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2011 French Open
2011 French Open poster.png
Date 22 May – 5 June
Edition 110th
Category Grand Slam tournament (ITF)
Surface Clay
Location Paris (XVIe), France
Venue Stade Roland Garros
Champions
Men's Singles
Spain Rafael Nadal
Women's Singles
China Li Na
Men's Doubles
Belarus Max Mirnyi / Canada Daniel Nestor
Women's Doubles
Czech Republic Andrea Hlaváčková / Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká
Mixed Doubles
Australia Casey Dellacqua / United States Scott Lipsky
Boys' Singles
United States Bjorn Fratangelo
Girls' Singles
Tunisia Ons Jabeur
Boys' Doubles
Spain Andrés Artuñedo / Spain Roberto Carballes
Girls' Doubles
Russia Irina Khromacheva / Ukraine Maryna Zanevska
Legends Under 45 Doubles
France Fabrice Santoro / Australia Todd Woodbridge
Women's Legends Doubles
United States Lindsay Davenport / Switzerland Martina Hingis
Legends Over 45 Doubles
France Guy Forget / France Henri Leconte
Wheelchair Men's Singles
Netherlands Maikel Scheffers
Wheelchair Women's Singles
Netherlands Esther Vergeer
Wheelchair Men's Doubles
Japan Shingo Kunieda / France Nicolas Peifer
Wheelchair Women's Doubles
Netherlands Esther Vergeer / Netherlands Sharon Walraven
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The 2011 French Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts. It was the 110th edition of the French Open, and the second Grand Slam event of the year. It took place at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France, from 22 May to 5 June 2011.[1]

Rafael Nadal successfully defended his 2010 title, defeating rival Roger Federer in the final to win his sixth French Open title. Francesca Schiavone was narrowly unsuccessful in her title defence, being defeated by Li Na in the final. Li became the first female Asian to win a Grand Slam singles title.[2]

Tournament[edit]

Court Philippe Chatrier where the Finals of the French Open took place.

The 2011 French Open was the one hundred and tenth edition of the French Open. It was held at Stade Roland Garros in Paris. The tournament was an event run by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) and was part of the 2011 ATP World Tour and the 2011 WTA Tour calendars under the Grand Slam category. The tournament consisted of both men's and women's singles and doubles draws as well as a mixed doubles event. There were singles and doubles events for both boys and girls (players under 18), which is part of the Grade A category of tournaments. There were also singles and doubles events for men's and women's wheelchair tennis players as part of the NEC tour under the Grand Slam category. The tournament was played on clay courts. The tournament took place over a series of twenty courts, including the three main showcourts, Court Philippe Chatrier, Court Suzanne Lenglen and Court 1.

Ranking points[edit]

Senior ranking points[edit]

Event W F SF QF 4R 3R 2R 1R Q Q3 Q2 Q1
Singles Points (M) 2000 1200 720 360 180 90 45 10 25 16 8 0
Points (F) 2000 1400 900 500 280 160 100 5 60 50 40 2
Doubles Points (M) 2000 1200 720 360 180 90 0 - - - - -
Points (F) 2000 1400 900 500 280 160 5 - - - - -

Junior ranking points[edit]

Below is a table charting the points that are available to the boys and girls in boy singles and doubles play.

Stage[3][4] Boys Singles Boys Doubles Girls Singles Girls Doubles
Champion 250 180 250 180
Runner up 180 120 180 120
Semifinals 120 80 120 80
Quarterfinals 80 50 80 50
Round of 16 50 30 50 30
Round of 32 30 30
Qualifier who loses in first round 25 25
Qualifying Final Round 20 20

Wheelchair ranking points[edit]

Stage[5] Men's Singles Men's Doubles Women's Singles Women's Doubles
Champion 800
Runner up 500
Semifinals 375 100 375 100
Quarterfinals 100 100

Prize money and points[edit]

The total amount of prize money available for the 2011 tournament was €17,520,000. The prize money breakdown was as follows:[6]

Event W F SF QF 4R 3R 2R 1R Q3 Q2 Q1
Singles Prize money €1,200,000 €600,000 €300,000 €150,000 €75,000 €42,000 €25,000 €15,000 €8,000 €4,000 €2,500
Doubles Prize money* €330,000 €165,000 €82,500 €42,000 €22,000 €12,000 €7,500 - - - -
Mixed Doubles Prize money* €100,000 €50,000 €25,000 €13,000 - - €7,000 €3,500 - - -

* per team

Singles players[edit]

Men's Singles

Women's Singles

Day-by-day summaries[edit]

Events[edit]

Seniors[edit]

Men's singles[edit]

