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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 -...
  6. Enceladus

    Poll: Is rescheduling RG the right step?

    Do you agree to move the RG in the fall, or the French Open should have been completely abolished for 2020?
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    Could Rafa have won 2016 French Open?

    Yesterday I was rewatching 2016 FO Final highlights, incredible tennis from both Novak and Andy. I remember being so happy for Novak to finally win the title after 3 lost finals (it would be a travesty if he didn't manage to get the career grand slam). That being said.. if Rafa didn't injure...
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    Duel Match Stats/Reports - Nadal vs Djokovic, French Open semi-finals, 2007 & 2008

    Rafael Nadal beat Novak Djokovic 7-5, 6-4, 6-2 in the French Open semi-final, 2007 on clay Nadal was the defending champion and would go onto beat Roger Federer in the final to win his second title at the event. He had beaten Djokovic the previous year in the quarters and would...
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    Match Stats/Report - Wilander vs Leconte, French Open final, 1988

    Mats Wilander beat Henri Leconte 7-5, 6-2, 6-1 in the French Open final, 1988 on clay Wilander had won a then Open Era record breaking 3rd Australian Open earlier in the year and this was his third French title. He would go onto add the US Open to finish the year with 3 Slam titles - a feat...
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    Match Stats/Report - Borg vs Gerulaitis, French Open final, 1980

    Bjorn Borg beat Vitas Gerulaitis 6-4, 6-1, 6-2 in the French Open final, 1980 on clay It was Borg's 3rd title in a row at the event and 5th overall. He would go onto add a 4th and 6th respectively the following year. Borg dropped just 38 games in winning the tournament and never more than 4 in...
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    Match Stats/Report - Borg vs Vilas, French Open final, 1978

    Bjorn Borg beat Guillermo Vilas 6-1, 6-1, 6-3 in the French Open final, 1978 on clay It was Borg's 3rd title at the event and first in 3 years. He won the tournament without loss of set and for the loss of an Open Era record low 32 games. Vilas was the defending champion had had previously lost...
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    Stats for 1978 RG final (Borg-Vilas)

    Borg d. Vilas 6-1, 6-1, 6-3 The match lasted 1 hour 49 minutes. By my count, there were 133 points. Borg won 84, Vilas 49 (so Borg got 63% of the points). Borg gave up 22 points on serve and won more points on Vilas’ serve than Vilas himself did (38 to 27). Borg had 0 aces and 1...
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    Match Stats/Report - Lendl vs Wilander, French Open final, 1987

    Ivan Lendl beat Mats Wilander 7-5, 6-2, 3-6, 7-6(3) in the French Open final, 1987 on clay Lendl was the defending champion and this was his third and final French title. Wilander would go onto win his third the year after. This was the pair's 4th match at the venue, with Lendl having won in...
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    Match Stats/Report - Wilander vs McEnroe, French Open semi-final, 1985

    Mats Wilander beat John McEnroe 6-1, 7-5, 7-5 in the French Open semi-final, 1985 on clay Wilander would go onto beat defending champion Ivan Lendl in the final to claim the second of his 3 titles at the event @Moose Malloy previously posted...
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    Match Stats/Report - Agassi vs Moya, French Open fourth round, 1999

    Andre Agassi beat Carlos Moya 4-6, 7-5, 7-5, 6-1 in the French Open fourth round, 1999 on clay Agassi would go onto win his only title at the French and complete the career Grand Slam, beating Andrei Medvedev in the final. Moya was the defending champion Agassi won 141 points, Moya 121 Serve...
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    Match Stats/Report - Nadal vs Federer, French Open final, 2007

    Rafael Nadal beat Roger Federer 6-3, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the French Open final, 2007 on clay This was Nadal's 3rd French title. Federer had been on a non-calendar year Grand Slam, just as he had the previous year when he had also been thwarted by Nadal @krosero previously provided stats...
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    Match Stats/Report - Djokovic vs Murray, French Open final, 2016

    Novak Djokovic beat Andy Murray 3-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 in the French Open final, 2016 on clay With the win, Djokovic completed a non-calendar year Grand Slam, becoming the second man in the Open Era to hold all 4 Slams simultaneously. It was also his first French title and completed his career...
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    What it was like to face a 17-year-old Rafael Nadal

    “Playing Nadal is like playing against someone with two forehands.” Check out what it was like to play against a 17-year-old Nadal by reading this article...
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    Match Stats/Report - Lendl vs Wilander, French Open semi-finals, 1984

