1982 French Open

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1982 French Open
Roland-garros-1982.jpg
Date:   24 May – 6 June[1]
Edition:   81st
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Draw:   128S/64D/32X
Surface:   Clay / Outdoor
Location:   Paris (XVIe), France
Venue:   Stade Roland Garros
Champions
Men's Singles
Sweden Mats Wilander [2]
Women's Singles
United States Martina Navratilova [3]
Men's Doubles
United States Sherwood Stewart / United States Ferdi Taygan [4]
Women's Doubles
United States Martina Navratilova / United States Anne Smith [3]
Mixed Doubles
Australia Wendy Turnbull / United Kingdom John Lloyd [3]
French Open
 < 1981 1983 > 

The 1982 French Open was a tennis tournament that took place on the outdoor clay courts at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France.[1] The tournament ran from 24 May until 6 June. It was the 81st staging of the French Open, and the first Grand Slam tennis event of 1982.[5][6]

Champions[edit]

Men's singles[edit]

Sweden Mats Wilander defeated Argentina Guillermo Vilas, 1–6, 7–6(8-6), 6–0, 6–4 [2]

  • It was Wilander's 1st career title.

Women's singles[edit]

United States Martina Navratilova defeated United States Andrea Jaeger, 7–6(8-6), 6–1

  • It was Navratilova's 8th title of the year, and her 63rd overall. It was her 4th career Grand Slam title, and her 1st French Open title.[3]

Men's doubles[edit]

United States Sherwood Stewart / United States Ferdi Taygan defeated Chile Hans Gildemeister / Chile Belus Prajoux, 7–5, 6–3, 1–1, retired [4]

Women's doubles[edit]

United States Martina Navratilova / United States Anne Smith defeated United States Rosemary Casals / Australia Wendy Turnbull, 6–3, 6–4 [3]

Mixed doubles[edit]

Australia Wendy Turnbull / United Kingdom John Lloyd defeated Brazil Claudia Monteiro / Brazil Cassio Motta, 6–2, 7–6 [3]

Prize money[edit]

Event W F SF QF 4R 3R 2R 1R
Singles [7] Men FF400,950 FF200,450 FF100,200 FF50,750 FF29,400 FF16,050 FF9,350 FF5,350
Women FF310,000 FF165,000 FF85,000 FF44,000 FF22,000 FF12,000 FF6,000 FF3,100

Total prize money for the event was FF4,708,120.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "French Open 1982 – Overview". ITFTennis.com. 
  2. ^ a b "ATP – 1982 Roland Garros Men's Singles Draw". ATP. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f "WTA Tournament Archive – 1982 Roland Garros" (PDF). WTA. 
  4. ^ a b "ATP – 1982 Roland Garros Men's Doubles Draw". ATP. 
  5. ^ 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. 
  6. ^ Gilles Delamarre (1991). Roland Garros : Le Livre du Tournoi du Centenaire. Paris: Fédération Française de Tennis. pp. 240–245. ISBN 2906450510. 
  7. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1982). World of Tennis. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 33. ISBN 978-0356093840. 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1981 Australian Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1982 Wimbledon Championships