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2010 French Open

2010 French Open
Date:   23 May – 6 June
Edition:   109th
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Clay
Location:   Paris (XVIe), France
Venue:   Stade Roland Garros
Champions
Men's Singles
Rafael Nadal
Women's Singles
Francesca Schiavone
Men's Doubles
Daniel Nestor / Nenad Zimonjić
Women's Doubles
Serena Williams / Venus Williams
Mixed Doubles
Katarina Srebotnik / Nenad Zimonjić
Boys' Singles
Agustín Velotti
Girls' Singles
Elina Svitolina
Boys' Doubles
Duilio Beretta / Roberto Quiroz
Girls' Doubles
Tímea Babos / Sloane Stephens
Legends Under 45 Doubles
Yevgeny Kafelnikov / Andrei Medvedev
Women's Legends Doubles
Martina Navratilova / Jana Novotná
Legends Over 45 Doubles
Andrés Gómez / John McEnroe
Wheelchair Men's Singles
Shingo Kunieda
Wheelchair Women's Singles
Esther Vergeer
Wheelchair Men's Doubles
Stéphane Houdet / Shingo Kunieda
Wheelchair Women's Doubles
Daniela Di Toro / Aniek van Koot
French Open
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The 2010 French Open (also known as Roland Garros after the famous French aviator) was a tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts. It was the 109th edition of the French Open, and the second Grand Slam event of the year. It took place at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France, from 23 May through 6 June 2010.[1]

The 2010 French Open also featured the return of four-time champion Justine Henin, who retired immediately before the 2008 French Open, where she was the 3-time defending champion.

Contents

  • Day-by-day summaries 1
    • Day 1 (23 May) 1.1
    • Day 2 (24 May) 1.2
    • Day 3 (25 May) 1.3
    • Day 4 (26 May) 1.4
    • Day 5 (27 May) 1.5
    • Day 6 (28 May) 1.6
    • Day 7 (29 May) 1.7
    • Day 8 (30 May) 1.8
    • Day 9 (31 May) 1.9
    • Day 10 (1 June) 1.10
    • Day 11 (2 June) 1.11
    • Day 12 (3 June) 1.12
    • Day 13 (4 June) 1.13
    • Day 14 (5 June) 1.14
    • Day 15 (6 June) 1.15
  • Seniors 2
    • Men's singles 2.1
    • Women's singles 2.2
    • Men's doubles 2.3
    • Women's doubles 2.4
    • Mixed doubles 2.5
  • Juniors 3
    • Boys' singles 3.1
    • Girls' singles 3.2
    • Boys' doubles 3.3
    • Girls' doubles 3.4
  • Other events 4
    • Legends under 45 doubles 4.1
    • Legends over 45 doubles 4.2
    • Women's Legends doubles 4.3
    • Wheelchair men's singles 4.4
    • Wheelchair women's singles 4.5
    • Wheelchair men's doubles 4.6
    • Wheelchair women's doubles 4.7
  • Singles seeds 5
    • Men's Singles 5.1
    • Women's Singles 5.2
    • Withdrawn players 5.3
  • Wildcard entries 6
    • Men's singles wildcard entries 6.1
    • Women's singles wildcard entries 6.2
    • Men's doubles wildcard entries 6.3
    • Women's doubles wildcard entries 6.4
    • Mixed doubles wildcard entries 6.5
  • Qualifiers entries 7
    • Men's Qualifiers entries 7.1
    • Women's Qualifiers entries 7.2
  • Point distribution 8
  • Prize money 9
    • Men's and Women's Singles 9.1
    • Men's and Women's Doubles 9.2
    • Mixed Doubles 9.3
  • Media coverage 10
  • Miscellaneous 11
  • References 12
  • External links 13

Day-by-day summaries

Day 1 (23 May)

The Court Philippe Chatrier during the match between Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Daniel Brands

In the Men's singles many of seeded players made it through led by 2009 finalist Robin Söderling, Mikhail Youzhny and Marin Čilić. While Jo-Wilfried Tsonga was pushed to the limit by German Daniel Brands as he came through 7–5 in the fifth. Tsonga was joined by compatriots Édouard Roger-Vasselin, Josselin Ouanna and Julien Benneteau who upset 23rd seed Ernests Gulbis 6–4, 6–2, 1–0 as Gulbis retired with a hamstring injury.

In the Women's side 6th seed and defending champion Svetlana Kuznetsova cruised through the first round with a 6–3, 6–1 victory of Sorana Cîrstea. She was joined by 2nd seed Venus Williams, Madrid champion Aravane Rezaï, Nadia Petrova, Flavia Pennetta, Maria Kirilenko and last years Semifinalist Dominika Cibulková. The day featured two upsets. Victoria Azarenka, hindered by an injury and only appeared in the event to have entered to claim the bonus prize money for ending the 2009 season in the top 10, became the first major casualty of the tournament as she was upset by Gisela Dulko. Rome champion María José Martínez Sánchez was also upset by Akgul Amanmuradova.

