Roland Garros also known as French Open is the 2nd yearly Grand slam of Tennis. This major tennis event held over 2 weeks at Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France. French Open begins in late May each year. 2022 French Open started on 22 May and ended on 5th June.
The event held on an outdoor clay court surface. French Open consists of 128 singles draw and 64 doubles draw.
Recent Matches Results of the WTA French Open 2022
|MATCH DATE||RONALD GARROS WTA||UPDATES|
|4 June 2022||SINGLES FINAL||In the final polish star Iga defeated American star Cori Gauff in straight sets (6-1,6-3)|
|3 June 2022||DOUBLES SEMIFINAL 1||In all America clash, Coco Guaff and Jessica Pegula reach in doubles final after defeating Taylor Townsend and Maddison key in straight sets (6-4,7-6)|
|2 June 2022||SEMIFINAL 1||Iga Swiatek (1) won 1st Semifinal against Daria kasatkina (20). World no 1 Iga grabs Smooth victory in straight sets (6-2, 6-1)|
|2 June 2022||SEMIFINAL 2||American star Coco Guaff (18) comfortably won the semifinal against Martina Trevisan in straight sets (6-3,6-1)|
|1 June 2022||QUARTERFINAL 4||World no. 1 Iga Swiatek grabbed an easy victory against Jessica Pegula (11) in straight sets (6-3, 6-2). It’s her straight 33rd win.|
|1 June 2022||QUARTERFINAL 3||Daria kasatkina (20) defeated Veronika Kudermetova (29) in straight sets (6-4, 7-6).|
|31 May 2022||QUARTERFINAL 2||In all America clash, Coco gauff (18) grabs a smooth victory against Sloane Stephens in straight sets (7-5, 6-2).|
|31 May 2022||QUARTERFINAL 1||Italian star Martina Trevisan gets a victory against Canadian star laylah Annie Fernandez in a tie-breaker (6-2, 6-7, 6-3).|
Roland Garros was founded in 1891, this year it was the 126th edition but at the Grand slam level, it has had 90 events since 1925. This Tournament has had different venues since founded like Stade Roland Garros (since 1928), Societé de Sport de Île de Puteaux, at Puteaux (1891–1894), Tennis Club de Paris, at Auteuil (1895–1908), Société Athlétique de la Villa Primrose at Bordeaux (1909), Croix-Catelan de Racing Club de France at the Bois de Boulogne (1910–1924, 1926), Stade Français at Saint-Cloud (1925, 1927).
WTA French Open Facts
- French Open is the only grand slam that is played on the clay court.
- Clay court has unique features like slowing down the ball and producing a high bounce compared to grass-court or hard courts.
- The winner gets 2000 points, finalists have 1200 points, semifinalists have 720 points then QF, a round of 16, round of 32, round of 64, and round of 128 get 360, 180, 90, 45, and 10 respectively.
- Chris Evert from the USA has a record of winning the French Open 7 times.
- In doubles, Czech-o-American star Martina Navratilova has won the French Open 7 times.
- Last 2 years, In 2020 Iga Swiatek and in 2021 Barbora Krejcikova (See Barbora Krejcikova Net Worth), unseeded players won the French Open.
- In 2021, Singles champion Barbora Krejcikova of the Czech Republic also won the doubles championship.
WTA French Open 2022 Champions
In 2022, World no 1 Iga Swiatek (POL) wins the Roland Garros singles title. Iga also equals the record of 35 consecutive winning tennis matches with Venus Williams. In the final Polish star faced American star Coco Gauff. Star defeated coco easily. Iga also has Roland Garro’s title in 2020.
In doubles, French pair Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic defeated American Pair Coco Gauff and Jessica Pegula. This was an unfortunate ending for Coco Gauff in Roland Garros as she won both, the singles and doubles final. In mixed doubles, seeded no. 2 pair Ena Shibahara of Japan and Wesley Koolhof won the title against Joran Vliegen of Belgium and Ulrikke Eikeri of Denmark in straight sets (7-6, 6-2).
WTA French Open Champions History
In 2021 Singles champion was Barbora Krejcikova of the Czech Republic. Barbora won the final against Russian star Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova by 6-1, 2-6, 6-4. It was her 1st single major title. Barbora also won the doubles championship in 2021 with country-fellow partnered Katerina Siniakova.
