1983 French Open

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1983 French Open
Date 23 May – 5 June
Edition 82nd
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Draw 128S/64D/48X
Surface Clay / Outdoor
Location Paris (XVIe), France
Venue Stade Roland Garros
Men's Singles
France Yannick Noah [1]
Women's Singles
United States Chris Evert [2]
Men's Doubles
Sweden Anders Järryd / Sweden Hans Simonsson [3]
Women's Doubles
South Africa Rosalyn Fairbank Nideffer / United States Candy Reynolds [2]
Mixed Doubles
United States Barbara Jordan / United States Eliot Teltscher [2]

The 1983 French Open was a tennis tournament that took place on the outdoor clay courts at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France. The tournament ran from 23 May until 5 June. It was the 82nd staging of the French Open, and the first Grand Slam tennis event of 1983.[4][5]


Men's singles[edit]

France Yannick Noah defeated Sweden Mats Wilander, 6–2, 7–5, 7–6(7–3) [1]

  • It was Noah's 3rd title of the year, and his 14th overall. It was his 1st career Grand Slam title.

Women's singles[edit]

United States Chris Evert defeated Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jaušovec, 6–1, 6–2 [2]

  • It was Evert's 15th career Grand Slam title, and her 5th French Open title.

Men's doubles[edit]

Sweden Anders Järryd / Sweden Hans Simonsson defeated Australia Mark Edmondson / United States Sherwood Stewart, 7–6(7–4), 6–4, 6–2 [3]

Women's doubles[edit]

South Africa Rosalyn Fairbank / United States Candy Reynolds defeated United States Kathy Jordan / United States Anne Smith, 5–7, 7–5, 6–2 [2]

Mixed doubles[edit]

United States Barbara Jordan / United States Eliot Teltscher defeated United States Leslie Allen / United States Charles Strode, 6–2, 6–3 [2]

Prize money[edit]

Event W F SF QF 4R 3R 2R 1R
Singles [6] Men FF675,420 FF328,750 FF164,380 FF83,280 FF48,210 FF26,295 FF15,340 FF8,765
Women FF526,000 FF280,500 FF140,300 FF73,460 FF38,550 FF19,290 FF9,120 FF4,910

Total prize money for the event was FF9,782,133.


  1. ^ a b "ATP – 1983 Roland Garros Men's Singles Draw". ATP. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "WTA Tournament Archive – 1983 Roland Garros" (PDF). WTA. 
  3. ^ a b "ATP – 1983 Roland Garros Men's Doubles Draw". ATP. 
  4. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 390, 397, 400, 402–3. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  5. ^ Gilles Delamarre (1991). Roland Garros : Le Livre du Tournoi du Centenaire. Paris: Fédération Française de Tennis. pp. 240–245. ISBN 2906450510. 
  6. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1985). World of Tennis 1984. London: Willow Books. p. 81. ISBN 978-0002181228. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1982 Australian Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1983 Wimbledon Championships