Spain Rafael Nadal defeated Switzerland Roger Federer 7–5, 7–6(7–3), 5–7, 6–1

  • In the final, Nadal won his sixth French Open title with a victory over the world number three to hold his title.[7] It was Nadal's third title of the year and 46th of his career.[8] It was the first slam he had won this year and the tenth of his career.[9]

Women's singles[edit]

China Li Na defeated Italy Francesca Schiavone, 6–4, 7–6(7–0)

  • In the final Li Na played the defending champion Francesca Schiavone and won in straight sets.[10] In the final tiebreak game Li won 7–0. It was Li's 2nd title of the year and 5th of her career. Li became the first Chinese and the first Asian winner of a singles Grand Slam tennis tournament.[10] It was Li's second Grand Slam final, after she reached the final of the 2011 Australian Open.[10] After her victory Li Na said that "everyone in China will be so excited".[11]

Men's doubles[edit]

Belarus Max Mirnyi / Canada Daniel Nestor defeated Colombia Juan Sebastián Cabal / Argentina Eduardo Schwank, 7–6(7–3), 3–6, 6–4

  • Mirnyi and Nestor both won their third French Open men's doubles title; Mirnyi won his fifth Grand Slam men's doubles title, and Nestor his seventh.

Women's doubles[edit]

Czech Republic Andrea Hlaváčková / Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká defeated India Sania Mirza / Russia Elena Vesnina, 6–4, 6–3

  • Hlaváčková and Hradecká both won their first Grand Slam title.

Mixed doubles[edit]

Australia Casey Dellacqua / United States Scott Lipsky defeated Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik / Serbia Nenad Zimonjić, 7–6(8–6), 4–6, [10–7]

  • Dellacqua and Lipsky both won their first Grand Slam title.

Juniors[edit]

Boys' Singles[edit]

United States Bjorn Fratangelo defeated Austria Dominic Thiem, 3–6, 6–3, 8–6

  • Fratangelo won his first junior Grand Slam title. He is the first American to win the junior title since John McEnroe's junior title in 1977.[12]

Girls' Singles[edit]

Tunisia Ons Jabeur defeated Puerto Rico Monica Puig, 7–6(10–8), 6–1

  • Jabeur won her first junior Grand Slam title.

Boys' Doubles[edit]

Spain Andrés Artuñedo / Spain Roberto Carballes defeated United States Mitchell Krueger / United States Shane Vinsant, 5–7, 7–6(7–5), [10–5]

  • Artunedo and Carballes both won their first junior Grand Slam title.

Girls' Doubles[edit]

Russia Irina Khromacheva / Ukraine Maryna Zanevska defeated Russia Victoria Kan / Netherlands Demi Schuurs, 6–4, 7–5

  • Khromacheva won her first junior Grand Slam doubles title, and Zanevska won her second.

Wheelchair events[edit]

Wheelchair Men's Singles[edit]

Netherlands Maikel Scheffers defeated France Nicolas Peifer, 7–6(7–3), 6–3

  • Scheffers won his first Grand Slam title.

Wheelchair Women's Singles[edit]

Netherlands Esther Vergeer defeated Netherlands Marjolein Buis, 6–0, 6–2

  • Vergeer won her fifth consecutive French Open singles title and her 18th Grand Slam singles title.

Wheelchair Men's Doubles[edit]

Japan Shingo Kunieda / France Nicolas Peifer defeated Netherlands Robin Ammerlaan / Sweden Stefan Olsson, 6–2, 6–3

  • Kunieda won his third French Open doubles title, and tenth Grand Slam doubles title.
  • Peifer won his first Grand Slam title.

Wheelchair Women's Doubles[edit]

Netherlands Esther Vergeer / Netherlands Sharon Walraven defeated Netherlands Jiske Griffioen / Netherlands Aniek van Koot, 5–7, 6–4, [10–5]

  • Vergeer won her fourth French Open doubles title, and 17th Grand Slam doubles title.
  • Walraven won her fourth consecutive Grand Slam title.

Other events[edit]

Legends Under 45 Doubles[edit]

France Fabrice Santoro / Australia Todd Woodbridge defeated France Arnaud Boetsch / France Cédric Pioline, 6–2, 6–4

Legends Over 45 Doubles[edit]

France Guy Forget / France Henri Leconte defeated Ecuador Andrés Gómez / United States John McEnroe, 6–3, 5–7, [10–8]

Women's Legends Doubles[edit]

United States Lindsay Davenport / Switzerland Martina Hingis defeated United States Martina Navratilova / Czech Republic Jana Novotná, 6–1, 6–2

Singles seeds[edit]

The following are the seeded players and notable players who withdrew from the event. Rankings are as of 16 May 2011 and the Points are as of 23 May 2011. For the first time since the 2006 French Open, the top four seeds all made it to the semifinals.

