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1981 French Open

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1981 French Open
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Date 25 May - 7 June
Edition 80th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Draw 128S/64D/32X
Prize money $450,000
Surface Clay / Outdoor
Location Paris (XVIe), France
Venue Stade Roland Garros
Champions
Men's Singles
23x15px Björn Borg [1]
Women's Singles
23x15px Hana Mandlíková [2]
Men's Doubles
23x16px Heinz Günthardt / 23x15px Balázs Taróczy [3]
Women's Doubles
23x15px Rosalyn Fairbank Nideffer / 23x15px Tayna Harford [2]
Mixed Doubles
23x15px Andrea Jaeger / 23x15px James Arias [2]
French Open
 < 1980 1982 > 

The 1981 French Open was a tennis tournament that took place on the outdoor clay courts at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France. The tournament ran from 25 May until 7 June. It was the 80th staging of the French Open, and the first Grand Slam tennis event of 1981.[4][5]

Champions

Men's Singles

23x15px Björn Borg defeated 23x15px Ivan Lendl, 6–1, 4–6, 6–2, 3–6, 6–1 [1]

  • It was Borg's 1st title of the year, and his 61st overall. It was his 11th (and last) career Grand Slam title, and his 6th French Open title (at that time, an Open Era record).

Women's Singles

23x15px Hana Mandlíková defeated 23x15px Sylvia Hanika, 6–2, 6–4 [2]

  • It was Mandlíková's 2nd title of the year, and her 13th overall. It was her 2nd career Grand Slam title, and her 1st French Open title.

Men's Doubles

23x16px Heinz Günthardt / 23x15px Balázs Taróczy defeated 23x15px Terry Moor / 23x15px Eliot Teltscher, 6–2, 7–6, 6–3 [3]

Women's Doubles

23x15px Rosalyn Fairbank / 23x15px Tanya Harford defeated 23x15px Candy Reynolds / 23x15px Paula Smith, 6–1, 6–3 [2]

Mixed Doubles

23x15px Andrea Jaeger / 23x15px James Arias defeated 23x15px Betty Stöve / 23x15px Frederick McNair, 7–6, 6–4 [2]

Prize money

Event W F SF QF 4R 3R 2R 1R
Singles [6] Men FF271,100 FF135,600 FF67,800 FF34,400 FF19,900 FF10,900 FF6,300 FF3,600
Women FF208,000 FF108,000 FF54,000 FF28,000 FF14,500 FF7,300 FF3,650 FF1,950

Total prize money for the event was FF3,365,445.

References

  1. ^ a b "ATP – 1981 Roland Garros Men's Singles Draw". ATP. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "WTA Tournament Archive – 1981 Roland Garros" (PDF). WTA. 
  3. ^ a b "ATP – 1981 Roland Garros Men's Doubles Draw". ATP. 
  4. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed. ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 390,397,400,402–3. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  5. ^ Gilles Delamarre (1991). Roland Garros : Le Livre du Tournoi du Centenaire. Paris: Fédération Française de Tennis. pp. 240–245. ISBN 2906450510. 
  6. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1983). World of Tennis 1982. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 35. ISBN 978-0356085968. 

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Preceded by
1980 Australian Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1981 Wimbledon Championships