-final, 1991

    Andre Agassi beat Boris Becker 7-5, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 in the French Open semi-final, 1991 on clay Agassi would go onto lose the final to Jim Courier. The result saw him reach the final of a Slam event for the third time in a row - previously having reached French and US Open finals in 1990...
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    Match Stats/Report - Federer vs Djokovic, French Open semi-final, 2011

    Roger Federer beat Novak Djokovic 7-6(5), 6-3, 3-6, 7-6(5) in the French Open semi-final, 2011 on clay Federer would go onto lose the final to Rafael Nadal. It would be his first Slam final in over a year and fifth at the event. The loss was Djokovic's first of the year, following...
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    Match Stats/Report - Nadal vs Federer, French Open final, 2011

    Rafael Nadal beat Roger Federer 7-5, 7-6(3), 5-7, 6-1 in the French Open final, 2011 on clay Nadal was defending champion and this was his 6th title at the event, tying Bjorn Borg's record. To date, he has 12 titles. Federer, champion in 2009, was playing his 5th and to date, last...
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    Match Stats/Report - Lendl vs McEnroe, French Open final, 1984

    Ivan Lendl beat John McEnroe 3-6, 2-6, 6-4, 7-5, 7-5 in the French Open final, 1984 on clay It was Lendl's first Slam title in his fifth final. McEnroe had been unbeaten in the year going into the match and this would turn out to be his only final at the event Previously posted -...
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