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The 2018 French Open was a Grand Slam tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts. It took place at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France, from 27 May to 10 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. Rafael Nadal (Spain) was the defending champion in the Men's Singles and won his 11th French Open title. Simona Halep (Romania) won her first Grand Slam title in Women's Singles.

2018 French Open
Date27 May – 10 June
Edition122nd
CategoryGrand Slam tournament
Draw128S / 64D / 32X
Prize money39,197,000
SurfaceClay
LocationParis (XVIe), France
VenueRoland Garros Stadium
Champions
Men's Singles
Spain Rafael Nadal
Women's Singles
Romania Simona Halep
Men's Doubles
France Pierre-Hugues Herbert / France Nicolas Mahut
Women's Doubles
Czech Republic Barbora Krejčíková / Czech Republic Kateřina Siniaková
Mixed Doubles
Chinese Taipei Latisha Chan / Croatia Ivan Dodig
Boys' Singles
Chinese Taipei Tseng Chun-hsin
Girls' Singles
United States Cori Gauff
Boys' Doubles
Czech Republic Ondřej Štyler / Japan Naoki Tajima
Girls' Doubles
United States Caty McNally / Poland Iga Świątek
Legends Under 45 Doubles
Spain Àlex Corretja / Spain Juan Carlos Ferrero
Women's Legends Doubles
France Nathalie Dechy / France Amélie Mauresmo
Legends Over 45 Doubles
France Mansour Bahrami / France Fabrice Santoro
Wheelchair Men's Singles
Japan Shingo Kunieda
Wheelchair Women's Singles
Japan Yui Kamiji
Wheelchair Men's Doubles
France Stéphane Houdet / France Nicolas Peifer
Wheelchair Women's Doubles
Netherlands Diede de Groot / Netherlands Aniek van Koot
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It was the 122nd edition of the French Open and the second Grand Slam event of 2018. Jeļena Ostapenko was the defending champion in the Women's Singles but lost in the first round to Kateryna Kozlova. This was the first French Open since 1992 that both the men's and the women's singles competitions were won by the top seeds.

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TournamentEdit

 
Court Philippe Chatrier where the Finals of the French Open will take place.

The 2018 French Open was the 122nd edition of the French Open and was held at Stade Roland Garros in Paris. A new shot clock that gives 25 seconds for the player serving, between points was introduced. Also for the juniors tournament, service lets wasn't featured.[1]

The tournament is an event run by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) and is part of the 2018 ATP World Tour and the 2018 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.[2]

There is a singles and doubles events for both boys and girls (players under 18), which is part of the Grade A category of tournaments,[3] and singles and doubles events for men's and women's wheelchair tennis players under the Grand Slam category.[4] 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.[2][5]

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 2018 edition is €39,197,000. The winners of the men's and women's singles title receive €2,200,000, an increase of €100,000 compared to 2017.[6]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Round of 128 Q3 Q2 Q1
Singles €2,200,000 €1,120,000 €560,000 €380,000 €222,000 €130,000 €79,000 €40,000 €21,000 €11,000 €6,000
Doubles * €560,000 €280,000 €139,000 €76,000 €41,000 €22,000 €11,000 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Mixed Doubles * €120,000 €60,000 €30,000 €17,000 €9,500 €4,750 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

2018 French Open – Men's Singles
2018 French Open – Women's Singles

Day-by-day summariesEdit

Singles seedsEdit

The following are the seeded players and notable players who have withdrawn from the event. Seedings are based on ATP and WTA rankings as of 21 May 2018. Rank and points before are as of 28 May 2018.

