1990 French Open – Men's Singles

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1990 French Open
Champion   Ecuador Andrés Gómez
Runner-up   United States Andre Agassi
Final score   6–3, 2–6, 6–4, 6–4
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    -45    45+    women
WC Singles    men    women  
WC Doubles    men    women  
French Open
 < 1989 1991 > 

Michael Chang was the defending champion, but he was defeated in the quarterfinals by nineteen-year-old Andre Agassi.

Agassi went on to his first Grand Slam final, where he was defeated by Andrés Gómez, who was also playing in his first Grand Slam final, despite being the favourite. In Agassi's opinion, as he states in his 2009 autobiography, his defeat in this final was partly due to issues with the wig he was wearing at the time.[1]

Gómez became the first Ecuadorian, male or female, to win a Grand Slam. This was his only Grand Slam title in singles.

Seeds[edit]

  1. Sweden Stefan Edberg (First round)
  2. West Germany Boris Becker (First round)
  3. United States Andre Agassi (Final)
  4. Ecuador Andrés Gómez (Champion)
  5. United States Aaron Krickstein (Third round)
  6. Spain Emilio Sánchez (First round)
  7. Austria Thomas Muster (Semifinals)
  8. Soviet Union Andrei Chesnokov (Fourth round)
  9. United States Jay Berger (First round)
  10. Argentina Martín Jaite (Fourth round)
  11. United States Michael Chang (Quarterfinals)
  12. Spain Juan Aguilera (Second round)
  13. United States Jim Courier (Fourth round)
  14. Sweden Magnus Gustafsson (Fourth round)
  15. Argentina Guillermo Pérez-Roldán (Fourth round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
   Sweden Jonas Svensson 3 7 6 6    
WC  France Henri Leconte 6 5 3 4    
   Sweden Jonas Svensson 1 4 6 3    
  3  United States Andre Agassi 6 6 3 6    
3  United States Andre Agassi 6 6 4 6  
  11  United States Michael Chang 2 1 6 2    
    3  United States Andre Agassi 3 6 4 4  
  4  Ecuador Andrés Gómez 6 2 6 6  
  Q  France Thierry Champion 3 3 4      
4  Ecuador Andrés Gómez 6 6 6      
4  Ecuador Andrés Gómez 7 6 7    
  7  Austria Thomas Muster 5 1 5      
7  Austria Thomas Muster 6 4 6 6  
   Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Goran Ivanišević 2 6 4 3    

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1 Sweden S Edberg 4 2 1
Spain S Bruguera 6 6 6 Spain S Bruguera 6 6 4 4 0
Sweden J Svensson 6 3 6 6 Sweden J Svensson 2 2 6 6 6
France J Potier 4 6 1 2 Sweden J Svensson 5 6 6 7
Q Argentina R Azar 6 6 6 Q Argentina R Azar 7 4 1 6
United States L Duncan 3 1 1 Q Argentina R Azar 3 6 4 6 6
Czechoslovakia M Střelba 6 6 4 6 Czechoslovakia M Střelba 6 4 6 3 4
United States K Jones 1 3 6 3 Sweden J Svensson 2 6 6 6
WC France C Pioline 6 3 1 15 Argentina G Pérez-Roldán 6 4 2 2
Canada A Sznajder 7 6 6 Canada A Sznajder 4 7 4 4
France Y Noah 6 4 6 1 7 France Y Noah 6 5 6 6
Q Spain F Clavet 4 6 4 6 5 France Y Noah 6 4 6 3
Q France F Vitoux 0 4 4 15 Argentina G Pérez-Roldán 7 6 4 6
Soviet Union A Cherkasov 6 6 6 Soviet Union A Cherkasov 5 4 3
WC France O Soules 7 1 3 2 15 Argentina G Pérez-Roldán 7 6 6
15 Argentina G Pérez-Roldán 6 6 6 6

Section 2[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
9 United States J Berger 4 2 2
Argentina A Mancini 6 6 6 Argentina A Mancini 3 7 5 1
Q Mexico F Maciel 2 1 2 Argentina F Davín 6 5 7 6
Argentina F Davín 6 6 6 Argentina F Davín 3 6 4
West Germany E Jelen 6 6 6 1 4 WC France H Leconte 6 7 6
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia B Orešar 7 4 2 6 6 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia B Orešar 4 2 1
WC France H Leconte 6 6 6 WC France H Leconte 6 6 6
Haiti R Agénor 4 2 4 WC France H Leconte 6 6 4 2 6
Spain J Arrese 6 3 6 6 8 Soviet Union A Chesnokov 4 3 6 6 3
LL West Germany M Zoecke 4 6 3 1 Spain J Arrese 4 6 6 6
WC France F Santoro 6 6 6 WC France F Santoro 6 3 2 2
WC France G Raoux 1 4 4 Spain J Arrese 5 4 2
France J-P Fleurian 6 6 6 8 Soviet Union A Chesnokov 7 6 6
Czechoslovakia M Vajda 2 4 1 France J-P Fleurian 6 2 0
West Germany U Riglewski 1 1 3 8 Soviet Union A Chesnokov 7 6 6
8 Soviet Union A Chesnokov 6 6 6

