List of French Open women's doubles champions

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Champions[edit]

French Championships[edit]

The French Championships tennis tournament began in 1891 but ladies doubles didn't make an appearance until 1907. The tournament was open only to French citizens and permanent residents through 1924, but beginning in 1925, the French Championships became an international event open to all nationalities.[1]

Year Champions Runner-ups Score
1907 France Adine Masson
France Yvonne de Pfoeffel
1908 France Kate Fenwick
France Cecile Matthey
1909 France Jeanne Matthey
France Daisy Speranza
1910 France Jeanne Matthey
France Daisy Speranza
1911 France Jeanne Matthey
France Daisy Speranza
1912 France Jeanne Matthey
France Daisy Speranza
1913 France Blanch Amblard
France Suzanne Amblard
1914 France Blanch Amblard
France Suzanne Amblard
France Germaine Golding
France Suzanne Lenglen
6–4, 8–6
1915 No competition due to World War I
1916
1917
1918
1919
1920 France Elisabeth d'Ayen
France Suzanne Lenglen
France Germaine Golding
France Jeanne Vaussard
6–1, 6–1
1921 France Suzanne Lenglen
France Geramine Pigueron
France Marguerite Billout
France Suzanne Deve
6–2, 6–1
1922 France Suzanne Lenglen
France Geramine Pigueron
France Marie Conquet
France Marie Danet
6–3, 6–1
1923 France Suzanne Lenglen
France Didi Vlasto
France Helene Contostavlos
France Speranza Wyns
6–1, 6–0
1924 France Marguerite Billout
France Yvonne Bourgeois
France Germaine Golding
France Jeanne Vaussard
6–3, 6–3
1925 France Suzanne Lenglen
France Didi Vlasto
United Kingdom Evelyn Colyer
United Kingdom Kitty McKane Godfree
6–1, 9–11, 6–2
1926 France Suzanne Lenglen
France Didi Vlasto
United Kingdom Evelyn Colyer
United Kingdom Kitty McKane Godfree
6–1, 6–1
1927 South Africa Irene Bowder Peacock
South Africa Bobbie Heine
United Kingdom Peggy Saunders
United Kingdom Phoebe Holcroft Watson
6–2, 6–1
1928 United Kingdom Phoebe Holcroft Watson
United Kingdom Eileen Bennett Whittingstall
France Suzanee Deve
France Sylvia Lafaurie
6–0, 6–2
1929 Spain Lilí de Álvarez
Netherlands Kea Bouman
South Africa Bobbie Heine
South Africa Alida Neave
7–5, 6–3
1930 United States Helen Wills Moody
United States Elizabeth Ryan
France Simone Barbier
France Simone Mathieu
6–3, 6–1
1931 United Kingdom Eileen Bennett Whittingstall
United Kingdom Betty Nuthall Shoemaker
Germany Cilly Aussem
United States Elizabeth Ryan
9–7, 6–2
1932 United States Helen Wills Moody
United States Elizabeth Ryan
United Kingdom Betty Nuthall Shoemaker
United Kingdom Eileen Bennett Whittingstall
6–1, 6–3
1933 France Simone Mathieu
United States Elizabeth Ryan
France Sylvie Jung Henrotin
France Colette Rosambert
6–1, 6–3
1934 France Simone Mathieu
United States Elizabeth Ryan
United States Helen Hull Jacobs
United States Sarah Palfrey Cooke
3–6, 6–4, 6–2
1935 United Kingdom Margaret Scriven-Vivian
United Kingdom Kay Stammers
France Ida Adamoff
Denmark Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling
6–4, 6–0
1936 France Simone Mathieu
United Kingdom Billie Yorke
United Kingdom Susan Noel
Poland Jadwiga Jędrzejowska
2–6, 6–4, 6–4
1937 France Simone Mathieu
United Kingdom Billie Yorke
United States Dorothy Andrus
France Sylvie Jung Henrotin
3–6, 6–2, 6–2
1938 France Simone Mathieu
United Kingdom Billie Yorke
France Arlette Halff
Belgium Nelly Adamson
6–3, 6–3
1939 France Simone Mathieu
Poland Jadwiga Jędrzejowska
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Alice Florian
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Hella Kovac
7–5, 7–5