Matches on Main Courts
Matches on Court Philippe Chatrier (Center Court)
Event Winner Loser Score
Women's Singles 1st round Svetlana Kuznetsova [6] Sorana Cîrstea 6–3, 6–1
Men's Singles 1st round Robin Söderling [5] Laurent Recouderc [WC] 6–0, 6–2, 6–3
Women's Singles 1st round Aravane Rezaï [15] Heidi El Tabakh [Q] 6–1, 6–1
Men's Singles 1st round Jo-Wilfried Tsonga [8] Daniel Brands 4–6, 6–3, 6–2, 6–7, 7–5
Matches on Court Suzanne Lenglen (Grandstand)
Event Winner Loser Score
Men's Singles 1st round Marin Čilić [10] Ricardo Mello 6–1, 3–6, 6–3, 6–1
Women's Singles 1st round Gisela Dulko Victoria Azarenka [10] 6–1, 6–2
Men's Singles 1st round Julien Benneteau Ernests Gulbis [23] 6–4, 6–2, 1–0 retired
Women's Singles 1st round Venus Williams [2] Patty Schnyder 6–3, 6–3
Women's Singles 1st round Nadia Petrova [19] Zhang Shuai 6–0, 6–3

Day 2 (24 May)

In the Men's Singles World no. 1 and defending champion Roger Federer cruised past Peter Luczak with a 6–4, 6–1, 6–2 victory. He was joined by Indian Wells champion Ivan Ljubičić, Miami finalist Tomáš Berdych, Stanislas Wawrinka, John Isner and Thomaz Bellucci. While World no. 3 Novak Djokovic, last years semifinalist Fernando González, Gaël Monfils and Victor Hănescu all won in 4. While world no. 4 Andy Murray took on Richard Gasquet and won 4–6, 6–7, 6–4, 6–2, 6–1. 29th seed Spaniard Nicolás Almagro also needed five sets to defeat Robin Haase. The upsets of the day saw Spanish clay courters Feliciano López and Tommy Robredo both fall.

In the Women's draw 6 of the top 8 seeds were in action and all won. The field was led by World no. 1 Serena Williams who beat Stefanie Vögele 7–6, 6–2. She was joined by Caroline Wozniacki, Jelena Janković, Elena Dementieva, Samantha Stosur and Agnieszka Radwańska. Other seeds Li Na, Kateryna Bondarenko, Alisa Kleybanova and Lucie Šafářová who defeated Jelena Dokić all won in straight sets. While Francesca Schiavone and Alona Bondarenko come back from a set down to get to the second round.

Matches on Main Courts
Matches on Court Philippe Chatrier (Center Court)
Event Winner Loser Score
Women's Singles 1st round Caroline Wozniacki [3] Alla Kudryavtseva 6–0, 6–3
Men's Singles 1st round Roger Federer [1] Peter Luczak 6–4, 6–1, 6–2
Women's Singles 1st round Serena Williams [1] Stefanie Vögele 7–6(7–2), 6–2
Men's Singles 1st round Gaël Monfils [13] Dieter Kindlmann [LL] 6–3, 7–5, 6–7(5–7), 6–2
Matches on Court Suzanne Lenglen (Grandstand)
Event Winner Loser Score
Women's Singles 1st round Li Na [11] Kristina Mladenovic 7–5, 6–3
Men's Singles 1st round Novak Djokovic [3] Evgeny Korolev 6–1, 3–6, 6–1, 6–3
Men's Singles 1st round Andy Murray [4] Richard Gasquet 4–6, 6–7(5–7), 6–4, 6–2, 6–1

Day 3 (25 May)

Day 3 of action was led by 4-time champion and 2nd seed Rafael Nadal who defeated Gianni Mina 6–2, 6–2, 6–2. Nadal was joined by fellow Spaniards 7th seed Fernando Verdasco, 16th seed Juan Carlos Ferrero, 9th seed David Ferrer and Pere Riba. Other seeds who went through were German Philipp Kohlschreiber, Austrian Jürgen Melzer and former world no. 1 Lleyton Hewitt. While 6th seed Andy Roddick who was playing his first match in clay of the season needed 5 sets to get past Jarkko Nieminen 6–2, 4–6, 4–6, 7–6, 6–3. Upsets were not avoided as two seeds fell in 4. As 18th seed Sam Querrey lost to comaptriot Robby Ginepri and 26th seed clay courter Juan Mónaco was upset by Grega Žemlja.

In the Women's Singles almost all seeds got through in straight sets led by Justine Henin who beat Tsvetana Pironkova 6–4, 6–3, in her 1st match at RG for 3 years. She was joined by unseeded compatriots Kirsten Flipkens and Yanina Wickmayer, as well as Russians Maria Sharapova, Vera Zvonareva and Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova. Other seeds Daniela Hantuchová, Shahar Pe'er, Jie Zheng and Frenchwoman Marion Bartoli all won. The second major upset of the tournaments came at the cost of 2 time finalist Dinara Safina who was upset by 39 year old Kimiko Date-Krumm 3–6, 6–4, 7–5.

