Roland Garros is also known as French Open is the 2nd yearly Grand slam of Tennis. This major tennis event was held over 2 weeks at Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France.
French Open Matches Results/Updates
|Match Date||Roland Garros ATP||Updates|
|5 June 2022||French Open 2022 FINAL||Clay King Rafael Nadal wins Roland Garros 14th time after defeating Casper Ruud in straight sets (6-3,6-3, 6-0). With record winning Roland Garros 14th time, the Spanish star is the only ATP player who wins 22 grand slams.|
|3 June 2022||GARROS SEMIFINAL 1||After 3 hours of battle, Alexander Zverev retired from the match in 2nd set (6-7,6-6). Rafael Nadal advanced to the Roland Garros 2022 final.|
|1 June 2022||QUARTERFINAL 4||Norwegian star Casper Ruud(8) defeat Danish star Holger Rune by 6-1, 4-6, 7-6, 6-3|
|1 June 2022||QUARTERFINAL 3||Croatian star Marin Cilic(20) defeat Russian Andrey Rublev(7) in the final set (5-7,6-3,6-4,3-6,7-6)|
|31 May 2022||QUARTERFINAL 2||Clay King Rafael Nadal(5) defeated world no 1 Nole Djokovic after more than 4 hours long game. Spanish giant Nadal gets a victory with 6-2, 4-6, 6-2, 7-6.|
|31 May 2022||QUARTERFINAL 1||German Alexander Zverev(3) defeat Spanish rising star Carlito Alcaraz(6) in the 4th set. (6-4,6-4,4-6,7-6).|
|30 May 2022||Round 4||Martin Cilic(20) upset Daniil Medvedev(2). Martin grabs victory easily with straight sets (6-2, 6-3, 6-2)|
|30 May 2022||Round 4||Andrey Rublev(7) defeat Jannik Sinner(12). Sinner retired in 3rd set after both players won 1 set each.|
|30 May 2022||Round 4||Holger Rune(40) upset Greek star Stefenos Tsitsipas (4). Rune beats with 7-5, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4|
|30 May 2022||Round 4||Casper Ruud(8) beats Hubert Hurkacz(23) with 6-2, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3.|
French Open begins in late May each year. 2022 French Open started from 22 May to 5 June. The event was held on an outdoor clay court surface. French Open consists of 128 singles draw and 64 doubles draw.
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Roland Garros was founded in 1891, it was 126th edition but at Grand slam level it has 91 events since 1925. This Tournament had different venue since established like Stade Roland Garros (since 1928) Societé de Sport de Île de Puteaux, at Puteaux (1891–1894); Tennis Club de Paris, at Auteuil (1895–1908); Société Athlétique de la Villa Primrose at Bordeaux (1909); Croix-Catelan de Racing Club de France at the Bois de Boulogne (1910–1924, 1926); Stade Français at Saint-Cloud (1925, 1927).
French Open Facts
- French Open is the only grand slam that is played on clay court.
- Clay court has unique features like slow down the ball and producing a high bounce when it compared with grass court or hard courts.
- The winner gets 2000 points, finalists have 1200 points, semifinalists have 720 points then QF, round of 16, round of 32, round of 64, and round of 128 gets 360, 180, 90, 45, and 10 respectively.
- Rafael Nadal from Spain has a record of winning the French Open 13 times.
- Rafael Nadal won 4 consecutive titles on two separate occasions from 2005-2008 and2017-2020 And 5 consecutive titles from 2010 to 2014.
- Roger Federer of Switzerland and Novak Djokovic of Serbia both have lost French open 4 times.
- Total 38 times, a champion was from France and 21 times from Spain.
- In doubles, Max Decugis from France won the French doubles championship 8 times.
French Open Champions History
In 2022, Rafael Nadal wins Ralond Garros 14th time. Spanish star faced Norwegian star Casper Ruud in final. 36 years old Nadal wins battle in straight sets (6-3,6-3,6-0).
Besides he won record 14 times Roland Garros, He is also more number of Grand slam titles (22). On other sides in doubles, Marcelo Arevalo of Israel and Jean Julien Rojer of Netherlands defeat Ivan Dodig of Croatia and Austin Krajicek of USA.
Champions won in tie breaker after lost 1st set (6-7, 7-6, 6-3). In mixed doubles, seeded no 2 pair Ena Shibahara of Japan and Wesley Koolhof won title against Joran Vliegen of Belgium and Ulrikke Eikeri of Demnak in straight sets (7-6, 6-2).
