1983 French Open
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1983 French Open

The 1983 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 23 May until 5 June. It was the 87th staging of the French Open, and the first Grand Slam tennis event of 1983.[4][5]

Finals

Men's singles

France Yannick Noah defeated Sweden Mats Wilander, 6-2, 7-5, 7-6(7-3)[1]

  • It was Noah's 3rd title of the year, and his 14th overall. It was his 1st (and only) career Grand Slam title.

Women's singles

United States Chris Evert defeated Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jau?ovec, 6-1, 6-2 [2]

  • It was Evert's 15th career Grand Slam title, and her 5th French Open title.

Men's doubles

Sweden Anders Järryd / Sweden Hans Simonsson defeated Australia Mark Edmondson / United States Sherwood Stewart, 7-6(7-4), 6-4, 6-2 [3]

Women's doubles

South Africa Rosalyn Fairbank / United States Candy Reynolds defeated United States Kathy Jordan / United States Anne Smith, 5-7, 7-5, 6-2 [2]

Mixed doubles

United States Barbara Jordan / United States Eliot Teltscher defeated United States Leslie Allen / United States Charles Strode, 6-2, 6-3 [2]

Prize money

Event W F SF QF 4R 3R 2R 1R
Singles [6] Men FF675,420 FF328,750 FF164,380 FF83,280 FF48,210 FF26,295 FF15,340 FF8,765
Women FF526,000 FF280,500 FF140,300 FF73,460 FF38,550 FF19,290 FF9,120 FF4,910

Total prize money for the event was FF9,782,133.

References

  1. ^ a b "ATP - 1983 Roland Garros Men's Singles Draw". ATP.
  2. ^ a b c d e f "WTA Tournament Archive - 1983 Roland Garros" (PDF). WTA.
  3. ^ a b "ATP - 1983 Roland Garros Men's Doubles Draw". ATP.
  4. ^ 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.
  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. (1985). World of Tennis 1984. London: Willow Books. p. 81. ISBN 978-0002181228.

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Preceded by
1982 Australian Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by

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