1991 French Open – Men's Singles

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1991 French Open
Champion   United States Jim Courier
Runner-up   United States Andre Agassi
Final score   3–6, 6–4, 2–6, 6–1, 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
 < 1990 1992 > 

Jim Courier defeated Andre Agassi 3–6, 6–4, 2–6, 6–1, 6–4 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1991 French Open.

Seeds[edit]

The seeded players are listed below. Jim Courier is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.

  1. Sweden Stefan Edberg (Quarterfinalist)
  2. Germany Boris Becker (Semifinalist)
  3. Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl (Did not play)
  4. United States Andre Agassi (Finalist)
  5. Spain Sergi Bruguera (Second round)
  6. United States Pete Sampras (Second round)
  7. France Guy Forget (Fourth round)
  8. Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Goran Ivanišević (Second round)
  1. United States Jim Courier (Champion)
  2. United States Michael Chang (Quarterfinalist)
  3. Spain Emilio Sánchez (Second round)
  4. Germany Michael Stich (Semifinalist)
  5. n/a
  6. Czechoslovakia Karel Nováček (First round)
  7. United States John McEnroe (First round)
  8. United States Brad Gilbert (First round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

  • Q = Qualifier
  • WC = Wild Card
  • LL = Lucky Loser
  • r. = retired

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  1  Sweden Stefan Edberg 4 6 3 4    
9  United States Jim Courier 6 2 6 6    
  9  United States Jim Courier 6 68 6 6    
  12  Germany Michael Stich 2 710 2 4    
 Argentina Franco Davín 4 4 4    
  12  Germany Michael Stich 6 6 6      
    9  United States Jim Courier 3 6 2 6 6
  4  United States Andre Agassi 6 4 6 1 4
   Switzerland Jakob Hlasek 3 1 1      
4  United States Andre Agassi 6 6 6      
4  United States Andre Agassi 7 6 3 6  
  2  Germany Boris Becker 5 3 6 1    
10  United States Michael Chang 4 4 2    
  2  Germany Boris Becker 6 6 6      

Section 1[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1 Sweden S Edberg 6 6 6
LL Belgium B Wuyts 2 2 3 1 Sweden S Edberg 6 5 77 6
United States D Wheaton 2 77 6 2 4 Austria H Skoff 4 7 64 3
Austria H Skoff 6 64 3 6 6 1 Sweden S Edberg 6 6 6
France G Raoux 6 2 4 3 Soviet Union A Chesnokov 1 4 3
Germany P Kühnen 4 6 6 6 Germany P Kühnen 6 3 6 3 6
Soviet Union A Chesnokov 7 6 64 2 6 Soviet Union A Chesnokov 4 6 3 6 8
Netherlands M Koevermans 5 2 77 6 3 1 Sweden S Edberg 77 6 6
Q Romania D Pescariu 5 7 6 4 Soviet Union A Cherkasov 64 4 3
Q Chile F Rivera 7 5 0 0 r Q Romania D Pescariu 2 2 0
WC France T Tulasne 1 6 4 2 Peru J Yzaga 6 6 6
Peru J Yzaga 6 4 6 6 Peru J Yzaga 5 6 3 3
Australia P Cash 6 77 6 Soviet Union A Cherkasov 7 3 6 6
Q Hungary S Noszály 4 62 3 Australia P Cash 77 1 3 6 5
Soviet Union A Cherkasov 2 6 7 77 Soviet Union A Cherkasov 63 6 6 3 7
15 United States J McEnroe 6 4 5 60

Section 2[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
9 United States J Courier 6 6 6
United States D Rostagno 3 3 0 9 United States J Courier 6 6 6
South Africa W Ferreira 6 6 6 South Africa W Ferreira 2 3 4
Germany C-U Steeb 4 1 4 9 United States J Courier 6 4 4 7 6
Italy R Furlan 3 0 2 Sweden M Larsson 3 6 6 5 2
Q Czechoslovakia S Doseděl 6 6 6 Q Czechoslovakia S Doseděl 5 2 4
Portugal N Marques 1 3 2 Sweden M Larsson 7 6 6
Sweden M Larsson 6 6 6 9 United States J Courier 6 6 6
Q United States T Martin 6 63 6 6 Q United States T Martin 2 3 3
Mexico L Herrera 3 77 4 4 Q United States T Martin 6 6 6
South Africa G Muller 6 4 6 62 6 South Africa G Muller 1 2 2
Canada G Connell 4 6 3 77 0 Q United States T Martin 6 4 6 6
Netherlands P Haarhuis 6 6 6 Netherlands P Haarhuis 2 6 3 4
United States R Reneberg 3 3 1 Netherlands P Haarhuis 6 6 6
WC France F Fontang 4 6 3 1 8 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia G Ivanišević 1 4 1
8 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia G Ivanišević 6 1 6 6

