The French Open would be the ultimate primary tennis event of the season, because the coronavirus pandemic compelled the game to change its time table and push it again to the top of September in the course of the starting of October.
Not like the U.S. Open, the French Open will see a number of of the game’s most sensible feminine athletes compete. Serena Williams, Simona Halep, Amanda Amnisimova, Victoria Azarenka and Coco Gauff are all going to be in motion when the event starts.
Ash Barty, ultimate yr’s French Open champion, won’t shield the name over coronavirus dangers. Naomi Osaka, who’s coming off a win on the U.S. Open, pulled out of the event because of an harm.
The sector is open for somebody to get to carry the trophy on the finish.
Right here’s what else you wish to have to grasp in regards to the event:
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WHERE: Stade Roland Garros, Paris, France
WHEN: Sept. 27-Oct. 11
PURSE: $44.1 million
TV: Tennis Channel, NBC Sports activities
LAST FIVE CHAMPIONS
2019: ASH BARTY
Ash Barty gained her first grand slam singles name in 2019. Barty defeated Marketa Vondrousova 6-1, 6-Three.
2018: SIMONA HALEP
Simona Halep gained her first grand slam name in 2018. She defeated Sloane Stephens Three-6, 6-Four, 6-1 in 2018.
2017: JELENA OSTAPENKO
Latvia’s Jelena Ostapenko knocked off Simona Halep in 2017. It was once Ostapenko’s first-ever primary event victory. She has best made it so far as the semifinals within the different tournaments as soon as – 2016 Wimbledon.
2016: GARBINE MUGURUZA
Garbine Muguruza ended Williams’ bid for a 2d instantly name in 2016. She gained 7-Five, 6-Four.
2015: SERENA WILLIAMS
Whilst Williams continues to be chasing Steffi Graf for many grand slam titles, the ultimate time she gained the French Open was once in 2015 over Lucia Safarova. She defeated her 6-Three, 6-7 (2-7), 6-2.