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The 2017 French Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts. It was the 121st edition of the French Open and the second Grand Slam event of the year. It took place at the Stade Roland Garros from 28 May to 11 June and consisted of events for players in singles, doubles and mixed doubles play. Junior and wheelchair players also took part in singles and doubles events.

2017 French Open
Date28 May – 11 June
Edition121st
CategoryGrand Slam tournament
Draw128S/64D/32X
Prize money36,000,000
SurfaceClay
LocationParis (XVIe), France
VenueRoland Garros Stadium
Champions
Men's Singles
Spain Rafael Nadal
Women's Singles
Latvia Jeļena Ostapenko
Men's Doubles
United States Ryan Harrison / New Zealand Michael Venus
Women's Doubles
United States Bethanie Mattek-Sands / Czech Republic Lucie Šafářová
Mixed Doubles
Canada Gabriela Dabrowski / India Rohan Bopanna
Boys' Singles
Australia Alexei Popyrin
Girls' Singles
United States Whitney Osuigwe
Boys' Doubles
Spain Nicola Kuhn / Hungary Zsombor Piros
Girls' Doubles
Canada Bianca Andreescu / Canada Carson Branstine
Legends Under 45 Doubles
France Sébastien Grosjean / France Michaël Llodra
Women's Legends Doubles
United States Tracy Austin / Belgium Kim Clijsters
Legends Over 45 Doubles
France Mansour Bahrami / France Fabrice Santoro
Wheelchair Men's Singles
United Kingdom Alfie Hewett
Wheelchair Women's Singles
Japan Yui Kamiji
Wheelchair Men's Doubles
France Stéphane Houdet / France Nicolas Peifer
Wheelchair Women's Doubles
Netherlands Marjolein Buis / Japan Yui Kamiji
← 2016 · French Open · 2018 →

Novak Djokovic was the defending champion in the Men's Singles, but he lost in the quarter-finals to Dominic Thiem.[1]Garbiñe Muguruza was the defending champion in the Women's Singles, but she lost in the 4th Round to Kristina Mladenovic.[2]

This was the first time since 1974 French Open that both reigning champions of the Australian Open (Serena Williams and Roger Federer) withdrew before the tournament began.

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TournamentEdit

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

The 2017 French Open was the 116th edition of the French Open and was held at Stade Roland Garros in Paris.

The tournament is an event run by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) and is part of the 2017 ATP World Tour and the 2017 WTA Tour calendars under the Grand Slam category. The tournament will consist of both men's and women's singles and doubles draws as well as a mixed doubles event.[3]

There were singles and doubles events for both boys and girls (players under 18), which are part of the Grade A category of tournaments,[4] and singles and doubles events for men's and women's wheelchair tennis players under the Grand Slam category.[5] The tournament was played on clay courts and took place over a series of 22 courts, including the three main showcourts, Court Philippe Chatrier, Court Suzanne Lenglen and Court 1.[3][6]

Points and prize moneyEdit

Points distributionEdit

Below is a series of tables for each of the competitions showing the ranking points on offer for each event.

Senior pointsEdit

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Round of 128 Q Q3 Q2 Q1
Men's Singles 2000 1200 720 360 180 90 45 10 25 16 8 0
Men's Doubles 0 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Women's Singles 1300 780 430 240 130 70 10 40 30 20 2
Women's Doubles 10 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Prize moneyEdit

The total prize money for the 2017 edition is €36,000,000, a 12% increase compared to 2016. The winners of the men's and women's singles title receive €2,100,000, an increase of €100,000 compared to 2016.[7]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Round of 128 Q3 Q2 Q1
Singles €2,100,000 €1,060,000 €530,000 €340,000 €200,000 €118,000 €70,000 €35,000 €18,000 €9,000 €5,000
Doubles * €540,000 €270,000 €132,000 €72,000 €39,000 €21,000 €10,500 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Mixed Doubles * €140,000 €70,500 €37,750 €17,000 €8,500 €4,500 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Wheelchair Singles €35,000 €17,500 €8,500 €4,500 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Wheelchair Doubles * €10,000 €5,000 €3,000 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

* per team

Singles playersEdit

2017 French Open – Men's Singles
2017 French Open – Women's Singles

Day-by-day summariesEdit

Singles seedsEdit

The following are the seeded players and notable players who withdrew from the event. Seedings are based on ATP and WTA rankings as of 22 May 2017. Rank and points before are as of 29 May 2017.