Matches on Main Courts
Matches on Court Philippe Chatrier (Center Court)
Event Winner Loser Score
Women's Singles 1st round Justine Henin [22] Tsvetana Pironkova 6–4, 6–3
Men's Singles 1st round Andy Roddick [6] Jarkko Nieminen 6–2, 4–6, 4–6, 7–6(7–4), 6–3
Women's Singles 1st round Marion Bartoli [13] Maria Elena Camerin 6–2, 6–3
Men's Singles 1st round Lleyton Hewitt [28] Jérémy Chardy 7–5, 6–0, 6–4
Matches on Court Suzanne Lenglen (Grandstand)
Event Winner Loser Score
Men's Singles 1st round Fernando Verdasco [7] Igor Kunitsyn 6–4, 6–2, 6–2
Women's Singles 1st round Kimiko Date-Krumm Dinara Safina [9] 3–6, 6–4, 7–5
Men's Singles 1st round Rafael Nadal [2] Gianni Mina 6–2, 6–2, 6–2
Women's Singles 1st round Maria Sharapova [12] Ksenia Pervak [Q] 6–3, 6–2

Day 4 (26 May)

World no. 1 Roger Federer dispatched Colombian Alejandro Falla in straight sets. Other straight sets victors were Robin Söderling, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Marin Čilić, Tomáš Berdych, Stanislas Wawrinka and Albert Montañés. While Mikhail Youzhny progressed in four after losing the first set tie-break. The only upset of the day was when Thiemo de Bakker defeated 32nd seed Guillermo García-López. The end of the day saw lots of matches being suspended and cancelled due to rain delays. One of those matches was between Frenchman Gaël Monfils and Italian Fabio Fognini which descended into chaos as they played on despite extreme darkness for 2 games, before finally coming off court a full 25 minutes after Murray and Chela's match did, at 5–5 in the 5th.[2][3]

World no. 2 Venus Williams led the days games in the women's side with a 6–2, 6–4 victory over Arantxa Parra Santonja, she was joined by Caroline Wozniacki, Flavia Pennetta, Nadia Petrova, Alexandra Dulgheru and Maria Kirilenko who all won straight sets. While Dominika Cibulková and Aravane Rezaï scrambled to win in three. One of the stories of the day was with defending champion Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova against German Andrea Petkovic, who served for the match in the 2nd set, but the Russian survived 4–6, 7–5, 6–4. As with the Men's side several matches were cancelled.

Matches on Main Courts
Matches on Court Philippe Chatrier (Center Court)
Event Winner Loser Score
Women's Singles 2nd round Venus Williams [2] Arantxa Parra Santonja 6–2, 6–4
Men's Singles 2nd round Roger Federer [1] Alejandro Falla 7–6(7–4), 6–2, 6–4
Matches on Court Suzanne Lenglen (Grandstand)
Event Winner Loser Score
Men's Singles 2nd round Robin Söderling [5] Taylor Dent 6–0, 6–1, 6–1
Men's Singles 2nd round Jo-Wilfried Tsonga [8] Josselin Ouanna 6–0, 6–1, 6–4
Women's Singles 2nd round Aravane Rezaï [15] Angelique Kerber 6–2, 2–6, 6–3
Women's Singles 2nd round Caroline Wozniacki [3] Tathiana Garbin 6–3, 6–1

Day 5 (27 May)

Matches on Main Courts
Matches on Court Philippe Chatrier (Center Court)
Event Winner Loser Score
Women's Singles 2nd round Jelena Janković [4] Kaia Kanepi [Q] 6–2, 3–6, 6–4
Men's Singles 2nd round Fabio Fognini Gaël Monfils [13] 2–6, 4–6, 7–5, 6–4, 9–7
Matches on Court Suzanne Lenglen (Grandstand)
Event Winner Loser Score
Men's Singles 2nd round Andy Roddick [6] Blaž Kavčič 6–3, 5–7, 6–4, 6–2

Day 6 (28 May)

Matches on Main Courts
Matches on Court Philippe Chatrier (Center Court)
Event Winner Loser Score
Men's Singles 2nd round Rafael Nadal [2] Horacio Zeballos 6–2, 6–2, 6–3
Women's Singles 2nd round Justine Henin [22] Klára Zakopalová 6–3, 6–3
Women's Singles 3rd round Venus Williams [2] Dominika Cibulková [26] 6–3, 6–4
Men's Singles 3rd round Jo-Wilfried Tsonga [8] Thiemo de Bakker 6–7(6–8), 7–6(7–4), 6–3, 6–4
Matches on Court Suzanne Lenglen (Grandstand)
Event Winner Loser Score
Women's Singles 2nd round Serena Williams [1] Julia Görges 6–1, 6–1
Women's Singles 2nd round Marion Bartoli [13] Olivia Sanchez [WC] 7–5, 6–2
Men's Singles 3rd round Roger Federer [1] Julian Reister [Q] 6–4, 6–0, 6–4
Men's Singles 3rd round Andy Murray [4] Marcos Baghdatis [25] 6–2, 6–3, 0–6, 6–2
Women's Singles 3rd round Elena Dementieva [5] Aleksandra Wozniak 6–7(2–7), 6–3, 6–4

