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2020 French Open
|2020 French Open|
|Date||27 September – 11 October|
90th Grand Slam
|Category||Grand Slam tournament|
|Draw||128 singles players, 64 doubles pairs|
|Location||Paris (XVIe), France|
|Venue||Roland Garros Stadium|
|Kevin Krawietz / Andreas Mies|
|Tímea Babos / Kristina Mladenovic|
|Flavio Cobolli / Dominic Stricker|
|Eleonora Alvisi / Lisa Pigato|
|Wheelchair Men's Singles|
|Wheelchair Women's Singles|
|Wheelchair Quad Singles|
|Wheelchair Men's Doubles|
|Alfie Hewett / Gordon Reid|
|Wheelchair Women's Doubles|
|Diede de Groot / Aniek van Koot|
|Wheelchair Quad Doubles|
|Sam Schröder / David Wagner|
The 2020 French Open was a Grand Slam-tier tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts. It was held at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France. Originally scheduled for 24 May to 7 June, due to the COVID-19 pandemic it was first moved to 20 September to 4 October then later moved back a week further to 27 September to 11 October. Qualifying matches, comprising singles and doubles play, began 21 September. Junior and wheelchair tournaments were also scheduled. Rafael Nadal was a twelve-time and the defending champion in men's singles; Ashleigh Barty was the defending champion in women's singles but chose not to defend her title following concerns over the pandemic.
It was the 124th edition of the French Open and the last Grand Slam event of 2020. The main singles draws included 16 qualifiers for men and 12 for women out of 128 players in each draw.
The men's singles title was won for the 13th time by Rafael Nadal, who won his 20th Grand Slam title, defeating Novak Djokovic in the final. The women's singles title was won by Iga Świątek, who won her maiden WTA singles title, defeating Sofia Kenin in the final. This was the first time in the Open Era that neither the men's nor women's singles champions dropped a set throughout the entire tournament. With his victory, Nadal equalled Roger Federer's all-time record of 20 Grand Slam titles. Świątek became the first player from Poland, and the first player born in the 21st century, male or female, to win a Grand Slam singles title.
The 2020 French Open was the 124th edition of the French Open and was held at Stade Roland Garros in Paris. It was also be the first year in which there was a retractable roof on the French tennis courts, after construction was completed on Court Phillipe Chatrier in late 2019, with plans in place to also have a roof on Court Suzanne Lenglen by 2023. Additionally, it was also the first year in which night tennis was possible, as floodlights will be in operation on the twelve courts.
The tournament was run by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) and was part of the 2020 ATP Tour and the 2020 WTA Tour calendars under the Grand Slam category. The tournament consisted of both men's and women's singles and doubles draws.
There was a singles and doubles events for both boys and girls (players under 18), which was part of the Grade A category of tournaments, and singles and doubles events for men's and women's wheelchair tennis players under the Grand Slam category. The tournament was played on clay courts and took place over a series of 23 courts, including the three main showcourts, Court Philippe Chatrier, Court Suzanne Lenglen and Court Simonne Mathieu.
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic
Normally, this event is held on the fourth Sunday of May and ending in early June and is the second Grand Slam of the year on the peak of the spring clay court season. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, on 17 March, French Tennis Federation announced the tournament had been postponed and dates were moved first to 20 September to 4 October 2020 (the dates were initially scheduled for the annual Asian Hard Court swing which would be eventually cancelled on 24 July), and then moved a week further to 27 September to 11 October 2020, just two weeks after the 2020 US Open. For the first time since the 1947 French Championships, this event will not be held on the traditional May–June schedule and the first time since the introduction of the Open Era that a major tournament has been postponed rather than cancelled. On 13 April 2020, the French Government extended a ban on mass gatherings until July 2020 in a bid to control the spread of the virus.
