2018 French Open

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2018 French Open
Date 27 May – 10 June
Edition 122nd
Category Grand Slam tournament
Draw 128S / 64D / 32X
Prize money 39,197,000
Surface Clay
Location Paris (XVIe), France
Venue Roland Garros Stadium
Champions
Men's Singles
Spain Rafael Nadal
Women's Singles
Romania Simona Halep
Men's Doubles
France Pierre-Hugues Herbert / France Nicolas Mahut
Women's Doubles
Czech Republic Barbora Krejčíková / Czech Republic Kateřina Siniaková
Mixed Doubles
Chinese Taipei Latisha Chan / Croatia Ivan Dodig
Boys' Singles
Chinese Taipei Tseng Chun-hsin
Girls' Singles
United States Cori Gauff
Boys' Doubles
Czech Republic Ondřej Štyler / Japan Naoki Tajima
Girls' Doubles
United States Caty McNally / Poland Iga Świątek
Legends Under 45 Doubles
Spain Àlex Corretja / Spain Juan Carlos Ferrero
Women's Legends Doubles
France Nathalie Dechy / France Amélie Mauresmo
Legends Over 45 Doubles
France Mansour Bahrami / France Fabrice Santoro
Wheelchair Men's Singles
Japan Shingo Kunieda
Wheelchair Women's Singles
Japan Yui Kamiji
Wheelchair Men's Doubles
France Stéphane Houdet / France Nicolas Peifer
Wheelchair Women's Doubles
Netherlands Diede de Groot / Netherlands Aniek van Koot
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The 2018 French Open was a Grand Slam tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts. It took place at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France, from 27 May to 10 June and consisted of events for players in singles, doubles and mixed doubles play. Junior and wheelchair players also took part in singles and doubles events. Rafael Nadal was the defending champion in the Men's Singles and won his 11th French Open title. Simona Halep won her first Grand Slam title in Women's Singles.

It was the 122nd edition of the French Open and the second Grand Slam event of 2018. Jeļena Ostapenko was the defending champion in the Women's Singles but lost in the first round to Kateryna Kozlova. This was the first French Open since 1992 that both the men's and the women's singles competitions were won by the top seeds.

Tournament

Court Philippe Chatrier where the Finals of the French Open will take place.

The 2018 French Open was the 122nd edition of the French Open and was held at Stade Roland Garros in Paris. A new shot clock that gives 25 seconds for the player serving, between points was introduced. Also for the juniors tournament, service lets wasn't featured.[1]

The tournament is an event run by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) and is part of the 2018 ATP World Tour and the 2018 WTA Tour calendars under the Grand Slam category. The tournament consisted of both men's and women's singles and doubles draws as well as a mixed doubles event.[2]

There is a singles and doubles events for both boys and girls (players under 18), which is part of the Grade A category of tournaments,[3] and singles and doubles events for men's and women's wheelchair tennis players under the Grand Slam category.[4] The tournament was played on clay courts and took place over a series of 22 courts, including the three main showcourts, Court Philippe Chatrier, Court Suzanne Lenglen and Court 1.[2][5]

Points and prize money

Points distribution

Below is a series of tables for each of the competitions showing the ranking points on offer for each event.

Senior points

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Round of 128 Q Q3 Q2 Q1
Men's Singles 2000 1200 720 360 180 90 45 10 25 16 8 0
Men's Doubles 0 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Women's Singles 1300 780 430 240 130 70 10 40 30 20 2
Women's Doubles 10 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Prize money

The total prize money for the 2018 edition is €39,197,000. The winners of the men's and women's singles title receive €2,200,000, an increase of €100,000 compared to 2017.[6]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Round of 128 Q3 Q2 Q1
Singles €2,200,000 €1,120,000 €560,000 €380,000 €222,000 €130,000 €79,000 €40,000 €21,000 €11,000 €6,000
Doubles * €560,000 €280,000 €139,000 €76,000 €41,000 €22,000 €11,000 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Mixed Doubles * €120,000 €60,000 €30,000 €17,000 €9,500 €4,750 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Wheelchair Singles €35,000 €17,500 €8,500 €4,500 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Wheelchair Doubles * €10,000 €5,000 €3,000 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

* per team

Singles players

2018 French Open – Men's Singles
2018 French Open – Women's Singles

Day-by-day summaries

Singles seeds

The following are the seeded players and notable players who have withdrawn from the event. Seedings are based on ATP and WTA rankings as of 21 May 2018. Rank and points before are as of 28 May 2018.

