1980 French Open

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1980 French Open
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Date:   26 May to 8 June
Edition:   79th
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Draw:   128S/64D/32X
Prize money:   $400,000
Surface:   Clay / Outdoor
Location:   Paris (XVIe), France
Venue:   Stade Roland Garros
Champions
Men's Singles
Sweden Björn Borg [1]
Women's Singles
United States Chris Evert [2]
Men's Doubles
United States Victor Amaya / United States Hank Pfister [3]
Women's Doubles
United States Kathy Jordan / United States Anne Smith [2]
Mixed Doubles
United States Anne Smith / United States Billy Martin [2]
French Open
 < 1979 1981 > 

The 1980 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 26 May until 8 June. It was the 79th staging of the French Open, and the first Grand Slam tennis event of 1980.[4][5]

Champions[edit]

Men's singles[edit]

Sweden Björn Borg defeated United States Vitas Gerulaitis, 6–4, 6–1, 6–2 [1]

  • It was Borg's 9th career Grand Slam title, and his 5th French Open title.

Women's singles[edit]

United States Chris Evert defeated Romania Virginia Ruzici, 6–0, 6–3 [2]

  • It was Evert's 10th career Grand Slam title, and her 4th French Open title.

Men's doubles[edit]

United States Victor Amaya / United States Hank Pfister defeated United States Brian Gottfried / Mexico Raúl Ramírez, 1–6, 6–4, 6–4, 6–3 [3]

Women's doubles[edit]

United States Kathy Jordan / United States Anne Smith defeated Argentina Ivanna Madruga / Argentina Adriana Villagran, 6–1, 6–0 [2]

Mixed doubles[edit]

United States Anne Smith / United States Billy Martin defeated Czechoslovakia Renáta Tomanová / Czechoslovakia Stanislav Birner, 2–6, 6–4, 8–6 [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "ATP – 1980 Roland Garros Men's Singles Draw". ATP. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "WTA Tournament Archive – 1980 Roland Garros" (PDF). WTA. 
  3. ^ a b "ATP – 1980 Roland Garros Men's Doubles Draw". ATP. 
  4. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed. ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 390,397,400,402–3. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  5. ^ Gilles Delamarre (1991). Roland Garros : Le Livre du Tournoi du Centenaire. Paris: Fédération Française de Tennis. pp. 240–245. ISBN 2906450510. 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1979 Australian Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1980 Wimbledon Championships