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The 2011 French Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts. It was the 115th 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 22 May to 5 June 2011.[1]

2011 French Open
2011 French Open poster.png
Date22 May – 5 June
Edition115th
CategoryGrand Slam tournament (ITF)
SurfaceClay
LocationParis (XVIe), France
VenueStade Roland Garros
Champions
Men's Singles
Spain Rafael Nadal
Women's Singles
China Li Na
Men's Doubles
Belarus Max Mirnyi / Canada Daniel Nestor
Women's Doubles
Czech Republic Andrea Hlaváčková / Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká
Mixed Doubles
Australia Casey Dellacqua / United States Scott Lipsky
Boys' Singles
United States Bjorn Fratangelo
Girls' Singles
Tunisia Ons Jabeur
Boys' Doubles
Spain Andrés Artuñedo / Spain Roberto Carballes
Girls' Doubles
Russia Irina Khromacheva / Ukraine Maryna Zanevska
Legends Under 45 Doubles
France Fabrice Santoro / Australia Todd Woodbridge
Women's Legends Doubles
United States Lindsay Davenport / Switzerland Martina Hingis
Legends Over 45 Doubles
France Guy Forget / France Henri Leconte
Wheelchair Men's Singles
Netherlands Maikel Scheffers
Wheelchair Women's Singles
Netherlands Esther Vergeer
Wheelchair Men's Doubles
Japan Shingo Kunieda / France Nicolas Peifer
Wheelchair Women's Doubles
Netherlands Esther Vergeer / Netherlands Sharon Walraven
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Rafael Nadal successfully defended his 2010 title, defeating rival Roger Federer in the final to win his sixth French Open title. Francesca Schiavone was narrowly unsuccessful in her title defence, being defeated by Li Na in the final. Li became the first female Asian to win a Grand Slam singles title.[2]

Contents

TournamentEdit

 
Court Philippe Chatrier where the Finals of the French Open took place.

The 2011 French Open was the one hundred and tenth edition of the French Open. It was held at Stade Roland Garros in Paris. The tournament was an event run by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) and was part of the 2011 ATP World Tour and the 2011 WTA Tour calendars under the Grand Slam category. The tournament consisted of both men's and women's singles and doubles draws as well as a mixed doubles event. There were singles and doubles events for both boys and girls (players under 18), which is part of the Grade A category of tournaments. There were also singles and doubles events for men's and women's wheelchair tennis players as part of the NEC tour under the Grand Slam category. The tournament was played on clay courts. The tournament took place over a series of twenty courts, including the three main showcourts, Court Philippe Chatrier, Court Suzanne Lenglen and Court 1.

Ranking pointsEdit

Senior ranking pointsEdit

Event W F SF QF 4R 3R 2R 1R Q Q3 Q2 Q1
Singles Points (M) 2000 1200 720 360 180 90 45 10 25 16 8 0
Points (F) 2000 1400 900 500 280 160 100 5 60 50 40 2
Doubles Points (M) 2000 1200 720 360 180 90 0 - - - - -
Points (F) 2000 1400 900 500 280 160 5 - - - - -

Junior ranking pointsEdit

Below is a table charting the points that are available to the boys and girls in boy singles and doubles play.

Stage[3][4] Boys Singles Boys Doubles Girls Singles Girls Doubles
Champion 250 180 250 180
Runner up 180 120 180 120
Semifinals 120 80 120 80
Quarterfinals 80 50 80 50
Round of 16 50 30 50 30
Round of 32 30 30
Qualifier who loses in first round 25 25
Qualifying Final Round 20 20


Wheelchair ranking pointsEdit

Stage[5] Men's Singles Men's Doubles Women's Singles Women's Doubles
Champion 800
Runner up 500
Semifinals 375 100 375 100
Quarterfinals 100 100

Prize money and pointsEdit

The total amount of prize money available for the 2011 tournament was €17,520,000. The prize money breakdown was as follows:[6]

Event W F SF QF 4R 3R 2R 1R Q3 Q2 Q1
Singles Prize money €1,200,000 €600,000 €300,000 €150,000 €75,000 €42,000 €25,000 €15,000 €8,000 €4,000 €2,500
Doubles Prize money* €330,000 €165,000 €82,500 €42,000 €22,000 €12,000 €7,500 - - - -
Mixed Doubles Prize money* €100,000 €50,000 €25,000 €13,000 - - €7,000 €3,500 - - -