Men's Singles

Seed Rank Player Points before Points defending Points won Points after Status
1 1 Spain Rafael Nadal 8,770 2,000 2,000 8,770 Champion, defeated Austria Dominic Thiem [7]
2 3 Germany Alexander Zverev 5,615 10 360 5,965 Quarterfinals lost to Austria Dominic Thiem [7]
3 4 Croatia Marin Čilić 4,950 360 360 4,950 Quarterfinals lost to Argentina Juan Martín del Potro [5]
4 5 Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov 4,870 90 90 4,870 Third round lost to Spain Fernando Verdasco [30]
5 6 Argentina Juan Martín del Potro 4,450 90 720 5,080 Semifinals lost to Spain Rafael Nadal [1]
6 7 South Africa Kevin Anderson 3,635 180 180 3,635 Fourth round lost to Argentina Diego Schwartzman [11]
7 8 Austria Dominic Thiem 3,355 720 1,200 3,835 Runner-up, lost to Spain Rafael Nadal [1]
8 9 Belgium David Goffin 3,020 90 180 3,110 Fourth round lost to Italy Marco Cecchinato
9 10 United States John Isner 2,980 90 180 3,070 Fourth round lost to Argentina Juan Martín del Potro [5]
10 11 Spain Pablo Carreño Busta 2,415 360 90 2,145 Third round lost to Italy Marco Cecchinato
11 12 Argentina Diego Schwartzman 2,165 90 360 2,435 Quarterfinals lost to Spain Rafael Nadal [1]
12 15 United States Sam Querrey 2,095 10 45 2,130 Second round lost to France Gilles Simon
13 13 Spain Roberto Bautista Agut 2,120 180 90 1,985 Third round lost Serbia Novak Djokovic [20]
14 14 United States Jack Sock 2,110 10 10 2,110 First round lost to Estonia Jürgen Zopp [LL]
15 16 France Lucas Pouille 2,030 90 90 2,030 Third round lost to Russia Karen Khachanov
16 17 United Kingdom Kyle Edmund 1,950 90 90 1,950 Third round lost to Italy Fabio Fognini [18]
17 20 Czech Republic Tomáš Berdych 1,750 45 10 1,715 First round lost to France Jérémy Chardy
18 18 Italy Fabio Fognini 1,940 90 180 2,030 Fourth round lost to Croatia Marin Čilić [3]
19 21 Japan Kei Nishikori 1,710 360 180 1,530 Fourth round lost to Austria Dominic Thiem [7]
20 22 Serbia Novak Djokovic 1,665 360 360 1,665 Quarterfinals lost to Italy Marco Cecchinato
21 23 Australia Nick Kyrgios 1,630 45 0 1,585 Withdrew due to elbow injury
22 24 Germany Philipp Kohlschreiber 1,620 10 10 1,620 First round lost to Croatia Borna Ćorić
23 30 Switzerland Stan Wawrinka 1,400 1,200 10 210 First round lost to Spain Guillermo García López
24 25 Canada Denis Shapovalov 1,573 (10) 45 1,608 Second round lost to Germany Maximilian Marterer
25 26 France Adrian Mannarino 1,535 10 10 1,535 First round lost to United States Steve Johnson
26 29 Bosnia and Herzegovina Damir Džumhur 1,415 10 90 1,495 Third round lost to Germany Alexander Zverev [2]
27 32 France Richard Gasquet 1,395 90 90 1,395 Third round lost to Spain Rafael Nadal [1]
28 33 Spain Feliciano López 1,375 90 10 1,295 First round lost to Ukraine Sergiy Stakhovsky [LL]
29 34 Luxembourg Gilles Müller 1,300 10 10 1,300 First round lost to Latvia Ernests Gulbis [Q]
30 35 Spain Fernando Verdasco 1,280 180 180 1,280 Fourth round lost to Serbia Novak Djokovic [20]
31 36 Spain Albert Ramos Viñolas 1,260 180 90 1,170 Third round lost to Argentina Juan Martín del Potro [5]
32 37 France Gaël Monfils 1,220 180 90 1,130 Third round lost to Belgium David Goffin [8]

