1985 French Open

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1985 French Open
Roland-garros-1985.jpg
Date:   May 27 – June 9[1]
Edition:   84th
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Draw:   128S/64D/48X
Surface:   Clay / Outdoor
Location:   Paris (XVIe), France[1]
Venue:   Stade Roland Garros
Champions
Men's Singles
Sweden Mats Wilander [2][3]
Women's Singles
United States Chris Evert [4][5]
Men's Doubles
Australia Mark Edmondson / Australia Kim Warwick [6]
Women's Doubles
United States Martina Navratilova / United States Pam Shriver [5]
Mixed Doubles
United States Martina Navratilova / Switzerland Heinz Günthardt [5]
French Open
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The 1985 French Open was a tennis tournament that took place on the outdoor clay courts at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France. The tournament was held from 27 May until 9 June. It was the 84th staging of the French Open, and the first Grand Slam tennis event of 1985.[7][8]

The event was part of the 1985 Nabisco Grand Prix and 1985 Virginia Slims World Championship Series.[1]

Champions[edit]

Men's singles[edit]

Sweden Mats Wilander defeated Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl, 3–6, 6–4, 6–2, 6–2 [3]

  • It was Wilander's 4th career Grand Slam title, and his 2nd French Open title.

Women's singles[edit]

United States Chris Evert defeated United States Martina Navratilova, 6–3, 6–7(4-7), 7–5 [4]

  • It was Evert's 17th career Grand Slam title, and her 6th French Open title.

Men's doubles[edit]

Australia Mark Edmondson / Australia Kim Warwick defeated Israel Schlomo Glickstein / Sweden Hans Simonsson, 6–3, 6–4, 6–7, 6–3 [6]

Women's doubles[edit]

United States Martina Navratilova / United States Pam Shriver defeated West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch / Czechoslovakia Helena Suková, 4–6, 6–2, 6–2 [5]

Mixed doubles[edit]

United States Martina Navratilova / Switzerland Heinz Günthardt defeated United States Paula Smith / Paraguay Francisco González, 2–6, 6–3, 6–2 [5]

Prize money[edit]

Event W F SF QF 4R 3R 2R 1R
Singles [9] Men FF1,338,200 FF669,060 FF334,580 FF169,530 FF98,140 FF53,530 FF31,230 FF15,060
Women FF1,262,700 FF640,500 FF315,675 FF160,125 FF78,690 FF41,175 FF21,046 FF11,437

Total prize money for the event was FF19,895,600.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "French Open 1985 – Overview". ITFTennis.com. 
  2. ^ Abt, Samuel (1985-06-10). "Wilander Topples Lendl in 4-Set Final". New York Times. Retrieved 2010-12-18. 
  3. ^ a b "ATP – 1985 Roland Garros Men's Singles Draw". ATP. 
  4. ^ a b Trengove, Alan (1985-06-10). "Gutsy Lloyd Outlasts Off-form Navratilova". Paris, France: Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 2010-12-18. 
  5. ^ a b c d e "WTA Tournament Archive – 1985 Roland Garros" (PDF). WTA. 
  6. ^ a b "ATP – 1985 Roland Garros Men's Doubles Draw". ATP. 
  7. ^ 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. 
  8. ^ Gilles Delamarre (1991). Roland Garros : Le Livre du Tournoi du Centenaire. Paris: Fédération Française de Tennis. pp. 240–245. ISBN 2906450510. 
  9. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1987). World of Tennis 1986. London: Willow Books. p. 83. ISBN 978-0002182096. 

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Preceded by
1985 Australian Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1985 Wimbledon Championships