1991 French Open – Women's Doubles

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Women's Doubles
1991 French Open
Champion United States Gigi Fernández
Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná
Runner-up Soviet Union Larisa Neiland
Soviet Union Natasha Zvereva
Final score 6–4, 6–0
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends −45 45+ women
WC Singles men women
WC Doubles men women
Main article: 1991 French Open

Jana Novotná and Helena Suková were the defending champions. Novotná and Suková entered the tournament with different partners, meeting in the semifinals were Novotná and Gigi Fernández eliminated Suková and Arantxa Sánchez Vicario. Novotná then repeated as doubles champion with Fernández after defeating Larisa Neiland and Natasha Zvereva in the final.

Seeds[edit]

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                       
  1  United States Gigi Fernández
 Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná
6 6    
7  United States Elise Burgin
 United States Patty Fendick
3 4    
  1  United States Gigi Fernández
 Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná
7 5 6  
  3  Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
 Czechoslovakia Helena Suková
5 7 4  
3  Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
 Czechoslovakia Helena Suková
6 6
   United States Sandy Collins
 France Mary Pierce
3 2  
    1  United States Gigi Fernández
 Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná
6 6
  2  Soviet Union Larisa Neiland
 Soviet Union Natasha Zvereva
4 0
  8  Argentina Mercedes Paz
 Argentina Gabriela Sabatini
6 6  
4  United States Mary Joe Fernández
 United States Zina Garrison-Jackson
1 2  
  8  Argentina Mercedes Paz
 Argentina Gabriela Sabatini
3 7 7
  2  Soviet Union Larisa Neiland
 Soviet Union Natasha Zvereva
6 5 9  
5  United States Kathy Jordan
 United States Meredith McGrath
3 7 0
  2  Soviet Union Larisa Neiland
 Soviet Union Natasha Zvereva
6 5 6  

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 United States G Fernández
Czechoslovakia J Novotná
6 6
  Netherlands C Bakkum
Netherlands N Jagerman
3 3 1 United States G Fernández
Czechoslovakia J Novotná
6 6
Netherlands I Driehuis
Japan M Kidowaki
6 4 2 Netherlands G Coorengel
Netherlands A van Buuren
2 2
  Netherlands G Coorengel
Netherlands A van Buuren
4 6 6 1 United States G Fernández
Czechoslovakia J Novotná
6 7
  Czechoslovakia J Pospíšilová
Australia A Scott
1 3 France J Halard
Germany A Huber
4 6
United States L Harvey-Wild
United States S Stafford
6 6 United States L Harvey-Wild
United States S Stafford
1 2
  France J Halard
Germany A Huber
6 6 France J Halard
Germany A Huber
6 6
10 Canada H Kelesi
United States K Rinaldi
1 1 1 United States G Fernández
Czechoslovakia J Novotná
6 6
13 Germany C Kohde-Kilsch
Soviet Union L Meskhi
6 6 7 United States E Burgin
United States P Fendick
3 4
  France S Amiach
France K Quentrec
0 3 13 Germany C Kohde-Kilsch
Soviet Union L Meskhi
6 6
  Czechoslovakia P Langrová
Czechoslovakia R Zrubáková
6 6 Czechoslovakia P Langrová
Czechoslovakia R Zrubáková
2 3
France C Suire
France S Testud
3 1 13 Germany C Kohde-Kilsch
Soviet Union L Meskhi
4 3
  United States C Cunningham
Hungary A Temesvári
6 3 4 7 United States E Burgin
United States P Fendick
6 6
  Mexico L Novelo
United States B Somerville
1 6 6 Mexico L Novelo
United States B Somerville
2 6 4
Australia J-A Faull
Australia M Jaggard
4 4 7 United States E Burgin
United States P Fendick
6 3 6
7 United States E Burgin
United States P Fendick
6 6

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3 Spain A Sánchez Vicario
Czechoslovakia H Suková
6 6
  United States R Baranski
Argentina B Fulco
1 2 3 Spain A Sánchez Vicario
Czechoslovakia H Suková
6 6
  France N Housset
France S Niox-Chateau
6 77 France N Housset
France S Niox-Chateau
0 0
Czechoslovakia L Laskova
Czechoslovakia A Nohacova
3 65 3 Spain A Sánchez Vicario
Czechoslovakia H Suková
6 6
Brazil C Chabalgoity
United Kingdom S Smith
2 4 United States G Helgeson
Germany W Probst
2 3
Bulgaria E Pampoulova
Czechoslovakia E Švíglerová
6 6 Bulgaria E Pampoulova
Czechoslovakia E Švíglerová
3 2
United States G Helgeson
Germany W Probst
3 6 6 United States G Helgeson
Germany W Probst
6 6
15 Netherlands B Schultz
Netherlands C Vis
6 3 4 3 Spain A Sánchez Vicario
Czechoslovakia H Suková
6 6
11 South Africa R Fairbank-Nideffer
South Africa E Reinach
6 6 United States S Collins
France M Pierce
3 2
  Australia L Field
Sweden M Strandlund
2 2 11 South Africa R Fairbank-Nideffer
South Africa E Reinach
3 2
  Germany E Pfaff
Australia R Stubbs
6 1 4 United States S Collins
France M Pierce
6 6
United States S Collins
France M Pierce
4 6 6 United States S Collins
France M Pierce
6 6
  South Africa L Gregory
United States P Mager
63 3 Australia T Morton
United Kingdom C Wood
2 4
Australia T Morton
United Kingdom C Wood
77 6 Australia T Morton
United Kingdom C Wood
6 7
  Czechoslovakia R Rajchrtová
Czechoslovakia A Strnadová
7 3 4 6 Australia N Provis
Australia E Smylie
3 5
6 Australia N Provis
Australia E Smylie
5 6 6