Withdrawn players

Rank Player Points before Points defending Points after Withdrawal reason
2 Switzerland Roger Federer 8,670 0 8,670 Scheduling
19 South Korea Chung Hyeon 1,775 90 1,685 Ankle injury
27 Serbia Filip Krajinović 1,506 (15) 1,491 Leg injury
28 Canada Milos Raonic 1,435 180 1,255 Right knee injury
31 Russia Andrey Rublev 1,397 26 1,371 Back injury

† The player did not qualify for the tournament in 2017. Accordingly, this was the points defended from the 2017 ATP Challenger Tour.

Women's Singles

Seed Rank Player Points before Points defending Points won Points after Status
1 1 Romania Simona Halep 7,270 1,300 2,000 7,970 Champion, defeated United States Sloane Stephens [10]
2 2 Denmark Caroline Wozniacki 6,935 430 240 6,745 Fourth round lost to Russia Daria Kasatkina [14]
3 3 Spain Garbiñe Muguruza 6,010 240 780 6,550 Semifinals lost to Romania Simona Halep [1]
4 4 Ukraine Elina Svitolina 5,505 430 130 5,205 Third round lost to Romania Mihaela Buzărnescu [31]
5 5 Latvia Jeļena Ostapenko 5,382 2,000 10 3,392 First round lost to Ukraine Kateryna Kozlova
6 6 Czech Republic Karolína Plíšková 5,335 780 130 4,685 Third round lost to Russia Maria Sharapova [28]
7 7 France Caroline Garcia 5,160 430 240 4,970 Fourth round lost to Germany Angelique Kerber [12]
8 8 Czech Republic Petra Kvitová 4,550 70 130 4,610 Third round lost to Estonia Anett Kontaveit [25]
9 9 United States Venus Williams 4,201 240 10 3,971 First round lost to China Wang Qiang
10 10 United States Sloane Stephens 4,164 (1) 1,300 5,463 Runner-up, lost to Romania Simona Halep [1]
11 11 Germany Julia Görges 3,090 10 130 3,210 Third round lost to United States Serena Williams [PR]
12 12 Germany Angelique Kerber 3,040 10 430 3,460 Quarterfinals lost to Romania Simona Halep [1]
13 13 United States Madison Keys 2,826 70 780 3,536 Semifinals lost to United States Sloane Stephens [10]
14 14 Russia Daria Kasatkina 2,825 130 430 3,125 Quarterfinals lost to United States Sloane Stephens [10]
15 15 United States CoCo Vandeweghe 2,533 10 70 2,593 Second round lost to Ukraine Lesia Tsurenko
16 16 Belgium Elise Mertens 2,525 130 240 2,635 Fourth round lost to Romania Simona Halep [1]
17 17 Australia Ashleigh Barty 2,360 10 70 2,420 Second round lost to United States Serena Williams [PR]
18 22 Netherlands Kiki Bertens 2,030 70 130 2,090 Third round lost to Germany Angelique Kerber [12]
19 18 Slovakia Magdaléna Rybáriková 2,225 70+140 130+55 2,200 Third round lost to Ukraine Lesia Tsurenko
20 19 Latvia Anastasija Sevastova 2,225 130 10 2,105 First round lost to Colombia Mariana Duque Mariño [Q]
21 20 Japan Naomi Osaka 2,150 10 130 2,270 Third round lost to United States Madison Keys [13]
22 21 United Kingdom Johanna Konta 2,050 10 10 2,050 First round lost to Kazakhstan Yulia Putintseva
23 23 Spain Carla Suárez Navarro 1,876 240 70 1,706 Second round lost to Greece Maria Sakkari
24 25 Australia Daria Gavrilova 1,690 10 130 1,810 Third round lost to Belgium Elise Mertens [16]
25 24 Estonia Anett Kontaveit 1,765 70 240 1,935 Fourth round lost to United States Sloane Stephens [10]
26 26 Czech Republic Barbora Strýcová 1,660 70 240 1,830 Fourth round lost to Kazakhstan Yulia Putintseva
27 27 China Zhang Shuai 1,605 130 70 1,545 Second round lost to Romania Irina-Camelia Begu
28 30 Russia Maria Sharapova 1,513 0 430 1,943 Quarterfinals lost to Spain Garbiñe Muguruza [3]
29 31 France Kristina Mladenovic 1,446 430 10 1,026 First round lost to Germany Andrea Petkovic
30 28 Russia Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 1,596 70 70 1,596 Second round lost Australia Samantha Stosur
31 33 Romania Mihaela Buzărnescu 1,383 (80) 240 1,543 Fourth round lost to United States Madison Keys [13]
32 34 France Alizé Cornet 1,350 240 70 1,180 Second round lost to France Pauline Parmentier [WC]

