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1988 French Open – Men's Singles

Third-seeded Mats Wilander defeated Henri Leconte 7–5, 6–2, 6–1 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1988 French Open. This was his third and final French Open men's singles title. Leconte remains the last Frenchman to reach the French Open Men's Singles final. Ivan Lendl was the two-time defending champion, but lost in the quarterfinals to Jonas Svensson.

Men's Singles
1988 French Open
ChampionSweden Mats Wilander
Runner-upFrance Henri Leconte
Final score7–5, 6–2, 6–1
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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SeedsEdit

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

  1.   Ivan Lendl (Quarterfinalist)
  2.   Stefan Edberg (Fourth round)
  3.   Mats Wilander (Champion)
  4.   Pat Cash (Fourth round)
  5.   Boris Becker (Fourth round)
  6.   Yannick Noah (Fourth round)
  7.   Kent Carlsson (Fourth round)
  8.   Tim Mayotte (Second round)
  9.   Andre Agassi (Semifinalist)
  10.   Anders Järryd (First round)
  11.   Henri Leconte (Finalist)
  12.   Emilio Sánchez (Quarterfinalist)
  13.   Andrés Gómez (Second round)
  14.   Andrei Chesnokov (Quarterfinalist)
  15.   Guillermo Pérez Roldán (Quarterfinalist)
  16.   John McEnroe (Fourth round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                     
1   Ivan Lendl 6 5 2
  Jonas Svensson 7 7 6
  Jonas Svensson 6 2 3
11   Henri Leconte 7 6 6
14   Andrei Chesnokov 3 2 6
11   Henri Leconte 6 6 7
11   Henri Leconte 5 2 1
3   Mats Wilander 7 6 6
12   Emilio Sánchez 7 6 3 4
3   Mats Wilander 6 7 6 6
3   Mats Wilander 4 6 7 5 6
9   Andre Agassi 6 2 5 7 0
9   Andre Agassi 6 6 6
15   Guillermo Pérez Roldán 2 2 4

Section 1Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1   I Lendl 6 6 6
WC   P Pech 0 3 4 1 I Lendl 6 6 6
  Y Doumbia 4 6 6 4 N Kroon 4 0 1
  N Kroon 6 3 7 6 1 I Lendl 6 7 6
  P Rebolledo 2 2 6 4 T Tulasne 3 6 2
  T Tulasne 6 6 3 6 T Tulasne 6 6 6
Q   A Maurer 2 7 3 7 4 D Keretić 1 4 3
  D Keretić 6 6 6 6 6 1 I Lendl 6 7 6 6
WC   M Chang 7 6 6 16 J McEnroe 7 6 4 4
  R Seguso 5 2 3 WC M Chang 6 6 6
  S Casal 3 4 7 2 Q T Svantesson 4 1 3
Q   T Svantesson 6 6 6 6 WC M Chang 0 3 1
WC   P Kuchna 2 4 3 16 McEnroe 6 6 6
  C Bergström 6 6 6 C Bergström 2 4 3
  A Volkov 6 1 6 16 J McEnroe 6 6 6
16   J McEnroe 7 6 7

Section 2Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
10   A Järryd 4 5 1
  J Nyström 6 7 6 J Nyström 7 6 6
WC   E Winogradsky 0 2 7 5 J Berger 5 3 0
  J Berger 6 6 6 7 J Nyström 7 4 6 3 2
  C Pridham 2 7 3 3 J Svensson 6 6 4 6 6
  T Champion 6 6 6 6 T Champion 2 6 2 3
  J Svensson 6 6 6 J Svensson 6 3 6 6
  C Miniussi 4 2 2 J Svensson 5 7 1 6 6
  P Vojtisek 4 0 1 7 K Carlsson 7 6 6 4 2
Q   C Motta 6 6 6 Q C Motta 6 5 1 6
  J Yzaga 4 3 3 M Jaite 3 7 6 7
  M Jaite 6 6 6 M Jaite 2 3 1
  C Pistolesi 4 3 3 7 K Carlsson 6 6 6
WC   J Potier 6 6 6 WC J Potier 3 1 1
  F Davín 6 4 4 4 7 K Carlsson 6 6 6
7   K Carlsson 4 6 6 6

Section 3Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
4   P Cash 6 6 6
  J Brown 3 1 1 4 P Cash 6 3 4 6 6
  J Fitzgerald 3 5 4 J Sánchez 3 6 6 2 3
  J Sánchez 6 7 6 4 P Cash 4 6 6 6
  L Pimek 4 4 4 M Woodforde 6 2 1 2
  M Woodforde 6 6 6 M Woodforde 6 6 5 4 6
  C Steeb 6 1 2 3 J Arrese 4 3 7 6 4
  J Arrese 3 6 6 6 4 P Cash 6 2 4 3
Q   L Lavalle 2 3 2 14 A Chesnokov 2 6 6 6
  G Vilas 6 6 6 G Vilas 3 6 5 0
  D Cahill 7 6 7 2 3 E Bengoechea 6 4 7 6
  E Bengoechea 6 7 5 6 6 E Bengoechea 1 6 4 0
  R Reneberg 6 6 4 6 14 A Chesnokov 6 4 6 6
Q   D Engel 4 2 6 3 R Reneberg 4 3 6 3
  J Frawley 2 4 6 14 A Chesnokov 6 6 4 6
14   A Chesnokov 6 6 7