In 2021 Singles champion was Novak Djokovic of Serbia. Djokovic won final against Greek star Stefanos Tsitsipas with 6-7, 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, and 6-4. It was his 2nd French Open title. On the other side, In doubles championship of French Open 2021 won by French Pair Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut. French pair defeated Kazakhstan’s pair Alexander Bublik and Andrey Golubev with 4-6, 7-6, 6-4. In mixed doubles, Desirae Krawczyk of USA and Joe Salisbury of GBR defeated Russian pair Elena Vesnina and Aslan Karatsev (2–6, 6–4, 10–5)
Roland Garros French Open Past Champions
|Year||Prize Money||Champion’s Prize money||Single’s champions||Doubles Champions|
|2022||€43,600,000||€2,200,000||Rafael Nadal (Esp)|| Marcelo Arevalo (Isr)|
Jean Julien Rojer (Ned)
|2021||€34,367,215||€1,400,000||Novak Djokovic (Ser)||Pierre-Hugues Herbert (Fra) Nicolas Mahut (Fra)|
|2020||€38,000,000||€1,600,000||Rafael Nadal (Esp)||Kvein Krawietz (Ger) Andreas Mies (Ger)|
|2019||€42,661,000||€2,300,000||Rafael Nadal (Esp)||Kvein Krawietz (Ger) Andreas Mies (Ger)|
|2018||€39,197,000||€2,200,000||Rafael Nadal (Esp)||Pierre-Hugues Herbert (Fra) Nicolas Mahut (Fra)|
|2017||€36,000,000||€2,100,000||Rafael Nadal (Esp)||Ryan Harrison (USA) Michael Venus (AUS)|
French Open 2022 Players
- Novak Djokovic
- Daniil Medvedev
- Alexander Zverev
- Rafael Nadal (Single Champion)
- Stefanos Tsitsipas
- Carlos Alcaraz
- Andrey Rublev
- Felix Auger-Aliassime
- Casper Ruud (Singles Runer Up)
- Cameron Norrie
- Hubert Hurkacz
- Jannik Sinner
- Taylor Fritz
- Diego Schwartzman
- Denis Shapovalov
French Open 2022 Wild Card Entries
- Grégoire Barrère
- Lucas Pouille
- Manuel Guinard
- Gilles Simon
- Michael Mmoh
- Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
- Corentin Moutet
French Open 2022 Prize Money
In 2022, combined men and women total Prize money of French Open was €43.6 million. As compared to 2021, it was 26.9% increased prize money. Winner of 2022 singles got €2,200,000 and runner-up took cheque for €1,100,000. On other side in doubles winner had €580,000 and finalist put €290,000 in their pockets.
French Open 2022 Schedule/Draw Dates
There was complete 2 action packed weeks of world class tennis in Paris. In 2021 & 2022 tournament introduced night sessions for the first time, which will continue in 2022. Take a look at the schedule below to assist with planning your ultimate French Open experience. Time is considered a local time.
|Sun||May 22||Day||11:00 AM||1st Round|
|Mon||May 23||Day||11:00 AM||1st Round|
|Mon||May 23||Evening||9:00 PM||1st Round|
|Tue||May 24||Day||11:00 AM||1st Round|
|Tue||May 24||Evening||9:00 PM||1st Round|
|Wed||May 25||Day||11:00 AM||2nd Round|
|Wed||May 25||Evening||9:00 PM||2nd Round|
|Thu||May 26||Day||11:00 AM||2nd Round|
|Thu||May 26||Evening||9:00 PM||2nd Round|
|Fri||May 27||Day||11:00 AM||3rd Round|
|Fri||May 27||Evening||9:00 PM||3rd Round|
|Sat||May 28||Day||11:00 AM||3rd Round|
|Sat||May 28||Evening||9:00 PM||3rd Round|
|Sun||May 29||Day||11:00 AM||4th Round|
|Sun||May 29||Evening||9:00 PM||4th Round|
|Mon||May 30||Day||11:00 AM||4th Round|
|Mon||May 30||Evening||9:00 PM||4th Round|
|Tue||May 31||Day||12:00 PM||Quarterfinals|
|Tue||May 31||Evening||5:00 PM||Quarterfinals|
|Wed||June 1||Day||12:00 PM||Quarterfinals|
|Wed||June 1||Evening||9:00 PM||Quarterfinals|
|Thu||June 2||Day||2:00 PM||Women’s Semifinals|
|Fri||June 3||Day||3:00 PM||Men’s Semifinals|
|Sat||June 4||Day||3:00 PM||Women’s Final Men’s Doubles Final|
|Sun||June 5||Day||3:00 PM||Men’s Singles Final|
French Open Tickets
For ticket information and rates please do visit official site of Roland Garros: https://tickets.rolandgarros.com/en
As per official site,
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