On 7 September, it was announced the three main courts would have a maximum capacity of 11,500 spectators during the 15-day tournament, with 5,000 each in Court Philippe Chatrier and Court Suzanne Lenglen, and 1,500 in Court Simonne Mathieu. Matches on other courts would take place without spectators including the qualifying events. These guidelines followed from official health and safety protocols including social distancing regulations from the regional government. According to the tournament director Guy Forget, players and personnel would have to be tested for the virus upon arrival in Paris to confirm a negative test result and a second test 72 hours later. Players would then have to stay at two hotels stipulated by organizers once they get tested. On 17 September, the spectator capacity for each match was reduced to 5,000 in all of the three main courts due to an ongoing surge in the number of coronavirus cases in France, and couple of days later, the capacity was reduced once again to 1,000 starting on the eve of the main tournament.
The mixed doubles event did not take place this year and this is the second consecutive Grand Slam not holding the event after the US Open.
The Men's Singles event began on 27 September with the first of seven total rounds. 32 players were seeded, while the other 96 players were not. Of those seeded players, eleven were defeated in the first round, notably No. 4 Daniil Medvedev, No. 8 Gaël Monfils, and No. 11 David Goffin. As the French Open is the only remaining Grand Slam tournament that does not use the advantage set, there exists the possibility of significantly longer final sets, as seen in the first round match between Lorenzo Giustino and Corentin Moutet. The match was won after just over six hours by the former, 0–6, 7–6 (7), 7–6 (3), 2–6, 18–16, and was the second-longest match in French Open history. Denis Shapovalov, John Isner, and Dušan Lajović were the highest of the five seeded players to exit in the second round, and a further nine seeded players were defeated in the third and fourth rounds. Of the eight players that qualified for the finals, seven were seeded, with Jannik Sinner (who lost only one set in the first four rounds combined) the lone exception.
In the quarterfinals, No. 1 Novak Djokovic defeated No. 17 Pablo Carreño Busta (Djokovic's loss in the first set was his first dropped set of the tournament), No. 5 Stefanos Tsitsipas defeated No. 13 Andrey Rublev, No. 12 Diego Schwartzman upset No. 3 Dominic Thiem, and No. 2 Rafael Nadal ended the upset bid of Jannik Sinner. The two semifinal matches told very different tales; Nadal dominated Schwartzman, beating him in straight sets, while Djokovic opened against Tsitsipas by winning the first two sets, but dropped the next two before winning the final set 6–1 to take the match. In the championship, Nadal opened dominantly with a first-set bagel and a 6–2 performance in the second set, and finished with a 7–5 final set to win the title. This marked Nadal's fourth consecutive and 13th overall French Open title and his 20th overall Grand Slam singles title, equaling Roger Federer's all-time record. Furthermore, Nadal did not lose a single set throughout the entire tournament.
The Women's Singles event began on 27 September with the first of seven total rounds. 32 players were seeded, while the other 96 players were not. Twelve seeded players lost in the first round, notably No. 9 Johanna Konta, No. 12 Madison Keys, and No. 15 Markéta Vondroušová, and a further seven fell in the second round, among them No. 2 Karolína Plíšková, No. 10 Victoria Azarenka, and No. 14 Elena Rybakina. Sixth-seeded Serena Williams withdrew prior to her second round match (awarded on walkover to Tsvetana Pironkova) due to an achilles injury. Ten seeded players lost in the third and fourth round combined, including top seed Simona Halep.
Only three seeded players qualified for the finals. In the quarterfinals, three matches were decided in straight sets: No. 3 Elina Svitolina was upset by Nadia Podoroska, Iga Świątek defeated Martina Trevisan, and No. 7 Petra Kvitová beat Laura Siegemund. No. 4 Sofia Kenin's defeat of Danielle Collins was the only to go to a third set. In the semifinals, Świątek defeated Podoroska and Kenin beat Kvitová, both in straight sets. This set up a final between Świątek and Kenin, which was won easily by Świątek, 6–4, 6–1. This was Świątek's first WTA singles title, as she became first Polish player, male or female, to win a Grand Slam singles title. Świątek did not drop a set throughout the entire tournament, did not lose more than 4 games per set, and did not lose more than 5 games in any match.