Section 3[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
LL Argentina M Ingaramo 6 4 7 5 4
Argentina M Jaite 4 6 5 7 6 Argentina M Jaite 4 3 2
Sweden C Bergström 3 4 1 Argentina F Davín 6 6 6
Argentina F Davín 6 6 6 Argentina F Davín 6 2 6 3 6
France R Gilbert 2 1 1 Czechoslovakia M Vajda 2 6 4 6 4
France H Leconte 6 6 6 France H Leconte 6 4 68 4
Czechoslovakia M Vajda 3 6 6 6 Czechoslovakia M Vajda 3 6 710 6
Q Sweden N Kroon 6 3 1 3 Argentina F Davín 77 4 6 6
Sweden N Kulti 6 3 6 6 WC France A Boetsch 62 6 3 1
Germany P Baur 4 6 4 2 Sweden N Kulti 3 3 3
Brazil L Mattar 4 3 1 WC France A Boetsch 6 6 6
WC France A Boetsch 6 6 6 WC France A Boetsch 5 77 6 6
Australia M Woodforde 1 711 1 3 Q Argentina G Markus 7 62 3 2
Q Uruguay D Pérez 6 69 6 6 Q Uruguay D Pérez 6 6 4 4 3
Q Argentina G Markus 6 7 6 Q Argentina G Markus 2 2 6 6 6
LL Canada A Sznajder 1 5 4

Section 4[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
12 Germany M Stich 6 6 7
United States B Pearce 3 2 5 12 Germany M Stich 64 78 6 6
Netherlands R Krajicek 6 6 6 Netherlands R Krajicek 77 66 3 2
LL Spain JF Altur 0 4 1 12 Germany M Stich 3 7 77 6
Netherlands J Eltingh 2 3 3 Q Spain C Costa 6 5 64 2
Q Spain C Costa 6 6 6 Q Spain C Costa 7 6 6
United States J Grabb 6 6 4 2 3 WC France T Benhabiles 5 1 2
WC France T Benhabiles 4 4 6 6 6 12 Germany M Stich 6 6 6
France F Santoro 6 7 6 France F Santoro 3 1 2
Germany A Mronz 4 5 1 France F Santoro 6 6 6
Q Mexico L Lavalle 4 3 2 Sweden M Wilander 2 3 2
Sweden M Wilander 6 6 6 France F Santoro 6 6 6
Finland A Rahunen 64 5 6 1 France T Champion 2 0 4
France T Champion 77 7 1 6 France T Champion 6 6 6
Austria T Muster 6 6 4 1 4 6 United States P Sampras 3 1 1
6 United States P Sampras 4 4 6 6 6

Section 5[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
5 Spain S Bruguera 6 6 6
United States S Davis 2 2 1 5 Spain S Bruguera 6 6 4 0 r
Germany U Riglewski 4 2 2 Italy O Camporese 1 2 6 1
Italy O Camporese 6 6 6 Italy O Camporese 6 3 1 3
Q Spain JC Báguena 4 6 6 3 3 Q Argentina C Miniussi 2 6 6 6
Q Argentina C Miniussi 6 3 2 6 6 Q Argentina C Miniussi 1 6 4
Uruguay M Filippini 6 3 6 6 Uruguay M Filippini 6 2 4 r
Australia R Fromberg 4 6 1 2 Q Argentina C Miniussi 6 3 7 5 2
Italy C Caratti 2 2 6 6 6 Switzerland J Hlasek 4 6 5 7 6
Q Spain G López 6 6 3 3 4 Italy C Caratti 1 5 6 1
Spain T Carbonell 5 6 6 6 Spain T Carbonell 6 7 3 6
Sweden J Gunnarsson 7 2 3 1 Spain T Carbonell 67 6 4 3
Switzerland J Hlasek 6 6 7 Switzerland J Hlasek 79 4 6 6
United States D Pate 4 1 5 Switzerland J Hlasek 6 4 6 77
Sweden A Järryd 2 3 2 11 Spain E Sánchez 3 6 2 65
11 Spain E Sánchez 6 6 6