* per team

Singles playersEdit

Men's Singles

Women's Singles

Day-by-day summariesEdit

EventsEdit

SeniorsEdit

Men's singlesEdit

  Rafael Nadal defeated   Roger Federer 7–5, 7–6(7–3), 5–7, 6–1

  • In the final, Nadal won his sixth French Open title with a victory over the world number three to hold his title.[7] It was Nadal's third title of the year and 46th of his career.[8] It was the first slam he had won this year and the tenth of his career.[9]

Women's singlesEdit

  Li Na defeated   Francesca Schiavone, 6–4, 7–6(7–0)

  • In the final Li Na played the defending champion Francesca Schiavone and won in straight sets.[10] In the final tiebreak game Li won 7–0. It was Li's 2nd title of the year and 5th of her career. Li became the first Chinese and the first Asian winner of a singles Grand Slam tennis tournament.[10] It was Li's second Grand Slam final, after she reached the final of the 2011 Australian Open.[10] After her victory Li Na said that "everyone in China will be so excited".[11]

Men's doublesEdit

  Max Mirnyi /   Daniel Nestor defeated   Juan Sebastián Cabal /   Eduardo Schwank, 7–6(7–3), 3–6, 6–4

  • Mirnyi and Nestor both won their third French Open men's doubles title; Mirnyi won his fifth Grand Slam men's doubles title, and Nestor his seventh.

Women's doublesEdit

  Andrea Hlaváčková /   Lucie Hradecká defeated   Sania Mirza /   Elena Vesnina, 6–4, 6–3

  • Hlaváčková and Hradecká both won their first Grand Slam title.

Mixed doublesEdit

  Casey Dellacqua /   Scott Lipsky defeated   Katarina Srebotnik /   Nenad Zimonjić, 7–6(8–6), 4–6, [10–7]

  • Dellacqua and Lipsky both won their first Grand Slam title.

JuniorsEdit

Boys' SinglesEdit

  Bjorn Fratangelo defeated   Dominic Thiem, 3–6, 6–3, 8–6

  • Fratangelo won his first junior Grand Slam title. He is the first American to win the junior title since John McEnroe's junior title in 1977.[12]

Girls' SinglesEdit

  Ons Jabeur defeated   Monica Puig, 7–6(10–8), 6–1

  • Jabeur won her first junior Grand Slam title.

Boys' DoublesEdit

  Andrés Artuñedo /   Roberto Carballes defeated   Mitchell Krueger /   Shane Vinsant, 5–7, 7–6(7–5), [10–5]

  • Artunedo and Carballes both won their first junior Grand Slam title.

Girls' DoublesEdit

  Irina Khromacheva /   Maryna Zanevska defeated   Victoria Kan /   Demi Schuurs, 6–4, 7–5

  • Khromacheva won her first junior Grand Slam doubles title, and Zanevska won her second.

Wheelchair eventsEdit

Wheelchair Men's SinglesEdit

  Maikel Scheffers defeated   Nicolas Peifer, 7–6(7–3), 6–3

  • Scheffers won his first Grand Slam title.

Wheelchair Women's SinglesEdit

  Esther Vergeer defeated   Marjolein Buis, 6–0, 6–2

  • Vergeer won her fifth consecutive French Open singles title and her 18th Grand Slam singles title.

Wheelchair Men's DoublesEdit

  Shingo Kunieda /   Nicolas Peifer defeated   Robin Ammerlaan /   Stefan Olsson, 6–2, 6–3

  • Kunieda won his third French Open doubles title, and tenth Grand Slam doubles title.
  • Peifer won his first Grand Slam title.

Wheelchair Women's DoublesEdit

  Esther Vergeer /   Sharon Walraven defeated   Jiske Griffioen /   Aniek van Koot, 5–7, 6–4, [10–5]

  • Vergeer won her fourth French Open doubles title, and 17th Grand Slam doubles title.
  • Walraven won her fourth consecutive Grand Slam title.

Other eventsEdit

Legends Under 45 DoublesEdit

  Fabrice Santoro /   Todd Woodbridge defeated   Arnaud Boetsch /   Cédric Pioline, 6–2, 6–4

Legends Over 45 DoublesEdit

  Guy Forget /   Henri Leconte defeated   Andrés Gómez /   John McEnroe, 6–3, 5–7, [10–8]

Women's Legends DoublesEdit

  Lindsay Davenport /   Martina Hingis defeated   Martina Navratilova /   Jana Novotná, 6–1, 6–2

Singles seedsEdit

The following are the seeded players and notable players who withdrew from the event. Rankings are as of 16 May 2011 and the Points are as of 23 May 2011. For the first time since the 2006 French Open, the top four seeds all made it to the semifinals.

