2021 French Open

The 2021 French Open was a Grand Slam level tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts. It was held at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France, from 30 May to 13 June 2021, comprising singles, doubles and mixed doubles play.[1] The qualifiers took place from 24 May to 28 May. Junior and wheelchair tournaments also took place. Rafael Nadal was the four-time defending champion in men's singles, and Iga Świątek was the defending champion in women's singles.

2021 French Open
Date30 May – 13 June
Edition125th
CategoryGrand Slam tournament
Draw128S / 64D / 16X
Prize money34,367,215
SurfaceClay
LocationParis (XVIe), France
VenueRoland Garros Stadium
Champions
Men's Singles
Novak Djokovic
Women's Singles
Barbora Krejčíková
Men's Doubles
Pierre-Hugues Herbert / Nicolas Mahut
Women's Doubles
Barbora Krejčíková / Kateřina Siniaková
Mixed Doubles
Desirae Krawczyk / Joe Salisbury
Wheelchair Men's Singles
Alfie Hewett
Wheelchair Women's Singles
Diede de Groot
Wheelchair Quad Singles
Dylan Alcott
Wheelchair Men's Doubles
Alfie Hewett / Gordon Reid
Wheelchair Women's Doubles
Diede de Groot / Aniek van Koot
Wheelchair Quad Doubles
Andy Lapthorne / David Wagner
Boys' Singles
Luca Van Assche
Girls' Singles
Linda Nosková
Boys' Doubles
Arthur Fils / Giovanni Mpetshi Perricard
Girls' Doubles
Alex Eala / Oksana Selekhmeteva
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It was the 125th edition of the French Open and the second Grand Slam event of 2021. The main singles draws included 16 qualifiers for men and 16 for women out of 128 players in each draw, the last Grand Slam to still have 128 women qualifiers instead of 96 in line with the other three majors.[2]

Novak Djokovic won the men's singles title over Stefanos Tsitsipas in the final, marking his 19th Grand Slam singles title and making him the first male player to win the double career Grand Slam in the Open Era.[3] Barbora Krejčíková won the women's singles title over Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in the final, claiming her maiden Grand Slam singles title. This was the first time in French Open history that both singles victors were from Slavic-speaking nations, namely Serbia and the Czech Republic.

This was the first edition of the event to have formal night sessions in the schedule, joining a practice already established at the Australian Open and US Open, with one match having a 21:00 local time start time each day.[4]

The mixed doubles event returned after a one-year absence, though the draw featured only 16 teams instead of the regular 32.[5]


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