2002 French Open

The 2002 French Open was the second Grand Slam event of 2002 and the 106th edition of the French Open. It took place at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France, from late May through early June, 2002.

2002 French Open
Date27 May – 9 June
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
LocationParis (XVIe), France
VenueStade Roland Garros
Men's Singles
Spain Albert Costa
Women's Singles
United States Serena Williams
Men's Doubles
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis / Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Women's Doubles
Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual / Argentina Paola Suárez
Mixed Doubles
Zimbabwe Cara Black / Zimbabwe Wayne Black
Boys' Singles
France Richard Gasquet
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Both Gustavo Kuerten and Jennifer Capriati were unsuccessful in defending their 2001 titles; Kuerten was defeated in the fourth round by eventual champion Albert Costa, and Capriati was defeated by eventual champion Serena Williams in the semi-finals. Costa won his only Grand Slam title, defeating compatriot Juan Carlos Ferrero in the final. Serena Williams defeated her sister Venus to win her second Grand Slam title, her first French Open title, and the first of four consecutive Grand Slams in what was to be called the "Serena Slam".


Men's singlesEdit

  Albert Costa defeated   Juan Carlos Ferrero, 6–1, 6–0, 4–6, 6–3

  • It was Costa's 1st title of the year, and his 12th overall. It was his 1st (and only) career Grand Slam title.

Women's singlesEdit

  Serena Williams defeated   Venus Williams, 7–5, 6–3[a]

  • It was Serena's 4th title of the year, and her 15th overall. It was her 2nd career Grand Slam title, and her 1st French Open title.

Men's doublesEdit

  Paul Haarhuis /   Yevgeny Kafelnikov defeated   Mark Knowles /   Daniel Nestor, 7–5, 6–4

Women's doublesEdit

  Virginia Ruano Pascual /   Paola Suárez defeated   Lisa Raymond /   Rennae Stubbs, 6–4, 6–2

Mixed doublesEdit

  Cara Black /   Wayne Black defeated   Elena Bovina /   Mark Knowles, 6–3, 6–3


Boys' singlesEdit

  Richard Gasquet[b] defeated   Laurent Recouderc, 6–0, 6–1

Girls' singlesEdit

  Angelique Widjaja defeated   Ashley Harkleroad, 3–6, 6–1, 6–4

Boys' doublesEdit

  Markus Bayer /   Philipp Petzschner defeated   Ryan Henry /   Todd Reid, 7–5, 6–4

Girls' doublesEdit

  Anna-Lena Grönefeld /   Barbora Strýcová defeated   Su-Wei Hsieh /   Svetlana Kuznetsova[c] 7–5, 7–5


  1. ^ It was the first all-American women's singles final since 1986 when Chris Evert beat Martina Navratilova.
  2. ^ Gasquet reached in the mixed doubles final in 2004 and eventually won the match.
  3. ^ Kuznetsova reached in the final in 2006 before losing to Justine Henin and again in 2009, and became champion.

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Preceded by
2002 Australian Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
2002 Wimbledon Championships