Men's SinglesEdit

Seed Rank[13] Player Points Points defending Points won New points Status
1 1   Rafael Nadal
12070
2000
2000
12070
Champion, defeated   Roger Federer [3]
2 2   Novak Djokovic
11665
360
720
12025
Semifinal lost to   Roger Federer [3]
3 3   Roger Federer
8390
360
1200
9230
Runner-Up, lost to   Rafael Nadal [1]
4 4   Andy Murray
6085
180
720
6625
Semifinal lost to   Rafael Nadal [1]
5 5   Robin Söderling
5435
1200
360
4595
Quarterfinals lost to   Rafael Nadal [1]
6 6   Tomáš Berdych
4200
720
10
3490
First round lost to   Stéphane Robert[14]
7 7   David Ferrer
4060
90
180
4150
Fourth round lost to   Gaël Monfils [9]
8 8   Jürgen Melzer
2850
720
45
2175
Second round lost to   Lukáš Rosol
9 9   Gaël Monfils
2465
45
360
2780
Quarterfinals lost to   Roger Federer [3]
10 10   Mardy Fish
2395
45
90
2440
Third round lost to   Gilles Simon [18]
11 12   Nicolás Almagro
2225
360
10
1875
First round lost   Łukasz Kubot
12 13   Mikhail Youzhny
2010
360
90
1740
Third round lost to   Albert Montañés
13 14   Richard Gasquet
1755
10
180
1925
Fourth round lost to   Novak Djokovic [2]
14 15   Stanislas Wawrinka
1920
180
180
1920
Fourth round lost to   Roger Federer [3]
15 16   Viktor Troicki
1840
90
180
1930
Fourth round lost to   Andy Murray [4]
16 17   Fernando Verdasco
1515
180
90
1425
Third round lost to   Ivan Ljubičić
17 18   Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
1570
180
90
1480
Third round lost to   Stanislas Wawrinka [14]
18 19   Gilles Simon
1565
0
180
1745
Fourth round lost to   Robin Söderling [5]
19 20   Marin Čilić
1515
180
10
1345
First round lost to   Rubén Ramírez Hidalgo[15]
20 21   Florian Mayer
1555
0
45
1600
Second round lost to   Alejandro Falla
21 23   Alexandr Dolgopolov
1450
90
90
1450
Third round lost to   Viktor Troicki [15]
22 24   Michaël Llodra
1400
10
10
1400
First round lost to   Steve Darcis[16]
23 25   Thomaz Bellucci
1395
180
90
1305
Third round lost to   Richard Gasquet [13]
24 26   Sam Querrey
1325
10
45
1360
Second round lost to   Ivan Ljubičić
25 27   Juan Martín del Potro
1355
0
90
1445
Third round lost to   Novak Djokovic [2]
26 28   Milos Raonic
1342
0
10
1352
First round lost to   Michael Berrer[17]
27 29   Marcos Baghdatis
1295
90
45
1250
Second round vs   Leonardo Mayer
28 30   Nikolay Davydenko
1285
0
45
1330
Second round lost to   Antonio Veić
29 32   Janko Tipsarević
1225
10
90
1305
Third round lost to   Roger Federer [3]
30 33   Guillermo García-López
1205
45
90
1250
Third round lost to   Fabio Fognini
31 34   Sergiy Stakhovsky
1145
10
90
1225
Third round lost to   David Ferrer [7]
32 35   Kevin Anderson
1150
10
45
1185
Second round lost to   Juan Ignacio Chela

Withdrawn playersEdit

Rank Player Points
Points defending
Points won New points Withdrew due to
11   Andy Roddick
2290
90
0
2200
right shoulder injury[18]
22   David Nalbandian
1425
0
0
1425
illness[19]
31   Tommy Robredo
1245
10
0
1235
Left leg Injury[20]