Day 7 (29 May)

Matches on Main Courts
Matches on Court Philippe Chatrier (Center Court)
Event Winner Loser Score
Women's Singles 3rd round Serena Williams [1] Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova [29] 6–1, 1–6, 6–2
Women's Singles 3rd round Nadia Petrova [19] Aravane Rezaï [15] 7–6(7–2), 4–6, 10–8
Men's Singles 3rd round Novak Djokovic [3] Victor Hănescu [31] 6–3, 3–6, 6–3, 6–2
Men's Singles 3rd round Rafael Nadal [2] Lleyton Hewitt [28] 6–3, 6–4, 6–3
Matches on Court Suzanne Lenglen (Grandstand)
Event Winner Loser Score
Men's Singles 3rd round Teymuraz Gabashvili [Q] Andy Roddick [6] 6–4, 6–4, 6–2
Women's Singles 3rd round Shahar Pe'er [18] Marion Bartoli [13] 7–6(9–7), 6–2
Men's Singles 3rd round Fernando Verdasco [7] Philipp Kohlschreiber [30] 2–6, 6–3, 6–3, 6–7(1–7), 6–4
Women's Singles 3rd round Jelena Janković [4] Alona Bondarenko [27] 6–4, 7–6(7–3)

Day 8 (30 May)

Matches on Main Courts
Matches on Court Philippe Chatrier (Center Court)
Event Winner Loser Score
Women's Singles 4th round Elena Dementieva [5] Chanelle Scheepers [Q] 6–1, 6–3
Women's Singles 3rd round Justine Henin [22] Maria Sharapova [12] 6–2, 3–6, 6–3
Women's Singles 4th round Nadia Petrova [19] Venus Williams [2] 6–4, 6–3
Men's Singles 4th round Roger Federer [1] Stanislas Wawrinka [20] 6–3, 7–6(7–5), 6–2
Men's Singles 4th round Mikhail Youzhny [11] Jo-Wilfried Tsonga [8] 6–2 retired
Matches on Court Suzanne Lenglen (Grandstand)
Event Winner Loser Score
Women's Singles 4th round Francesca Schiavone [17] Maria Kirilenko [30] 6–4, 6–4
Women's Singles 4th round Caroline Wozniacki [3] Flavia Pennetta [14] 7–6(7–5), 6–7(4–7), 6–2
Men's Singles 4th round Robin Söderling [5] Marin Čilić [10] 6–4, 6–4, 6–2
Men's Singles 4th round Tomáš Berdych [15] Andy Murray [4] 6–4, 7–5, 6–3

Day 9 (31 May)

Matches on Main Courts
Matches on Court Philippe Chatrier (Center Court)
Event Winner Loser Score
Men's Singles 4th round Novak Djokovic [3] Robby Ginepri 6–4, 2–6, 6–1, 6–2
Women's Singles 4th round Serena Williams [1] Shahar Pe'er [18] 6–2, 6–2
Men's Singles 4th round Rafael Nadal [2] Thomaz Bellucci [24] 6–2, 7–5, 6–4
Women's Singles 4th round Jelena Janković [4] Daniela Hantuchová [23] 6–4, 6–2
Matches on Court Suzanne Lenglen (Grandstand)
Event Winner Loser Score
Men's Singles 4th round Jürgen Melzer [22] Teymuraz Gabashvili [Q] 7–6(8–6), 4–6, 6–1, 6–4
Women's Singles 4th round Samantha Stosur [7] Justine Henin [22] 2–6, 6–1, 6–4
Men's Singles 4th round Nicolás Almagro [19] Fernando Verdasco [7] 6–1, 4–6, 6–1, 6–4
Women's Singles 4th round Yaroslava Shvedova Jarmila Groth [WC] 6–4, 6–3

Day 10 (1 June)

This day, Roger Federer lost his quarterfinals match against Robin Söderling, making it the first time since the 2004 French Open that Federer did not reach at least the semifinals of a Grand Slam tournament.[4][5] It also meant that Federer lost his ATP men's single number 1 ranking in tennis since Rafael Nadal won the 2010 French Open men's singles title. Also, since Nadal became the 2010 French Open men's singles champion, Federer was left only one week short of equalling Pete Sampras's record number of 286 weeks as the ATP number 1 ranked men's singles player.[4][5]

Matches on Main Courts
Matches on Court Philippe Chatrier (Center Court)
Event Winner Loser Score
Women's Singles Quarterfinals Francesca Schiavone [17] Caroline Wozniacki [3] 6–2, 6–3
Men's Singles Quarterfinals Robin Söderling [5] Roger Federer [1] 3–6, 6–3, 7–5, 6–4
Matches on Court Suzanne Lenglen (Grandstand)
Event Winner Loser Score
Women's Singles Quarterfinals Elena Dementieva [5] Nadia Petrova [19] 2–6, 6–2, 6–0
Men's Singles Quarterfinals Tomáš Berdych [15] Mikhail Youzhny [11] 6–3, 6–1, 6–2

