1980 French Open

The 1980 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 26 May until 8 June. It was the 84th staging of the French Open, and the first Grand Slam tennis event of 1980.[4][5]

1980 French Open
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Date26 May – 8 June
Edition84th
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
Draw128S / 64D / 32X
Prize money$400,000
SurfaceClay / outdoor
LocationParis (XVIe), France
VenueStade Roland Garros
Champions
Men's Singles
Sweden Björn Borg[1]
Women's Singles
United States Chris Evert[2]
Men's Doubles
United States Victor Amaya / United States Hank Pfister[3]
Women's Doubles
United States Kathy Jordan / United States Anne Smith[2]
Mixed Doubles
United States Anne Smith / United States Billy Martin[2]
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FinalsEdit

Men's singlesEdit

  Björn Borg defeated   Vitas Gerulaitis, 6–4, 6–1, 6–2 [1]

  • It was Borg's 9th career Grand Slam title, and his 5th French Open title.

Women's singlesEdit

  Chris Evert defeated   Virginia Ruzici, 6–0, 6–3 [2]

  • It was Evert's 10th career Grand Slam title, and her 4th French Open title.

Men's doublesEdit

  Victor Amaya /   Hank Pfister defeated   Brian Gottfried /   Raúl Ramírez, 1–6, 6–4, 6–4, 6–3 [3]

Women's doublesEdit

  Kathy Jordan /   Anne Smith defeated   Ivanna Madruga /   Adriana Villagrán, 6–1, 6–0 [2]

Mixed doublesEdit

  Anne Smith /   Billy Martin defeated   Renáta Tomanová /   Stanislav Birner, 2–6, 6–4, 8–6 [2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "ATP – 1980 Roland Garros Men's Singles Draw". ATP.
  2. ^ a b c d e f "WTA Tournament Archive – 1980 Roland Garros" (PDF). WTA. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-04-24. Retrieved 2013-02-07.
  3. ^ a b "ATP – 1980 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, 397, 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.

External linksEdit

Preceded by
1979 Australian Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1980 Wimbledon Championships