Section 3[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
3 United States A Agassi 4 7 6 6
Canada M Wostenholme 6 6 0 1 3 United States A Agassi 7 6 6
WC Iran M Bahrami 6 1 6 3 6 Q Australia T Woodbridge 5 1 3
Q Australia T Woodbridge 2 6 4 6 8 3 United States A Agassi 6 6 6
Israel G Bloom 5 7 1 6 6 Q France A Boetsch 3 2 0
Australia R Fromberg 7 5 6 3 2 Israel G Bloom 2 1 0
Australia M Kratzmann 4 0 3 Q France A Boetsch 6 6 6
Q France A Boetsch 6 6 6 3 United States A Agassi 6 6 6 6
Q Portugal N Marques 6 7 6 13 United States J Courier 7 1 4 0
Argentina C Miniussi 1 6 2 Q Portugal N Marques 5 3 1
France O Delaître 4 5 1 Australia J Anderson 7 6 6
Australia J Anderson 6 7 6 Australia J Anderson 0 2 1
Czechoslovakia M Šrejber 3 5 6 7 6 13 United States J Courier 6 6 6
United States D Wheaton 6 7 3 6 3 Czechoslovakia M Šrejber 6 1 6 2
Spain JF Altur 1 6 3 4 13 United States J Courier 7 6 2 6
13 United States J Courier 6 4 6 6

Section 4[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
11 United States M Chang 6 7 6
Brazil C Motta 2 6 1 11 United States M Chang 7 4 6 6
Switzerland M Rosset 3 6 6 6 Switzerland M Rosset 5 6 4 3
LL Spain F Roig 6 3 4 4 11 United States M Chang 2 5 6 6 6
Q Sweden C Bergström 6 6 6 Q Sweden C Bergström 6 7 0 2 4
United States T Witsken 1 2 0 Q Sweden C Bergström 6 6 6
United States T Wilkison 6 6 4 6 United States T Wilkison 4 2 1
Czechoslovakia M Mečíř 4 1 6 4 11 United States M Chang 6 6 6
Q Argentina M Ingaramo 1 6 2 6 Spain J Sánchez 4 4 2
Spain J Sánchez 6 3 6 7 Spain J Sánchez 6 7 6
Australia S Youl 5 3 1 Q Chile P Rebolledo 4 6 2
Q Chile P Rebolledo 7 6 6 Spain J Sánchez 6 6 6
Sweden P Lundgren 6 6 6 5 2 Q Sweden N Kulti 4 4 3
Switzerland J Hlasek 3 7 2 7 6 Switzerland J Hlasek 2 4 4
Q Sweden N Kulti 4 6 6 6 6 Q Sweden N Kulti 6 6 6
6 Spain E Sánchez 6 4 7 2 1

Bottom half[edit]

Section 5[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
5 United States A Krickstein 6 2 6 6
Peru J Yzaga 0 6 3 3 5 United States A Krickstein 6 6 7
Q France S Grenier 6 6 6 Q France S Grenier 3 4 5
United Kingdom J Bates 2 4 2 5 United States A Krickstein 2 3 6 6
United States R Matuszewski 4 1 4 Czechoslovakia K Nováček 6 6 3 7
Brazil L Mattar 6 6 6 Brazil L Mattar 7 3 2 1
United States S Davis 3 2 2 Czechoslovakia K Nováček 5 6 6 6
Czechoslovakia K Nováček 6 6 6 Czechoslovakia K Nováček 3 6 6 6 3
United States D Rostagno 3 6 3 Q France T Champion 6 4 3 7 6
Austria A Antonitsch 6 7 6 Austria A Antonitsch 1 1 1
United States R Reneberg 6 4 4 4 France G Forget 6 6 6
France G Forget 3 6 6 6 France G Forget 4 7 4 7 3
Q France T Champion 6 3 6 6 Q France T Champion 6 6 6 5 6
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia G Prpić 4 6 3 3 Q France T Champion 3 6 6 6
United States M Washington 5 6 1 2 12 Spain J Aguilera 6 3 3 2
12 Spain J Aguilera 7 4 6 6

