116th French Open Tennis Tournament – Highlights

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116th French Open Tennis Tournament – Highlights

The French Open, also called Roland-Garros is a major tennis tournament, named after the French aviator Roland Garros.  It is the premier clay court tennis championship event in the world and the second of four annual Grand Slam tournaments the other three being the Australian Open, Wimbledon and the US Open.

The 116th French Open tennis tournament held at the Stade Roland-Garros in Paris, France during 28th May to 11th June, 2017.

Here we have given the Highlights of 116th French Open Tennis Tournament, which was one of the important topic for the upcoming exams, candidates those who are preparing for the exams can make use of it.

  • Rafael Nadal has set a record by winning his 10th French Open title. He is the only player has won 10 championships at the same event.
  • Jelena Ostapenko (20 years old) became the first ever unseeded women’s singles player in the open era to win the French Open.

French Open 2017 Winners and Runners List:

CategoryWinnerRunner
Men’s SinglesRafael Nadal (Spain)Stan Wawrinka (Switzerland)
Women’s SinglesJelena Ostapenko (Latvia)Simona Halep (Romania)
Men’s DoublesMichael Venus (New Zealand) & Ryan Harrison (USA)Santiago Gonzalez (Mexico) & Donald Young (US)
Women’s DoublesBethanie Mattek-Sands (USA) & Lucie Safarova (Czech Republic)Ashleigh Barty (Australia) & Casey Dellacqua (Australia)
Open Mixed DoublesRohan Bopanna (India) & Gabriela Dabrowski (Canada)Anna-Lena Groenefeld (Germany) & Robert Farah (Colombia)

 

 

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