1971 French Open

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1971 French Open
Date:   24 May - 6 June
Edition:   70th
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Clay
Location:   Paris (XVIe), France
Venue:   Stade Roland Garros
Champions
Men's Singles
Czechoslovakia Jan Kodeš [1][2]
Women's Singles
Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley [2][3]
Men's Doubles
United States Arthur Ashe / United States Marty Riessen [2][4]
Women's Doubles
France Gail Sherriff Chanfreau / France Françoise Dürr [2][3]
Mixed Doubles
France Françoise Dürr / France Jean-Claude Barclay [2][3]
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The 1971 French Open was a tennis tournament that took place on the outdoor clay courts at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France. The tournament ran from 24 May until 6 June. It was the 70th staging of the French Open, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1971.

Champions[edit]

Men's singles[edit]

Czechoslovakia Jan Kodeš defeated Romania Ilie Năstase, 8–6, 6–2, 2–6, 7–5

• It was Kodeš' 2nd career Grand Slam singles title and his 2nd (consecutive) title at the French Open.

Women's singles[edit]

Australia Evonne Goolagong defeated Australia Helen Gourlay, 6–3, 7–5

• It was Goolagong's first career Grand Slam singles title.

Men's doubles[edit]

United States Arthur Ashe / United States Marty Riessen defeated United States Tom Gorman / United States Stan Smith, 6–8, 4–6, 6–3, 6–4, 11–9

• It was Ashe's 1st career Grand Slam doubles title and his 1st and only title at the French Open.
• It was Riessen's 1st career Grand Slam doubles title and his 1st and only title at the French Open.

Women's doubles[edit]

France Gail Sherriff Chanfreau / France Françoise Dürr defeated Australia Helen Gourlay / Australia Kerry Harris, 6–4, 6–1

• It was Chanfreau's third career Grand Slam doubles title, her second during the Open Era and her third title at the French Open.
• It was Dürr's sixth career Grand Slam doubles title, her fifth during the Open Era and her fifth (consecutive) and last title at the French Open.

Mixed doubles[edit]

France Françoise Dürr / France Jean-Claude Barclay defeated United Kingdom Winnie Shaw / Soviet Union Tomas Lejus, 6–2, 6–4

• It was Dürr's 2nd career Grand Slam mixed doubles title and her 2nd title at the French Open.
• It was Barclay's 2nd career Grand Slam mixed doubles title and his 2nd title at the French Open.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1971 Roland Garros – Men's Singles". ATP. 
  2. ^ a b c d e Bud Collins (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed. ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 386–404. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  3. ^ a b c "1971 French Open" (PDF). WTA. 
  4. ^ "1971 Roland Garros – Men's Doubles". ATP. 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1971 Australian Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1971 Wimbledon Championships