Section 6[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
14 Sweden M Gustafsson 6 5 4 6 6
Spain T Carbonell 4 7 6 4 2 14 Sweden M Gustafsson 3 7 1 6 9
Czechoslovakia P Korda 6 6 2 6 Czechoslovakia P Korda 6 6 6 1 7
Finland V Paloheimo 4 1 6 3 14 Sweden M Gustafsson 6 4 6 6
WC France T Benhabiles 2 3 4 Uruguay D Pérez 1 6 1 3
Italy O Camporese 6 6 6 Italy O Camporese 6 6 3 6 2
Sweden T Högstedt 1 4 0 r Uruguay D Pérez 3 7 6 4 6
Uruguay D Pérez 6 6 1 14 Sweden M Gustafsson w/o
Venezuela N Pereira 4 0 6 4 4 Ecuador A Gómez
Soviet Union A V Volkov 6 6 4 6 Soviet Union AV Volkov 1 6 6 4 6
United States J Arias 6 6 3 6 United States J Arias 6 3 3 6 1
Q Czechoslovakia D Rikl 2 1 6 2 Soviet Union AV Volkov 2 5 6 3
Uruguay M Filippini 4 6 6 6 4 Ecuador A Gómez 6 7 4 6
Sweden L-A Wahlgren 6 0 1 0 Uruguay M Filippini 6 2 1
Spain F Luna 6 1 6 4 Ecuador A Gómez 7 6 6
4 Ecuador A Gómez 7 6 7

Section 7[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
7 Austria T Muster 7 6 6
Sweden L Jonsson 5 3 2 7 Austria T Muster 6 6 6
WC France E Winogradsky 6 6 6 WC United States E Winogradsky 2 3 1
Q West Germany H Schwaier 4 1 3 7 Austria T Muster 3 7 6 7
Netherlands P Haarhuis 6 6 6 Netherlands P Haarhuis 6 5 2 6
United States J Grabb 3 3 2 Netherlands P Haarhuis 6 7 6 6 7
United States J Pugh 6 6 1 United States J Pugh 4 6 7 7 5
France T Tulasne 4 3 0 r 7 Austria T Muster 7 6 6
Canada G Connell 6 1 4 0 10 Argentina M Jaite 6 3 2
Finland A Rahunen 1 6 6 6 Finland A Rahunen 6 6 6
United States L Shiras 7 6 3 3 6 United States L Shiras 0 1 1
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia S Živojinović 6 4 6 6 4 Finland A Rahunen 6 2 1
United States J Rive 4 1 1 10 Argentina M Jaite 7 6 6
West Germany M Stich 6 6 6 Germany M Stich 7 4 7 4 3
Italy C Pistolesi 2 6 2 10 Argentina M Jaite 6 6 6 6 6
10 Argentina M Jaite 6 7 6

Section 8[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
LL Cuba M Tabares 3 6 4 4
Israel A Mansdorf 6 4 6 6 Israel A Mansdorf 6 2 6 7
Italy F Cancellotti 6 6 3 7 Italy F Cancellotti 2 6 1 5
India R Krishnan 4 4 6 6 Israel A Mansdorf 4 6 1
Sweden N Kroon 7 6 6 Sweden N Kroon 6 7 6
United States D Goldie 6 3 1 Sweden N Kroon 6 6 6
Netherlands M Schapers 4 3 1 Australia J Stoltenberg 0 2 3
Australia J Stoltenberg 6 6 6 Sweden N Kroon 2 4 5
Netherlands M Koevermans 6 2 6 6 7 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia G Ivanišević 6 6 7
Sweden J Gunnarsson 3 6 7 3 5 Netherlands M Koevermans 3 6 4 2
Q Sweden D Engel 3 1 2 Germany P Kühnen 6 2 6 6
West Germany P Kühnen 6 6 6 Germany P Kühnen 6 1 5
Australia D Cahill 2 6 1 7 3 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia G Ivanišević 7 6 7
Sweden A Järryd 6 4 6 6 6 Sweden A Järryd 3 0 2
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia G Ivanišević 5 6 7 6 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia G Ivanišević 6 6 6
2 West Germany B Becker 7 4 5 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ Andre Agassi admits long hairstyle was a wig, www.telegraph.co.uk. Retrieved on 31 October 2009.

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