1991 French Open – Women's Doubles

Jana Novotná and Helena Suková were the defending champions, but they participated in this tournament with different partners. Suková played alongside Arantxa Sánchez Vicario, but lost in the semifinals to Novotná and Gigi Fernández. Fernández and Novotná then won the title, defeating Larisa Neiland and Natasha Zvereva in the final 6–4, 6–0.

Women's Doubles
1991 French Open
ChampionUnited States Gigi Fernández
Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná
Runner-upSoviet Union Larisa Neiland
Soviet Union Natasha Zvereva
Final score6–4, 6–0
Details
Draw64 (4 WC )
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
WC Singles men women quad
WC Doubles men women quad
Legends −45 45+ women
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SeedsEdit

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1   Gigi Fernández
  Jana Novotná
6 6  
7   Elise Burgin
  Patty Fendick
3 4  
1   Gigi Fernández
  Jana Novotná
7 5 6
3   Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
  Helena Suková
5 7 4
3   Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
  Helena Suková
6 6
  Sandy Collins
  Mary Pierce
3 2
1   Gigi Fernández
  Jana Novotná
6 6
2   Larisa Neiland
  Natasha Zvereva
4 0
8   Mercedes Paz
  Gabriela Sabatini
6 6
4   Mary Joe Fernández
  Zina Garrison-Jackson
1 2
8   Mercedes Paz
  Gabriela Sabatini
3 7 7
2   Larisa Neiland
  Natasha Zvereva
6 5 9
5   Kathy Jordan
  Meredith McGrath
3 7 0
2   Larisa Neiland
  Natasha Zvereva
6 5 6

Top HalfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1   G Fernández
  J Novotná
6 6
    C Bakkum
  N Jagerman
3 3 1   G Fernández
  J Novotná
6 6
  I Driehuis
  M Kidowaki
6 4 2   G Coorengel
  A van Buuren
2 2
    G Coorengel
  A van Buuren
4 6 6 1   G Fernández
  J Novotná
6 7
    J Pospíšilová
  A Scott
1 3   J Halard
  A Huber
4 6
  L Harvey-Wild
  S Stafford
6 6   L Harvey-Wild
  S Stafford
1 2
WC   J Halard
  A Huber
6 6   J Halard
  A Huber
6 6
10   H Kelesi
  K Rinaldi
1 1 1   G Fernández
  J Novotná
6 6
13   C Kohde-Kilsch
  L Meskhi
6 6 7   E Burgin
  P Fendick
3 4
WC   S Amiach
  K Quentrec
0 3 13   C Kohde-Kilsch
  L Meskhi
6 6
    P Langrová
  R Zrubáková
6 6   P Langrová
  R Zrubáková
2 3
  C Suire
  S Testud
3 1 13   C Kohde-Kilsch
  L Meskhi
4 3
    C Cunningham
  A Temesvári
6 3 4 7   E Burgin
  P Fendick
6 6
    L Novelo
  B Somerville
1 6 6   L Novelo
  B Somerville
2 6 4
  J-A Faull
  M Jaggard
4 4 7   E Burgin
  P Fendick
6 3 6
7   E Burgin
  P Fendick
6 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3   A Sánchez Vicario
  H Suková
6 6
    R Baranski
  B Fulco
1 2 3   A Sánchez Vicario
  H Suková
6 6
WC   N Housset
  S Niox-Château
6 77   N Housset
  S Niox-Château
0 0
  L Lásková
  A Noháčová
3 65 3   A Sánchez Vicario
  H Suková
6 6
  C Chabalgoity
  S Smith
2 4   G Helgeson
  W Probst
2 3
  E Pampoulova
  E Švíglerová
6 6   E Pampoulova
  E Švíglerová
3 2
  G Helgeson
  W Probst
3 6 6   G Helgeson
  W Probst
6 6
15   B Schultz
  C Vis
6 3 4 3   A Sánchez Vicario
  H Suková
6 6
11   R Fairbank-Nideffer
  E Reinach
6 6   S Collins
  M Pierce
3 2
    L Field
  M Strandlund
2 2 11   R Fairbank-Nideffer
  E Reinach
3 2
    E Pfaff
  R Stubbs
6 1 4   S Collins
  M Pierce
6 6
  S Collins
  M Pierce
4 6 6   S Collins
  M Pierce
6 6
    L Gregory
  P Mager
633   T Morton
  C Wood
2 4
  T Morton
  C Wood
77 6   T Morton
  C Wood
6 7
    R Rajchrtová
  A Strnadová
7 3 4 6   N Provis
  E Smylie
3 5
6   N Provis
  E Smylie
5 6 6

