1985 French Open

The 1985 French Open was a tennis tournament that took place on the outdoor clay courts at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France. The tournament was held from 27 May until 9 June. It was the 89th staging of the French Open, and the first Grand Slam tennis event of 1985.[6][7]

1985 French Open
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Date27 May – 9 June
Edition89th
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
Draw128S / 64D / 48X
SurfaceClay / outdoor
LocationParis (XVIe), France
VenueStade Roland Garros
Champions
Men's Singles
Sweden Mats Wilander [1][2]
Women's Singles
United States Chris Evert [3][4]
Men's Doubles
Australia Mark Edmondson / Australia Kim Warwick [5]
Women's Doubles
United States Martina Navratilova / United States Pam Shriver [4]
Mixed Doubles
United States Martina Navratilova / Switzerland Heinz Günthardt [4]
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The event was part of the 1985 Nabisco Grand Prix and 1985 Virginia Slims World Championship Series.

FinalsEdit

Men's singlesEdit

  Mats Wilander defeated   Ivan Lendl, 3–6, 6–4, 6–2, 6–2 [2]

  • It was Wilander's 4th career Grand Slam title, and his 2nd French Open title.

Women's singlesEdit

  Chris Evert defeated   Martina Navratilova, 6–3, 6–7(4-7), 7–5 [3]

  • It was Evert's 17th career Grand Slam title, and her 6th French Open title.

Men's doublesEdit

  Mark Edmondson /   Kim Warwick defeated   Schlomo Glickstein /   Hans Simonsson, 6–3, 6–4, 6–7, 6–3 [5]

Women's doublesEdit

  Martina Navratilova /   Pam Shriver defeated   Claudia Kohde-Kilsch /   Helena Suková, 4–6, 6–2, 6–2 [4]

Mixed doublesEdit

  Martina Navratilova /   Heinz Günthardt defeated   Paula Smith /   Francisco González, 2–6, 6–3, 6–2 [4]

Prize moneyEdit

Event W F SF QF 4R 3R 2R 1R
Singles [8] Men FF1,338,200 FF669,060 FF334,580 FF169,530 FF98,140 FF53,530 FF31,230 FF15,060
Women FF1,262,700 FF640,500 FF315,675 FF160,125 FF78,690 FF41,175 FF21,046 FF11,437

Total prize money for the event was FF19,895,600.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Abt, Samuel (1985-06-10). "Wilander Topples Lendl in 4-Set Final". The New York Times. Retrieved 2010-12-18.
  2. ^ a b "ATP – 1985 Roland Garros Men's Singles Draw". ATP.
  3. ^ a b Trengove, Alan (1985-06-10). "Gutsy Lloyd Outlasts Off-form Navratilova". Paris, France: Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 2010-12-18.
  4. ^ a b c d e "WTA Tournament Archive – 1985 Roland Garros" (PDF). WTA.
  5. ^ a b "ATP – 1985 Roland Garros Men's Doubles Draw". ATP.
  6. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 390, 397, 400, 402–3. ISBN 978-0942257700.
  7. ^ Gilles Delamarre (1991). Roland Garros : Le Livre du Tournoi du Centenaire. Paris: Fédération Française de Tennis. pp. 240–245. ISBN 2906450510.
  8. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1987). World of Tennis 1986. London: Willow Books. p. 83. ISBN 978-0002182096.

External linksEdit

Preceded by
1984 Australian Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1985 Wimbledon Championships