The Men's Doubles event began on 29 September with the first of six total rounds. 16 pairs were seeded, while the other 48 players were not. In the first round, only one seeded pair lost: tenth-seeded Raven Klaasen and Olivier Marach. In addition, 12th-seeded Jean-Julien Rojer and Horia Tecău advanced after playing just one set after Cristian Garín and Pedro Martínez retired. The second round saw the elimination of just three more seeded pairs, No. 4 Łukasz Kubot/Marcelo Melo, No. 11 John Peers/Michael Venus, and No. 16 Austin Krajicek/Franko Škugor. However, in the third round, six of the remaining twelve seeded pairs lost, notably second-seed Marcel Granollers and Horacio Zeballos, fifth-seed Ivan Dodig and Filip Polášek, and sixth-seed Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut.
In the quarterfinals, the top-seeded pair of Juan Sebastián Cabal and Robert Farah dropped their opening set for the third time in four matches before coming back to win in three over Frederik Nielsen and Tim Pütz. No. 7 Mate Pavić and Bruno Soares dropped their first set as well before winning the final two to defeat Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury, the No. 3 pair. The other two quarterfinal matches were decided in straight sets: No. 9 Wesley Koolhof and Nikola Mektić defeated Nicholas Monroe and Tommy Paul, and No. 8 Kevin Krawietz and Andreas Mies defeated No. 13 Jamie Murray and Neal Skupski. In the semifinals, Pavić and Soares pulled off a straight-set upset of the top seeded pair, while Krawietz and Mies defeated Koolhof and Mektić in two sets as well. This set up a final between Pavić/Soares and Krawietz/Mies, whch was won by the latter pair in straight sets. This marked the second Grand Slam title for both players, as they had won the French Open doubles championship the year prior for their first title.
The Men's Doubles event began on 30 September with the first of six total rounds. 16 pairs were seeded, while the other 48 players were not. The first round saw the loss of two seeded pairs: No. 11 Lucie Hradecká and Andreja Klepač and twin sisters Lyudmyla and Nadiia Kichenok, the No. 15 seeded pair. Two further pairs fell in the second round; No. 3 Elise Mertens and Aryna Sabalenka were defeated and No. 12 Laura Siegemund and Vera Zvonareva retired after the first set of their match. Of the fourteen remaining seeded pairs, half of them were defeated in the third round. Notably among these were the top-seeded pair, Hsieh Su-wei and Barbora Strýcová, as well as No. 5 Gabriela Dabrowski and Jeļena Ostapenko, No. 6 Květa Peschke and Demi Schuurs.
Five seeded pairs qualified for the quarterfinals, alongside three unseeded pairs. In the quarterfinals, No. 14 Alexa Guarachi/Desirae Krawczyk upset No. 7 Shuko Aoyama/Ena Shibahara, Iga Świątek/Nicole Melichar defeated Asia Muhammad/Jessica Pegula, No. 4 Barbora Krejčíková/Kateřina Siniaková beat No. 9 Sofia Kenin/Bethanie Mattek-Sands, and No. 2 Tímea Babos/Kristina Mladenovic (the defending champions) defeated Marta Kostyuk/Aliaksandra Sasnovich. The semifinals saw the elimination of the final unranked pair, Świątek and Melichar, at the hands of Guarachi and Krawczyk, while Babos and Mladenovic defeated Krejčíková and Siniaková. This set up a final between the pair of Babos and Mladenovic and the pair of Guarachi and Krawczyk. The former pair successfully defended their title in straight sets by a score of 6–4, 7–5.
