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The 1986 French Open was a tennis tournament that took place on the outdoor clay courts at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France. The tournament was held from 26 May until 8 June. It was the 90th staging of the French Open, and the first Grand Slam tennis event of 1986.[6][7]

1986 French Open
Date26 May – 8 June[1]
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
SurfaceClay / outdoor
LocationParis (XVIe), France[1]
VenueStade Roland Garros
Men's Singles
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl[2]
Women's Singles
United States Chris Evert[3][4]
Men's Doubles
Australia John Fitzgerald / Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd [5]
Women's Doubles
United States Martina Navratilova / Hungary Andrea Temesvári [4]
Mixed Doubles
United States Kathy Jordan / United States Ken Flach [4]
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The event was part of the 1986 Nabisco Grand Prix and 1986 Virginia Slims World Championship Series.[1]


Men's singlesEdit

  Ivan Lendl defeated   Mikael Pernfors, 6–3, 6–2, 6–4 [2]

  • It was Lendl's 6th title of the year, and his 59th overall. It was his 3rd career Grand Slam title, and his 2nd French Open title.

Women's singlesEdit

  Chris Evert defeated   Martina Navratilova, 2–6, 6–3, 6–3.[3][4]

  • It was Evert's 18th (and last) career Grand Slam title, and her 7th French Open singles title (a record).

Men's doublesEdit

  John Fitzgerald /   Tomáš Šmíd defeated   Stefan Edberg /   Anders Järryd, 6–3, 4–6, 6–3, 6–7(4–7), 14–12 [5]

Women's doublesEdit

  Martina Navratilova /   Andrea Temesvári defeated   Steffi Graf /   Gabriela Sabatini, 6–1, 6–2 [4]

Mixed doublesEdit

  Kathy Jordan /   Ken Flach defeated   Rosalyn Fairbank /   Mark Edmondson, 3–6, 7–6(7–3), 6–3 [4]

Prize moneyEdit

Event W F SF QF 4R 3R 2R 1R
Singles [8] Men FF1,397,250 FF698,630 FF349,310 FF176,980 FF102,470 FF55,890 FF32,600 FF15,720
Women FF1,278,400 FF645,800 FF314,600 FF160,630 FF78,660 FF40,570 FF21,530 FF11,180

Total prize money for the event was FF21,528,000.


  1. ^ a b c "French Open 1986 – Overview".
  2. ^ a b Alan Trengove (1986-06-10). "Biased Crowd Goads Lendl To Convincing Win". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 2010-12-18.
  3. ^ a b "Evert Lloyd Wins record 7th French Title". Tri-City Herald. Paris, France. 1986-06-08.
  4. ^ a b c d e f "WTA Tournament Archive – 1986 Roland Garros" (PDF). WTA.
  5. ^ a b "ATP – 1986 Roland Garros Men's Doubles Draw". ATP.
  6. ^ 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.
  7. ^ Gilles Delamarre (1991). Roland Garros : Le Livre du Tournoi du Centenaire. Paris: Fédération Française de Tennis. pp. 240–245. ISBN 2906450510.
  8. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1988). World of Tennis 1987. London: Willow Books. p. 61. ISBN 978-0002182522.

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