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1987 French Open

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1987 French Open
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Date 25 May – 7 June[1]
Edition 86th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Clay
Location Paris (XVIe), France[1]
Venue Stade Roland Garros
Champions
Men's Singles
23x15px Ivan Lendl[2]
Women's Singles
23x15px Steffi Graf[3]
Men's Doubles
23x15px Anders Järryd / 23x15px Robert Seguso[4]
Women's Doubles
23x15px Martina Navratilova / 23x15px Pam Shriver[5]
Mixed Doubles
23x15px Pam Shriver / 23x15px Emilio Sánchez Vicario[6]
French Open
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The 1987 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 25 May until 7 June. It was the 86th staging of the French Open, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1987.

The event was part of the 1987 Nabisco Grand Prix and 1987 Virginia Slims World Championship Series.

Champions

Men's singles

23x15px Ivan Lendl defeated 23x15px Mats Wilander, 7–5, 6–2, 3–6, 7–6(7-3).[2]

  • It was Lendl's 2nd title of the year, and his 64th overall. It was his 5th career Grand Slam title, and his 3rd French Open title.

Women's singles

23x15px Steffi Graf defeated 23x15px Martina Navratilova, 6–4, 4–6, 8–6.[3]

  • It was Graf's 1st career Grand Slam title.

Men's doubles

23x15px Anders Järryd / 23x15px Robert Seguso defeated 23x15px Guy Forget / 23x15px Yannick Noah, 6–7, 6–7, 6–3, 6–4, 6–2.[4]

Women's doubles

23x15px Martina Navratilova / 23x15px Pam Shriver defeated 23x15px Steffi Graf / 23x15px Gabriela Sabatini, 6–2, 6–1.[5]

Mixed doubles

23x15px Pam Shriver / 23x15px Emilio Sánchez Vicario defeated 23x15px Lori McNeil / 23x15px Sherwood Stewart, 6–3, 7–6(7-4).[6]

Prize money

Event W F SF QF 4R 3R 2R 1R
Singles [7] Men FF1,303,800 FF651,900 FF325,950 FF165,150 FF86,900 FF48,625 FF28,700 FF17,500
Women FF1,178,840 FF594,220 FF289,220 FF147,780 FF72,370 FF37,320 FF19,780 FF10,270

Total prize money for the event was FF19,948,960.

References

  1. ^ a b "French Open 1987 – Overview". ITFTennis.com. Retrieved 18 December 2010. 
  2. ^ a b Roger M. Williams (8 June 1987). "Lendl wins his third French Open". The Palm Beach Post (Paris, France). Retrieved 18 December 2010. 
  3. ^ a b Roger M. Williams (7 June 1987). "Grag Topples Navratilova in French Final". New York Times (Paris, France). Retrieved 18 December 2010. 
  4. ^ a b "French Open 1987 – Men's Doubles". ITFTennis.com. Retrieved 18 December 2010. 
  5. ^ a b "French Open 1987 – Women's Doubles". ITFTennis.com. Retrieved 18 December 2010. 
  6. ^ a b "French Open 1987 – Mixed Doubles". ITFTennis.com. Retrieved 18 December 2010. 
  7. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1988). World of Tennis. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 61. ISBN 978-0-00-218269-0. 

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Preceded by
1987 Australian Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1987 Wimbledon Championships