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The 1977 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 81st staging of the French Open, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1977.[4][5]

1977 French Open
Date23 May – 5 June
Edition81st
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
Prize money$300,000
SurfaceClay / outdoor
LocationParis (XVIe), France
VenueStade Roland Garros
Champions
Men's Singles
Argentina Guillermo Vilas [1]
Women's Singles
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jaušovec [2]
Men's Doubles
United States Brian Gottfried / Mexico Raúl Ramírez [3]
Women's Doubles
Czechoslovakia Regina Maršíková / United States Pam Teeguarden [2]
Mixed Doubles
United States Mary Carillo / United States John McEnroe [2]
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FinalsEdit

Men's singlesEdit

  Guillermo Vilas defeated   Brian Gottfried, 6–0, 6–3, 6–0 [1]

  • It was Vilas's 1st career Grand Slam title.

Women's singlesEdit

  Mima Jaušovec[a] defeated   Florenţa Mihai, 6–2, 6–7(5–7), 6–1 [2]

  • It was Jaušovec's 1st (and only) career Grand Slam title.

Men's doublesEdit

  Brian Gottfried /   Raúl Ramírez defeated   Wojciech Fibak /   Jan Kodeš, 7–6, 4–6, 6–3, 6–4 [3]

Women's doublesEdit

  Regina Maršíková /   Pam Teeguarden defeated   Rayni Fox /   Helen Gourlay, 5–7, 6–4, 6–2 [2]

Mixed doublesEdit

  Mary Carillo /   John McEnroe defeated   Florenţa Mihai /   Iván Molina, 7–6, 6–4 [2]

Prize moneyEdit

Event W F SF QF 4R 3R 2R 1R
Singles [6] Men FF190,000 FF96,000 FF48,000 FF24,000 FF14,000 FF8,000 FF4,400 FF2,600
Women FF35,000 FF20,000 FF10,000 FF4,000 - FF2,000 FF1,000 FF650

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Jaušovec became the first player (male or female) from Yugoslavia to win the French Open singles crown.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "ATP – 1977 Roland Garros Men's Singles Draw". ATP.
  2. ^ a b c d e f "WTA Tournament Archive – 1977 Roland Garros" (PDF). WTA.
  3. ^ a b "ATP – 1977 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, 396, 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. (1979). World of Tennis 1978. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 41. ISBN 978-0354090391.

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