1940 No competition due to World War II
1941 France Cosette St. Omer Roy  ††
Luxembourg Alice Weiwers
France Aimee Charpenal
France Jacqueline Vivers
6–3, 6–4
1942 France Cosette St. Omer Roy  ††
Luxembourg Alice Weiwers
France Yvonne Kleindel
France Paulette Melleno
6–3, 2–6, 6–2
1943 France Cosette St. Omer Roy  ††
Luxembourg Alice Weiwers
France Genevieve Grosbois
France Claude Manescu
3–6, 9–7, 7–5
1944 France Genevieve Grosbois  ††
France Claude Manescu
1945 Paulette Fritz
France Simone Iribarne Lafargue  ††
France Simone Mathieu
France Myrtil Brunnarius
6–3, 6–1
1946 United States Louise Brough Clapp
United States Margaret Osborne duPont
United States Pauline Betz Addie
United States Doris Hart
6–4 0–6 6–1
1947 United States Louise Brough Clapp
United States Margaret Osborne duPont
United States Doris Hart
United States Patricia Canning Todd
7–5 6–2
1948 United States Doris Hart
United States Patricia Canning Todd
United States Shirley Fry Irvin
United States Mary Arnold Prentiss
6–4, 6–2
1949 United States Margaret Osborne duPont
United States Louise Brough Clapp
United Kingdom Joy Gannon
United Kingdom Betty Hilton
7–5, 6–1
1950 United States Doris Hart
United States Shirley Fry Irvin
United States Louise Brough Clapp
United States Margaret Osborne duPont
1–6, 7–5, 6–2
1951 United States Doris Hart
United States Shirley Fry Irvin
South Africa Beryl Barlett
United States Barbara Scofield Davidson
10–8, 6–3
1952 United States Doris Hart
United States Shirley Fry Irvin
South Africa Hazel Redick-Smith
South Africa Julia Wipplinger
7–5, 6–1
1953 United States Doris Hart
United States Shirley Fry Irvin
United States Maureen Connolly Brinker
United States Julia Sampson Hayward
6–4, 6–3
1954 United States Maureen Connolly
Australia Nell Hall Hopman
France Maude Galtier
France Suzanne Schmitt
7–5, 4–6, 6–0
1955 United States Beverly Baker Fleitz
United States Darlene Hard
United Kingdom Shirley Bloomer Brasher
United Kingdom Pat Ward Hales
7–5, 6–8, 13–11
1956 United Kingdom Angela Buxton
United States Althea Gibson
United States Darlene Hard
United States Dorothy Head Knode
6–8, 8–6, 6–1
1957 United Kingdom Shirley Bloomer Brasher
United States Darlene Hard
Mexico Yola Ramírez Ochoa
Mexico Rosie Reyes
7–5, 4–6, 7–5
1958 Mexico Rosie Reyes
Mexico Yola Ramírez Ochoa
United States Mary Bevis Hawton
Australia Thelma Coyne Long
6–4, 7–5
1959 South Africa Sandra Reynolds Price
South Africa Renee Schuurman Haygarth
Mexico Yola Ramírez Ochoa
Mexico Rosie Reyes
2–6, 6–0, 6–1
1960 Brazil Maria Bueno
United States Darlene Hard
United Kingdom Pat Ward Hales
United Kingdom Ann Haydon-Jones
6–2, 7–5
1961 South Africa Sandra Reynolds Price
South Africa Renee Schuurman Haygarth
Brazil Maria Bueno
United States Darlene Hard
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1962 South Africa Sandra Reynolds Price
South Africa Renee Schuurman Haygarth
United States Justina Bricka
Australia Margaret Court
6–4, 6–4
1963 United Kingdom Ann Haydon-Jones
South Africa Renee Schuurman Haygarth
Australia Robyn Ebbern
Australia Margaret Court
7–5, 6–4
1964 Australia Margaret Court
Australia Lesley Turner Bowrey
Argentina Norma Baylon
Germany Helga Schultze
6–3, 6–1
1965 Australia Margaret Court
Australia Lesley Turner Bowrey
France Françoise Dürr
France Janine Lieffrig
6–3, 6–1
1966 Australia Margaret Court
Australia Judy Tegart Dalton
Australia Jill Blackman
Australia Fay Toyne
4–6, 6–1, 6–1
1967 France Françoise Dürr
France Gail Chanfreau
South Africa Annette Van Zyl DuPlooy
South Africa Pat Walkden
6–2, 6–2

French Open[edit]

