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2015 French Open – Women's Singles

Serena Williams defeated first-time Grand Slam finalist Lucie Šafářová in the final, 6–3, 6–7(2–7), 6–2 to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 2015 French Open. This win gave Williams her third Career Grand Slam.[1][2] Williams also became the first woman since Jennifer Capriati in 2001 to win the Australian Open and the French Open in the same year, and the first to win the US Open, Australian Open and French Open titles consecutively since Monica Seles (1991–92).[3] This Williams third French Open title and 20th major overall. Maria Sharapova was the defending champion, but was defeated in the fourth round by the eventual finalist, Šafářová.

Women's Singles
2015 French Open
ChampionUnited States Serena Williams
Runner-upCzech Republic Lucie Šafářová
Final score6–3, 6–7(2–7), 6–2
Details
Draw128 (12Q / 8WC)
Seeds32
Events
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Doubles men women mixed boys girls
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2008 champion Ana Ivanovic reached her first Major semi-final since winning the title seven years previously. It was also her last Major semi-final before retiring at the end of 2016.[4]

Šafářová became the first Czech woman to reach the French Open final since Hana Mandlíková in 1981.

SeedsEdit

01.     Serena Williams (Champion)
02.     Maria Sharapova (Fourth round)
03.     Simona Halep (Second round)
04.     Petra Kvitová (Fourth round)
05.     Caroline Wozniacki (Second round)
06.     Eugenie Bouchard (First round)
07.     Ana Ivanovic (Semifinals)
08.     Carla Suárez Navarro (Third round)
09.     Ekaterina Makarova (Fourth round)
10.     Andrea Petkovic (Third round)
11.     Angelique Kerber (Third round)
12.     Karolína Plíšková (Second round)
13.     Lucie Šafářová (Final)
14.     Agnieszka Radwańska (First round)
15.     Venus Williams (First round)
16.     Madison Keys (Third round)
17.     Sara Errani (Quarterfinals)
18.     Svetlana Kuznetsova (Second round)
19.     Elina Svitolina (Quarterfinals)
20.     Sabine Lisicki (Third round)
21.     Garbiñe Muguruza (Quarterfinals)
22.     Barbora Strýcová (First round)
23.     Timea Bacsinszky (Semifinals)
24.     Peng Shuai (First round, retired)
25.     Jelena Janković (First round)
26.     Samantha Stosur (Third round)
27.     Victoria Azarenka (Third round)
28.     Flavia Pennetta (Fourth round)
29.     Alizé Cornet (Fourth round)
30.     Irina-Camelia Begu (Third round)
31.     Caroline Garcia (First round)
32.     Zarina Diyas (Second round)

Click on the seed number of a player to go to their draw section.

QualifyingEdit

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1   Serena Williams 6 6
17   Sara Errani 1 3
1   Serena Williams 4 6 6
23   Timea Bacsinszky 6 3 0
23   Timea Bacsinszky 6 7
  Alison Van Uytvanck 4 5
1   Serena Williams 6 626
13   Lucie Šafářová 3 77 2
7   Ana Ivanovic 6 6
19   Elina Svitolina 3 2
7   Ana Ivanovic 5 5
13   Lucie Šafářová 7 7
21   Garbiñe Muguruza 633
13   Lucie Šafářová 77 6

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1   S Williams 6 6
Q   A Hlaváčková 2 3 1   S Williams 5 6 6
  A-L Friedsam 6 4 6   A-L Friedsam 7 3 3
Q   A Glatch 2 6 4 1   S Williams 3 6 6
  S Zheng 3 0 27   V Azarenka 6 4 2
  L Hradecká 6 6   L Hradecká 2 3
  MT Torró Flor 2 1 27   V Azarenka 6 6
27   V Azarenka 6 6 1   S Williams 1 7 6
22   B Strýcová 652   S Stephens 6 5 3
  T Pironkova 77 6   T Pironkova 6 77
  D Allertová 719 4 6   D Allertová 3 62
Q   J Konta 6176 2   T Pironkova 4 1
WC   M Johansson 4 5   S Stephens 6 6
  H Watson 6 7   H Watson 2 4
  S Stephens 77 6   S Stephens 6 6
15   V Williams 651