Section 4Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
11   H Leconte 6 4 6 6 6
Q   S Youl 3 6 7 4 3 11 H Leconte 6 6 6 1 6
Q   B Orešar 6 4 6 4 9 Q B Orešar 1 0 7 6 2
  H Skoff 2 6 4 6 7 11 H Leconte 6 7 6
  H de la Peña 6 6 6 H de la Peña 4 5 1
  E Jelen 2 2 1 H de la Peña 4 6 6 6
  J Grabb 4 6 6 3 M Davis 6 3 1 1
  M Davis 6 3 7 6 11 H Leconte 6 6 6 5 6
Q   S Grenier 4 4 6 6 5 B Becker 7 3 1 7 4
Q   M Hennemann 6 6 2 7 Q H Hennemann 1 0 2
  T Muster 6 6 6 T Muster 6 6 6
  K Flach 0 1 2 T Muster 1 6 5 3
  L Duncan 6 3 3 5 B Becker 6 4 7 6
  P Korda 7 6 6 P Korda 4 3 4
  C Mezzadri 4 2 5 5 B Becker 6 6 6
5   B Becker 6 6 7

Section 5Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
6   Y Noah 7 6 6
  R Osterthun 6 1 4 6 Y Noah 6 6 4 7
  L Mattar 6 6 6 L Mattar 2 4 6 6
  M Pernfors 4 2 1 6 Y Noah 6 6 6 6
  T Witsken 6 6 6 J Hlasek 4 4 7 3
  B Stankovic 4 0 3 T Witsken 6 1 3
  J Hlasek 6 7 6 J Hlasek 7 6 6
WC   G Raoux 1 6 1 6 Noah 6 3 7 2 2
  G Forget 7 6 6 12 E Sánchez 4 6 6 6 6
  P Lundgren 6 3 4 G Forget 7 6 6
Q   M Filippini 6 7 6 Q M Filippini 5 3 1
  J Ross 4 5 3 G Forget 4 4 6 4
  J Pugh 6 6 6 12 E Sánchez 6 6 3 6
  T Šmid 3 1 3 J Pugh 1 4 2
Q   M Bahrami 1 5 3 12 E Sánchez 6 6 6
12   E Sánchez 6 7 6

Section 6Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
13   A Gómez 7 6 4 4 6
  U Stenlund 6 0 6 6 4 13 A Gómez 4 6 4 6
  R Agénor 7 6 6 R Agénor 6 4 6 7
  J Arias 6 2 4 R Agénor 6 7 6
  Vajda 3 6 6 7 Annacone 4 6 2
  Masur 6 4 4 6 M Vajda 4 6 6 5 2
WC   T Benhabiles 3 3 4 Annacone 6 1 2 7 6
  P Annacone 6 6 6 R Agénor 1 6 3
  A Tous 6 6 1 5 6 3 M Wilander 6 7 6
  R Krishnan 4 2 6 7 4 A Tous 5 7 1 4
  S Živojinović 6 7 2 6 S Živojinović 7 6 6 6
  A Krickstein 4 5 6 4 S Živojinović 2 7 6 3 5
Q   E Osta 2 4 6 3 3 M Wilander 6 6 3 6 7
Q   F Yunis 6 6 2 6 Q F Yunis 2 3 1
  J Čihák 5 5 1 3 M Wilander 6 6 6
3   M Wilander 7 7 6

Section 7Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
8   T Mayotte 6 6 6
Q   C Limberger 1 1 4 8 T Mayotte 6 4 4
  M Šrejber 5 0 3 M Gustafsson 7 6 6
  M Gustafsson 7 6 6 M Gustafsson 6 6 6
  J Bates 6 2 6 7 J Bates 2 4 2
Q   T Woodbridge 4 6 2 6 J Bates 6 4 7 3 7
  F Cancellotti 6 6 6 F Cancellotti 3 6 5 6 5
  M Schapers 4 2 2 M Gustafsson 4 2 6 0
Q   A Võsand 6 6 6 9 A Agassi 6 6 4 6
  M Oosting 4 1 1 Q A Võsand 6 6 6
  B Dyke 4 3 5 J Lozano 0 3 3
  J Lozano 6 6 7 Q Võsand 5 3 2
  J Rive 5 2 2 9 A Agassi 7 6 6
  M Narducci 7 6 6 M Narducci 1 2 2
  P Canè 4 1 2 9 A Agassi 6 6 6
9   A Agassi 6 6 6

Section 8Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
15   G Pérez Roldán 6 7 2 6
  A Mancini 3 5 6 4 15 G Pérez Roldán 6 6 6
  P Baur 4 3 4 T Meinecke 2 2 0
  T Meinecke 6 6 6 15 G Pérez-Roldán 6 6 6
  E Masso 6 4 6 1 P Kühnen 2 3 2
  A Mansdorf 4 6 3 0 r E Masso 6 3 4
  J Fleurian 2 2 6 P Kühnen 7 6 6
  P Kühnen 6 6 7 15 G Pérez Roldán 7 6 6
  D Cassidy 4 2 5 2 S Edberg 5 3 3
  J Gunnarsson 6 6 7 J Gunnarsson 7 6 7
  J Navrátil 5 0 2 C Saceanu 6 3 6
  C Saceanu 7 6 6 J Gunnarsson 3 4 6
  M Purcell 4 1 6 5 2 S Edberg 6 6 7
WC   A Boetsch 6 6 2 7 WC A Boetsch 0 4 3
  K Nováček 6 3 2 2 2 S Edberg 6 6 6
2   S Edberg 4 6 6 6

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