French Women's Tennis Open History

Events in Sport

  • 1925-06-06 30th Women's French Championships: Suzanne Lenglen beats Kitty McKane (6-1, 6-2)
  • 1926-06-14 31st Women's French Championships: Suzanne Lenglen beats Mary Kendall Browne (6-1, 6-0)
  • 1927-06-05 32nd Women's French Championships: Kornelia Bouman beats Irene Peacock (6-2, 6-4)
  • 1928-06-04 33rd Women's French Championships: Helen Wills beats Eileen Bennett (6-1, 6-2)

Sport awardTennis Open

1929-06-03 34th Women's French Championships: Helen Wills Moody beats Simonne Mathieu (6-3, 6-4)

Tennis Player Helen Wills Moody
Tennis Player
Helen Wills Moody

Sport awardTennis Open

1931-05-31 36th Women's French Championships: Cilly Aussem beats Betty Nuthall (8-6, 6-1)

Tennis Player Betty Nuthall
Tennis Player
Betty Nuthall
  • 1932-06-06 37th Women's French Championships: Helen Wills Moody beats Simonne Mathieu (7-5, 6-1)
  • 1933-06-05 38th Women's French Championships: Margaret Scriven beats Simonne Mathieu (6-2, 4-6, 6-4)
  • 1934-06-02 39th Women's French Championships: Margaret Scriven beats Helen Jacobs (7-5, 4-6, 6-1)
  • 1935-06-02 40th Women's French Championships: Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling beats Simonne Mathieu (6-2, 6-1)
  • 1936-06-01 41st Women's French Championships: Hilde Sperling beats Simonne Mathieu (6-3, 6-4)
  • 1937-05-30 42nd Women's French Championships: Hilde Sperling beats Simonne Mathieu (6-2, 6-4)
  • 1938-06-11 43rd Women's French Championships: Simonne Mathieu beats Nelly Adamson (6-0, 6-3)
  • 1939-06-17 44th Women's French Championships: Simonne Mathieu beats Jadwiga Jedrzejowska (6-3, 8-6)
  • 1946-07-27 45th Women's French Championships: Margaret Osborne beats Pauline Betz (1-6, 8-6, 7-5)

  • 1947-07-26 46th Women's French Championships: Patricia Todd beats Doris Hart (6-3, 3-6, 6-4)
  • 1948-05-29 47th Women's French Championships: Nelly Landry beats Shirley Fry (6-2, 0-6, 6-0)
  • 1949-05-28 48th Women's French Championships: Margaret Osborne duPont beats Nelly Adamson (7-5, 6-2)
  • 1950-06-03 49th Women's French Championships: Doris Hart beats Patricia Todd (6-4, 4-6, 6-2)
  • 1951-06-03 50th Women's French Championships: Shirley Fry beats Doris Hart (6-3, 3-6, 6-3)
  • 1952-06-01 51st Women's French Championships: Doris Hart beats Shirley Fry (6-4, 6-4)
  • 1953-05-30 52nd Women's French Championships: Maureen Connolly beats Doris Hart (6-2, 6-4)
  • 1954-05-29 53rd Women's French Championships: Maureen Connolly beats Ginette Bucaille (6-4, 6-1)
  • 1955-06-04 54th Women's French Championships: Angela Mortimer beats Dorothy Knode (2-6, 7-5, 10-8)
  • 1956-05-26 55th Women's French Championships: Althea Gibson beats Angela Mortimer (6-0, 12-10)
  • 1957-06-01 56th Women's French Championships: Shirley Bloomer beats Dorothy Knode (6-1, 6-3)
  • 1958-05-31 57th Women's French Championships: Zsuzsi Kormoczy beats Shirley Bloomer (6-4, 1-6, 6-2)
  • 1959-05-30 58th Women's French Championships: Christine Truman beats Zsuzsi Kormoczy (6-4, 7-5)

