french open

  1. W

    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...
  2. 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.
  3. W

    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...
  4. W

    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...
  5. W

    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...
  6. 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?
  7. Enceladus

    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)...
  8. 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...
  9. A

    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.
  10. James P

    French Open Entry List Is Out!

    French Open Entry List is out, as the title suggests: Roland Garros , Paris, France Grand Slam Date: 9/27/2020 Original Cut Off: 104 Ranking Date: 8/31/2019 Direct Acceptances: 104 Wild Cards: 8 Qualifiers: 16 Special Exempts: 0 Main Draw 1 Djokovic, Novak (SRB) 2 Nadal, Rafael (ESP)...
  11. W

    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...
  12. W

    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...
  13. W

    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)...
  14. W

    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...
  15. W

    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...
  16. W

    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...
  17. W

    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 Lendl won 157 points...
  18. 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?
  19. pedro94

    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...
  20. W

    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 third title at the event. He had beaten Djokovic the previous year in the quarters and would...
  21. W

    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...
  22. W

    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...
  23. W

    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...
  24. K

    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...
  25. W

    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...
  26. W

    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 Wilander won 129 points, McEnroe 104 McEnroe serve-volleyed off most first serves...
  27. W

    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...
  28. W

    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...
  29. W

    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...
  30. D

    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...
Top