2010 French Open
The 2010 French Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts. It was the 114th edition of the French Open, and the second Grand Slam event of the year. It took place at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France, from 23 May through 6 June 2010.
- It was Nadal's 4th title of this year and the 40th of his career. It was his fifth win in six years at Roland Garros and his seventh Grand Slam men's singles victory.
- Nadal reclaimed the No. 1 ATP ranking with this victory.
- Nadal's victory also completed a historic 'Clay Slam' for Nadal, seeing him become the first person in history to win all Masters 1000 tournaments on clay (Monte Carlo, Rome and Madrid), as well as the French Open, in the same calendar year.
- This was the second time Nadal had won the French Open without dropping a set.
- Both Schiavone and Stosur were first-time Grand Slam finalists.
- It was Schiavone's second title of the year, the fourth of her career, and her first major title.
- The Williams sisters won their 12th Grand Slam doubles title and 2nd at the French Open. With this, they hold all Grand Slam doubles titles simultaneously.
- Also, they have won the career women's doubles golden slam for the second time in their respective careers.
- Srebotnik and Zimonjić both won their fourth Grand Slam mixed doubles title.
- Svitolina won her first Junior Grand Slam title.
- Beretta and Quiroz win their first junior Grand Slam title in doubles.
- Babos and Stephens win their first junior Grand Slam title in doubles.
Legends under 45 doublesEdit
Legends over 45 doublesEdit
Women's Legends doublesEdit
Wheelchair men's singlesEdit
- Kunieda won his tenth wheelchair Grand Slam singles title, and his fourth at the French Open.
Wheelchair women's singlesEdit
- Vergeer won her 15th wheelchair Grand Slam singles title, and her fourth at the French Open.
Wheelchair men's doublesEdit
- Houdet wins his fourth wheelchair Grand Slam doubles title and the first at French Open, and Kunieda wins his ninth wheelchair Grand Slam doubles title and second at French.
Wheelchair women's doublesEdit
- Di Toro and van Koot win their first wheelchair Grand Slam title in doubles.
The following are the seeded players and notable players who withdrew from the event. Seedings based on ATP and WTA rankings as of 17 May 2010. Rank and points before are as of 24 May 2010.
|Seed||Rank||Player||Points before||Points defending||Points won||Points after||Status|
|1||1||Roger Federer||10,030||2,000||360||8,390||Quarterfinals lost to Robin Söderling |
|2||2||Rafael Nadal||6,880||180||2,000||8,700||Champion, defeated Robin Söderling |
|3||3||Novak Djokovic||6,405||90||360||6,675||Quarterfinals lost to Jürgen Melzer |
|4||4||Andy Murray||5,565||360||180||5,385||Fourth round lost to Tomáš Berdych |
|5||7||Robin Söderling||4,755||1,200||1,200||4,755||Runner-up, lost to Rafael Nadal |
|6||8||Andy Roddick||4,600||180||90||4,510||Third round lost to Teymuraz Gabashvili [Q]|
|7||9||Fernando Verdasco||3,645||180||180||3,645||Fourth round lost to Nicolás Almagro |
|8||10||Jo-Wilfried Tsonga||3,185||180||180||3,185||Fourth round retired against Mikhail Youzhny |
|9||11||David Ferrer||3,010||90||90||3,010||Third round lost to Jürgen Melzer |
|10||12||Marin Čilić||2,945||180||180||2,945||Fourth round lost to Robin Söderling |
|11||14||Mikhail Youzhny||2,375||45||360||2,690||Quarterfinals lost to Tomáš Berdych |
|12||13||Fernando González||2,385||720||45||1,710||Second round lost to Alexandr Dolgopolov|
|13||15||Gaël Monfils||2,220||360||45||1,905||Second round lost to Fabio Fognini|
|14||16||Ivan Ljubičić||2,140||10||90||2,220||Third round lost to Thomaz Bellucci |
|15||17||Tomáš Berdych||2,115||10||720||2,825||Semifinals lost to Robin Söderling |
