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Female winners of Roland Garros

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)

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3 thoughts on “Female winners of Roland Garros

  1. Robert Chan

    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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