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
10   A Petkovic 6 6
  S Rogers 2 1 10   A Petkovic 4 6 6
Q   L Domínguez Lino 3 77 6 Q   L Domínguez Lino 6 4 4
  C McHale 6 644 10   A Petkovic 3 3
  C Witthöft 6 7 17   S Errani 6 6
  K Siniaková 3 5   C Witthöft 3 6 2
  A Riske 616 0 17   S Errani 6 4 6
17   S Errani 77 2 6 17   S Errani 6 6
25   J Janković 3 4   J Görges 2 2
Q   S Karatantcheva 6 6 Q   S Karatantcheva 6 1 2
  I Falconi 6 6   I Falconi 3 6 6
WC   M Arcangioli 2 0   I Falconi 4 1
  C Vandeweghe 2 7 1   J Görges 6 6
  J Görges 6 5 6   J Görges 6 77
  K Knapp 3 0 5   C Wozniacki 4 64
5   C Wozniacki 6 6

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4   P Kvitová 6 3 6
  M Erakovic 4 6 4 4   P Kvitová 646 6
  S Soler Espinosa 6 6   S Soler Espinosa 77 4 2
  P Parmentier 4 3 4   P Kvitová 6 6
Q   M Gasparyan 1 4 30   I-C Begu 3 2
  A Konjuh 6 6   A Konjuh 2 0
PR   B Mattek-Sands 4 66 30   I-C Begu 6 6
30   I-C Begu 6 78 4   P Kvitová 6 0 3
23   T Bacsinszky 6 6 23   T Bacsinszky 2 6 6
  L Arruabarrena 3 4 23   T Bacsinszky 6 6
  T Smitková 6 6   T Smitková 2 0
  T Townsend 3 4 23   T Bacsinszky 6 6
  B Bencic 6 6 16   M Keys 4 2
  D Hantuchová 3 3   B Bencic 0 3
  V Lepchenko 633 16   M Keys 6 6
16   M Keys 77 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
12   Ka Plíšková 77 6
  S Zhang 644 12   Ka Plíšková 6 654
  A Mitu 6 6   A Mitu 2 77 6
WC   A Lim 3 2   A Mitu 7 6
  Q Wang 6 3 4   F Schiavone 5 4
  F Schiavone 3 6 6   F Schiavone 6117 10
  K Bertens 1 6 2 18   S Kuznetsova 713 5 8
18   S Kuznetsova 6 4 6   A Mitu 1 3
32   Z Diyas 6 6   A Van Uytvanck 6 6
Q   D Pfizenmaier 4 1 32   Z Diyas 6 1 4
  AK Schmiedlová 6467   A Van Uytvanck 0 6 6
  A Van Uytvanck 77 79   A Van Uytvanck 6 6
  K Koukalová 3 64   K Mladenovic 4 1
  D Kovinić 6 77   D Kovinić 3 5
  K Mladenovic 6 6   K Mladenovic 6 7
6   E Bouchard 4 4

Bottom halfEdit

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7   A Ivanovic 4 6 6
  Y Shvedova 6 2 0 7   A Ivanovic 3 6 6
  P Cetkovská 3 2   M Doi 6 3 4
  M Doi 6 6 7   A Ivanovic 6 6
  B Jovanovski 1 6 6   D Vekić 0 3
  L Tsurenko 6 1 0   B Jovanovski 4 3
  D Vekić 3 6 6   D Vekić 6 6
31   C Garcia 6 3 2 7   A Ivanovic 7 3 6
24   S Peng 0 0r 9   E Makarova 5 6 1
  P Hercog 6 2   P Hercog 6 1 3
  K Flipkens 6 3 3   E Vesnina 2 6 6
  E Vesnina 2 6 6   E Vesnina 2 4
WC   F Ferro 3 2 9   E Makarova 6 6
Q   T Pereira 6 6 Q   T Pereira 2 7 3
WC   L Chirico 4 2 9   E Makarova 6 5 6
9   E Makarova 6 6