|16||18||Juan Carlos Ferrero||2,050||45||90||2,095||Third round lost to Robby Ginepri|
|17||19||John Isner||1,880||(45)†||90||1,925||Third round lost to Tomáš Berdych |
|18||22||Sam Querrey||1,675||10||10||1,675||First round lost to Robby Ginepri|
|19||21||Nicolás Almagro||1,690||90||360||1,960||Quarterfinals lost to Rafael Nadal |
|20||23||Stan Wawrinka||1,600||90||180||1,690||Fourth round lost to Roger Federer |
|21||26||Tommy Robredo||1,505||360||10||1,155||First round lost to Viktor Troicki|
|22||27||Jürgen Melzer||1495||90||720||2,125||Semifinals lost to Rafael Nadal |
|23||28||Ernests Gulbis||1,494||45||10||1,459||First round lost to Julien Benneteau|
|24||29||Thomaz Bellucci||1,482||10||180||1,652||Fourth round lost to Rafael Nadal |
|25||30||Marcos Baghdatis||1,465||10||90||1,545||Fourth round lost to Andy Murray |
|26||25||Juan Mónaco||1,510||45||10||1,475||First round lost to Grega Žemlja [Q]|
|27||31||Feliciano López||1,420||45||10||1,385||First round lost to Julian Reister [Q]|
|28||33||Lleyton Hewitt||1,350||90||90||1,350||Third round lost to Rafael Nadal |
|29||34||Albert Montañés||1,325||10||90||1,405||Third round lost to Robin Söderling |
|30||35||Philipp Kohlschreiber||1,320||180||90||1,230||Third round lost to Fernando Verdasco |
|31||37||Victor Hănescu||1,160||180||90||1,070||Third round lost to Novak Djokovic |
|32||40||Guillermo García López||965||10||45||1,000||Second round lost to Thiemo de Bakker|
†The player did not qualify for the tournament in 2009. Accordingly, this was the 18th best result deducted instead.
|5||Nikolay Davydenko||5,145||360||4,785||Wrist injury|
|6||Juan Martín del Potro||5,115||720||4,395||Right wrist surgery|
|23||Tommy Haas||1,660||180||1,480||Right hip surgery|
|32||Gilles Simon||1,395||90||1,305||Right knee injury|
|36||Ivo Karlović||1,295||10||1,285||Right foot injury|
|Seed||Rank||Player||Points before||Points defending||Points won||Points after||Status|
|1||1||Serena Williams||8,475||500||500||8,475||Quarterfinals lost to Samantha Stosur |
|2||2||Venus Williams||6,386||160||280||6,506||Fourth round lost to Nadia Petrova |
|3||3||Caroline Wozniacki||5,630||160||500||5,970||Quarterfinals lost to Francesca Schiavone |
|4||4||Jelena Janković||5,160||280||900||5,780||Semifinals lost to Samantha Stosur |
|5||5||Elena Dementieva||4,830||160||900||5,570||Semifinals retired against Francesca Schiavone |
|6||6||Svetlana Kuznetsova||4,661||2,000||160||2,821||Third round lost to Maria Kirilenko |
|7||7||Samantha Stosur||4,405||900||1,400||4,905||Runner-up, lost to Francesca Schiavone |
|8||8||Agnieszka Radwańska||4,190||280||100||4,010||Second round lost to Yaroslava Shvedova|
|9||9||Dinara Safina||4,156||1,400||5||2,761||First round lost to Kimiko Date-Krumm|
|10||11||Victoria Azarenka||3,665||500||5||3,170||First round lost to Gisela Dulko|
|11||12||Li Na||3,515||280||160||3,395||Third round lost to Francesca Schiavone |
|12||13||Maria Sharapova||3,350||500||160||3,010||Third round lost to Justine Henin |
|13||14||Marion Bartoli||3,186||100||160||3,246||Third round lost to Shahar Pe'er |
|14||15||Flavia Pennetta||3,175||5||280||3,450||Fourth round lost to Caroline Wozniacki |
|15||19||Aravane Rezaï||2,875||280||160||2,755||Third round lost to Nadia Petrova |
|16||16||Yanina Wickmayer||3,050||100||160||3,110||Third round lost to Daniela Hantuchová |
|17||17||Francesca Schiavone||2,995||5||2,000||4,990||Champion, defeated Samantha Stosur |
|18||18||Shahar Pe'er||2,895||0||280||3,175||Fourth round lost to Serena Williams |
|19||20||Nadia Petrova||2,795||100||500||3,195||Quarterfinals lost to Elena Dementieva |
|20||21||María José Martínez Sánchez||2635||160||5||2,480||First round lost to Akgul Amanmuradova|
