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French Open Tennis Championships Records
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NUMBER OF TITLES
MENS
All competitions: Cochet, 9 titles (4 singles, 3 doubles, 2 mixed doubles)
Singles: Borg, 6 titles; Cochet, 4 titles; Lacoste, Kuerten, Wilander and Lendl, 3 titles
Consecutive singles titles: Borg, 4
Doubles: Emerson, 6 titles
 
LADIES
All competitions: Smith-Court, 13 titles (5 singles, 4 doubles, 4 mixed doubles)
Singles: Evert, 7 titles; Graf, 6 titles
Consecutive singles titles: Wills-Moody Sperling and Seles, 3
Doubles: Navratilova, 7 titles
 
YOUNGEST WINNERS OF THE SINGLES TITLE
MENS
Chang (1989): 17 and 3 months
Wilander (1982): 17 and 9 months
Borg (1974): 18
 
LADIES
Seles (1990): 16 and 6 months
Sanchez (1989): 17 and 5 months
Graf (1987): 17 and 11 months
 
OLDEST WINNERS OF THE SINGLES TITLE
MENS
Gimeno (1972): 34 and 10 months
Rosewall (1968): 33 and 7 months
Parker (1949): 33 and 4 months
 
LADIES
Kormoczy (1958): 33
Adamson-Landry (1948): 31 and 6 months. Evert (1986): 31 and 5 months
 
WINNERS WITHOUT LOSING A SET
MENS
Two: Nastase (1973, best-of-three sets in the first two rounds), Borg (1978, 1980)
 
LADIES
Twelve, including Helen Wills-Moody (1928, 1929, 1930, 1932)
 
WINNERS WHO SAVED A MATCH POINT
MENS
Lacoste (1927, 2 in the final)
Van Cramm (1934, 1 in the final)
Laver (1962, 1 in the quarter-finals)
Panatta (1976, 1 in the first round)
Kuerten (2001, 1 in the last sixteen)
Gaudio (2004, 2 in the final)
 
LADIES
Osborne du Pont (1946, 2 in the final)
Smith-Court (1962, 1 in the final)
Myskina (2004, 1 in the final)
Henin-Hardenne (2005, 2 in the 4th round)
 
LEFT-HANDED WINNERS
MENS
10, the latest being Nadal (2005)
 
LADIES
10, the latest being Seles (1992)
 
NON-SEEDED WINNERS
MENS
Bernard (1946) Wilander (1982)
Kuerten (1997)
Gaudio (2004)
 
LADIES
Scriven (1933)
 
WINNERS OF THE JUNIOR TITLE BEFORE GOING ON TO WIN SENIOR TITLE
MENS
Rosewall (junior: 1952; senior: 1953 and 1968)
Emerson (junior: 1954; senior: 1963 and 1967)
Gimeno (junior: 1955; senior: 1972).
Lendl (junior: 1978; senior: 1984, 1986, 1987)
Wilander (junior: 1981 ; senior: 1982, 1985, 1988)
 
LADIES
D?rr (junior: 1960; senior: 1967)
Jausovec (junior: 1973; senior: 1977)
Mandlikova (junior: 1978; senior: 1981)
Capriati (junior: 1989; senior: 2001)
Henin-Hardenne (junior: 1997; senior: 2003)
 
COUNTRY BOASTING HIGHEST NUMBER OF WINNERS
MENS
Australia and USA: 11 titles
France and Sweden: 10 titles
Spain: 8 titles.
 
LADIES
USA: 27 titles
Germany: 10 titles
 
LONGEST FINALS
MENS
In games- Before the introduction of the tie-break, Lacoste b. Tilden (1929), 61 games (6/4, 4/6, 5/7, 6/3, 11/9)
Since the introduction of the tie-break (1973), Lendl b. McEnroe (1984), 51 games (3/6, 2/6, 6/4, 7/5, 7/5)
In Time- Wilander b. Vilas (1982), 4hrs 42mins (1/6, 7/6, 6/0, 6/4)
 
LADIES
In games- Before the introduction of the tie-break, Mortimer b. Knode (1955), 38 games (2/6, 7/5, 10/8)
Since the introduction of the tie-break (1973), Graf b. Sanchez (1996), 40 games (6/3, 6/7, 10/8)
In time- Graf b. Sanchez (1996), 3 h 04 (6/3, 6/7, 10/8)
 
LONGEST MATCHES
MENS
In games- Before the introduction of the tie-break, Sturgress b. McGregor (semi-finals, 1955), 76 games (10/8, 7/9, 8/6, 5/7, 9/7)
Since the introduction of the tie-break (1973), Agenor b. Prinosil (2nd round, 1994), 71 games (6/7, 6/7, 6/3, 6/4, 14/12). Santoro b. Clement (1rst round 2004), 6h33 (6/4, 6/3, 6/7, 3/6, 16/14)
In time- Santoro b. Clement (1rst round 2004), 6h33 (6/4, 6/3, 6/7, 3/6, 16/14)
 
LADIES
In games- Before the introduction of the tie-break, Melville b. Teeguarden (3rd round, 1972), 56 games (9/7, 4/6, 16/14)
Since the introduction of the tie-break (1973), Jordan b. Minter (1st round, 1984), 46 games (7/5, 4/6, 13/11)
In time- Buisson b. Van Lottum (1st round, 1995), 4hrs 7mins (6/7, 7/5, 6/2)
 
RECORDS FOR MATCHES PLAYED AND WON
MENS
Vilas, 73 matches, 56 wins, 17 losses
 
LADIES
Graf, 94 matches, 84 wins, 10 losses
 
HIGHEST NUMBER OF DEFEATS IN THE FINAL
MENS
3, Drobny (1946, 1948, 1950) and Vilas (1975, 1978, 1982)
 
LADIES
6, Mathieu (1929, 1932, 1933, 1935, 1936, 1937)
 
RECORD NUMBER OF PARTICIPATIONS AT ROLAND GARROS
MENS
20, Jauffret (1961-1980)
 
WOMEN
19, Varin (1934-1965)