† The player did not qualify for the tournament in 2017. Accordingly, points for her 16th best result are deducted instead.

Withdrawn players

Rank Player Points before Points defending Points after Withdrawal reason
29 Poland Agnieszka Radwańska 1,526 130 1,396 Back injury

Doubles seeds

Mixed Doubles

Team Rank1 Seed
Canada Gabriela Dabrowski Croatia Mate Pavić 12 1
Chinese Taipei Latisha Chan Croatia Ivan Dodig 17 2
China Xu Yifan Austria Oliver Marach 19 3
Czech Republic Kateřina Siniaková United Kingdom Jamie Murray 21 4
Slovenia Andreja Klepač Netherlands Jean-Julien Rojer 23 5
Chinese Taipei Chan Hao-ching New Zealand Michael Venus 26 6
Hungary Tímea Babos India Rohan Bopanna 28 7
Germany Anna-Lena Grönefeld Colombia Robert Farah 31 8
  • 1 Rankings are as of 28 May 2018.

Main draw wildcard entries

The following players were given wildcards (wc) to the main draw based on internal selection and recent performances.

Mixed Doubles

Main draw qualifiers

Protected ranking

The following players were accepted directly into the main draw using a protected ranking:

Withdrawals

The following players were accepted directly into the main draw, but withdrew with injuries or other reasons.

Retirements

Champions

Seniors

Men's singles

Women's singles

Men's doubles

Women's doubles

Mixed doubles

Juniors

Boys' Singles

Girls' Singles

Boys' Doubles

Girls' Doubles

Wheelchair events

Wheelchair Men's Singles

Wheelchair Women's Singles

Wheelchair Men's Doubles

Wheelchair Women's Doubles

Other events

Legends Under 45 Doubles

Legends Over 45 Doubles

Women's Legends Doubles

References

  1. ^ ""Roland Garros introduces new rules"". Retrieved 12 April 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Roland Garros". International Tennis Federation. Retrieved 12 April 2018.
  3. ^ "Roland Garros Junior French Defchampionships". International Tennis Federation. Retrieved 12 April 2018.
  4. ^ "Circuit Info". International Tennis Federation. Retrieved 7 June 2015.
  5. ^ "The Courts". Roland Garros. Retrieved 12 April 2018.
  6. ^ "Roland Garros announces prize money increase". WTA. 12 April 2018.

External links

  • Roland Garros
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2019 French Open
Preceded by
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