|21||22||Vera Zvonareva||2,625||0||100||2,725||Second round lost to Anastasia Rodionova|
|22||23||Justine Henin||2,575||0||280||2,855||Fourth round lost to Samantha Stosur |
|23||26||Daniela Hantuchová||2,010||5||280||2,285||Fourth round lost to Jelena Janković |
|24||25||Lucie Šafářová||2,075||100||100||2,075||Second round lost to Polona Hercog|
|25||24||Zheng Jie||2,325||100||100||2,325||Second round lost to Anastasia Pivovarova [Q]|
|26||27||Dominika Cibulková||2,005||900||160||1,265||Third round lost to Venus Williams |
|27||31||Alona Bondarenko||1,700||5||160||1,855||Third round lost to Jelena Janković |
|28||28||Alisa Kleybanova||1,855||5||160||2,010||Third round lost to Yaroslava Shvedova|
|29||29||Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova||1,850||160||160||1,850||Third round lost to Serena Williams |
|30||30||Maria Kirilenko||1,710||5||280||1,985||Fourth round lost to Francesca Schiavone |
|31||32||Alexandra Dulgheru||1,655||(30)†||160||1,785||Third round lost to Caroline Wozniacki |
|32||35||Kateryna Bondarenko||1,570||160||100||1,510||Second round lost to Aleksandra Wozniak|
†The player did not qualify the tournament in 2009. Accordingly, this was the 16th best result deducted instead.
|10||Kim Clijsters||3,890||0||3,890||Left foot injury|
Below are the lists of the wildcard awardees entering in the main draws.
Men's singles wildcard entriesEdit
Women's singles wildcard entriesEdit
Men's doubles wildcard entriesEdit
Women's doubles wildcard entriesEdit
Mixed doubles wildcard entriesEdit
The following players were accepted directly into the main draw using a protected ranking:
Men's Qualifiers entriesEdit
The following players received the lucky loser spot:
Women's Qualifiers entriesEdit
The following player received the lucky loser spot:
The following players were accepted directly into the main tournament, but withdrew with injuries or personal reasons.
|Stage||Men's Singles||Men's Doubles||Women's Singles||Women's Doubles|
|Round of 16||180||280|
|Round of 32||90||160|
|Round of 64||45||0||100||5|
|Round of 128||10||–||5||–|
|Qualifying 3rd round||16||50|
|Qualifying 2nd round||8||40|
|Qualifying 1st round||0||2|
All prize money is in Euros (€); doubles prize money is distributed per pair.
Men's and Women's SinglesEdit
Men's and Women's DoublesEdit
- Australia: Nine, Fox Sports
- Canada: TSN, RDS
- Brazil: ESPN, ESPN Brasil
- United States: NBC, ESPN2, Tennis Channel
- Europe: Eurosport
- Domestic rights have also been sold to the following broadcasters, who may only cover the later rounds or not show any coverage at all, depending on the progress of domestic players:
- Austria: ORF
- Belgium: RTBF, VRT
- Bosnia and Herzegovina: BHRT
- Croatia: HRT
- Cyprus: CyBC
- Denmark: TV2 Sport
- France: France Télévisions, Orange Sport
- Finland: MTV3, FST5
- Germany: ARD, ZDF
- Greece: ERT, ANT1, Mega Channel
- Ireland: TG4
- Montenegro: RTCG
- The Netherlands: NOS
- Romania: TVR
- Russia: Eurosport, Russia 2
- Serbia: RTS
- Slovenia: RTV Slovenija
- Spain: TVE
- Sweden: SVT
- Switzerland: SRG-SSR
- Turkey: TRT
- United Kingdom: BBC
- People's Republic of China: CCTV
- Hong Kong: Now Sports
- India: ESPN STAR Sports
- Japan: WOWOW
- Macao: TDM
- Malaysia: Astro
- Morocco: SNRT
- New Zealand: Sky Sport
- Thailand: TV7, True Sport
- Sub-Saharan Africa: Supersport
- Middle East and North Africa: Al Jazeera Sports
- Latin America: ESPN Latin America
- The Philippines: Balls, Studio 23
- Singapore: Starhub
Rafael Nadal's victory marked for the 5th consecutive year the No.2 seed has gone on to win the tournament. (Rafael Nadal in 2006,2007,2008 and 2010 and Roger Federer in 2009.)
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