Men's SinglesEdit

Because the tournament takes place one week later than in 2016, points defending includes results from both the 2016 French Open and tournaments from the week of 6 June 2016 (Stuttgart and 's-Hertogenbosch).

Seed Rank Player Points before Points defending Points won Points after Status
1 1   Andy Murray 10,370 1,200 720 9,890 Semifinals lost to   Stan Wawrinka [3]
2 2   Novak Djokovic 7,445 2,000 360 5,805 Quarterfinals lost to   Dominic Thiem [6]
3 3   Stan Wawrinka 5,695 720 1,200 6,175 Runner up, lost to   Rafael Nadal [4]
4 4   Rafael Nadal 5,375 90 2,000 7,285 Champion, won against   Stan Wawrinka [3]
5 6   Milos Raonic 4,450 180 180 4,450 Fourth round lost to   Pablo Carreño Busta [20]
6 7   Dominic Thiem 4,145 720+250 720+90 3,985 Semifinals lost to   Rafael Nadal [4]
7 8   Marin Čilić 3,765 10 360 4,115 Quarterfinals lost to   Stan Wawrinka [3]
8 9   Kei Nishikori 3,650 180 360 3,830 Quarterfinals lost to   Andy Murray [1]
9 10   Alexander Zverev 3,150 90 10 3,070 First round lost to   Fernando Verdasco
10 12   David Goffin 3,055 360 90 2,785 Third round retired against   Horacio Zeballos
11 13   Grigor Dimitrov 2,900 10 90 2,980 Third round lost to   Pablo Carreño Busta [20]
12 11   Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 3,120 90 10 3,040 First round lost to   Renzo Olivo
13 14   Tomáš Berdych 2,885 360 45 2,570 Second round lost to   Karen Khachanov
14 15   Jack Sock 2,415 90 10 2,335 First round lost to   Jiří Veselý
15 16   Gaël Monfils 2,365 0 180 2,545 Fourth round lost to   Stan Wawrinka [3]
16 17   Lucas Pouille 2,320 45 90 2,365 Third round lost to   Albert Ramos Viñolas [19]
17 18   Roberto Bautista Agut 2,155 180 180 2,155 Fourth round lost to   Rafael Nadal [4]
18 19   Nick Kyrgios 2,155 90 45 2,110 Second round lost to   Kevin Anderson
19 20   Albert Ramos Viñolas 2,065 360 180 1,885 Fourth round lost to   Novak Djokovic [2]
20 21   Pablo Carreño Busta 2,045 45 360 2,360 Quarterfinals retired against   Rafael Nadal [4]
21 22   John Isner 2,020 180 90 1,930 Third round lost to   Karen Khachanov
22 23   Pablo Cuevas 1,865 90 90 1,865 Third round lost to   Fernando Verdasco
23 24   Ivo Karlović 1,820 90+90 45+45 1,730 Second round lost to   Horacio Zeballos
24 25   Richard Gasquet 1,605 360 90 1,335 Third round retired against   Gaël Monfils [15]
25 26   Steve Johnson 1,565 10 90 1,645 Third round lost to   Dominic Thiem [6]
26 27   Gilles Müller 1,530 10+150 10+45 1,425 First round lost to   Guillermo García López
27 28   Sam Querrey 1,495 10+90 10+20 1,425 First round lost to   Chung Hyeon
28 29   Fabio Fognini 1,350 10 90 1,430 Third round lost to   Stan Wawrinka [3]
29 30   Juan Martín del Potro 1,325 0+90 90+0 1,325 Third round lost to   Andy Murray [1]
30 33   David Ferrer 1,185 180+45 45+0 1,005 Second round lost to   Feliciano López
31 32   Gilles Simon 1,200 90+45 10+20 1,095 First round lost to   Nikoloz Basilashvili
32 31   Mischa Zverev 1,311 (20) 10 1,301 First round lost to   Stefano Napolitano [Q]

† The player did not qualify for the tournament in 2016. Accordingly, points for his 18th best result are deducted instead.