Wheelchair Men's Singles
The Wheelchair Women's Singles tournament began on 7 October with the quarterfinal round. The field was composed of eight players; Shingo Kunieda and defending champion Gustavo Fernández received the top two seeds and the other six players were unseeded. All of the quarterfinal matches were decided in straight sets, as Kunieda defeated wild card entry Frédéric Cattaneo, Joachim Gérard defeated Nicolas Peifer, Alfie Hewett defeated Stéphane Houdet, and Fernández defeated Gordon Reid. Both semifinal matches saw a ranked player upset; No. 1 Kunieda was defeated in three sets by Gérard and No. 2 Fernández fell in two sets to Hewett. In the final, Hewett won the first set 6–4 before losing the second set to Gérard by the same score. Hewett prevailed 6–3 in the final set to win the championship, his fourth Grand Slam singles title in his sixth appearance.
Wheelchair Women's Singles
- Yui Kamiji def. Momoko Ohtani, 6–2, 6–1
The Wheelchair Women's Singles tournament began on 7 October with the quarterfinal round. The field was composed of eight players; Diede de Groot and Yui Kamiji received the top two seeds and the other six players were unseeded. All but one of the quarterfinal matches went to three sets, as de Groot defeated Jordanne Whiley, Aniek van Koot defeated wild card entry Charlotte Famin, and Kamiji defeated Marjolein Buis. Momoko Ohtani was the only player to win in straight sets, defeating Kgothatso Montjane. This set up two semifinal matches, each to be played between a player from The Netherlands and a player from Japan. In each match, the Japanese player prevalied; Ohtani defeated top-seeded de Groot and Kamiji beat Van Koot, both in straight sets. The final was played on 9 October between the lone Japanese players in the event. In the final, No. 2 Yui Kamiji defeated Momoko Ohtani, 6–2, 6–1, to win her fourth French Open singles title and her 24th Grand Slam title overall.
Wheelchair Quad Singles
The Wheelchair Quad Singles tournament began on 8 October with the semifinal round. The field was composed of four players; defending champion Dylan Alcott and Andy Lapthorne received the top two seeds and the other two players were unseeded. In the opening round, Alcott faced wild card entry Sam Schröder in a rematch of the final of the US Open some weeks earlier. Alcott was victorious in two sets. The other semifinal saw Lapthorne defeat David Wagner in three sets, with Lapthorne winning the first and third. The third place match took place between Schröder and Wagner, and was won by the former in straight sets. The final was played between No. 1 Alcott and No. 2 Lapthorne, with Alcott winning both sets by a score of 6–2 to capture his eleventh Grand Slam singles title.
Wheelchair Men's Doubles
The Wheelchair Men's Doubles competition featured the same eight players as contested the singles event. Houdet and Peifer teamed up to form the top-seeded pair, while Hewett and Reid were the second seeds. The other pairings were Fernandez with Kunieda, and Cattaneo with Gerard. Houdet and Peifer were beaten 12–10 on a tie-break in their semi-final by Fernandez and Kunieda, after the two sides had won a set each, while Hewett and Reid advanced to the final with a straight-sets victory over Cattaneo and Gerard. In the final, Hewett and Reid won the first set on a tie-break before losing the second 6–1, but finished victorious after the deciding tie-break finished 10–3 in their favour.
Wheelchair Women's Doubles
As with the men's competition, the Wheelchair Women's Doubles event featured the same eight players as in the singles event. Two of the four pairs were seeded: Diede de Groot and Aniek van Koot received the top seed, and the second seed went to Yui Kamiji and Jordanne Whiley. In the semifinals, De Groot and van Koot defeated the pair of Kgothatso Montjane and Momoko Ohtani, and Kamiji and Whiley defeated the pair of Marjolein Buis and Charlotte Famin. The final was played between the pair of de Groot and van Koot, the defending champions, and the pair of Kamiji and Whiley. The Dutch pair took the first set 7–6 in a tiebreak, but the latter pair came back to win the second set 6–3 and force the match into a third. The third set, consisting of solely a tiebreak, was won 10–8 by de Groot and van Koot, completing their successful title defense.
