1987 French Open

The 1987 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 25 May until 7 June. It was the 91st staging of the French Open, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1987.

1987 French Open
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Date25 May – 7 June
Edition91st
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
SurfaceClay
LocationParis (XVIe), France
VenueStade Roland Garros
Champions
Men's Singles
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl[1]
Women's Singles
West Germany Steffi Graf[2]
Men's Doubles
Sweden Anders Järryd / United States Robert Seguso
Women's Doubles
United States Martina Navratilova / United States Pam Shriver
Mixed Doubles
United States Pam Shriver / Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario
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The event was part of the 1987 Nabisco Grand Prix and 1987 Virginia Slims World Championship Series.

FinalsEdit

Men's singlesEdit

  Ivan Lendl defeated   Mats Wilander, 7–5, 6–2, 3–6, 7–6(7–3).[1]

  • It was Lendl's 2nd title of the year, and his 64th overall. It was his 5th career Grand Slam title, and his 3rd French Open title.

Women's singlesEdit

  Steffi Graf defeated   Martina Navratilova, 6–4, 4–6, 8–6.[2]

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

Men's doublesEdit

  Anders Järryd /   Robert Seguso defeated   Guy Forget /   Yannick Noah, 6–7, 6–7, 6–3, 6–4, 6–2.

Women's doublesEdit

  Martina Navratilova /   Pam Shriver defeated   Steffi Graf /   Gabriela Sabatini, 6–2, 6–1.

Mixed doublesEdit

  Pam Shriver /   Emilio Sánchez Vicario defeated   Lori McNeil /   Sherwood Stewart, 6–3, 7–6(7-4).

Prize moneyEdit

Event W F SF QF 4R 3R 2R 1R
Singles [3] Men FF1,303,800 FF651,900 FF325,950 FF165,150 FF86,900 FF48,625 FF28,700 FF17,500
Women FF1,178,840 FF594,220 FF289,220 FF147,780 FF72,370 FF37,320 FF19,780 FF10,270

Total prize money for the event was FF19,948,960.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Roger M. Williams (8 June 1987). "Lendl wins his third French Open". The Palm Beach Post. Paris, France. Retrieved 18 December 2010.
  2. ^ a b Roger M. Williams (7 June 1987). "Grag Topples Navratilova in French Final". The New York Times. Paris, France. Retrieved 18 December 2010.
  3. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1988). World of Tennis. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 61. ISBN 978-0-00-218269-0.

External linksEdit

Preceded by
1987 Australian Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1987 Wimbledon Championships