The 2003 French Open was the second Grand Slam event of 2003 and the 107th edition of the French Open. It took place at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France, from May 26 through June 8, 2003.
Both Albert Costa and Serena Williams were unsuccessful in their title defences, both being defeated in the semi-finals by eventual champions Juan Carlos Ferrero and Justine Henin-Hardenne respectively. Ferrero won his first Grand Slam title, defeating Martin Verkerk in the final, and Henin-Hardenne, who had previously won the event in 1997 as a junior, won after defeating Serena Williams, who had won the previous four Grand Slam events, in the semi-final and compatriot and rival Kim Clijsters in the final in straight sets. For Henin-Hardenne, it was the first of seven Grand Slam titles, and the first of four French Open titles.
Juan Carlos Ferrero defeated Martin Verkerk,[a] 6-1, 6-3, 6-2
- It was Ferrero's 3rd title of the year, and his 10th overall. It was his only Grand Slam title.
Justine Henin-Hardenne[b] defeated Kim Clijsters, 6-0, 6-4[c]
- It was Henin's 4th title of the year, and her 10th overall. It was her 1st of 7 career Grand Slam titles, and the first of her four French Open singles titles.
Mike Bryan / Bob Bryan defeated Paul Haarhuis / Yevgeny Kafelnikov, 7-6, 6-3
- It was Michael and Robert's 1st career Grand Slam title.
Kim Clijsters / Ai Sugiyama defeated Virginia Ruano Pascual / Paola Suárez, 6-7(5), 6-2, 9-7
- It was Clijsters's 1st career Grand Slam title.
- It was Sugiyama's 2nd career Grand Slam title, and her 1st French Open title.
Lisa Raymond / Mike Bryan defeated Elena Likhovtseva / Mahesh Bhupathi, 6-3, 6-4
Top 5 Seeds
Stanislas Wawrinka[d] defeated Brian Baker, 7-5, 4-6, 6-3
Anna-Lena Grönefeld defeated Vera Dushevina, 6-4, 6-4
György Balázs / Dudi Sela defeated Kamil ?apkovi? / Lado Chikhladze, 5-7, 6-1, 6-2
Marta Fraga Pérez / Adriana González Peñas defeated Kate?ina Böhmová / Michaëlla Krajicek, 6-0, 6-3
- ^ Verkerk became only the third Dutch player, after Tom Okker and Richard Krajicek, to reach a Grand Slam men's singles final.
- ^ Henin became the first Belgian player (male or female) to win a Grand Slam singles title.
- ^ This was the first ever all-Belgian Grand Slam singles final.
- ^ Wawrinka reached in the final in 2015 and eventually won the singles' champion.