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Women's French Open Winners List - Chris Evert on Top with 7 Titles at Roland Garros

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Last updated: 02 Jul 2024
John Eastwood 02 Jul 2024
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  • Chris Evert won 7 French Open titles
  • Suzanne Lenglen & Steffi Graf are next best with 6 titles
  • Iga Swiatek beat Jasmine Paolini in the 2024 final
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Chris Evert won seven French Open singles titles (Getty)

French Open Women's Singles Champions


Chris Evert won seven women's singles titles at French Open. Suzanne Lenglen and Steffi Graf are next best with six, Adine Masson and Margaret Court both winning five titles.

The first women's French Open was held in 1897 when Adine Masson beat Suzanne Girod in the final.

Iga Swiatek is the defending champion after beating Jasmine Paolini 6-2, 6-1 in the 2024 final.

Year
Champion
Country
Runner-Up
Country
Final Score
2025 tbc tbc tbc tbc tbc
2024 Iga Swiatek Poland Jasmine Paolini Italy 6-2, 6-1
2023 Iga Swiatek Poland Karolina Muchova Russia 6-2, 5-7, 6-4
2022 Iga Swiatek Poland Coco Gauff USA 6-1, 6-3
2021 Barbora Krejcíkova Czech Republic Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova Russia 6-1, 2-6, 6-4
2020 Iga Swiatek Poland Sofia Kenin USA 6-4, 6-1
2019 Ashleigh Barty Australia Marketa Vondrousova Czech Republic 6-1, 6-3
2018 Simona Halep Romania Sloane Stephens USA 3-6, 6-4, 6-1
2017 Jelena Ostapenko Latvia Simona Halep Romania 4-6, 6-4, 6-3
2016 Garbiñe Muguruza Spain Serena Williams USA 7-5, 6-4
2015 Serena Williams USA Lucie Safarova Czech Republic 6-3, 6-7(2-7), 6-2
2014 Maria Sharapova Russia Simona Halep Romania 6-4, 6-7(5-7), 6-4
2013 Serena Williams USA Maria Sharapova Russia 6-4, 6-4
2012 Maria Sharapova Russia Sara Errani Italy 6-3, 6-2
2011 Li Na China Francesca Schiavone Italy 6-4, 7-6(7-0)
2010 Francesca Schiavone Italy Samantha Stosur Australia 6-4, 7-6(7-2)
2009 Svetlana Kuznetsova Russia Dinara Safina Russia 6-4, 6-2
2008 Ana Ivanovic Serbia Dinara Safina Russia 6-4, 6-3
2007 Justine Henin Belgium Ana Ivanovic Serbia 6-1, 6-2
2006 Justine Henin Belgium Svetlana Kuznetsova Russia 6-4, 6-4
2005 Justine Henin Belgium Mary Pierce France 6-1, 6-1
2004 Anastasia Myskina Russia Elena Dementieva Russia 6-1, 6-2
2003 Justine Henin Belgium Kim Clijsters Belgium 6-0, 6-4
2002 Serena Williams USA Venus Williams USA 7-5, 6-3
2001 Jennifer Capriati USA Kim Clijsters Belgium 1-6, 6-4, 12-10
2000 Mary Pierce France Conchita Martínez Spain 6-2, 7-5
1999 Steffi Graf Germany Martina Hingis Switzerland 4-6, 7-5, 6-2
1998 Arantxa Sánchez Vicario Spain Monica Seles USA 7-6(7-5), 0-6, 6-2
1997 Iva Majoli Croatia Martina Hingis Switzerland 6-4, 6-2
1996 Steffi Graf Germany Arantxa Sánchez Vicario Spain 6-3, 6-7(4-7), 10-8
1995 Steffi Graf Germany Arantxa Sánchez Vicario Spain 7-5, 4-6, 6-0
1994 Arantxa Sánchez Vicario Spain Mary Pierce France 6-4, 6-4
1993 Steffi Graf Germany Mary Joe Fernández USA 4-6, 6-2, 6-4
1992 Monica Seles Yugoslavia Steffi Graf Germany 6-2, 3-6, 10-8
1991 Monica Seles Yugoslavia Arantxa Sánchez Vicario Spain 6-3, 6-4
