Female winners of Roland Garros

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Here’s a list of French Open women’s singles champions since tennis turned professional in 1968:

2007 Justine Henin (Belgium) beat Ana Ivanovic (Serbia) 6-1 6-2
2006 Justine Henin (Belgium) beat Svetlana Kuznetsova (Russia) 6-4 6-4
2005 Justine Henin (Belgium) beat Mary Pierce (France) 6-1 6-1
2004 Anastasia Myskina (Russia) beat Elena Dementieva (Russia) 6-1 6-2
2003 Justine Henin (Belgium) beat Kim Clijsters (Belgium) 6-0 6-4
2002 Serena Williams (U.S.) beat Venus Williams (U.S.) 7-5 6-3
2001 Jennifer Capriati (U.S.) beat Kim Clijsters (Belgium) 1-6 6-4 12-10
2000 Mary Pierce (France) beat Conchita Martinez (Spain) 6-2 7-5
1999 Steffi Graf (Germany) beat Martina Hingis (Switzerland) 4-6 7-5 6-2
1998 Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario (Spain) beat Monica Seles (U.S.) 7-6 0-6 6-2
1997 Iva Majoli (Croatia) beat Martina Hingis (Switzerland) 6-4 6-2
1996 Steffi Graf (Germany) beat Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario (Spain) 6-3 6-7 10-8
1995 Steffi Graf (Germany) beat Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario (Spain) 7-5 4-6 6-0
1994 Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario (Spain) beat Mary Pierce (France) 6-4 6-4
1993 Steffi Graf (Germany) beat Mary-Joe Fernandez (U.S.) 4-6 6-2 6-4
1992 Monica Seles (Yugoslavia) beat Steffi Graf (Germany) 6-2 3-6 10-8
1991 Monica Seles (Yugoslavia) beat Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario (Spain) 6-3 6-4
1990 Monica Seles (Yugoslavia) beat Steffi Graf (Germany) 7-6 6-4
1989 Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario (Spain) beat Steffi Graf (Germany) 7-6 3-6 7-5
1988 Steffi Graf (Germany) beat Natasha Zvereva (Soviet Union) 6-0 6-0
1987 Steffi Graf (Germany) beat Martina Navratilova (U.S.) 6-4 4-6 8-6
1986 Chris Evert-Lloyd (U.S.) beat Martina Navratilova (U.S.) 2-6 6-3 6-3
1985 Chris Evert-Lloyd (U.S.) beat Martina Navratilova (U.S.) 6-3 6-7 7-5
1984 Martina Navratilova (U.S.) beat Chris Evert-Lloyd (U.S.) 6-3 6-1
1983 Chris-Evert Lloyd (U.S.) beat Mima Jausovec (Yugoslavia) 6-1 6-2
1982 Martina Navratilova (U.S.) beat Andrea Jaeger (U.S.) 7-6 6-1
1981 Hana Mandlikova (Czechoslovakia) beat Sylvia Hanika (Germany) 6-2 6-4
1980 Chris Evert-Lloyd (U.S.) beat Virginia Ruzici (Romania) 6-0 6-3
1979 Chris Evert-Lloyd (U.S.) beat Wendy Turnbull (Australia) 6-2 6-0
1978 Virginia Ruzici (Romania) beat Mima Jausovec (Yugoslavia) 6-2 6-2
1977 Mima Jausovec (Yugoslavia) beat Florenta Mihai (Romania) 6-2 6-7 6-1
1976 Sue Barker (Britain) beat Renata Tomanova (Czechoslovakia) 6-2 0-6 6-2
1975 Chris Evert (U.S.) beat Martina Navratilova (Czechoslovakia) 2-6 6-2 6-1
1974 Chris Evert (U.S.) beat Olga Morozova (Soviet Union) 6-1 6-2
1973 Margaret Court (Australia) beat Chris Evert (U.S.) 6-7 7-6 6-4
1972 Billie-Jean King (U.S.) beat Evonne Goolagong (Australia) 6-3 6-3
1971 Evonne Goolagong (Australia) beat Helen Gourlay (Australia) 6-3 7-5
1970 Margaret Court (Australia) beat Helga Niessen (Germany) 6-2 6-4
1969 Margaret Court (Australia) beat Ann Jones (Britain) 6-1 4-6 6-3
1968 Nancy Richey (U.S.) beat Ann Jones (Britain) 5-7 6-4 6-1

So, the player with most French Open trophies is Chris Evert (7), and the country most successful at the Paris clay-court tournament is the United States (13). The player with most runner-up positions is Martina Navratilova (4), while the country taking the second place most times is the Unites States (9).

(source: Reuters)

3 COMMENTS

  1. It is so difficult to predict who will win the French Tennis Open.
    Chris Evert said Caroline Wozniaki will win.
    But Hantukova ok her. Hantu was top form.

    I already pick PETRA KVITOVA to win.
    Any prize for me if I am right ???

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