Bottom HalfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
8   M Paz
  G Sabatini
6 6
    T Whitlinger
  T Whittington
0 1 8   M Paz
  G Sabatini
6 6
    A Dechaume
  F Labat
6 6   A Dechaume
  F Labat
2 3
    I Budařová
  S Meier
1 1 8   M Paz
  G Sabatini
6 6
    Y Basuki
  J Fuchs
6 3 6 9   K Adams
  M Bollegraf
2 2
  A Grossman
  N Kijimuta
0 6 2   Y Basuki
  J Fuchs
2 4
  K Maleeva
  M Maleeva
2 4 9   K Adams
  M Bollegraf
6 6
9   K Adams
  M Bollegraf
6 6 8   M Paz
  G Sabatini
6 6
14   R McQuillan
  C Tanvier
6 7 4   MJ Fernández
  Z Garrison-Jackson
1 2
WC   A Fusai
  O Gravereaux
2 5 14   R McQuillan
  C Tanvier
6 7
  L Ferrando
  L Golarsa
6 6   L Ferrando
  L Golarsa
1 5
  C Benjamin
  A Coetzer
2 2 14   R McQuillan
  C Tanvier
2 r
  A Blumberga
  C Schneider
6 0 6 4   MJ Fernández
  Z Garrison-Jackson
6
  L Gildemeister
  T Scheuer-Larsen
3 6 3   A Blumberga
  C Schneider
1 2
  R Alter
  H ter Riet
4 1 4   MJ Fernández
  Z Garrison-Jackson
6 6
4   MJ Fernández
  Z Garrison-Jackson
6 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
5   K Jordan
  M McGrath
4 6 6
  L McNeil
  S Rehe
6 4 3 5   K Jordan
  M McGrath
6 6
    M Maleeva-Fragniere
  M Strebel
2 6 6   M Maleeva-Fragniere
  M Strebel
1 3
    C Caverzasio
  N Herreman
6 2 4 5   K Jordan
  M McGrath
4 6 8
    L Garrone
  K Kschwendt
6 6 12   N Tauziat
  J Wiesner
6 2 6
    B Nagelsen
  J Smoller
4 4   L Garrone
  K Kschwendt
2 3
    V Milvidskaia
  S Sabas
5 61 12   N Tauziat
  J Wiesner
6 6
12   N Tauziat
  J Wiesner
7 77 5   K Jordan
  M McGrath
3 7 0
16   S Appelmans
  S Cecchini
3 6 2 2   L Neiland
  N Zvereva
6 5 6
    E Brioukhovets
  E Maniokova
6 2 6   E Brioukhovets
  E Maniokova
3 6 4
    A Devries
  K Zakopalová
2 62   I Jankovská
  E Melicharová
6 1 6
    I Jankovská
  E Melicharová
6 77   I Jankovská
  E Melicharová
2 4
    S Hack
  H Sprung
4 5 2   L Neiland
  N Zvereva
6 6
    S Farina
  K Godridge
6 7   S Farina
  K Godridge
2 3
    N Miyagi
  S Wibowo
7 1 5 2   L Neiland
  N Zvereva
6 6
2   L Neiland
  N Zvereva
5 6 7

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