Men's SinglesEdit

Seed Rank Player Points before Points defending Points won Points after Status
1 1   Rafael Nadal 8,770 2,000 2,000 8,770 Champion, defeated   Dominic Thiem [7]
2 3   Alexander Zverev 5,615 10 360 5,965 Quarterfinals lost to   Dominic Thiem [7]
3 4   Marin Čilić 4,950 360 360 4,950 Quarterfinals lost to   Juan Martín del Potro [5]
4 5   Grigor Dimitrov 4,870 90 90 4,870 Third round lost to   Fernando Verdasco [30]
5 6   Juan Martín del Potro 4,450 90 720 5,080 Semifinals lost to   Rafael Nadal [1]
6 7   Kevin Anderson 3,635 180 180 3,635 Fourth round lost to   Diego Schwartzman [11]
7 8   Dominic Thiem 3,355 720 1,200 3,835 Runner-up, lost to   Rafael Nadal [1]
8 9   David Goffin 3,020 90 180 3,110 Fourth round lost to   Marco Cecchinato
9 10   John Isner 2,980 90 180 3,070 Fourth round lost to   Juan Martín del Potro [5]
10 11   Pablo Carreño Busta 2,415 360 90 2,145 Third round lost to   Marco Cecchinato
11 12   Diego Schwartzman 2,165 90 360 2,435 Quarterfinals lost to   Rafael Nadal [1]
12 15   Sam Querrey 2,095 10 45 2,130 Second round lost to   Gilles Simon
13 13   Roberto Bautista Agut 2,120 180 90 1,985 Third round lost   Novak Djokovic [20]
14 14   Jack Sock 2,110 10 10 2,110 First round lost to   Jürgen Zopp [LL]
15 16   Lucas Pouille 2,030 90 90 2,030 Third round lost to   Karen Khachanov
16 17   Kyle Edmund 1,950 90 90 1,950 Third round lost to   Fabio Fognini [18]
17 20   Tomáš Berdych 1,750 45 10 1,715 First round lost to   Jérémy Chardy
18 18   Fabio Fognini 1,940 90 180 2,030 Fourth round lost to   Marin Čilić [3]
19 21   Kei Nishikori 1,710 360 180 1,530 Fourth round lost to   Dominic Thiem [7]
20 22   Novak Djokovic 1,665 360 360 1,665 Quarterfinals lost to   Marco Cecchinato
21 23   Nick Kyrgios 1,630 45 0 1,585 Withdrew due to elbow injury
22 24   Philipp Kohlschreiber 1,620 10 10 1,620 First round lost to   Borna Ćorić
23 30   Stan Wawrinka 1,400 1,200 10 210 First round lost to   Guillermo García López
24 25   Denis Shapovalov 1,573 (10) 45 1,608 Second round lost to   Maximilian Marterer
25 26   Adrian Mannarino 1,535 10 10 1,535 First round lost to   Steve Johnson
26 29   Damir Džumhur 1,415 10 90 1,495 Third round lost to   Alexander Zverev [2]
27 32   Richard Gasquet 1,395 90 90 1,395 Third round lost to   Rafael Nadal [1]
28 33   Feliciano López 1,375 90 10 1,295 First round lost to   Sergiy Stakhovsky [LL]
29 34   Gilles Müller 1,300 10 10 1,300 First round lost to   Ernests Gulbis [Q]
30 35   Fernando Verdasco 1,280 180 180 1,280 Fourth round lost to   Novak Djokovic [20]
31 36   Albert Ramos Viñolas 1,260 180 90 1,170 Third round lost to   Juan Martín del Potro [5]
32 37   Gaël Monfils 1,220 180 90 1,130 Third round lost to   David Goffin [8]

Withdrawn playersEdit

Rank Player Points before Points defending Points after Withdrawal reason
2   Roger Federer 8,670 0 8,670 Scheduling
19   Chung Hyeon 1,775 90 1,685 Ankle injury
27   Filip Krajinović 1,506 (15) 1,491 Leg injury
28   Milos Raonic 1,435 180 1,255 Right knee injury
31   Andrey Rublev 1,397 26 1,371 Back injury

† The player did not qualify for the tournament in 2017. Accordingly, this was the points defended from the 2017 ATP Challenger Tour.