Day 11 (2 June)

This day decided the last two of the four semifinalists in the women's singles. Since none of the four semifinalists (Samantha Stosur, Jelena Janković, Francesca Schiavone, and Elena Dementieva) had won any Grand Slam women's singles titles before, this meant Francesca Schiavone became a first-time women's singles Grand Slam champion in this tournament.[6]

Matches on Main Courts
Matches on Court Philippe Chatrier (Center Court)
Event Winner Loser Score
Women's Singles Quarterfinals Samantha Stosur [7] Serena Williams [1] 6–2, 6–7(2–7), 8–6
Men's Singles Quarterfinals Rafael Nadal [2] Nicolás Almagro [19] 7–6(7–2), 7–6(7–3), 6–4
Matches on Court Suzanne Lenglen (Grandstand)
Event Winner Loser Score
Women's Singles Quarterfinals Jelena Janković [4] Yaroslava Shvedova 7–5, 6–4
Men's Singles Quarterfinals Jürgen Melzer [22] Novak Djokovic [3] 3–6, 2–6, 6–2, 7–6(7–3), 6–4

Day 12 (3 June)

Matches on Main Courts
Matches on Court Philippe Chatrier (Center Court)
Event Winner Loser Score
Women's Singles Semifinals Francesca Schiavone [17] Elena Dementieva [5] 7–6(7–3) retired
Women's Singles Semifinals Samantha Stosur [7] Jelena Janković [4] 6–1, 6–2
Mixed Doubles Final Katarina Srebotnik [6]
Nenad Zimonjić [6]
Yaroslava Shvedova
Julian Knowle
4–6, 7–6(7–5), [11–9]
Matches on Court Suzanne Lenglen (Grandstand)
Event Winner Loser Score
Women's Legends Doubles Semifinals Iva Majoli
Nathalie Tauziat
Gigi Fernández
Natasha Zvereva
4–6, 6–3, [10–8]
Legends Over 45 Doubles Group A Joakim Nyström
Mats Wilander
Pat Cash
Mikael Pernfors
7–6(7–4), 6–3
Men's Doubles Semifinals Daniel Nestor [2]
Nenad Zimonjić [2]
Wesley Moodie [4]
Dick Norman [4]
6–0, 6–3
Legends Over 45 Doubles Group B Mansour Bahrami
Henri Leconte
Ilie Năstase
Emilio Sánchez
7–6(7–4), 3–6, [12–10]

Day 13 (4 June)

Matches on Main Courts
Matches on Court Philippe Chatrier (Center Court)
Event Winner Loser Score
Men's Singles Semifinals Robin Söderling [5] Tomáš Berdych [15] 6–3, 3–6, 5–7, 6–3, 6–3
Men's Singles Semifinals Rafael Nadal [2] Jürgen Melzer [22] 6–2, 6–3, 7–6(8–6)
Matches on Court Suzanne Lenglen (Grandstand)
Event Winner Loser Score
Legends Under 45 Doubles Group B Arnaud Boetsch
Cédric Pioline
Thomas Muster
Mark Woodforde
6–2, 3–6, [12–10]
Women's Legends Doubles Third Place Gigi Fernández
Natasha Zvereva
Mary Joe Fernández
Conchita Martínez
6–1, 6–2
Legends Under 45 Doubles Group A Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Andriy Medvedev
Sergi Bruguera
Richard Krajicek
4–6, 6–2, [12–10]
Women's Doubles Final Serena Williams [1]
Venus Williams [1]
Květa Peschke [12]
Katarina Srebotnik [12]
6–2, 6–3
Legends Over 45 Doubles Group B Ilie Năstase
Emilio Sánchez
Guy Forget
Thierry Tulasne
6–1, 1–6, [10–7]

Day 14 (5 June)

Matches on Main Courts
Matches on Court Philippe Chatrier (Center Court)
Event Winner Loser Score
Women's Singles Final Francesca Schiavone [17] Samantha Stosur [7] 6–4, 7–6(7–2)
Men's Doubles Final Daniel Nestor [2]
Nenad Zimonjić [2]
Lukáš Dlouhý [3]
Leander Paes [3]
7–5, 6–2
Matches on Court Suzanne Lenglen (Grandstand)
Event Winner Loser Score
Legends Over 45 Doubles Group A Andrés Gómez
John McEnroe
Joakim Nyström
Mats Wilander
6–2, 6–2
Women's Legends Doubles Final Martina Navratilova
Jana Novotná
Iva Majoli
Nathalie Tauziat
6–4, 6–2
Legends Under 45 Doubles Group A Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Andrei Medvedev
Michael Chang
Albert Costa
6–0, 3–6, [10–7]
Legends Under 45 Doubles Group B Goran Ivanišević
Michael Stich
Arnaud Boetsch
Cédric Pioline
6–3, 6–2

Day 15 (6 June)

Rafael Nadal reclaimed the number one men's singles ATP ranking, leaving Roger Federer only one week short of equalling Pete Sampras's record number of 286 weeks as the ATP number 1 ranked men's singles player.[4][5] This win is also the first time since the French Open 2004 that Roger Federer was knocked out by a player who hasn't won a grand slam tournament.

