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1983 French Open – Men's Singles

Sixth-seeded Yannick Noah defeated defending champion Mats Wilander 6–2, 7–5, 7–6(7–3) in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1983 French Open. Noah is the most recent male French player to win the French Open. Noah’s win here also makes him the last player to win any Grand Slam tournament with a wooden racket.

Men's Singles
1983 French Open
ChampionFrance Yannick Noah
Runner-upSweden Mats Wilander
Final score6–2, 7–5, 7–6(7–3)
Details
Draw128
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends −45 45+ women
WC Singles men women
WC Doubles men women
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Contents

SeedsEdit

The seeded players are listed below. Yannick Noah is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.

  1.   Jimmy Connors (Quarterfinals)
  2.   John McEnroe (Quarterfinals)
  3.   Ivan Lendl (Quarterfinals)
  4.   Guillermo Vilas (Quarterfinals)
  5.   Mats Wilander (Final)
  6.   Yannick Noah (Champion)
  7.   José Luis Clerc (Second round)
  8.   José Higueras (Semifinals)
  9.   Vitas Gerulaitis (First round)
  10.   Eliot Teltscher (Fourth round)
  11.   Jimmy Arias (Fourth round)
  12.   Brian Gottfried (Fourth round)
  13.   Wojtek Fibak (First round)
  14.   Henrik Sundström (Fourth round)
  15.   Tomáš Šmíd (Second round)
  16.   Andrés Gómez (Fourth round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

  • Q = Qualifier
  • WC = Wild Card
  • LL = Lucky Loser
  • r. = retired

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                     
1   Jimmy Connors 4 4 6
  Christophe Roger-Vasselin 6 6 7
  Christophe Roger-Vasselin 3 0 0
6   Yannick Noah 6 6 6
3   Ivan Lendl 6 2 7 0
6   Yannick Noah 7 6 5 6
6   Yannick Noah 6 7 7
5   Mats Wilander 2 5 63
8   José Higueras 6 6 6 4 6
4   Guillermo Vilas 2 7 1 6 1
8   José Higueras 5 7 3 0
5   Mats Wilander 7 6 6 6
5   Mats Wilander 1 6 6 6
2   John McEnroe 6 2 4 0

Section 1Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1   Connors 6 6 6
  Miller 2 2 1 1 Connors 6 6 6
  Kuharszky 3 3 7 6 5 McNamee 4 4 3
  McNamee 6 6 5 3 7 1 Connors 6 6 5 6
  Velasco, Sr. 6 3 6 6 Gildemeister 3 1 7 1
  Lewis 3 6 0 3 Velasco, Sr. 4 6 1 7 1
  Gildemeister 3 1 6 6 6 Gildemeister 6 1 6 5 6
  Góes 6 6 2 2 5r 1 Connors 6 6 6
  Boileau 7 1 5 6 6 Fromm 2 1 1
  Hjertquist 5 6 7 1 4 Boileau 4 4 2
  Fromm 3 7 6 6 Fromm 6 6 6
Q   Lloyd 6 6 2 3 Fromm 2 6 6 6
  Pinner 2 1 4 Arraya 6 4 4 1
  Arraya 6 6 6 Arraya 6 6 3 6
Q   Panatta 1 6 3 6 1 15 Šmid 1 4 6 4
15   Šmid 6 3 6 1 6

Section 2Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
13   Fibak 5 6 6 3
  Fritz 7 7 4 6 Fritz 7 4 2 1
  Roger-Vasselin 6 6 6 Roger-Vasselin 5 6 6 6
Q   Balleret 4 3 3 Roger-Vasselin 3 4 7 6 6
  Günthardt 2 6 6 6 Günthardt 6 6 6 3 1
  Brown 6 3 3 2 Günthardt 7 6 6
  Složil 6 6 6 Složil 6 3 1
  González 2 4 2 Roger-Vasselin 6 6 1 6
  Portes 6 5 3 6 6 Luna 2 3 6 1
  Sauer 4 7 6 1 4 Portes 1 3 2
  Manson 6 5 6 4 3 De Palmer 6 6 6
  De Palmer 2 7 3 6 6 De Palmer 1 6 5 0
  Luna 6 6 6 Luna 6 4 7 6
  Ganzábal 2 2 4 Luna 6 6 6
  Pimek 6 6 3 1 7 Clerc 2 1 1
7   Clerc 3 7 6 6

Section 3Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
3   Lendl 6 6 6
Q   Rebolledo 4 1 3 3 Lendl 6 6 6
  Casal 2 6 6 6 12 Casal 2 2 2
  Birner 6 4 2 7 10 3 Lendl 6 6 3 6
  Martinez 6 6 6 Martinez 0 2 6 0
  Franulović 3 1 4 Martinez 6 6 1 6
  Maurer 6 7 6 Maurer 4 1 6 4
  Meiler 2 5 3 3 Lendl 7 6 6
  Waltke 5 6 3 7 5 12 Gottfried 6 4 3
  Tideman 7 1 6 5 7 Tideman 6 6 1 6
  Strode 3 1 1 Orantes 3 3 6 3
  Orantes 6 6 6 Tideman 6 3 0 0
  Courteau 6 2 3 12 Gottfried 3 6 6 6
  Dickson 7 6 6 Dickson 6 6 6 3 1
  Schapers 6 6 6 3 12 Gottfried 4 2 7 6 6
12   Gottfried 4 7 7 6