Wheelchair Quad Doubles
The Wheelchair Quad Doubles event consisted of a single match, played on 9 October between the pair of Dylan Alcott and Andy Lapthorne and the pair of David Wagner and Sam Schröder. Alcott and Wagner won this event as partners at the tournament the year prior, but chose to partner with different players for this edition. The first set was won by Alcott and Lapthorne, 6–4, but Schröder and Wagner responded with a 7–5 win in the second set. The third set consisted only of a tiebreak, which was won by Schröder and Wagner, 10–8, to capture their second and nineteenth overall Grand Slam titles, respectively.
Of the sixteen seeded players, only two made it through the first three rounds and into the quarterfinals: No. 7 Dominic Stricker and No. 8 Leandro Riedi. Stricker defeated Lukas Neumayer in his quarterfinal matchup, while Riede battled from behind to defeat Alex Barrena. The other two matches saw Juan Bautista Torres defeat Lilian Marmousez and Guy den Ouden defeat Sean Cuenin. In the semifinals, Stricker beat Torres in three sets (with both of his wins coming by virtue of bagels, while Riedi booked a place in the final by defeating den Ouden in two sets. The all-Swiss championship match was won by Stricker, as he defeated Riede 6–2, 6–4, to claim his first junior Grand Slam title.
Of the sixteen seeded players, five made it past the first three rounds and qualified for the quarterfinals. Among them was No. 3 Elsa Jacquemot, who was awarded a wild card into the main competition, but lost to qualifier Renata Zarazúa in the first round; she then entered the Girls' Singles competition. Jaacquemot defeated No. 10 Kristina Dmitruk in straight sets in her quarterfinal match; the other matches saw Alina Charaeva upset No. 9 Alexandra Vecic, No. 4 Polina Kudermetova defeat Océane Babel, and No. 2 Alexandra Eala defeat Linda Nosková. In the semifinals, Charaeva pulled another upset by defeating Kudermetova, while Jacquemot defeated Eala. The final was played between Jacquemot and Charaeva, and was won by the former, 4–6, 6–4, 6–2.
Of the four pairs that qualified for the semifinals, two were seeded. Only three seeded pairs of the original eight made it past the second round, notably No. 1 Arthur Cazaux and Harold Mayot, who withdrew before their opening match. The only seeded pair to lose their quarterfinal match was No. 7 Mikołaj Lorens and Kārlis Ozoliņš, who retired before the second set began. The No. 8 pair of Bruno Oliveira and Natan Rodrigues qualified for the semifinals, defeating Martin Krumich and Dalibor Svrčina in two sets to book a place in the final. The No. 3 pair of Flavio Cobolli and Dominic Stricker defeated Lilian Marmousez and Giovanni Mpetshi Perricard in a third-set tiebreak to win their semifinal match and advance to the final. In the championship match, Cobolli and Stricker defeated Oliveira and Rodrigues, 6–2, 6–4, to win the title.
Of the eight pairs that were seeded at the start of the tournament, two were among the four pairs that qualified for the semifinal round. Notably, the top-seeded pair of Weronika Baszak and Elsa Jacquemot were defeated in straight sets in the first round, while No. 3 Alexandra Eala and Elvina Kalieva were knocked out in the third-set tiebreak of their opening match. The semifinals saw the fifth-seeded pair of Maria Bondarenko and Diana Shnaider come from behind to defeat Jéssica Bouzas Maneiro and Guillermina Grant, and No. 2 Kamilla Bartone and Oksana Selekhmeteva lose in an upset to Eleonora Alvisi and Lisa Pigato. This set up a final between No. 5 Bondarenko/Shnaider and unseeded Alvisi/Pigato, which was won in an upset by the latter in straight sets, 7–6(7–3), 6–4.
Point distribution and prize money
Below is a series of tables for each of the competitions showing the ranking points on offer for each event.
|Event||W||F||SF||QF||Round of 16||Round of 32||Round of 64||Round of 128||Q||Q3||Q2||Q1|
|Event||W||F||SF||QF||Round of 16||Round of 32||Q||Q3|
|Event||W||F||SF||QF||Round of 16||Round of 32||Round of 64||Round of 128||Q3||Q2||Q1|
|Wheelchair Doubles *||€||€||€||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
* per team
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