Section 6[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
14 Czechoslovakia K Nováček 2 6 1 r
Sweden M Gustafsson 6 3 5 Sweden M Gustafsson 6 4 6 6
Belgium E Masso 77 4 6 4 5 United States A Krickstein 1 6 4 2
United States A Krickstein 63 6 2 6 7 Sweden M Gustafsson 3 6 2 3
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia G Prpić 77 6 6 WC Argentina A Mancini 6 3 6 6
Q South Africa M Robertson 65 3 3 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia G Prpić 6 5 4 6 2
WC Argentina A Mancini 7 6 6 WC Argentina A Mancini 1 7 6 1 6
Germany E Jelen 5 4 2 WC Argentina A Mancini 3 3 7 1
United States P McEnroe 7 6 77 4 United States A Agassi 6 6 5 6
Israel G Bloom 5 4 65 United States P McEnroe 77 6 6
WC France O Soules 2 65 5 Australia J Stoltenberg 61 3 4
Australia J Stoltenberg 6 77 7 United States P McEnroe 2 2 0
Czechoslovakia P Korda 4 6 6 6 4 United States A Agassi 6 6 6
France J-P Fleurian 6 4 2 4 Czechoslovakia P Korda 1 2 2
Switzerland M Rosset 6 5 4 3 4 United States A Agassi 6 6 6
4 United States A Agassi 3 7 6 6

Section 7[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
7 France G Forget 7 2 7 1 7
United States M Washington 5 6 5 6 5 7 France G Forget 6 6 5 77
United States J Arias 6 3 6 6 United States J Arias 3 2 7 64
Chile P Rebolledo 0 6 0 2 7 France G Forget 6 6 3 6
United States J Tarango 2 2 1 Q South Africa M Ondruska 1 4 6 3
Finland V Paloheimo 6 6 6 Finland V Paloheimo 6 1 1 6 0
Q South Africa M Ondruska 3 7 6 6 Q South Africa M Ondruska 3 6 6 2 6
Spain J Aguilera 6 5 3 2 7 France G Forget 1 1 6 3
Japan S Matsuoka 2 3 77 3 10 United States M Chang 6 6 4 6
Haiti R Agénor 6 6 64 6 Haiti R Agénor 4 2 6 6 4
United States T Witsken 3 3 5 WC United States J Connors 6 6 3 0 6
WC United States J Connors 6 6 7 WC United States J Connors 6 5 2 6 r
Argentina H de la Peña 65 3 0 r 10 United States M Chang 4 7 6 4
Sweden L Jonsson 77 6 2 Sweden L Jonsson 64 6 4 6 3
Netherlands J Siemerink 2 0 3 10 United States M Chang 77 4 6 3 6
10 United States M Chang 6 6 6

Section 8[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
16 United States B Gilbert 3 6 1 4
WC France C Pioline 6 2 6 6 WC France C Pioline 2 3 62
Spain F Clavet 6 6 6 Spain F Clavet 6 6 77
New Zealand K Evernden 4 0 2 Spain F Clavet 4 6 6 6
Argentina G Pérez-Roldán 3 1 1 Q France O Delaître 6 2 3 3
Q France O Delaître 6 6 6 Q France O Delaître 6 62 6 6
Sweden P Lundgren 6 77 63 7 Sweden P Lundgren 2 77 4 2
Soviet Union A Volkov 3 65 77 5 Spain F Clavet 66 4 3
Portugal J Cunha-Silva 66 1 4 2 Germany B Becker 78 6 6
Australia W Masur 78 6 6 Australia W Masur 6 711 7
Spain J Sánchez 7 4 4 3 Brazil J Oncins 1 69 5
Brazil J Oncins 5 6 6 6 Australia W Masur 3 3 2
Germany C Saceanu 4 64 4 2 Germany B Becker 6 6 6
Australia T Woodbridge 6 77 6 Australia T Woodbridge 7 6 4 4 4
Spain J Arrese 2 5 2 2 Germany B Becker 5 1 6 6 6
2 Germany B Becker 6 7 6

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