1988 French Open

The 1988 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 23 May until 5 June. It was the 92nd staging of the French Open, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1988.

1988 French Open
Date23 May - 5 June
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
LocationParis (XVIe), France
VenueStade Roland Garros
Men's Singles
Sweden Mats Wilander
Women's Singles
West Germany Steffi Graf
Men's Doubles
Ecuador Andrés Gómez / Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario
Women's Doubles
United States Martina Navratilova / United States Pam Shriver
Mixed Doubles
United States Lori McNeil / Mexico Jorge Lozano
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Men's singlesEdit

  Mats Wilander defeated   Henri Leconte, 7–5, 6–2, 6–1

  • It was Wilander's 6th career Grand Slam title, and his 3rd (and last) French Open title.

Women's singlesEdit

  Steffi Graf defeated   Natalia Zvereva, 6–0, 6–0

  • This was the shortest women's singles Grand Slam final in the Open Era; Graf won the match in 32[1] minutes.
  • It was Graf's 3rd career Grand Slam title, and her 2nd (consecutive) French Open title.

Men's doublesEdit

  Andrés Gómez /   Emilio Sánchez Vicario defeated   John Fitzgerald /   Anders Järryd, 6–3, 6–7, 6–4, 6–3

Women's doublesEdit

  Martina Navratilova /   Pam Shriver defeated   Claudia Kohde-Kilsch /   Helena Suková, 6–2, 7–5

Mixed doublesEdit

  Lori McNeil /   Jorge Lozano defeated   Brenda Schultz-McCarthy /   Michiel Schapers, 7–5, 6–2


Boys' singlesEdit

  Nicolas Pereira defeated   Magnus Larsson, 7–6, 6–3

Girls' singlesEdit

  Julie Halard defeated   Andrea Farley, 6–2, 4–6, 7–5

Boys' doublesEdit

  Jason Stoltenberg /   Todd Woodbridge defeated   Cristiano Caratti /   Goran Ivanišević, 7–6, 7–5

Girls' doublesEdit

  Alexia Dechaume /   Emmanuelle Derly defeated   Julie Halard /   Maïder Laval, 6–4, 3–6, 6–3

Prize moneyEdit

Event W F SF QF 4R 3R 2R 1R
Singles [2] Men FF1,500,240 FF750,120 FF375,060 FF190,030 FF100,019 FF56,009 FF33,015 FF20,123
Women FF1,436,390 FF731,700 FF362,440 FF183,450 FF89,850 FF46,330 FF24,540 FF12,750

Total prize money for the event was FF20,963,950.


  1. ^ Times, Robin Herman and Special To the New York. "TENNIS; Graf Shuts Out Zvereva to Gain French Open Title". Retrieved 2018-05-02.
  2. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1989). World of Tennis 1989. London: Willow Books. p. 65. ISBN 978-0-00-218311-6.

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