The following player would have been seeded, but he withdrew from the event.

Rank Player Points before Points defending Points after Withdrawal reason
5   Roger Federer 5,035 0+90 4,945 Change of schedule[8]

Women's SinglesEdit

Because the tournament takes place one week later than in 2016, points defending includes results from both the 2016 French Open and tournaments from the week of 6 June 2016 (Nottingham and 's-Hertogenbosch).

Seed Rank Player Points before Points defending Points won Points after Status
1 1   Angelique Kerber 7,035 10 10 7,035 First round lost to   Ekaterina Makarova
2 3   Karolína Plíšková 6,100 10+280 780+100 6,690 Semifinals lost to   Simona Halep [3]
3 4   Simona Halep 5,790 240 1,300 6,850 Runner-up, lost to   Jeļena Ostapenko
4 5   Garbiñe Muguruza 4,636 2,000 240 2,876 Fourth round lost to   Kristina Mladenovic [13]
5 6   Elina Svitolina 4,575 240 430 4,765 Quarterfinals lost to   Simona Halep [3]
6 7   Dominika Cibulková 4,480 130 70 4,420 Second round lost to   Ons Jabeur [LL]
7 8   Johanna Konta 4,330 10 10 4,330 First round lost to   Hsieh Su-wei
8 9   Svetlana Kuznetsova 4,310 240 240 4,310 Fourth round lost to   Caroline Wozniacki [11]
9 10   Agnieszka Radwańska 4,095 240 130 3,985 Third round lost to   Alizé Cornet
10 11   Venus Williams 3,941 240 240 3,941 Fourth round lost to   Timea Bacsinszky [30]
11 12   Caroline Wozniacki 3,915 0 430 4,345 Quarterfinals lost to   Jeļena Ostapenko
12 13   Madison Keys 3,163 240 70 2,993 Second round lost to   Petra Martić [Q]
13 14   Kristina Mladenovic 2,915 130+180 430+60 3,095 Quarterfinals lost to   Timea Bacsinszky [30]
14 15   Elena Vesnina 2,816 70 130 2,876 Third round lost to   Carla Suárez Navarro [21]
15 16   Petra Kvitová[9] 2,780 130 70 2,720 Second round lost to   Bethanie Mattek-Sands [Q]
16 17   Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 2,640 130 70 2,580 Second round lost to   Verónica Cepede Royg
17 19   Anastasija Sevastova 2,165 70 130 2,225 Third round lost to   Petra Martić [Q]
18 18   Kiki Bertens 2,395 780 70 1,685 Second round lost to   Catherine Bellis
19 20   Coco Vandeweghe 2,082 70+280 10+1 1,743 First round lost to   Magdaléna Rybáriková [PR]
20 21   Barbora Strýcová 2,050 130 70 1,990 Second round lost to   Alizé Cornet
21 23   Carla Suárez Navarro 1,800 240 240 1,800 Fourth round lost to   Simona Halep [3]
22 25   Mirjana Lučić-Baroni 1,746 70 10 1,686 First round lost to   Çağla Büyükakçay
23 22   Samantha Stosur 1,945 780 240 1,405 Fourth round lost to   Jeļena Ostapenko
24 24   Daria Gavrilova 1,755 10 10 1,755 First round lost to   Elise Mertens
25 26   Lauren Davis 1,611 10 10 1,611 First round lost to   Carina Witthöft
26 28   Daria Kasatkina 1,580 130 130 1,580 Third round lost to   Simona Halep [3]
27 29   Yulia Putintseva 1,550 430 130 1,250 Third round lost to   Garbiñe Muguruza [4]
28 27   Caroline Garcia 1,595 70 430 1,955 Quarterfinals lost to   Karolína Plíšková [2]
29 30   Ana Konjuh 1,527 70+57 70+20 1,490 Second round lost to   Magda Linette
30 31   Timea Bacsinszky 1,523 430 780 1,873 Semifinals lost to   Jeļena Ostapenko
31 33   Roberta Vinci 1,490 10 10 1,490 First round lost to   Monica Puig
32 34   Zhang Shuai 1,490 70 130 1,550 Third round lost to   Svetlana Kuznetsova [8]

