The 1976 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 31 May until 14 June. It was the 75th staging of the French Open, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1976. 
Adriano Panatta defeated Harold Solomon, 6–1, 6–4, 4–6, 7–6(7–3) 
- It was Panatta's 1st (and only) career Grand Slam title.
Susan Barker defeated Renáta Tomanová, 6–2, 0–6, 6–2 
- It was Barker's 1st (and only) career Grand Slam title.
Frederick McNair / Sherwood Stewart defeated Brian Gottfried / Raúl Ramírez, 7–6(8-6), 6–3, 6–1 
Fiorella Bonicelli / Gail Sherriff Chanfreau Lovera defeated Kathy Harter / Helga Niessen Masthoff, 6–4, 1–6, 6–3 
Ilana Kloss / Kim Warwick defeated Delina Boshoff / Colin Dowdeswell, 5–7, 7–6, 6–2