1978 French Open
The 1978 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 29 May until 11 June. It was the 82nd staging of the French Open, and the first Grand Slam tennis event of 1978.
|1978 French Open|
|Date||29 May – 11 June|
|Category||Grand Slam (ITF)|
|Surface||Clay / outdoor|
|Location||Paris (XVIe), France|
|Venue||Stade Roland Garros|
|Björn Borg |
|Virginia Ruzici |
|Gene Mayer / Hank Pfister |
|Mima Jaušovec / Virginia Ruzici |
|Renáta Tomanová / Pavel Složil |
- It was Borg's 5th career Grand Slam title, and his 3rd French Open title.
- It was Ruzici's 1st (and only) career Grand Slam title.
Total prize money for the event was FF2,035,764.
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