It’s the solely Grand Slam event performed on a clay courtroom.
Could 30-June 13, 2021 – The French Open is scheduled to happen at Roland Garros Stadium in Paris. Initially set for Could 7-June 6, 2021, it has been delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Open Period Data
Rafael Nadal has probably the most males’s singles wins with 13.
Andres Gimeno was the oldest within the Open period to win the lads’s singles title, at 34 years and ten months of age in 1972.
Michael Chang was the youngest to win the lads’s singles title at 17 years and three months of age in 1989.
In 1990, Monica Seles was the youngest lady to win the singles title, at 16 years and 6 months of age.
1891 – The primary French event, the Worldwide Championship of Tennis, is held and is proscribed to members of French golf equipment.
1897 – Girls’s singles matches are added to the event, however nonetheless restricted to French membership members.
1925 – The event is opened to worldwide opponents from non-French golf equipment. Girls’s doubles are additionally added.
1928 – The event strikes to a brand new stadium. The stadium and event are named after Roland Garros, and the event remains to be extensively identified by that identify. Garros was an aviator who made the primary profitable crossing of the Mediterranean in 1913.
1956 – Althea Gibson wins the ladies’s singles title, changing into the primary African-American participant to win a Grand Slam occasion.
1968 – The Roland Garros is the primary Grand Slam to change into an open event.
2006 – The French Open awards equal prize cash to the lads’s and girls’s singles champions, though disparity stays in all different rounds.
2011 – Li Na turns into the primary Chinese language nationwide to win a Grand Slam.
March 17, 2020 – It’s introduced that the 2020 Open has been rescheduled because of the coronavirus pandemic.