Matches on Main Courts
Matches on Court Philippe Chatrier (Center Court)
Event Winner Runner-up Score
Men's Singles Final Rafael Nadal [2] Robin Söderling [5] 6–4, 6–2, 6–4
Matches on Court Suzanne Lenglen (Grandstand)
Event Winner Runner-up Score
Legends Over 45 Doubles Final Andrés Gómez
John McEnroe
Mansour Bahrami
Henri Leconte
6–1, 6–1
Legends Under 45 Doubles Final Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Andrei Medvedev
Goran Ivanišević
Michael Stich
6–1, 6–1

Seniors

Men's singles

Rafael Nadal defeated Robin Söderling, 6–4, 6–2, 6–4

  • It was Nadal's 4th title of this year and the 40th of his career. It was his fifth win in six years at Roland Garros and his seventh Grand Slam men's singles victory.
  • Nadal reclaimed the number one ATP ranking with this victory.
  • Nadal's victory also completed a historic 'Clay Slam' for Nadal, seeing him become the first person in history to win all Masters 1000 tournaments on clay (Monte Carlo, Rome and Madrid), as well as the French Open, in the same calendar year.
  • This was the second time Nadal had won the French Open without dropping a set.

Women's singles

Francesca Schiavone defeated Samantha Stosur, 6–4, 7–6(7–2)

  • Both Schiavone and Stosur were first-time Grand Slam finalists.
  • It was Schiavone's second title of the year, the fourth of her career, and her first major title.

Men's doubles

Daniel Nestor / Nenad Zimonjić defeated Lukáš Dlouhý / Leander Paes, 7–5, 6–2

Women's doubles

Serena Williams / Venus Williams defeated Květa Peschke / Katarina Srebotnik, 6–2, 6–3

  • The Williams sisters won their 12th Grand Slam doubles title and 2nd at the French Open. With this, they hold all Grand Slam doubles titles simultaneously.
  • Also, they have won the career women's doubles golden slam for the second time in their respective careers.

Mixed doubles

Katarina Srebotnik / Nenad Zimonjić defeated Yaroslava Shvedova / Julian Knowle, 4–6, 7–6(7–5), [11–9]

  • Srebotnik and Zimonjić both won their fourth Grand Slam mixed doubles title.

Juniors

Boys' singles

Agustín Velotti defeated Andrea Collarini, 6–4, 7–5

Girls' singles

Elina Svitolina defeated Ons Jabeur, 6–2, 7–5

  • Svitolina won her first Junior Grand Slam title.

Boys' doubles

Duilio Beretta / Roberto Quiroz defeated Facundo Argüello / Agustín Velotti, 6–3, 6–2

  • Beretta and Quiroz win their first junior Grand Slam title in doubles.

Girls' doubles

Tímea Babos / Sloane Stephens defeated Lara Arruabarrena Vecino / María Teresa Torró Flor, 6–2, 6–3

  • Babos and Stephens win their first junior Grand Slam title in doubles.

Other events

Legends under 45 doubles

Yevgeny Kafelnikov / Andriy Medvedev defeated Goran Ivanišević / Michael Stich, 6–1, 6–1

Legends over 45 doubles

John McEnroe / Andrés Gómez defeated Mansour Bahrami / Henri Leconte, 6–1, 6–1

Women's Legends doubles

Martina Navratilova / Jana Novotná defeated Iva Majoli / Nathalie Tauziat, 6–4, 6–2

Wheelchair men's singles

Shingo Kunieda defeated Stefan Olsson, 6–4, 6–0

  • Kunieda won his tenth wheelchair Grand Slam singles title, and his fourth at the French Open.

Wheelchair women's singles

Esther Vergeer defeated Sharon Walraven, 6–0, 6–0

  • Vergeer won her 15th wheelchair Grand Slam singles title, and her fourth at the French Open.

Wheelchair men's doubles

Stéphane Houdet / Shingo Kunieda defeated Robin Ammerlaan / Stefan Olsson, 6–0, 5–7, [10–8]

  • Houdet wins his fourth wheelchair Grand Slam doubles title and the first at French Open, and Kunieda wins his ninth wheelchair Grand Slam doubles title and second at French.

Wheelchair women's doubles

Daniela Di Toro / Aniek van Koot defeated Esther Vergeer / Sharon Walraven, 3–6, 6–3, [10–4]

  • Di Toro and van Koot win their first wheelchair Grand Slam title in doubles.

