2017 French Open
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|
|Date||28 May – 11 June|
|Category||Grand Slam tournament|
|Location||Paris (XVIe), France|
|Venue||Roland Garros Stadium|
|Ryan Harrison / Michael Venus|
|Bethanie Mattek-Sands / Lucie Šafářová|
|Gabriela Dabrowski / Rohan Bopanna|
|Nicola Kuhn / Zsombor Piros|
|Bianca Andreescu / Carson Branstine|
|Legends Under 45 Doubles|
|Sébastien Grosjean / Michaël Llodra|
|Women's Legends Doubles|
|Tracy Austin / Kim Clijsters|
|Legends Over 45 Doubles|
|Mansour Bahrami / Fabrice Santoro|
|Wheelchair Men's Singles|
|Wheelchair Women's Singles|
|Wheelchair Men's Doubles|
|Stéphane Houdet / Nicolas Peifer|
|Wheelchair Women's Doubles|
|Marjolein Buis / Yui Kamiji|
Novak Djokovic was the defending champion in the Men's Singles, but he lost in the quarter-finals to Dominic Thiem.Garbiñe Muguruza was the defending champion in the Women's Singles, but she lost in the 4th Round to Kristina Mladenovic.
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.
There were singles and doubles events for both boys and girls (players under 18), which are part of the Grade A category of tournaments, and singles and doubles events for men's and women's wheelchair tennis players under the Grand Slam category. 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.
Points and prize moneyEdit
Below is a series of tables for each of the competitions showing the ranking points on offer for each event.
|Event||W||F||SF||QF||Round of 16||Round of 32||Round of 64||Round of 128||Q||Q3||Q2||Q1|
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.
|Event||W||F||SF||QF||Round of 16||Round of 32||Round of 64||Round of 128||Q3||Q2||Q1|
|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 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
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.
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 |
|2||2||Novak Djokovic||7,445||2,000||360||5,805||Quarterfinals lost to Dominic Thiem |
|3||3||Stan Wawrinka||5,695||720||1,200||6,175||Runner up, lost to Rafael Nadal |
|4||4||Rafael Nadal||5,375||90||2,000||7,285||Champion, won against Stan Wawrinka |
|5||6||Milos Raonic||4,450||180||180||4,450||Fourth round lost to Pablo Carreño Busta |
|6||7||Dominic Thiem||4,145||720+250||720+90||3,985||Semifinals lost to Rafael Nadal |
|7||8||Marin Čilić||3,765||10||360||4,115||Quarterfinals lost to Stan Wawrinka |
|8||9||Kei Nishikori||3,650||180||360||3,830||Quarterfinals lost to Andy Murray |
|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 |
|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 |
|16||17||Lucas Pouille||2,320||45||90||2,365||Third round lost to Albert Ramos Viñolas |
|17||18||Roberto Bautista Agut||2,155||180||180||2,155||Fourth round lost to Rafael Nadal |
|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 |
|20||21||Pablo Carreño Busta||2,045||45||360||2,360||Quarterfinals retired against Rafael Nadal |
|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 |
|25||26||Steve Johnson||1,565||10||90||1,645||Third round lost to Dominic Thiem |
|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 |
|29||30||Juan Martín del Potro||1,325||0+90||90+0||1,325||Third round lost to Andy Murray |
|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|
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||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 |
|5||6||Elina Svitolina||4,575||240||430||4,765||Quarterfinals lost to Simona Halep |
|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 |
|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 |
|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 |
|14||15||Elena Vesnina||2,816||70||130||2,876||Third round lost to Carla Suárez Navarro |
|15||16||Petra Kvitová||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 |
|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 |
|27||29||Yulia Putintseva||1,550||430||130||1,250||Third round lost to Garbiñe Muguruza |
|28||27||Caroline Garcia||1,595||70||430||1,955||Quarterfinals lost to Karolína Plíšková |
|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 |
The following players would have been seeded, but they withdrew from the event.
|Rank||Player||Points Before||Points defending||Points after||Withdrawal reason|
|32||Laura Siegemund||1,510||10||1,500||Knee injury (cruciate ligament rupture)|
|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
The following players were given wildcards to the main draw based on internal selection and recent performances.
Main draw qualifiersEdit
Men's Singles Qualifiers
Women's Singles Qualifiers
The following players were accepted directly into the main draw using a protected ranking:
Wheelchair Men's SinglesEdit
Wheelchair Women's SinglesEdit
Wheelchair Men's DoublesEdit
Wheelchair Women's DoublesEdit
Legends Under 45 DoublesEdit
Legends Over 45 DoublesEdit
Women's Legends DoublesEdit
The following players were accepted directly into the main tournament, but withdrew with injuries or personal reasons.
- Before the tournament
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