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Les Internationaux de France de Tennis, Roland-Garros
Offeecial wabsteid
Foondit1891; 128 years ago (1891)
LocationParis (XVIe)
 Fraunce
VenueTennis Club de Paris, at Auteuil (some o the years frae 1891–1908)
Île de Puteaux (some o the years frae 1891–1908)
Racing Club de France (some o the years 1891 tae 1908 an aw years frae 1910–1924, 1926 an aw)
Société Athlétique de la Villa Primrose in Bordeaux (1909)
Stade Français (1925, 1927)
Stade Roland Garros (1928–present)
SurfaceSand – Île de Puteaux
Clay – Aw ither venues (Ootduirs)
Prize money$45,840,910 (2018)[1]
Men's
Draw128S / 128Q / 64D
Current championsRafael Nadal (singles)
Ryan Harrison / Michael Venus (doubles)
Maist singles titles10
Rafael Nadal
Maist doubles titles14
Max Decugis
Weemen's
Draw128S / 96Q / 64D
Current championsJeļena Ostapenko (singles)
Bethanie Mattek-Sands / Lucie Šafářová (doubles)
Maist singles titles7
Chris Evert
Maist doubles titles7
Martina Navratilova
Mixed Doubles
Draw32
Current championsGabriela Dabrowski / Rohan Bopanna
Maist titles (male)7
Max Decugis
Maist titles (female)7
Suzanne Lenglen
Grand Slam

The French Open, aften referred tae as Roland Garros (French: Les internationaux de France de Tennis or Tournoi de Roland-Garros, IPA: [ʁɔlɑ̃ ɡaʁɔs]), named efter the French aviator Roland Garros, is a major tennis toornament held ower twa week atween late Mey an early Juin in Paris, Fraunce, at the Stade Roland Garros. It is the premier cley coort tennis toornament in the warld an the seicont o the fower annual Grand Slam toornaments – the ither three is the Australian Open, Wimbledon an the US Open. Roland Garros is the anly Grand Slam event held on cley an ends the ware cley coort saison.

It is ane o the lairgest events in tennis an bi far the lairgest cley-coort toornament.[2] Acause o the slaw-playin surface an the five-set men's singles matches wioot a tiebreak in the final set, the event is widely considered tae be the maist pheesically demandin tennis toornament in the warld.[3][4]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Теннис. Ролан Гаррос 2018. Ролан Гаррос (ж) 2018 - Информация о турнире - Чемпионат". Retrieved 28 May 2018. 
  2. Clarey, Christopher (30 June 2001). "Change Seems Essential to Escape Extinction : Wimbledon: World's Most-Loved Dinosaur". International Herald Tribune. Archived frae the oreeginal on 16 October 2007. Retrieved 20 July 2007. 
  3. Clarey, Christopher (26 May 2006). "In a year of change at Roland Garros, the winners may stay the same". International Herald Tribune. Archived frae the oreeginal on 19 August 2011. Retrieved 8 August 2007. 
  4. "French Open – Countdown: Borg's view on RG". Eurosport. 22 May 2008. Archived frae the oreeginal on 19 August 2011. Retrieved 22 May 2008.