Singles seeds

The following are the seeded players and notable players who withdrew from the event. Rankings are as of 17 May 2010

Men's Singles

Seed Rank Player Points
Points defending
Points won New points Status
1 1 Roger Federer 10030 2000 360 8390 Quarterfinals lost to Robin Söderling [5]
2 2 Rafael Nadal 6880 180 2000 8700 Champion, won in the final against Robin Söderling [5]
3 3 Novak Djokovic 6405 90 360 6675 Quarterfinals lost to Jürgen Melzer [22]
4 4 Andy Murray 5565 360 180 5385 4th round lost to Tomáš Berdych [15]
5 7 Robin Söderling 4755 1200 1200 4755 Runner-Up, lost in final to Rafael Nadal [2]
6 8 Andy Roddick 4600 180 90 4510 3rd round lost to Teymuraz Gabashvili [Q]
7 9 Fernando Verdasco 3645 180 180 3645 4th round lost to Nicolás Almagro [19]
8 10 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 3185 180 180 3185 4th round lost to Mikhail Youzhny [11]
9 11 David Ferrer 3010 90 90 3010 3rd round lost to Jürgen Melzer [22]
10 12 Marin Čilić 2945 180 180 2945 4th round lost to Robin Söderling [5]
11 13 Mikhail Youzhny 2375 45 360 2690 Quarterfinals lost to Tomáš Berdych [15]
12 14 Fernando González 2385 720 45 1710 2nd round lost to Alexandr Dolgopolov
13 15 Gaël Monfils 2220 360 45 1905 2nd round lost to Fabio Fognini
14 16 Ivan Ljubičić 2140 10 90 2220 3rd round lost to Thomaz Bellucci [24]
15 17 Tomáš Berdych 2115 10 720 2825 Semifinals lost to Robin Söderling [5]
16 18 Juan Carlos Ferrero 2050 45 90 2095 3rd round lost to Robby Ginepri
17 19 John Isner 1880 0(45) 90 1925 3rd round lost to Tomáš Berdych [15]
18 21 Sam Querrey 1675 10 10 1675 1st round lost to Robby Ginepri
19 22 Nicolás Almagro 1690 90 360 1960 Quarterfinals lost to Rafael Nadal [2]
20 23 Stanislas Wawrinka 1600 90 180 1690 4th round lost to Roger Federer [1]
21 25 Tommy Robredo 1505 360 10 1155 1st round lost to Viktor Troicki
22 26 Jürgen Melzer 1495 90 720 2125 Semifinals lost Rafael Nadal [2]
23 27 Ernests Gulbis 1494 45 10 1459 1st round lost to Julien Benneteau
24 28 Thomaz Bellucci 1482 10 180 1652 4th round lost to Rafael Nadal [2]
25 29 Marcos Baghdatis 1465 10 90 1545 3rd round lost to Andy Murray [4]
26 30 Juan Mónaco 1510 45 10 1475 1st round lost to Grega Žemlja [Q]
27 31 Feliciano López 1420 45 10 1385 1st round lost to Julian Reister [Q]
28 33 Lleyton Hewitt 1350 90 90 1350 3rd round lost to Rafael Nadal [2]
29 34 Albert Montañés 1325 10 90 1405 3rd round lost to Robin Söderling [5]
30 35 Philipp Kohlschreiber 1320 180 90 1230 3rd round lost to Fernando Verdasco [7]
31 37 Victor Hănescu 1160 180 90 1070 3rd round lost to Novak Djokovic [3]
32 38 Guillermo García-López 965 10 45 1000 2nd round lost to Thiemo de Bakker

Women's Singles

Seed Rank Player Points
Points defending
Points won New points Status
1 1 Serena Williams 8475 500 500 8475 Quarterfinals lost to Samantha Stosur [7]
2 2 Venus Williams 6386 160 280 6506 4th round lost to Nadia Petrova [19]
3 3 Caroline Wozniacki 5630 160 500 5970 Quarterfinals lost to Francesca Schiavone [17]
4 4 Jelena Janković 5160 280 900 5780 Semifinals lost to Samantha Stosur [7]
5 5 Elena Dementieva 4830 160 900 5570 Semifinals lost to Francesca Schiavone [17]
6 6 Svetlana Kuznetsova 4661 2000 160 2821 3rd round lost to Maria Kirilenko [30]
7 7 Samantha Stosur 4405 900 1400 4905 Runner-Up, lost in final to Francesca Schiavone [17]
8 8 Agnieszka Radwańska 4190 280 100 4010 2nd round lost to Yaroslava Shvedova
9 9 Dinara Safina 4156 1400 5 2761 1st round lost to Kimiko Date-Krumm
10 11 Victoria Azarenka 3665 500 5 3170 1st round lost to Gisela Dulko
11 12 Li Na 3515 280 160 3395 3rd round lost to Francesca Schiavone [17]
12 13 Maria Sharapova 3350 500 160 3010 3rd round lost to Justine Henin [22]
13 14 Marion Bartoli 3186 100 160 3246 3rd round lost to Shahar Pe'er [18]
14 15 Flavia Pennetta 3175 5 280 3450 4th round lost to Caroline Wozniacki [3]
15 16 Aravane Rezaï 2875 280 160 2755 3rd round lost to Nadia Petrova [18]
16 17 Yanina Wickmayer 3050 100 160 3110 3rd round lost to Daniela Hantuchová [22]
17 18 Francesca Schiavone 2995 5 2000 4990 Champion, won in the final against Samantha Stosur [7]
18 19 Shahar Pe'er 2895 0 280 3175 4th round lost to Serena Williams [1]
19 20 Nadia Petrova 2795 100 500 3195 Quarterfinals lost to Elena Dementieva [5]
20 21 María José Martínez Sánchez 2635 160 5 2480 1st round lost to Akgul Amanmuradova
21 22 Vera Zvonareva 2625 0 100 2725 2nd round lost to Anastasia Rodionova
22 23 Justine Henin 2575 0 280 2855 4th round lost to Samantha Stosur [7]
23 24 Daniela Hantuchová 2010 5 280 2285 4th round lost Jelena Janković [4]
24 25 Lucie Šafářová 2075 100 100 2075 2nd round lost to Polona Hercog
25 26 Zheng Jie 2325 100 100 2325 2nd round lost to Anastasia Pivovarova [Q]
26 27 Dominika Cibulková 2005 900 160 1265 3rd round lost to Venus Williams [2]
27 28 Alona Bondarenko 1700 5 160 1855 3rd round lost to Jelena Janković [4]
28 29 Alisa Kleybanova 1855 5 160 2010 3rd round lost to Yaroslava Shvedova
29 30 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 1850 160 160 1850 3rd round lost to Serena Williams [1]
30 31 Maria Kirilenko 1710 5 280 1985 4th round lost to Francesca Schiavone [17]
31 32 Alexandra Dulgheru 1655 0(30) 160 1785 3rd round lost to Caroline Wozniacki [3]
32 33 Kateryna Bondarenko 1570 160 100 1510 2nd round lost to Aleksandra Wozniak

