1993 French Open

The 1993 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 24 May until 6 June. It was the 97th staging of the French Open, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1993.

1993 French Open
Date24 May – 6 June
Edition97th
Category63rd Grand Slam (ITF)
SurfaceClay
LocationParis (XVIe), France
VenueStade Roland Garros
Champions
Men's singles
Spain Sergi Bruguera
Women's singles
Germany Steffi Graf
Men's doubles
United States Luke Jensen / United States Murphy Jensen
Women's doubles
United States Gigi Fernández / Belarus Natalia Zvereva
Mixed doubles
Russia Eugenia Maniokova / Russia Andrei Olhovskiy
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SeniorsEdit

Men's singlesEdit

  Sergi Bruguera defeated   Jim Courier, 6–4, 2–6, 6–2, 3–6, 6–3

  • It was Bruguera's 2nd title of the year, and his 8th overall. It was his 1st career Grand Slam title. Bruguera notably defeated the top two seeds (Pete Sampras and Courier) on his way to the title—the last male player to do so in any Grand Slam event until Stanislas Wawrinka did so at the 2014 Australian Open.[1]

Women's singlesEdit

  Steffi Graf defeated   Mary Joe Fernández, 4–6, 6–2, 6–4

  • It was Graf's 4th title of the year, and her 73rd overall. It was her 12th career Grand Slam title, and her 3rd French Open title.

Men's doublesEdit

  Luke Jensen /   Murphy Jensen defeated   Marc-Kevin Goellner /   David Prinosil, 6–4, 6–7, 6–4

Women's doublesEdit

  Gigi Fernández /   Natalia Zvereva defeated   Larisa Savchenko Neiland /   Jana Novotná, 6–3, 7–5

Mixed doublesEdit

  Eugenia Maniokova /   Andrei Olhovskiy defeated   Elna Reinach /   Danie Visser, 6–2, 4–6, 6–4

JuniorsEdit

Boys' singlesEdit

  Roberto Carretero defeated   Albert Costa,[2] 6–0, 7–6

Girls' singlesEdit

  Martina Hingis[3] defeated   Laurence Courtois, 7–5, 7–5

Boys' doublesEdit

  Steven Downs /   James Greenhalgh defeated   Neville Godwin /   Gareth Williams, 6–1, 6–1

Girls' doublesEdit

  Laurence Courtois /   Nancy Feber defeated   Lara Bitter /   Maaike Koutstaal, 3–6, 6–1, 6–3

Prize moneyEdit

Event W F SF QF 4R 3R 2R 1R
Singles [4] Men FF2,920,000 FF1,460,000 FF730,000 FF385,000 FF206,200 FF119,000 FF73,000 FF43,600
Women FF2,700,000 FF1,350,000 FF675,000 FF340,000 FF176,000 FF98,000 FF57,750 FF36,500

Total prize money for the event was FF45,164,000.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Garber, Greg (January 26, 2014). "Stan Wawrinka's crowning moment". ESPN.com. Retrieved January 26, 2014.
  2. ^ Costa won the 2002 men's singles title.
  3. ^ Hingis reached the 1997 and 1999 singles finals, but lost on both occasions. She also reached the doubles finals in 1998 and 2000, eventually won in both occasions.
  4. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1994). World of Tennis. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 75. ISBN 978-0-00-218456-4.

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