Year Champions Runner-ups Score
1968 France Françoise Dürr
United Kingdom Ann Haydon-Jones
United States Rosemary Casals
United States Billie Jean King
7–5, 4–6, 6–4
1969 France Françoise Dürr
United Kingdom Ann Haydon-Jones
United States Nancy Richey
Australia Margaret Court
6–0, 4–6, 7–5
1970 France Gail Chanfreau
France Françoise Dürr
United States Rosemary Casals
United States Billie Jean King
6–1, 3–6, 6–3
1971 France Gail Chanfreau
France Françoise Dürr
Australia Helen Gourlay Cawley
Australia Kerry Harris
6–4, 6–1
1972 United States Billie Jean King
Netherlands Betty Stöve
United Kingdom Winnie Shaw
United Kingdom Nell Truman
6–1, 6–2
1973 Australia Margaret Court
United Kingdom Virginia Wade
France Françoise Dürr
Netherlands Betty Stöve
6–2, 6–3
1974 United States Chris Evert
Soviet Union Olga Morozova
France Gail Chanfreau
West Germany Katja Ebbinghaus
6–4, 2–6, 6–1
1975 United States Chris Evert
Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova
United States Julie Anthony
Soviet Union Olga Morozova
6–3, 6–2
1976 Uruguay Fiorella Bonicelli
France Gail Chanfreau
United States Kathy Harter
West Germany Helga Niessen Masthoff
6–4, 1–6, 6–3
1977 Czechoslovakia Regina Maršíková
United States Pam Teeguarden
United States Rayni Fox
Australia Helen Gourlay Cawley
5–7, 6–4, 6–2
1978 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jaušovec
Romania Virginia Ruzici
Australia Lesley Turner Bowrey
France Gail Chanfreau
5–7, 6–4, 8–6
1979 Netherlands Betty Stöve
Australia Wendy Turnbull
France Françoise Dürr
United Kingdom Virginia Wade
3–6, 7–5, 6–4
1980 United States Kathy Jordan
United States Anne Smith
Argentina Ivanna Madruga
Argentina Adriana Villagran
6–1, 6–0
1981 South Africa Rosalyn Fairbank Nideffer
South Africa Tanya Harford
United States Candy Reynolds
United States Paula Smith
6–1, 6–3
1982 United States Martina Navratilova
United States Anne Smith
United States Rosemary Casals
Australia Wendy Turnbull
6–3, 6–4
1983 South Africa Rosalyn Fairbank Nideffer
United States Candy Reynolds
United States Kathy Jordan
United States Anne Smith
5–7, 7–5, 6–2
1984 United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
West Germany Claudia Kohde–Kilsch
Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková
5–7, 6–3, 6–2
1985 United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
West Germany Claudia Kohde–Kilsch
Czechoslovakia Helena Suková
4–6, 6–2, 6–2
1986 United States Martina Navratilova
Hungary Andrea Temesvári
West Germany Steffi Graf
Argentina Gabriela Sabatini
6–1, 6–2
1987 United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
West Germany Steffi Graf
Argentina Gabriela Sabatini
6–2, 6–1
1988 United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
West Germany Claudia Kohde–Kilsch
Czechoslovakia Helena Suková
6–2, 7–5
1989 Soviet Union Larisa Savchenko Neiland
Soviet Union Natalia Zvereva
West Germany Steffi Graf
Argentina Gabriela Sabatini
6–4, 6–4
1990 Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná
Czechoslovakia Helena Suková
Soviet Union Larisa Savchenko Neiland
Soviet Union Natalia Zvereva
6–4, 7–5
1991 United States Gigi Fernández
Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná
Soviet Union Larisa Savchenko Neiland
Soviet Union Natalia Zvereva
6–4, 6–0
1992 United States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natalia Zvereva
Spain Conchita Martínez
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
6–3, 6–2
1993 United States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natalia Zvereva
Latvia Larisa Savchenko Neiland
Czech Republic Jana Novotná
6–3, 7–5
1994 United States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natalia Zvereva
United States Lindsay Davenport
United States Lisa Raymond
6–2, 6–2
1995 United States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natalia Zvereva
Czech Republic Jana Novotná
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
6–7(6–8), 6–4, 7–5
1996 United States Lindsay Davenport
United States Mary Joe Fernandez
United States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natalia Zvereva
6–2, 6–1
1997 United States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natalia Zvereva
United States Mary Joe Fernández
United States Lisa Raymond
6–2, 6–3
1998 Switzerland Martina Hingis
Czech Republic Jana Novotná
United States Lindsay Davenport
Belarus Natalia Zvereva
6–1, 7–6(7–4)
1999 United States Serena Williams
United States Venus Williams
Switzerland Martina Hingis
Russia Anna Kournikova
6–3, 6–7(2–7), 8–6
2000 Switzerland Martina Hingis
France Mary Pierce
Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual
Argentina Paola Suárez
6–2, 6–4
2001 Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual
Argentina Paola Suárez
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jelena Dokić
Spain Conchita Martínez
6–2, 6–1
2002 Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual
Argentina Paola Suárez
United States Lisa Raymond
Australia Rennae Stubbs
6–4, 6–2
2003 Belgium Kim Clijsters
Japan Ai Sugiyama
Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual
Argentina Paola Suárez
6–7(5–7), 6–2, 9–7
2004 Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual
Argentina Paola Suárez
Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova
Russia Elena Likhovtseva
6–0, 6–3
2005 Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual
Argentina Paola Suárez
Zimbabwe Cara Black
South Africa Liezel Huber
4–6, 6–3, 6–3
2006 United States Lisa Raymond
Australia Samantha Stosur
Slovakia Daniela Hantuchová
Japan Ai Sugiyama
6–3, 6–2
2007 Australia Alicia Molik
Italy Mara Santangelo
Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik
Japan Ai Sugiyama
7–6(7–5), 6–4
2008 Spain Anabel Medina Garrigues
Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual
Australia Casey Dellacqua
Italy Francesca Schiavone
2–6, 7–5, 6–4
2009 Spain Anabel Medina Garrigues
Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual
Belarus Victoria Azarenka
Russia Elena Vesnina
6–1, 6–1
2010 United States Serena Williams
United States Venus Williams
Czech Republic Květa Peschke
Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik
6–2, 6–3
2011 Czech Republic Andrea Hlaváčková
Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká
India Sania Mirza
Russia Elena Vesnina
6–4, 6–3
2012 Italy Sara Errani
Italy Roberta Vinci
Russia Maria Kirilenko
Russia Nadia Petrova
4–6, 6–4, 6–2
2013 Russia Ekaterina Makarova
Russia Elena Vesnina
Italy Sara Errani
Italy Roberta Vinci
7–5, 6–2
2014 Chinese Taipei Hsieh Su-wei
China Peng Shuai
Italy Sara Errani
Italy Roberta Vinci
6–4, 6–1
Regular competition
†  French club members only event (non-international), which was called the French National Championship 
††  Disputed Champions: Not considered a champion by the tournament. See Tournoi de France