Women's SinglesEdit

Seed Rank Player Points before Points defending Points won Points after Status
1 1   Simona Halep 7,270 1,300 2,000 7,970 Champion, defeated   Sloane Stephens [10]
2 2   Caroline Wozniacki 6,935 430 240 6,745 Fourth round lost to   Daria Kasatkina [14]
3 3   Garbiñe Muguruza 6,010 240 780 6,550 Semifinals lost to   Simona Halep [1]
4 4   Elina Svitolina 5,505 430 130 5,205 Third round lost to   Mihaela Buzărnescu [31]
5 5   Jeļena Ostapenko 5,382 2,000 10 3,392 First round lost to   Kateryna Kozlova
6 6   Karolína Plíšková 5,335 780 130 4,685 Third round lost to   Maria Sharapova [28]
7 7   Caroline Garcia 5,160 430 240 4,970 Fourth round lost to   Angelique Kerber [12]
8 8   Petra Kvitová 4,550 70 130 4,610 Third round lost to   Anett Kontaveit [25]
9 9   Venus Williams 4,201 240 10 3,971 First round lost to   Wang Qiang
10 10   Sloane Stephens 4,164 (1) 1,300 5,463 Runner-up, lost to   Simona Halep [1]
11 11   Julia Görges 3,090 10 130 3,210 Third round lost to   Serena Williams [PR]
12 12   Angelique Kerber 3,040 10 430 3,460 Quarterfinals lost to   Simona Halep [1]
13 13   Madison Keys 2,826 70 780 3,536 Semifinals lost to   Sloane Stephens [10]
14 14   Daria Kasatkina 2,825 130 430 3,125 Quarterfinals lost to   Sloane Stephens [10]
15 15   CoCo Vandeweghe 2,533 10 70 2,593 Second round lost to   Lesia Tsurenko
16 16   Elise Mertens 2,525 130 240 2,635 Fourth round lost to   Simona Halep [1]
17 17   Ashleigh Barty 2,360 10 70 2,420 Second round lost to   Serena Williams [PR]
18 22   Kiki Bertens 2,030 70 130 2,090 Third round lost to   Angelique Kerber [12]
19 18   Magdaléna Rybáriková 2,225 70+140 130+55 2,200 Third round lost to   Lesia Tsurenko
20 19   Anastasija Sevastova 2,225 130 10 2,105 First round lost to   Mariana Duque Mariño [Q]
21 20   Naomi Osaka 2,150 10 130 2,270 Third round lost to   Madison Keys [13]
22 21   Johanna Konta 2,050 10 10 2,050 First round lost to   Yulia Putintseva
23 23   Carla Suárez Navarro 1,876 240 70 1,706 Second round lost to   Maria Sakkari
24 25   Daria Gavrilova 1,690 10 130 1,810 Third round lost to   Elise Mertens [16]
25 24   Anett Kontaveit 1,765 70 240 1,935 Fourth round lost to   Sloane Stephens [10]
26 26   Barbora Strýcová 1,660 70 240 1,830 Fourth round lost to   Yulia Putintseva
27 27   Zhang Shuai 1,605 130 70 1,545 Second round lost to   Irina-Camelia Begu
28 30   Maria Sharapova 1,513 0 430 1,943 Quarterfinals lost to   Garbiñe Muguruza [3]
29 31   Kristina Mladenovic 1,446 430 10 1,026 First round lost to   Andrea Petkovic
30 28   Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 1,596 70 70 1,596 Second round lost   Samantha Stosur
31 33   Mihaela Buzărnescu 1,383 (80) 240 1,543 Fourth round lost to   Madison Keys [13]
32 34   Alizé Cornet 1,350 240 70 1,180 Second round lost to   Pauline Parmentier [WC]

† The player did not qualify for the tournament in 2017. Accordingly, points for her 16th best result are deducted instead.

Withdrawn playersEdit

Rank Player Points before Points defending Points after Withdrawal reason
29   Agnieszka Radwańska 1,526 130 1,396 Back injury

Doubles seedsEdit

Mixed DoublesEdit

Team Rank1 Seed
  Gabriela Dabrowski   Mate Pavić 12 1
  Latisha Chan   Ivan Dodig 17 2
  Xu Yifan   Oliver Marach 19 3
  Kateřina Siniaková   Jamie Murray 21 4
  Andreja Klepač   Jean-Julien Rojer 23 5
  Chan Hao-ching   Michael Venus 26 6
  Tímea Babos   Rohan Bopanna 28 7
  Anna-Lena Grönefeld   Robert Farah 31 8
  • 1 Rankings are as of 28 May 2018.

Main draw wildcard entriesEdit

Main draw qualifiersEdit

Protected rankingEdit

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

WithdrawalsEdit

The following players were accepted directly into the main draw, but withdrew with injuries or other reasons.

RetirementsEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ ""Roland Garros introduces new rules"". Retrieved 12 April 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Roland Garros". International Tennis Federation. Retrieved 12 April 2018.
  3. ^ "Roland Garros Junior French Defchampionships". International Tennis Federation. Retrieved 12 April 2018.
  4. ^ "Circuit Info". International Tennis Federation. Retrieved 7 June 2015.
  5. ^ "The Courts". Roland Garros. Retrieved 12 April 2018.
  6. ^ "Roland Garros announces prize money increase". WTA. 12 April 2018.

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