1970 French Open
|1970 French Open|
|Date||25 May - 7 June|
|Category||Grand Slam (ITF)|
|Location||Paris (XVIe), France|
|Venue||Stade Roland Garros|
|Jan Kodeš |
|Margaret Court |
|Ilie Năstase / Ion Ţiriac |
|Gail Sherriff Chanfreau / Françoise Dürr |
|Billie Jean King / Bob Hewitt |
The 1970 French Open was a tennis tournament that was held at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris in France from 25 May through 7 June 1970. It was the 74th edition of the French Open, the 40th to be open to foreign competitors, and the second Grand Slam of the year. Jan Kodeš and Margaret Court won the singles titles.
- • It was Kodeš' 1st career Grand Slam singles title.
- • It was Court's 18th career Grand Slam singles title, her 5th during the Open Era and her 4th title at the French Open.
- • It was Năstase's 1st career Grand Slam doubles title and his 1st and only title at the French Open.
- • It was Ţiriac's 1st and only career Grand Slam doubles title.
- • It was Chanfreau's 2nd career Grand Slam doubles title, her 1st during the Open Era and her 2nd title at the French Open.
- • It was Dürr's 5th career Grand Slam doubles title, her 4th during the Open Era and her 4th (consecutive) title at the French Open.
- "Roland Garros - 1970 Men's Singles". ATP.
- Bud Collins (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 386–404. ISBN 978-0942257700.
- "1970 French Open" (PDF). WTA.
- "Roland Garros - 1970 Men's Doubles". ATP.
- John Barrett, ed. (1971). World of Tennis. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 78. ISBN 978-0362000917.
1970 Australian Open
|Grand Slams||Succeeded by|
1970 Wimbledon Championships