Men's Singles[edit]

Seed Rank[13] Player Points Points defending Points won New points Status
1 1 Spain Rafael Nadal
12070
2000
2000
12070
Champion, defeated Switzerland Roger Federer [3]
2 2 Serbia Novak Djokovic
11665
360
720
12025
Semifinal lost to Switzerland Roger Federer [3]
3 3 Switzerland Roger Federer
8390
360
1200
9230
Runner-Up, lost to Spain Rafael Nadal [1]
4 4 United Kingdom Andy Murray
6085
180
720
6625
Semifinal lost to Spain Rafael Nadal [1]
5 5 Sweden Robin Söderling
5435
1200
360
4595
Quarterfinals lost to Spain Rafael Nadal [1]
6 6 Czech Republic Tomáš Berdych
4200
720
10
3490
First round lost to France Stéphane Robert[14]
7 7 Spain David Ferrer
4060
90
180
4150
Fourth round lost to France Gaël Monfils [9]
8 8 Austria Jürgen Melzer
2850
720
45
2175
Second round lost to Czech Republic Lukáš Rosol
9 9 France Gaël Monfils
2465
45
360
2780
Quarterfinals lost to Switzerland Roger Federer [3]
10 10 United States Mardy Fish
2395
45
90
2440
Third round lost to France Gilles Simon [18]
11 12 Spain Nicolás Almagro
2225
360
10
1875
First round lost Poland Łukasz Kubot
12 13 Russia Mikhail Youzhny
2010
360
90
1740
Third round lost to Spain Albert Montañés
13 14 France Richard Gasquet
1755
10
180
1925
Fourth round lost to Serbia Novak Djokovic [2]
14 15 Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka
1920
180
180
1920
Fourth round lost to Switzerland Roger Federer [3]
15 16 Serbia Viktor Troicki
1840
90
180
1930
Fourth round lost to United Kingdom Andy Murray [4]
16 17 Spain Fernando Verdasco
1515
180
90
1425
Third round lost to Croatia Ivan Ljubičić
17 18 France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
1570
180
90
1480
Third round lost to Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka [14]
18 19 France Gilles Simon
1565
0
180
1745
Fourth round lost to Sweden Robin Söderling [5]
19 20 Croatia Marin Čilić
1515
180
10
1345
First round lost to Spain Rubén Ramírez Hidalgo[15]
20 21 Germany Florian Mayer
1555
0
45
1600
Second round lost to Colombia Alejandro Falla
21 23 Ukraine Alexandr Dolgopolov
1450
90
90
1450
Third round lost to Serbia Viktor Troicki [15]
22 24 France Michaël Llodra
1400
10
10
1400
First round lost to Belgium Steve Darcis[16]
23 25 Brazil Thomaz Bellucci
1395
180
90
1305
Third round lost to France Richard Gasquet [13]
24 26 United States Sam Querrey
1325
10
45
1360
Second round lost to Croatia Ivan Ljubičić
25 27 Argentina Juan Martín del Potro
1355
0
90
1445
Third round lost to Serbia Novak Djokovic [2]
26 28 Canada Milos Raonic
1342
0
10
1352
First round lost to Germany Michael Berrer[17]
27 29 Cyprus Marcos Baghdatis
1295
90
45
1250
Second round vs Argentina Leonardo Mayer
28 30 Russia Nikolay Davydenko
1285
0
45
1330
Second round lost to Croatia Antonio Veić
29 32 Serbia Janko Tipsarević
1225
10
90
1305
Third round lost to Switzerland Roger Federer [3]
30 33 Spain Guillermo García-López
1205
45
90
1250
Third round lost to Italy Fabio Fognini
31 34 Ukraine Sergiy Stakhovsky
1145
10
90
1225
Third round lost to Spain David Ferrer [7]
32 35 South Africa Kevin Anderson
1150
10
45
1185
Second round lost to Argentina Juan Ignacio Chela

Withdrawn players[edit]

Rank Player Points
Points defending
Points won New points Withdrew due to
11 United States Andy Roddick
2290
90
0
2200
right shoulder injury[18]
22 Argentina David Nalbandian
1425
0
0
1425
illness[19]
31 Spain Tommy Robredo
1245
10
0
1235
Left leg Injury[20]

Women's Singles[edit]