Section 4Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
9   Gerulaitis 4 4 6 1
  Simonsson 6 6 2 6 Simonsson 6 7 6 6 4
  Rinaldini 2 1 0 Alexander 7 6 7 1 6
  Alexander 6 6 6 Alexander 4 6 6 6 6
  Cain 1 4 3 Purcell 6 1 3 7 3
  Purcell 6 6 6 Purcell 6 6 6
  Forget 6 6 6 4 Masur 2 3 3
  Masur 7 3 2 6 Alexander 2 6 1
  DuPré 1 6 7 6 6 Noah 6 7 6
  Foxworth 6 2 5 2 DuPré 6 0 6 6
  Tiberti 6 0 3 4 Keretić 2 6 2 2
  Keretić 4 6 6 6 DuPré 5 6 2
  Pecci, Sr. 6 6 6 6 Noah 7 7 6
  Mitchell 4 2 2 Pecci, Sr. 4 3 3
  Järryd 1 0 2 6 Noah 6 6 6
6   Noah 6 6 6

Section 5Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
8   Higueras 7 6 6
  Kirmayr 5 2 2 8 Higueras 6 6 6
  Hooper 3 0 0 Leconte 4 4 4
  Leconte 6 6 6 8 Higueras 6 6 6
  Soares 2 5 6 3 Fillol, Sr. 4 2 4
  Fillol, Sr. 6 7 2 6 Fillol, Sr. 6 6 6
  Elter 6 3 7 4 6 Elter 3 4 4
  Doyle 2 6 5 6 2 8 Higueras 7 6 7
  Murphy 6 2 4 4 16 Gómez 6 4 6
  Glickstein 3 6 6 6 Glickstein 6 6 6
  Gunnarsson 6 7 4 6 6 Gunnarsson 2 3 4
Q   Aguilera 7 6 6 2 4 Glickstein 6 5 3 6 4
  Visser 6 6 6 16 Gómez 4 7 6 3 6
  Punčec 3 1 4 Visser 5 5 7 4
  Andrews 1 1 6 16 Gómez 7 7 5 6
16   Gómez 6 6 7

Section 6Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
11   Arias 6 7 6 6
  Cash 7 6 1 1 11 Arias 7 0 7 6
  Fitzgerald 5 6 1 7 6 Fitzgerald 5 6 6 4
  Gilbert 7 1 6 5 2 11 Arias 7 0 7 6
  Damiani 3 0 6 4 Hocevar 5 6 6 4
  Tulasne 6 6 2 6 Tulasne 3 1 1
Q   Gattiker 6 3 7 4 Hocevar 6 6 6
  Hocevar 3 6 5 6 11 Arias 5 3 2
Q   Hervet 0 4 2 4 Vilas 7 6 6
  Năstase 6 6 6 Năstase 7 6 1 6
  Högstedt 1 6 4 6 6 Högstedt 6 1 6 1
Q   Cano 6 1 6 2 1 Năstase 1 2 1
Q   Myburg 4 6 6 6 4 Vilas 6 6 6
  Mayotte 6 0 4 2 Q Myburg 2 1 1
  Segărceanu 1 5 1 4 Vilas 6 6 6
4   Vilas 6 7 6

Section 7Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
5   Wilander 4 6 6 2
  Avendaño 6 2 0 1 r 5 Wilander 6 6 6
Q   Youl 4 1 6 6 2 Bernelle 1 1 3
  Bernelle 6 6 3 4 6 5 Wilander 6 4 6 6
  Pérez 6 6 6 6 Bedel 1 6 4 1
  Motta 7 1 1 2 Pérez 4 0 3
  Bedel 6 6 7 Bedel 6 6 6
  Potier 2 4 5 5 Wilander 6 6 6
Q   Errard 1 4 5 14 Sundström 4 1 3
  Nyström 6 6 7 Nyström 6 6 6
  Simonsson 4 2 0 Q Allan 3 3 2
Q   Allan 6 6 6 Nyström 5 4 6 1
  Edwards 3 6 6 7 14 Sundström 7 6 2 6
Q   Feaver 6 2 3 6 Edwards 1 4 0
  Acuña 4 2 6 14 Sundström 6 6 6
14   Sundström 6 6 7

Section 8Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
10   Teltscher 3 7 6 6
  Tarr 6 6 3 1 10 Teltscher 6 7 6
  Gurfein 6 6 6 Gurfein 3 6 1
  Ocleppo 1 3 2 10 Teltscher 6 7 6
Q   Groth 6 7 5 4 r Q Kuchna 3 6 3
Q   Kuchna 7 6 7 2 Q Kuchna 2 6 4 6
Q   Pirow 6 4 3 7 6 Q Pirow 6 2 6 1
  Moretton 4 6 6 5 2 10 Teltscher 3 6 4 1
  Benhabiles 6 7 6 2 McEnroe 6 3 6 6
  Krishnan 4 5 3 Benhabiles 3 6 2
  Gitlin 5 6 6 6 Gitlin 6 7 6
  Freyss 7 3 1 1 Gitlin 3 6 3 1
  Tous 6 7 6 2 McEnroe 6 3 6 6
  Barbosa 2 5 3 Tous 3 6 3
  Testerman 6 1 2 7 2 2 McEnroe 6 7 6
2   McEnroe 3 6 6 6 6

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