Statistics[edit]

Champions by country[edit]

¤  Former country
Country Amateur Era Open Era All-time First title Last title
 United States (USA) 28 31 59 1930 2010
 France (FRA) 45 8 53 1907 2000
 Great Britain (GBR) 12 3 15 1928 1973
 South Africa (RSA) 9 3 12 1927 1983
 Australia (AUS) 7 4 11 1954 2007
 Spain (ESP) 1 8 9 1929 2009
 Czechoslovakia (TCH) 0 5 5 1975 1991
 Belarus (BLR) 0 5 5 1992 1997
 Argentina (ARG) 0 4 4 2001 2005
 Netherlands (NED) 1 2 3 1929 1979
 Luxembourg (LUX) 3 0 3 1941 1943
 Soviet Union (USSR) 0 3 3 1974 1989
 Czech Republic (CZE) 0 3 3 1998 2011
 Italy (ITA) 0 3 3 2007 2012
 Mexico (MEX) 2 0 2 1958 1958
  Switzerland (SUI) 0 2 2 1998 2000
 Russia (RUS) 0 2 2 2013 2013
 Poland (POL) 1 0 1 1939 1939
 Brazil (BRA) 1 0 1 1960 1960
 Uruguay (URU) 0 1 1 1976 1976
 Yugoslavia (YUG) 0 1 1 1978 1978
 Romania (ROU) 0 1 1 1978 1978
 Hungary (HUN) 0 1 1 1986 1986
 Belgium (BEL) 0 1 1 2003 2003
 Japan (JPN) 0 1 1 2003 2003
 China (CHN) 0 1 1 2014 2014
 Chinese Taipei (TPE) 0 1 1 2014 2014
  • Please note that if the doubles partners are from the same country then that country gets two titles instead of one, while if they are from different countries then each country will get one title apiece.

See also[edit]

French Open other competitions

Grand Slam women's doubles

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Roland Garros History". Retrieved 25 March 2013.