Fact Box: French Open Tennis 2019
The 2019 French Open was the 123rd edition of a Grand Slam tennis tournament. It was held from 26 May to 9 June 2019, at Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France. It is played on outdoor clay courts. The tournament comprises of singles, doubles and mixed doubles play matches.
Men’s Singles title at French Open tennis
- Spain’s Rafael Nadal won a historic 12th Roland Garros title or Men’s Singles title at French Open tennis and 18th Grand Slam crown with a 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 victory over his opponent Dominic Thiem of Austria.
- With this win, 33-year-old Nadal becomes 1st player, man or woman, to win same Slam 12 times.
- Spaniard now stands just 2 behind Roger Federer’s all-time record of 20 majors and 3 ahead of Novak Djokovic who was defeated by Dominic in semi-finals of French Open. Nadal, the World Number 2 took his Paris record to 93 wins and just 2 losses having previously won title in 2005-2008, 2010-2014, 2017 and 2018.
Men’s Doubles title
Andreas Mies & Kevin Krawietz of Germany defeated Fabrice Martin & Jérémy Chardy of France in final with in final 6–2, 7–6(7–3) to win Men’s Doubles title at French Open tennis.
Women’s Singles title
Ashleigh Barty of Australia knocked off Marketa Vondrousova of Czech Republic in final with 6-1, 6-3 to win her 1st Women’s Singles title at French Open tennis 2019.
Women’s Doubles title
Hungary’s Tímea Babos & France’s Kristina Mladenovic defeated Zheng Saisai & Duan Yingying of China in final with 6–2, 6–3 to win Women’s Doubles title at French Open tennis.
Mixed Doubles title
Chinese Taipei’s Latisha Chan & Ivan Dodi goof Croatia defeated Gabriela Dabrowski of Canada & Mate Pavić of Croatia in final to win Mixed Doubles title at French Open tennis.
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2019
Category: Sports Current Affairs
Topics: Andreas Mies • Ashleigh Barty • Dodi goof • Dominic Thiem • French Open Tennis 2019 • Gabriela Dabrowski • Grand Slam Tennis Tournament. • Kevin Krawietz • Kristina Mladenovic • Latisha Chan • Mate Pavić • Men’s Doubles title • Men’s Singles title at French Open tennis • Rafael Nadal • Roland Garros title • Tímea Babos • Women’s Doubles title • Women’s Singles Title