French Open Winners

Last Modified May 22, 2024 09:49 GMT


French Open Winners
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The French Open, also known as the Roland Garros, is one of the oldest and prestigious tennis tournaments in the world. It is the second of the four Grand Slams, and takes place after the Australian Open.


The first edition of the French Open was held in 1891, and H. Briggs was the first champion in the tournament's history. In 1897, the women's competition was added, and F. Masson was the first woman singles champion in French Open history.


Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal is the most successful player in the tournament history. He has won the French Open singles title 14 times in his career.


Men's Singles French Open Winners (Open Era)

YearChampionCountry
2023Novak Djokovic Serbia
2022Rafael Nadal Spain
2021Novak Djokovic Serbia
2020Rafael Nadal Spain
2019Rafael Nadal Spain
2018Rafael Nadal Spain
2017Rafael Nadal Spain
2016Novak Djokovic Serbia
2015Stan WawrinkaSwitzerland
2014Rafael NadalSpain
2013Rafael NadalSpain
2012Rafael NadalSpain
2011Rafael NadalSpain
2010Rafael NadalSpain
2009Roger FedererSwitzerland
2008Rafael Nadal Spain
2007Rafael Nadal Spain
2006Rafael Nadal Spain
2005Rafael Nadal Spain
2004Gaston GaudioArgentina
2003Juan Carlos FerreroSpain
2002Albert CostaSpain
2001Gustavo KuertenBrazil
2000Gustavo KuertenBrazil
1999Andre AgassiUnited States
1998Carlos MoyaSpain
1997Gustavo KuertenBrazil
1996Yevgeny KafelnikovRussia
1995Thomas Muster Austria
1994Sergi BrugueraSpain
1993Sergi BrugueraSpain
1992Jim CourierUnited States
1991Jim CourierUnited States
1990Andres GomezEcuador
1989Michael ChangUnited States
1988Mats WilanderSweden
1987Ivan LendlUnited States
1986Ivan LendlUnited States
1985Mats WilanderSweden
1984Ivan LendlUnited States
1983Yannick NoahFrance
1982Mats WilanderSweden
1981Bjorn BorgSweden
1980Bjorn BorgSweden
1979Bjorn BorgSweden
1978Bjorn BorgSweden
1977Guillermo VilasArgentina
1976Adriano PanattaItaly
1975Bjorn BorgSweden
1974Bjorn BorgSweden
1973Ilie NastaseRomania
1972Andres GimenoSpain
1971Jan KodesCzechia
1970Jan KodesCzechia
1969Rod Laver Australia
1868Ken Rosewall Australia


Women's Singles French Open Winners (Open Era)

YearChampionCountry
2023Iga Swiatek Poland
2022Iga SwiatekPoland
2021Barbora Krejcikova Czechia
2020Iga SwiatekPoland
2019Ashleigh BartyAustralia
2018Simona Halep Romania
2017Jelena OstapenkoLatvia
2016Garbine MuguruzaSpain
2015Serena Williams United States
2014Maria Sharapova Russia
2013Serena Williams United States
2012Maria Sharapova Russia
2011Na Li China
2010Francesca SchiavoneItaly
2009Svetlana Kuznetsova Russia
2008Ana Ivanović Serbia
2007Justine HeninBelgium
2006Justine HeninBelgium
2005Justine HeninBelgium
2004Anastasia MyskinaRussia
2003Justine HeninBelgium
2002Serena WilliamsUnited States
2001Jennifer CapriatiUnited States
2000Mary PierceFrance
1999Steffi GrafGermany
1998A. Sanchez VicarioSpain
1997Iva MajoliCroatia
1996Steffi GrafGermany
1995Steffi GrafGermany
1994A. Sanchez VicarioSpain
1993Steffi GrafGermany
1992Monica Seles
1991Monica Seles
1990Monica Seles
1989A. Sanchez VicarioSpain
1988Steffi GrafGermany
1987Steffi GrafGermany
1986Chris Evert United States
1985Chris Evert United States
1984Martina Navratilova
1983Chris EvertUnited States
1982Martina Navratilova
1981Hana MandlikovaCzechia
1980Chris EvertUnited States
1979Chris EvertUnited States
1978Virginia RuziciRomania
1977Mima Jausovec
1976Sue BarkerUnited Kingdom
1975Chris EvertUnited States
1974Chris EvertUnited States
1973Margaret CourtAustralia
1972Billie Jean KingUnited States
1971Evonne GoolagongAustralia
1970Margaret CourtAustralia
1969Margaret CourtAustralia
1868Nancy RicheyUnited States


FAQ's on French Open Winners

A. Rafael Nadal has won the French Open singles title 14 times in his career. 

A. Yes, Roger Federer won his first and only French Open title in 2009.

A. The first edition of the French Open was played in 1891.

A. Chris Evert is the most successful women's player in French Open history in the Open era, who won the title seven times. 

A. Yes, Yannick Noah is the only French player to win the French Open in the Open era. He did it in 1983.

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