1990 Monica Seles Yugoslavia Steffi Graf West Germany 7-6(8-6), 6-4
1989 Arantxa Sánchez Vicario Spain Steffi Graf West Germany 7-6(8-6), 3-6, 7-5
1988 Steffi Graf West Germany Natasha Zvereva Soviet Union 6-0, 6-0
1987 Steffi Graf West Germany Martina Navratilova USA 6-4, 4-6, 8-6
1986 Chris Evert USA Martina Navratilova USA 2-6, 6-3, 6-3
1985 Chris Evert USA Martina Navratilova USA 6-3, 6-7(4-7), 7-5
1984 Martina Navratilova USA Chris Evert USA 6-3, 6-1
1983 Chris Evert USA Mima Jaušovec Yugoslavia 6-1, 6-2
1982 Martina Navratilova USA Andrea Jaeger USA 7-6(8-6), 6-1
1981 Hana Mandlíková Czechoslovakia Sylvia Hanika West Germany 6-2, 6-4
1980 Chris Evert USA Virginia Ruzici Romania 6-0, 6-3
1979 Chris Evert USA Wendy Turnbull Australia 6-2, 6-0
1978 Virginia Ruzici Romania Mima Jaušovec Yugoslavia 6-2, 6-2
1977 Mima Jaušovec Yugoslavia Florența Mihai Romania 6-2, 6-7(5-7), 6-1
1976 Sue Barker Great Britain Renáta Tomanová Czechoslovakia 6-2, 0-6, 6-2
1975 Chris Evert USA Martina Navratilova Czechoslovakia 2-6, 6-2, 6-1
1974 Chris Evert USA Olga Morozova Soviet Union 6-1, 6-2
1973 Margaret Court Australia Chris Evert USA 6-7(5-7), 7-6(8-6), 6-4
1972 Billie Jean King USA Evonne Goolagong Australia 6-3, 6-3
1971 Evonne Goolagong Australia Helen Gourlay Australia 6-3, 7-5
1970 Margaret Court Australia Helga Niessen West Germany 6-2, 6-4
1969 Margaret Court Australia Ann Haydon Jones Great Britain 6-1, 4-6, 6-3
1968 Nancy Richey USA Ann Haydon Jones Great Britain 5-7, 6-4, 6-1
1967 Françoise Dürr France Lesley Turner Australia 4-6, 6-3, 6-4
1966 Ann Haydon Jones Great Britain Nancy Richey USA 6-3, 6-1
1965 Lesley Turner Australia Margaret Court Australia 6-3, 6-4
1964 Margaret Court Australia Maria Bueno Brazil 5-7, 6-1, 6-2
1963 Lesley Turner Australia Ann Haydon Jones Great Britain 2-6, 6-3, 7-5
1962 Margaret Court Australia Lesley Turner Australia 6-3, 3-6, 7-5
1961 Ann Haydon Great Britain Yola Ramírez Mexico 6-2, 6-1
1960 Darlene Hard USA Yola Ramírez Mexico 6-3, 6-4
1959 Christine Truman Great Britain Zsuzsa Körmöczy Hungary 6-4, 7-5
1958 Zsuzsa Körmöczy Hungary Shirley Bloomer Brasher Great Britain 6-4, 1-6, 6-2
1957 Shirley Bloomer Great Britain Dorothy Head Knode USA 6-1, 6-3
1956 Althea Gibson USA Angela Mortimer Great Britain 6-0, 12-10
1955 Angela Mortimer Great Britain Dorothy Head Knode USA 2-6, 7-5, 10-8
1954 Maureen Connolly USA Ginette Bucaille France 6-4, 6-1
1953 Maureen Connolly USA Doris Hart USA 6-2, 6-4
1952 Doris Hart USA Shirley Fry USA 6-4, 6-4
1951 Shirley Fry USA Doris Hart USA 6-3, 3-6, 6-3
1950 Doris Hart USA Patricia Canning Todd USA 6-4, 4-6, 6-2
1949 Margaret Osborne duPont USA Nelly Adamson Landry France 7-5, 6-2
1948 Nelly Adamson Landry France Shirley Fry USA 6-2, 0-6, 6-0
1947 Patricia Canning Todd USA Doris Hart USA 6-3, 3-6, 6-4
1946 Margaret Osborne duPont USA Pauline Betz USA 1-6, 8-6, 7-5
1945 Lolette Payot Switzerland Simone Iribarne Lafargue France 6-3, 6-4
1944 Raymonde Jones Veber France Jacqueline Patorni France 6-4, 9-7
1943 Simone Iribarne Lafargue France Alice Weiwers Luxembourg 6-1, 7-5
1942 Alice Weiwers Luxembourg Lolette Payot Switzerland 6-4, 6-4
