1982 French Open
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1982 French Open

1982 French Open
Date24 May - 6 June[1]
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
Draw128S / 64D / 32X
SurfaceClay / outdoor
LocationParis (XVIe), France
VenueStade Roland Garros
Men's Singles
Sweden Mats Wilander [2]
Women's Singles
United States Martina Navratilova [3]
Men's Doubles
United States Sherwood Stewart / United States Ferdi Taygan [4]
Women's Doubles
United States Martina Navratilova / United States Anne Smith [3]
Mixed Doubles
Australia Wendy Turnbull / United Kingdom John Lloyd [3]
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The 1982 French Open was a tennis tournament that took place on the outdoor clay courts at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France.[1] The tournament ran from 24 May until 6 June. It was the 86th staging of the French Open, and the first Grand Slam tennis event of 1982.[5][6]


Men's singles

Sweden Mats Wilander defeated Argentina Guillermo Vilas, 1-6, 7-6(8-6), 6-0, 6-4 [2]

  • It was Wilander's 1st career title (and his 1st ATP title overall).

Women's singles

United States Martina Navratilova defeated United States Andrea Jaeger, 7-6(8-6), 6-1

  • It was Navratilova's 8th title of the year, and her 63rd overall. It was her 4th career Grand Slam title, and her 1st French Open title.[3]

Men's doubles

United States Sherwood Stewart / United States Ferdi Taygan defeated Chile Hans Gildemeister / Chile Belus Prajoux, 7-5, 6-3, 1-1, retired [4]

Women's doubles

United States Martina Navratilova / United States Anne Smith defeated United States Rosemary Casals / Australia Wendy Turnbull, 6-3, 6-4 [3]

Mixed doubles

Australia Wendy Turnbull / United Kingdom John Lloyd defeated Brazil Cláudia Monteiro / Brazil Cássio Motta, 6-2, 7-6 [3]

Prize money

Event W F SF QF 4R 3R 2R 1R
Singles [7] Men FF400,950 FF200,450 FF100,200 FF50,750 FF29,400 FF16,050 FF9,350 FF5,350
Women FF310,000 FF165,000 FF85,000 FF44,000 FF22,000 FF12,000 FF6,000 FF3,100

Total prize money for the event was FF4,708,120.


  1. ^ a b "French Open 1982 - Overview". ITFTennis.com.
  2. ^ a b "ATP - 1982 Roland Garros Men's Singles Draw". ATP.
  3. ^ a b c d e f "WTA Tournament Archive - 1982 Roland Garros" (PDF). WTA.
  4. ^ a b "ATP - 1982 Roland Garros Men's Doubles Draw". ATP.
  5. ^ 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.
  6. ^ Gilles Delamarre (1991). Roland Garros : Le Livre du Tournoi du Centenaire. Paris: Fédération Française de Tennis. pp. 240-245. ISBN 2906450510.
  7. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1982). World of Tennis. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 33. ISBN 978-0356093840.

External links

Preceded by
1981 Australian Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by

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