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
14   A Radwańska 2 6 1
  A Beck 6 3 6   A Beck 6 6
Q   P Kania 5 6 6 Q   P Kania 2 2
  M Barthel 7 2 4   A Beck 3 6 4
  A Krunić 6 3 3 19   E Svitolina 6 2 6
  Y Putintseva 3 6 6   Y Putintseva 6 5 7
  Y Wickmayer 2 2 19   E Svitolina 1 7 9
19   E Svitolina 6 6 19   E Svitolina 6 711
29   A Cornet 4 6 6 29   A Cornet 2 69
  R Vinci 6 4 1 29   A Cornet 6 7
  A Dulgheru 6 6   A Dulgheru 2 5
  N Gibbs 3 1 29   A Cornet 4 6 7
  M Lučić-Baroni 6 3 6   M Lučić-Baroni 6 3 5
  L Davis 3 6 3   M Lučić-Baroni 7 6
  E Rodina 5 4 3   S Halep 5 1
3   S Halep 7 6

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8   C Suárez Navarro 6 6
  M Niculescu 2 2 8   C Suárez Navarro 6 1
WC   V Razzano 2 6 6 WC   V Razzano 3 0r
Q   V Cepede Royg 6 4 2 8   C Suárez Navarro 3 4
  M Rybáriková 0 7 6 28   F Pennetta 6 6
Q   O Rogowska 6 5 2   M Rybáriková 2 0
  M Linette 3 7 1 28   F Pennetta 6 6
28   F Pennetta 6 5 6 28   F Pennetta 3 4
21   G Muguruza 6 7 21   G Muguruza 6 6
Q   P Martić 2 5 21   G Muguruza 6 6
  T Maria 5 3   C Giorgi 1 4
  C Giorgi 7 6 21   G Muguruza 4 6 6
  C Dellacqua 2 2 11   A Kerber 6 2 2
  A Tomljanović 6 6   A Tomljanović 3 2
  T Babos 0 1 11   A Kerber 6 6
11   A Kerber 6 6

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
13   L Šafářová 78 711
  A Pavlyuchenkova 6669 13   L Šafářová 6 6
WC   O Dodin 6 5 1   K Nara 2 0
  K Nara 3 7 6 13   L Šafářová 6 77
  J Larsson 1 63 20   S Lisicki 3 62
  D Gavrilova 6 77   D Gavrilova 1 0r
  M Puig 3 2 20   S Lisicki 6 0
20   S Lisicki 6 6 13   L Šafářová 77 6
26   S Stosur 6 6 2   M Sharapova 634
  M Brengle 1 3 26   S Stosur 6 6
WC   A Hesse 2 6 6 WC   A Hesse 0 1
  J Gajdošová 6 3 2 26   S Stosur 3 4
  S Vögele 6 3 2 2   M Sharapova 6 6
  V Diatchenko 4 6 6   V Diatchenko 3 1
  K Kanepi 2 4 2   M Sharapova 6 6
2   M Sharapova 6 6
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Nationalities in the fieldEdit

North America (19) South America (2) Europe (91) Oceania (7) Asia (9) Africa (0)
  Canada (1)   Brazil (1)   Belarus (1)   Australia (6)   China (4)
  Puerto Rico (1)   Paraguay (1)   Belgium (3)   New Zealand (1)   Japan (2)
  United States (17)   Bulgaria (2)   Kazakhstan (3)
  Croatia (4)   Chinese Taipei (1)
  Czech Republic (11)
  Denmark (1)
  Estonia (1)
  France (11)
  Germany (10)
  Hungary (1)
  Italy (6)
  Montenegro (1)
  Netherlands (1)
  Poland (3)
  Romania (5)
  Russia (8)
  Serbia (4)
  Slovakia (3)
  Slovenia (1)
  Spain (6)
  Sweden (1)
   Switzerland (3)
  Ukraine (2)
  United Kingdom (2)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "French Open: Serena Williams wins after 'nightmare 48 hours'". BBC Sport. 6 June 2015. Retrieved 8 June 2015.
  2. ^ "Serena Williams wins French Open after beating Lucie Safarova in final – as it happened". Guardian. 6 June 2015. Retrieved 8 June 2015.
  3. ^ "Serena Williams wins French Open for 20th Grand Slam title". ESPN Tennis. 7 June 2015. Retrieved 3 July 2017.
  4. ^ "French Open Day 10: Ivanovic into first Grand Slam semifinal since 2008". Associated Press. tennis.com. 2 June 2015. Retrieved 13 February 2019.