Seed Rank[21] Player Points
Points defending
Points won New points Status
1 1 Denmark Caroline Wozniacki
10255
500
160
9915
Third round lost to Slovakia Daniela Hantuchová [28]
2 2 Belgium Kim Clijsters
8115
0
100
8215
Second round lost to Netherlands Arantxa Rus
3 3 Russia Vera Zvonareva
7755
100
280
7935
Fourth round lost to Russia Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova [14]
4 4 Belarus Victoria Azarenka
5425
5
500
5920
Quarterfinals lost to China Li Na [6]
5 5 Italy Francesca Schiavone
5246
2000
1400
4646
Runner-up, lost to China Li Na [6]
6 6 China Li Na
4635
160
2000
6475
Champion, defeated Italy Francesca Schiavone [5]
7 7 Russia Maria Sharapova
4481
160
900
5221
Semifinal lost to China Li Na [6]
8 8 Australia Samantha Stosur
4645
1400
160
3405
Third round lost to Argentina Gisela Dulko
9 9 Czech Republic Petra Kvitová
3743
5
280
4018
Fourth round lost to China Li Na [6]
10 10 Serbia Jelena Janković
3670
900
280
3050
Fourth round lost to Italy Francesca Schiavone [5]
11 11 France Marion Bartoli
3000
160
900
3740
Semifinal lost to Italy Francesca Schiavone [5]
12 12 Poland Agnieszka Radwańska
2876
100
280
3056
Fourth round lost to Russia Maria Sharapova [7]
13 13 Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova
2870
160
500
3210
Quarterfinals lost to France Marion Bartoli [11]
14 14 Russia Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
2715
160
500
3055
Quarterfinals lost to Italy Francesca Schiavone [5]
15 15 Germany Andrea Petkovic
2890
100
500
3290
Quarterfinals lost to Russia Maria Sharapova [7]
16 16 Estonia Kaia Kanepi
2540
160
160
2540
Third round lost to Russia Ekaterina Makarova
17 18 Germany Julia Görges
2500
100
160
2560
Third round lost to France Marion Bartoli [11]
18 19 Italy Flavia Pennetta
2495
280
5
2220
First round lost to United States Varvara Lepchenko[22]
19 20 Israel Shahar Pe'er
2445
280
5
2170
First round lost to Spain María José Martínez Sánchez[23]
20 21 Serbia Ana Ivanovic
2425
100
5
2330
First round lost to Sweden Johanna Larsson
21 22 Belgium Yanina Wickmayer
2350
160
160
2350
Third round lost to Poland Agnieszka Radwańska [12]
22 23 Slovakia Dominika Cibulková
2210
160
5
2055
First round lost United States Vania King
23 24 Russia Alisa Kleybanova
2165
160
0
2005
withdrew due to Illness[24]
24 25 Australia Jarmila Gajdošová
2060
280
160
1940
Third round lost to Germany Andrea Petkovic [15]
25 26 Russia Maria Kirilenko
1985
280
280
1985
Fourth round lost to Germany Andrea Petkovic [15]
26 27 Russia Nadia Petrova
1940
500
5
1445
First round lost to Australia Anastasia Rodionova[25]
27 28 Romania Alexandra Dulgheru
1515
160
100
1455
Second round lost to Romania Sorana Cîrstea
28 30 Slovakia Daniela Hantuchová
1875
280
280
1875
Fourth round lost to Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova [13]
29 31 China Peng Shuai
2080
0
160
2240
Third round lost to Italy Francesca Schiavone [5]
30 32 Italy Roberta Vinci
1615
100
160
1675
Third round lost to Belarus Victoria Azarenka [4]
31 33 Czech Republic Klára Zakopalová
1600
100
5
1505
First round lost to Chinese Taipei Chan Yung-jan[26]
32 34 Bulgaria Tsvetana Pironkova
1463
5
100
1558
Second round lost to Argentina Gisela Dulko

Withdrawn players[edit]

Rank Player Points
Points defending
Points won New points Withdrew due to
17 United States Serena Williams
2500
500
0
2000
Pulmonary embolism[27]
24 Russia Alisa Kleybanova
2165
160
0
2005
Illness[24]
29 United States Venus Williams
1840
280
0
1560
hip injury[28]

Wildcard entries[edit]

Below are the lists of the wildcard awardees entering in the main draws.

Mixed doubles wildcard entries[edit]

  1. France Julie Coin / France Nicolas Mahut
  2. France Alizé Cornet / France Gilles Simon
  3. France Virginie Razzano / Belgium Dick Norman
  4. France Aravane Rezaï / Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov

Qualifiers entries[edit]

Withdrawals[edit]

The following players were accepted directly into the main tournament, but withdrew with injuries.

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External links[edit]


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2011 Australian Open
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