2020 French Open: What to know about women's singles tournament

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

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LAST FIVE CHAMPIONS

2019: ASH BARTY

Australia's Ashleigh Barty celebrates winning her women's final match of the French Open tennis tournament against Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic in two sets 6-1, 6-3, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Saturday, June 8, 2019.

Australia’s Ashleigh Barty celebrates profitable her ladies’s ultimate fit of the French Open tennis event towards Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic in two units 6-1, 6-Three, on the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Saturday, June eight, 2019.
(AP Picture/Christophe Ena)

Ash Barty gained her first grand slam singles name in 2019. Barty defeated Marketa Vondrousova 6-1, 6-Three.

2018:  SIMONA HALEP

Romania's Simona Halep won the tournament in 2018. (Alfredo Falcone/LaPresse via AP)

Romania’s Simona Halep gained the event in 2018. (Alfredo Falcone/LaPresse by means of AP)

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

Serena Williams took the title home in 2015. AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Serena Williams took the name house in 2015. AP Picture/Charles Krupa)

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.

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