Women's SinglesEdit

Seed Rank[21] Player Points
Points defending
Points won New points Status
1 1   Caroline Wozniacki
10255
500
160
9915
Third round lost to   Daniela Hantuchová [28]
2 2   Kim Clijsters
8115
0
100
8215
Second round lost to   Arantxa Rus
3 3   Vera Zvonareva
7755
100
280
7935
Fourth round lost to   Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova [14]
4 4   Victoria Azarenka
5425
5
500
5920
Quarterfinals lost to   Li Na [6]
5 5   Francesca Schiavone
5246
2000
1400
4646
Runner-up, lost to   Li Na [6]
6 6   Li Na
4635
160
2000
6475
Champion, defeated   Francesca Schiavone [5]
7 7   Maria Sharapova
4481
160
900
5221
Semifinal lost to   Li Na [6]
8 8   Samantha Stosur
4645
1400
160
3405
Third round lost to   Gisela Dulko
9 9   Petra Kvitová
3743
5
280
4018
Fourth round lost to   Li Na [6]
10 10   Jelena Janković
3670
900
280
3050
Fourth round lost to   Francesca Schiavone [5]
11 11   Marion Bartoli
3000
160
900
3740
Semifinal lost to   Francesca Schiavone [5]
12 12   Agnieszka Radwańska
2876
100
280
3056
Fourth round lost to   Maria Sharapova [7]
13 13   Svetlana Kuznetsova
2870
160
500
3210
Quarterfinals lost to   Marion Bartoli [11]
14 14   Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
2715
160
500
3055
Quarterfinals lost to   Francesca Schiavone [5]
15 15   Andrea Petkovic
2890
100
500
3290
Quarterfinals lost to   Maria Sharapova [7]
16 16   Kaia Kanepi
2540
160
160
2540
Third round lost to   Ekaterina Makarova
17 18   Julia Görges
2500
100
160
2560
Third round lost to   Marion Bartoli [11]
18 19   Flavia Pennetta
2495
280
5
2220
First round lost to   Varvara Lepchenko[22]
19 20   Shahar Pe'er
2445
280
5
2170
First round lost to   María José Martínez Sánchez[23]
20 21   Ana Ivanovic
2425
100
5
2330
First round lost to   Johanna Larsson
21 22   Yanina Wickmayer
2350
160
160
2350
Third round lost to   Agnieszka Radwańska [12]
22 23   Dominika Cibulková
2210
160
5
2055
First round lost   Vania King
23 24   Alisa Kleybanova
2165
160
0
2005
withdrew due to Illness[24]
24 25   Jarmila Gajdošová
2060
280
160
1940
Third round lost to   Andrea Petkovic [15]
25 26   Maria Kirilenko
1985
280
280
1985
Fourth round lost to   Andrea Petkovic [15]
26 27   Nadia Petrova
1940
500
5
1445
First round lost to   Anastasia Rodionova[25]
27 28   Alexandra Dulgheru
1515
160
100
1455
Second round lost to   Sorana Cîrstea
28 30   Daniela Hantuchová
1875
280
280
1875
Fourth round lost to   Svetlana Kuznetsova [13]
29 31   Peng Shuai
2080
0
160
2240
Third round lost to   Francesca Schiavone [5]
30 32   Roberta Vinci
1615
100
160
1675
Third round lost to   Victoria Azarenka [4]
31 33   Klára Zakopalová
1600
100
5
1505
First round lost to   Chan Yung-jan[26]
32 34   Tsvetana Pironkova
1463
5
100
1558
Second round lost to   Gisela Dulko

Withdrawn playersEdit

Rank Player Points
Points defending
Points won New points Withdrew due to
17   Serena Williams
2500
500
0
2000
Pulmonary embolism[27]
24   Alisa Kleybanova
2165
160
0
2005
Illness[24]
29   Venus Williams
1840
280
0
1560
hip injury[28]

Wildcard entriesEdit

Below are the lists of the wildcard awardees entering in the main draws.

Mixed doubles wildcard entriesEdit

  1.   Julie Coin /   Nicolas Mahut
  2.   Alizé Cornet /   Gilles Simon
  3.   Alizé Lim /   Richard Gasquet (Withdrew to focus on Gasquet's singles match)
  4.   Amélie Mauresmo /   Michaël Llodra (Withdrew)
  5.   Virginie Razzano /   Dick Norman
  6.   Aravane Rezaï /   Grigor Dimitrov

Protected rankingEdit

The following players were accepted directly into the main draw using a protected ranking:

Qualifiers entriesEdit

WithdrawalsEdit

The following players were accepted directly into the main tournament, but withdrew with injuries.

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Preceded by
2011 Australian Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
2011 Wimbledon