The following players would have been seeded, but they withdrew from the event.

Rank Player Points Before Points defending Points after Withdrawal reason
2   Serena Williams 6,110 1,300 4,810 Pregnancy[10]
32   Laura Siegemund 1,510 10 1,500 Knee injury (cruciate ligament rupture)[11]

Doubles seedsEdit

Mixed DoublesEdit

Team Rank1 Seed
  Chan Yung-jan   John Peers 11 1
  Sania Mirza   Ivan Dodig 19 2
  Andrea Hlaváčková   Édouard Roger-Vasselin 27 3
  Katarina Srebotnik   Raven Klaasen 34 4
  Yaroslava Shvedova   Alexander Peya 39 5
  Chan Hao-ching   Jean-Julien Rojer 42 6
  Gabriela Dabrowski   Rohan Bopanna 42 7
  Jeļena Ostapenko   Bruno Soares 43 8
  • 1 Rankings were as of 22 May 2017.

Main draw wildcard entriesEdit

Main draw qualifiersEdit

Protected rankingEdit

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

ChampionsEdit

SeniorsEdit

Men's singlesEdit

Women's singlesEdit

Men's doublesEdit

Women's doublesEdit

Mixed doublesEdit

JuniorsEdit

Boys' SinglesEdit

Girls' SinglesEdit

Boys' DoublesEdit

Girls' DoublesEdit

Wheelchair eventsEdit

Wheelchair Men's SinglesEdit

Wheelchair Women's SinglesEdit

Wheelchair Men's DoublesEdit

Wheelchair Women's DoublesEdit

Other eventsEdit

Legends Under 45 DoublesEdit

Legends Over 45 DoublesEdit

Women's Legends DoublesEdit

WithdrawalsEdit

The following players were accepted directly into the main tournament, but withdrew with injuries or personal reasons.[citation needed]

Before the tournament

RetirementsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Novak Djokovic loses to Dominic Thiem in quarter-finals". BBC Sport. 7 June 2017. Retrieved 8 June 2017.
  2. ^ "Defending champion Garbine Muguruza upset at French Open". USA Today. 4 June 2017. Retrieved 8 June 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Roland Garros". International Tennis Federation. Retrieved 18 April 2017.
  4. ^ "Roland Garros Junior French Championships". International Tennis Federation. Retrieved 18 April 2017.
  5. ^ "Circuit Info". International Tennis Federation. Retrieved 7 June 2015.
  6. ^ "The Courts". Roland Garros. Retrieved 18 April 2017.
  7. ^ "French Open increases prize money pot". WTA. 27 April 2017.
  8. ^ Coulson, Kevin (15 May 2017). "Roger Federer to skip French Open". Eurosport. Retrieved 20 May 2017.
  9. ^ "French Open 2017: Petra Kvitova says she has 'a chance' of returning at Roland Garros". BBC Sport. 17 April 2017. Retrieved 18 April 2017.
  10. ^ Clarey, Christopher (19 April 2017). "Serena Williams's Pregnancy Is Confirmed After Day of Speculation". New York Daily News. Retrieved 19 April 2017.
  11. ^ "Kurz vor French Open: Siegemund mit Kreuzbandriss". Focus (in German). 25 May 2017. Retrieved 25 May 2017.

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