1993 French Open

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1993 French Open
Date:   24 May - 6 June
Edition:   92nd
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Clay
Location:   Paris (XVIe), France
Venue:   Stade Roland Garros
Champions
Men's Singles
Spain Sergi Bruguera
Women's Singles
Germany Steffi Graf
Men's Doubles
United States Luke Jensen / United States Murphy Jensen
Women's Doubles
United States Gigi Fernández / Belarus Natalia Zvereva
Mixed Doubles
Russia Eugenia Maniokova / Russia Andrei Olhovskiy
French Open
 < 1992 1994 > 

The 1993 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 24 May until 6 June. It was the 92nd staging of the French Open, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1993.

Seniors[edit]

Men's singles[edit]

Spain Sergi Bruguera defeated United States Jim Courier, 6–4, 2–6, 6–2, 3–6, 6–3

  • It was Bruguera's 2nd title of the year, and his 8th overall. It was his 1st career Grand Slam title. Bruguera notably defeated the top two seeds (Pete Sampras and Courier) on his way to the title—the last male player to do so in any Grand Slam event until Stanislas Wawrinka did so at the 2014 Australian Open.[1]

Women's singles[edit]

Germany Steffi Graf defeated United States Mary Joe Fernandez, 4–6, 6–2, 6–4

  • It was Graf's 4th title of the year, and her 73rd overall. It was her 12th career Grand Slam title, and her 3rd French Open title.

Men's doubles[edit]

United States Luke Jensen / United States Murphy Jensen defeated Germany Marc-Kevin Goellner / Germany David Prinosil, 6–4, 6–7, 6–4

Women's doubles[edit]

United States Gigi Fernández / Belarus Natalia Zvereva defeated Latvia Larisa Savchenko Neiland / Czech Republic Jana Novotná, 6–3, 7–5

Mixed doubles[edit]

Russia Eugenia Maniokova / Russia Andrei Olhovskiy defeated South Africa Elna Reinach / South Africa Danie Visser, 6–2, 4–6, 6–4

Juniors[edit]

Boys' singles[edit]

Spain Roberto Carretero defeated Spain Albert Costa,[2] 6–0, 7–6

Girls' singles[edit]

Switzerland Martina Hingis[3] defeated Belgium Laurence Courtois, 7–5, 7–5

Boys' doubles[edit]

New Zealand Steven Downs / New Zealand James Greenhalgh defeated South Africa Neville Godwin / South Africa Gareth Williams, 6–1, 6–1

Girls' doubles[edit]

Belgium Laurence Courtois / Belgium Nancy Feber defeated Netherlands Lara Bitter / Netherlands Maaike Koutstaal, 3–6, 6–1, 6–3

Prize money[edit]

Event W F SF QF 4R 3R 2R 1R
Singles [4] Men FF2,920,000 FF1,460,000 FF730,000 FF385,000 FF206,200 FF119,000 FF73,000 FF43,600
Women FF2,700,000 FF1,350,000 FF675,000 FF340,000 FF176,000 FF98,000 FF57,750 FF36,500

Total prize money for the event was FF45,164,000.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Garber, Greg (January 26, 2014). "Stan Wawrinka's crowning moment". ESPN.com. Retrieved January 26, 2014. 
  2. ^ Costa won the 2002 men's singles title.
  3. ^ Hingis reached the 1997 and 1999 singles finals, but lost on both occasions.
  4. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1994). World of Tennis. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 75. ISBN 978-0-00-218456-4. 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1993 Australian Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1993 Wimbledon Championships