Sport awardTennis Open

1960-05-28 59th Women's French Championships: Darlene Hard beats Yola Ramirez (6-3, 6-4)

Tennis Player Darlene Hard
Tennis Player
Darlene Hard
  • 1961-05-27 60th Women's French Championships: Ann Haydon beats Yola Ramirez (6-2, 6-1)
  • 1962-06-02 61st Women's French Championships: Margaret Court beats Lesley Turner Bowrey (6-3, 3-6, 7-5)
  • 1963-05-26 62nd Women's French Championships: Lesley Turner beats Ann Jones (2-6, 6-3, 7-5)

Sport awardTennis Open

1964-05-30 63rd Women's French Championships: Margaret Court beats Maria Bueno (5-7, 6-1, 6-2)

Tennis Champion Maria Bueno
Tennis Champion
Maria Bueno
  • 1965-05-29 64th Women's French Championships: Lesley Turner Bowrey beats Margaret Smith (6-3, 6-4)

Sport awardTennis Open

1966-06-05 65th Women's French Championships: Ann Jones beats Nancy Richey (6-3, 6-1)

Tennis Player and Two-Time Major Champion Nancy Richey
Tennis Player and Two-Time Major Champion
Nancy Richey
  • 1967-06-03 66th Women's French Championships: Francoise Durr beats Lesley Turner (4-6, 6-3, 6-4)
  • 1968-06-09 67th Women's French Open: Nancy Richey beats Ann Jones (5-7, 6-4, 6-1)
  • 1969-06-08 68th Women's French Open: Margaret Court beats Ann Jones (6-1, 4-6, 6-3)
  • 1970-06-07 69th Women's French Open: Margaret Court beats Helga Niessen Masthoff (6-2, 6-4)
  • 1971-06-06 70th Women's French Open: Evonne Goolagong beats Helen Gourlay (6-3, 7-5)

Sport awardTennis Open

1972-06-04 71st Women's French Open: Billie Jean King beats Evonne Goolagong (6-3, 6-3)

Tennis Legend Billie Jean King
Tennis Legend
Billie Jean King

Sport awardTennis Open

1973-06-03 72nd Women's French Open: Margaret Court beats Chris Evert (6-7, 7-6, 6-4)

Tennis Legend Chris Evert
Tennis Legend
Chris Evert
  • 1974-06-16 73rd Women's French Open: Chris Evert beats Olga Morozova (6-1, 6-2)
  • 1975-06-15 74th Women's French Open: Chris Evert beats Martina Navratilova (2-6, 6-2, 6-1)
  • 1976-06-14 75th Women's French Open: Susan Barker beats Renata Tomanova (6-2, 0-6, 6-2)

Sport awardTennis Open

1977-06-05 76th Women's French Open: Mima Jausovec beats Florenta Mihai (6-2, 6-7, 6-1)

Tennis Player and French Open Champion Mima Jausovec
Tennis Player and French Open Champion
Mima Jausovec

Sport awardTennis Open

1978-06-11 77th Women's French Open: Virginia Ruzici beats Mima Jausovec (6-2, 6-2)

Tennis Player and French Open Champion Virginia Ruzici
Tennis Player and French Open Champion
Virginia Ruzici
Tennis Player and French Open Champion Mima Jausovec
Tennis Player and French Open Champion
Mima Jausovec

Sport awardTennis Open

1981-06-07 Women's French Open: Hana Mandlíková beats Sylvia Hanika 6-2, 6-4

Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Hana Mandlikova
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion
Hana Mandlikova
Tennis Player Sylvia Hanika
Tennis Player
Sylvia Hanika

Sport awardTennis Open

1982-06-06 81st Women's French Open: Martina Navratilova beats Andrea Jaeger (7-6, 6-1)

Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova

Sport awardTennis Open

1987-06-07 86th Women's French Open: Steffi Graf beats Martina Navratilova (6-4, 4-6, 8-6)

Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf
Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova

Sport awardTennis Open

1990-06-10 89th Women's French Open: Monica Seles beats Steffi Graf (7-6, 6-4)

Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion Monica Seles
Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion
Monica Seles
Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf

Sport awardTennis Open

1994-06-05 93rd Women's French Open: Arantxa Sanchez Vicario beats Mary Pierce (6-4, 6-4)

Tennis Player Mary Pierce
Tennis Player
Mary Pierce

Sport awardTennis Open

1997-06-08 96th Women's French Open: Iva Majoli beats Martina Hingis (6-4, 6-2)

Tennis Player and French Open Champion Iva Majoli
Tennis Player and French Open Champion
Iva Majoli
Tennis Player Martina Hingis
Tennis Player
Martina Hingis
  • 1998-06-07 97th Women's French Open: Arantxa Sanchez Vicario beats Monica Seles (7-6, 0-6, 6-2)
  • 1999-06-06 98th Women's French Open: Steffi Graf beats Martina Hingis (4-6, 7-5, 6-2)
  • 2000-06-11 99th Women's French Open: Mary Pierce beats Conchita Martinez (6-2, 7-5)
  • 2001-06-10 100th French Open Women's Tennis: American Jennifer Capriati wins centenary event; beats Kim Clijsters of Belgium 1-6, 6-4, 12-10

Sport awardTennis Open

2002-06-09 101st Women's French Open: Serena Williams beats Venus Williams (7-5, 6-3)

Tennis Player Serena Williams
Tennis Player
Serena Williams
Tennis Player Venus Williams
Tennis Player
Venus Williams
  • 2003-06-08 102nd Women's French Open: Justine Henin-Hardenne beats Kim Clijsters (6-0, 6-4)
  • 2004-06-06 103rd Women's French Open: Anastasia Myskina beats Elena Dementieva (6-1, 6-2)
  • 2005-06-05 104th Women's French Open: Justine Henin-Hardenne beats Mary Pierce (6-1, 6-1)
  • 2006-06-11 105th Women's French Open: Justine Henin-Hardenne beats Svetlana Kuznetsova (6-4, 6-4)
  • 2007-06-10 106th Women's French Open: Justine Henin beats Ana Ivanovic (6-1, 6-2)
  • 2008-06-08 107th Men's French Open: Rafael Nadal beats Roger Federer (6-1, 6-3, 6-0)
  • 2009-06-07 108th Women's French Open: Svetlana Kuznetsova beats Dinara Safina (6-4, 6-2)
  • 2010-06-05 French Open Women's Tennis: Francesca Schiavone of Italy wins her first and only Grand Slam title; beats Samantha Stosur of Australia 6-4, 7-6
  • 2011-06-05 French Open Women's Tennis: Li Na of China wins her first Grand Slam event; beats Italian defending champion Francesca Schiavone 6-4, 7-6

Sport awardTennis Open

2012-06-11 French Open Women's Tennis: Maria Sharapova beats Sara Errani 6-3, 6-2

Tennis Player Maria Sharapova
Tennis Player
Maria Sharapova
  • 2013-06-08 French Open Women's Tennis: Serena Williams beats Maria Sharapova 6-4, 6-4
  • 2014-06-07 French Open Women's Tennis: Maria Sharapova beats Simona Halep of Romania 6-4, 6-7, 6-4
  • 2015-06-06 114th Women's French Open: Serena Williams beats Lucie Safarova (6-3, 6-7, 6-2)
  • 2016-06-04 115th Women's French Open: Garbiñe Muguruza beats Serena Williams (7-5, 6-4) to claim her 1st grand slam title
  • 2017-06-11 116th Women's French Open: Jeļena Ostapenko beats Simona Halep(4–6, 6–4, 6–3) to claim her 1st grand slam title
  • 2018-06-09 French Open Women's Tennis: Romanian Simona Halep wins her first Grand Slam singles title beating American Sloane Stephens 3-6, 6-4, 6-1