2002 French Open
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2002 French Open

The 2002 French Open was the second Grand Slam event of 2002 and the 106th edition of the French Open. It took place at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France, from late May through early June, 2002.

Both Gustavo Kuerten and Jennifer Capriati were unsuccessful in defending their 2001 titles; Kuerten was defeated in the fourth round by eventual champion Albert Costa, and Capriati was defeated by eventual champion Serena Williams in the semi-finals. Costa won his only Grand Slam title, defeating compatriot Juan Carlos Ferrero in the final. Serena Williams defeated her sister Venus to win her second Grand Slam title, her first French Open title, and the first of four consecutive Grand Slams in what was to be called the "Serena Slam".


Men's singles

Spain Albert Costa defeated Spain Juan Carlos Ferrero, 6-1, 6-0, 4-6, 6-3

  • It was Costa's 1st title of the year, and his 12th overall. It was his 1st (and only) career Grand Slam title.

Women's singles

United States Serena Williams defeated United States Venus Williams, 7-5, 6-3[a]

  • It was Serena's 4th title of the year, and her 15th overall. It was her 2nd career Grand Slam title, and her 1st French Open title.

Men's doubles

Netherlands Paul Haarhuis / Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov defeated The Bahamas Mark Knowles / Canada Daniel Nestor, 7-5, 6-4

Women's doubles

Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual / Argentina Paola Suárez defeated United States Lisa Raymond / Australia Rennae Stubbs, 6-4, 6-2

Mixed doubles

Zimbabwe Cara Black / Zimbabwe Wayne Black defeated Russia Elena Bovina / The Bahamas Mark Knowles, 6-3, 6-3


Boys' singles

France Richard Gasquet[b] defeated France Laurent Recouderc, 6-0, 6-1

Girls' singles

Indonesia Angelique Widjaja defeated United States Ashley Harkleroad, 3-6, 6-1, 6-4

Boys' doubles

Germany Markus Bayer / Germany Philipp Petzschner defeated Australia Ryan Henry / Australia Todd Reid, 7-5, 6-4

Girls' doubles

Germany Anna-Lena Grönefeld / Czech Republic Barbora Strýcová defeated Chinese Taipei Su-Wei Hsieh / Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova[c] 7-5, 7-5


  1. ^ It was the first all-American women's singles final since 1986 when Chris Evert beat Martina Navratilova.
  2. ^ Gasquet reached in the mixed doubles final in 2004 and eventually won the match.
  3. ^ Kuznetsova reached in the final in 2006 before losing to Justine Henin and again in 2009, and became champion.

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Preceded by
2002 Australian Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by

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