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
8 Argentina G Sabatini
Argentina M Paz
6 6
  United States T Whitlinger
United States T Whittington
0 1 8 Argentina G Sabatini
Argentina M Paz
6 6
  France A Dechaume
Argentina F Labat
6 6 France A Dechaume
Argentina F Labat
2 3
  Czechoslovakia I Budařová
Germany S Meier
1 1 8 Argentina G Sabatini
Argentina M Paz
6 6
  Indonesia Y Basuki
United States J Fuchs
6 3 6 9 United States K Adams
Netherlands M Bollegraf
2 2
United States A Grossman
Japan N Kijimuta
0 6 2 Indonesia Y Basuki
United States J Fuchs
2 4
Bulgaria K Maleeva
Bulgaria M Maleeva
2 4 9 United States K Adams
Netherlands M Bollegraf
6 6
9 United States K Adams
Netherlands M Bollegraf
6 6 8 Argentina G Sabatini
Argentina M Paz
6 6
14 Australia R McQuillan
France C Tanvier
6 7 4 United States MJ Fernández
United States Z Garrison-Jackson
1 2
France A Fusai
France O Graveraux
2 5 14 Australia R McQuillan
France C Tanvier
6 7
Italy L Ferrando
Italy L Golarsa
6 6 Italy L Ferrando
Italy L Golarsa
1 5
United States C Benjamin
South Africa A Coetzer
2 2 14 Australia R McQuillan
France C Tanvier
2 r
Soviet Union A Blumberga
Germany Caroline Schneider
6 0 6 4 United States MJ Fernández
United States Z Garrison-Jackson
6
Peru L Gildemeister
Denmark T Scheuer-Larsen
3 6 3 Soviet Union A Blumberga
Germany Caroline Schneider
1 2
Canada R Alter
Netherlands H ter Riet
4 1 4 United States MJ Fernández
United States Z Garrison-Jackson
6 6
4 United States MJ Fernández
United States Z Garrison-Jackson
6 6

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
5 United States K Jordan
United States M McGrath
4 6 6
United States L McNeil
United States S Rehe
6 4 3 5 United States K Jordan
United States M McGrath
6 6
  Switzerland M Maleeva-Fragniere
Switzerland M Strebel
2 6 6 Switzerland M Maleeva-Fragniere
Switzerland M Strebel
1 3
  Switzerland C Caverzasio
France N Herreman
6 2 4 5 United States K Jordan
United States M McGrath
4 6 8
  Italy L Garrone
Germany K Kschwendt
6 6 12 France N Tauziat
Austria J Wiesner
6 2 6
  United States B Nagelsen
United States J Smoller
4 4 Italy L Garrone
Germany K Kschwendt
2 3
  Soviet Union V Milvidskaia
France S Sabas
5 61 12 France N Tauziat
Austria J Wiesner
6 6
12 France N Tauziat
Austria J Wiesner
7 77 5 United States K Jordan
United States M McGrath
3 7 0
16 Belgium S Appelmans
Italy S Cecchini
3 6 2 2 Soviet Union L Neiland
Soviet Union N Zvereva
6 5 6
  Soviet Union E Brioukhovets
Soviet Union E Maniokova
6 2 6 Soviet Union E Brioukhovets
Soviet Union E Maniokova
3 6 4
  Belgium A Devries
Czech Republic K Zakopalová
2 62 Czechoslovakia I Jankovská
Czechoslovakia E Melicharová
6 1 6
  Czechoslovakia I Jankovská
Czechoslovakia E Melicharová
6 77 Czechoslovakia I Jankovská
Czechoslovakia E Melicharová
2 4
  Germany S Hack
Austria H Sprung
4 5 2 Soviet Union L Neiland
Soviet Union N Zvereva
6 6
  Italy S Farina
Australia K Godridge
6 7 Italy S Farina
Australia K Godridge
2 3
  Japan N Miyagi
Indonesia S Wibowo
7 1 5 2 Soviet Union L Neiland
Soviet Union N Zvereva
6 6
2 Soviet Union L Neiland
Soviet Union N Zvereva
5 6 7

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