    Ivan Lendl beat Mats Wilander 6-3, 6-3, 7-5 in the French Open semi-final, 1984 on clay Lendl would go onto beat John McEnroe in the final and claim his first Slam title. Lendl and Wilander would go onto play 2 of the next 3 finals at the event (1 win each) Lendl won 108 points, Wilander 82...
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    Match Stats/Report - McEnroe vs Connors, French Open semi-final, 1984

    John McEnroe beat Jimmy Connors 7-5, 6-1, 6-2 in the French Open semi-final, 1984 on clay McEnroe would go onto lose the final to Ivan Lendl. He had been unbeaten in the year to date and this is the only time he reached the final at the event McEnroe won 102 points, Connors 72 McEnroe...
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    Match Stats/Report - Nadal vs Soderling, French Open final 2010

    Rafael Nadal beat Robin Soderling 6-4, 6-2, 6-4 in the French Open final, 2010 on clay It was Nadal's 5th title at the venue, having previously won in 2005-08. His only loss had come to Soderling the previous year in the 4th round. For Soderling, it was his second successive runner-up finish...
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    Match Stats/Report - Nadal vs Federer, French Open final 2008

    Rafael Nadal beat Roger Federer 6-1, 6-3, 6-0 in the French Open final, 2008 on clay It was Nadal's 4th successive title at the event - having beaten Federer in all 4 runs (3 finals, 1 semi-final) - and he would go onto win his first Wimbledon right afterwards (again beating Federer in the...
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    Match Stats/Report - Wilander vs Lendl, French Open fourth round, 1982

    Mats Wilander beat Ivan Lendl 4-6, 7-5, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 in the French Open fourth round, 1982 on clay The unseeded 17 year old Wilander was playing his first French Open and would go onto win the first of 3 titles there - following up this win over the 2nd seeded Lendl with wins over the 3rd, 4th...
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    Match Stats/Report - Nadal vs Puerta, French Open final, 2005

    Rafael Nadal beat Mariano Puerta 6-7(6), 6-3, 6-1, 7-5 in the French Open final, 2005 on clay Nadal had just turned 19 and this was the first of a to date of 12 French Open and 18 Slam titles Nadal won 146 points, Puerta 128 Serve Stats Nadal... - 1st serve percentage (108/137) 79% - 1st...
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    2019 French Open SF: [1] Djokovic vs. [4] Thiem

    Career H2H 6-2 Djokovic. This will be the 3rd time they met in RG. 2016 SF Djokovic d. Thiem 62 61 64 2017 QF Thiem d. Djokovic 76 63 60 2019 SF Djokovic vs. Thiem ??? This is also the right time to review their Madrid SF. 76 76 Novak.
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    Match Stats/Report - Nadal vs Federer, French Open semi-final 2005

    Rafael Nadal beat Roger Federer 6-3, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 in the French Open semi-final 2005 on clay Nadal would go on to win his first Slam at the event and the first to date of 11 French Open titles Nadal won 124 points, Federer 114 Serve Stats Nadal... - 1st serve percentage (89/120) 74% - 1st...
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    2019 French Open - ATP Thread

    Defending champion: Rafael Nadal (11-time RG winner (2005-08, 2010-14 and 2017-18)) Former FO champions, who will participating in the 2019 tournament: Roger Federer (2009), Stan Wawrinka (2015), Novak Djokovic (2016) Official website: http://www.rolandgarros.com/en_FR/index.html Wiki-link...
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    Match Stats/Report - Nadal vs Federer, French Open final 2006

    Rafael Nadal beat Roger Federer 1-6, 6-1, 6-4, 7-6(4) in the French Open final 2006 on clay The win saw Nadal defend his maiden Slam title from the French Open 2005, where he had beaten Federer in the semis and he would go onto defeat the Swiss at the next two finals at the venue too. Federer...
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    Is Thiem going through Murrayslamfinallossitis?

    Ever since his French Open loss to Nadal, Thiem has been in a rut, he looks low on confidence, his game is even more erratic. Murrayslamfinallossitis is my term for when you loss in a slam final then have a slump in form afterwards ala Andy Murray when he lost in the Australian Open in 2010/2011...
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    Prime Nadal vs Prime Sampras at the French Open - Only Sampras Serves - Who Wins?

    A theoretical matchup between Prime Nadal and Prime Sampras at Roland Garros, but Sampras serves every game. As a Federer and Nadal fan, I think these two have gone a level beyond the Sampras league, but to be fair we could have seen that years ago when Federer played Sampras at Wimbledon and...
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