Withdrawn players

Rank Player Points
Points defending
Points won New points Withdrew due to
5 Juan Martín del Potro 5115 720 0 4395 right wrist surgery[7]
6 Nikolay Davydenko 5145 360 0 4785 broken wrist[7]
20 Radek Štěpánek 1705 90 0 1615 fatigue
23 Tommy Haas 1660 180 0 1480 right hip surgery[7]
32 Gilles Simon 1395 90 0 1305 right knee injury[8]
36 Ivo Karlović 1295 10 0 1285 right foot injury[9]
10 Kim Clijsters 3890 0 0 3890 left foot injury[7]

Wildcard entries

Below are the lists of the wildcard awardees entering in the main draws.

Mixed doubles wildcard entries

  1. Stéphanie Cohen-Aloro / Thierry Ascione
  2. Julie Coin / Nicolas Mahut
  3. Mathilde Johansson / Sébastien de Chaunac
  4. Kristina Mladenovic / Alexandre Sidorenko
  5. Pauline Parmentier / Marc Gicquel
  6. Aurélie Védy / Michaël Llodra

Qualifiers entries

Point distribution

Stage Men's Singles Men's Doubles Women's Singles Women's Doubles
Champion 2000
Finals 1200 1400
Semifinals 720 900
Quarterfinals 360 500
Round of 16 180 280
Round of 32 90 160
Round of 64 45 0 100 5
Round of 128 10 5
Qualifier 25 60
Qualifying 3rd round 16 50
Qualifying 2nd round 8 40
Qualifying 1st round 0 2

Prize money

All prize money is in Euros (€); doubles prize money is distributed per pair.

Media coverage

    • Domestic rights have also been sold to the following broadcasters, who may only cover the later rounds or not show any coverage at all, depending on the progress of domestic players:

Miscellaneous

Rafael Nadal's victory marked for the 5th consecutive year the No.2 seed has gone on to win the tournament. (Rafael Nadal in 2006,2007,2008 and 2010 and Roger Federer in 2009.)

References

  1. ^ "Official Site of the French Open".  
  2. ^ "Murray delayed as Federer marches on". The Guardian (UK). 26 May 2010. Archived from the original on 29 May 2010. Retrieved 27 May 2010. 
  3. ^ "Darkness!French Open match played in near blackout conditions". Yahoo. 26 May 2010. Archived from the original on 29 May 2010. Retrieved 27 May 2010. 
  4. ^ a b c "Soderling Stuns Federer For Semi-Final Berth; Battle For No. 1 Intensifies". ATP World Tour. Archived from the original on 2 June 2010. Retrieved 3 June 2010. 
  5. ^ a b c "Rockin’ Robin repeats his feat of clay". Roland Garros. Archived from the original on 4 June 2010. Retrieved 3 June 2010. 
  6. ^ "Wednesday 2 June: As it Happened". Roland Garros. Archived from the original on 4 June 2010. Retrieved 3 June 2010. 
  7. ^ a b c d "Kim Clijsters, Nikolay Davydenko Withdraw from French Open". Retrieved 14 April 2010. 
  8. ^ "Simon out of French Open, Kunitsyn in". Yahoo! Sports. Retrieved 18 April 2010. 
  9. ^ "Karlovic withdraws from French Open". Yahoo! Sports. Archived from the original on 23 May 2010. Retrieved 19 April 2010. 
  10. ^ "Roland Garros TV schedule". Roland Garros. Archived from the original on 23 May 2010. Retrieved 23 May 2010. 

External links

  • Official website

Preceded by
2010 Australian Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
2010 Wimbledon
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