In the final, the winning pair defeated Bethanie Mattek-sands of USA and Iga Swiatek of Poland. Winning pair of Czech Republic won Roland Garros doubles championship 2nd time (1st was in 2018).
2022 French Open Players list
- Iga Swiatek (Singles Champion)
- Barbora Krejcikova
- Paula Badosa
- Maria Sakkari
- Anett Kontaveit
- Karolina Pliskova
- Ons Jabeur
- Aryna Sabalenka
- Danielle Collins
- Garbiñe Muguruza
- Jessica Pegula
- Emma Raducanu
- Jelena Ostapenko
- Belinda Bencic
- Coco Gauff (singles Runner-up)
2022 French Open Women’s Wild Card Entries
- Katie Volynets
- Harmony Tan
- Daria Saville
- Fiona Ferro
- Tessah Andrianjafitrimo
- Leolia Jeanjean
- Elsa Jacquemot
- Carole Monnet
WTA French Open 2022 Prize Money
In 2022, the combined men’s and women’s total Prize money for the French Open was €43.6 million. As compared to 2021, it is a 26.9% increased prize money. The winner of the 2022 singles got €2,200,000 and the runner-up had a cheque of €1,100,000. contrary to this, in doubles winner had €580,000 and the finalist put €290,000 in their pockets.
|Year||Prize Money||Champion’s Prize Money||Single’s Champions||Doubles Champions|
|2022||€43,600,000||€2,200,000||Iga Swiatek||Carolina Garcia (FRA)|
Kristina Mladenovic (FRA)
|2021||€34,367,215||€1,400,000||Barbora Krejcikova (Czk)||Barbora Krejcikova (Czk) |
Katerina Siniakova (Czk)
|2020||€38,000,000||€1,600,000||Iga Swiatek (Pol)||Kristina Mladenovic (Fra) |
Timea Babos (Hun)
|2019||€42,661,000||€2,300,000||Ashleigh Barty (Aus)||Kristina Mladenovic (Fra) |
Timea Babos (Hun)
|2018||€39,197,000||€2,200,000||Simona Halep (Rom)||Barbora Krejcikova (Czk) |
Katerina Siniakova (Czk)
|2017||€36,000,000||€2,100,000||Jelena Ostapenko (Latvia)||Bathanie Mattek-sands(USA) |
Lucie Safarova (Czk)
French Open 2022 Schedule & Draw Dates
There were complete 2 action-packed weeks of world-class tennis in Paris. In 2021 & 2022, the tournament introduced night sessions for the first time, which will continue in 2022. Take a look at the schedule below to assist with planning your ultimate French Open experience. Time is considered a local time.
|Sun||May 22||Day||11:00 AM||1st Round|
|Mon||May 23||Day||11:00 AM||1st Round|
|Mon||May 23||Evening||9:00 PM||1st Round|
|Tue||May 24||Day||11:00 AM||1st Round|
|Tue||May 24||Evening||9:00 PM||1st Round|
|Wed||May 25||Day||11:00 AM||2nd Round|
|Wed||May 25||Evening||9:00 PM||2nd Round|
|Thu||May 26||Day||11:00 AM||2nd Round|
|Thu||May 26||Evening||9:00 PM||2nd Round|
|Fri||May 27||Day||11:00 AM||3rd Round|
|Fri||May 27||Evening||9:00 PM||3rd Round|
|Sat||May 28||Day||11:00 AM||3rd Round|
|Sat||May 28||Evening||9:00 PM||3rd Round|
|Sun||May 29||Day||11:00 AM||4th Round|
|Sun||May 29||Evening||9:00 PM||4th Round|
|Mon||May 30||Day||11:00 AM||4th Round|
|Mon||May 30||Evening||9:00 PM||4th Round|
|Tue||May 31||Day||12:00 PM||Quarterfinals|
|Tue||May 31||Evening||5:00 PM||Quarterfinals|
|Wed||June 1||Day||12:00 PM||Quarterfinals|
|Wed||June 1||Evening||9:00 PM||Quarterfinals|
|Thu||June 2||Day||2:00 PM||Women’s Semifinals|
|Fri||June 3||Day||3:00 PM||Men’s Semifinals|
|Sat||June 4||Day||3:00 PM||Women’s Final Men’s Doubles Final|
|Sun||June 5||Day||3:00 PM||Men’s Singles Final|
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