1941 Alice Weiwers Luxembourg Anne-Marie Seghers France 6-3, 6-0
1939 Simonne Mathieu France Jadwiga Jędrzejowska Poland 6-3, 8-6
1938 Simonne Mathieu France Nelly Adamson Landry France 6-0, 6-3
1937 Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling Germany Simonne Mathieu France 6-2, 6-4
1936 Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling Germany Simonne Mathieu France 6-3, 6-4
1935 Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling Germany Simonne Mathieu France 6-2, 6-1
1934 Margaret Scriven Vivian Great Britain Helen Jacobs USA 7-5, 4-6, 6-1
1933 Margaret Scriven Vivian Great Britain Simonne Mathieu France 6-2, 4-6, 6-4
1932 Helen Wills Moody USA Simonne Mathieu France 7-5, 6-1
1931 Cilly Aussem Germany Betty Nuthall Great Britain 8-6, 6-1
1930 Helen Wills Moody USA Helen Jacobs USA 6-2, 6-1
1929 Helen Wills Moody USA Simonne Mathieu France 6-3, 6-4
1928 Helen Wills Moody USA Eileen Bennett Whittingstall Great Britain 6-1, 6-2
1927 Kea Bouman Netherlands Irene Bowder Peacock South Africa 6-2, 6-4
1926 Suzanne Lenglen France Mary Browne USA 6-1, 6-0
1925 Suzanne Lenglen France Kitty McKane Godfree Great Britain[g] 6-1, 6-2
1924 Julie Vlasto France Jeanne Vaussard France 6-2, 6-3
1923 Suzanne Lenglen France Germaine Golding France 6-1, 6-4
1922 Suzanne Lenglen France Germaine Golding France 6-4, 6-2
1921 Suzanne Lenglen France Germaine Golding France (walkover)
1920 Suzanne Lenglen France Marguerite Broquedis France 6-1, 7-5
1914 Marguerite Broquedis France Suzanne Lenglen France 5-7, 6-4, 6-3
1913 Marguerite Broquedis France Jeanne Matthey France 6-3, 6-3
1912 Jeanne Matthey France Marie Danet France 6-2, 7-5
1911 Jeanne Matthey France Marguerite Broquedis France 6-2, 7-5
1910 Jeanne Matthey France Germaine Régnier France 1-6, 6-1, 9-7
1909 Jeanne Matthey France Abeille Villard Gallay France 10-8, 6-4
1908 Kate Gillou-Fenwick France Pean France 6-2, 6-2
1907 Comtesse de Kermel France Catherine d'Aliney d'Elva France 6-1, retired
1906 Kate Gillou-Fenwick France Virginia MacVeagh France n/a
1905 Kate Gillou France Yvonne de Pfeffel France 6-0, 11-9
1904 Kate Gillou France Adine Masson France n/a
1903 Adine Masson France Kate Gillou France 6-0, 6-8, 6-0
1902 Adine Masson France Suzanne Girod France 6-0, 6-1
1901 Suzanne Girod France Leroux France 6-1, 6-1
1900 Yvonne Prévost France n/a France n/a
1899 Adine Masson France n/a France n/a
1898 Adine Masson France n/a France n/a
1897 Adine Masson France Suzanne Girod France 6-3, 6-1

Multiple Champions


Chris Evert, Suzanne Lenglen, Steffi Graf, Adine Masson and Margaret Court all won five or more titles at French Open.

Player
Country
Amateur Era
Open Era
All-Time
Years
Chris Evert USA 0 7 7 1974, 1975, 1979, 1980, 1983, 1985, 1986
Suzanne Lenglen France 6 0 6 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1925, 1926
Steffi Graf Germany 0 6 6 1987, 1988, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1999
Adine Masson France 5 0 5 1897, 1898, 1899, 1902, 1903
Margaret Court Australia 2 3 5 1962, 1964, 1969, 1970, 1973
Iga Swiatek Poland 0 4 4 2020, 2022, 2023, 2024
Kate Gillou France 4 0 4 1904, 1905, 1906, 1908
Jeanne Matthey France 4 0 4 1909, 1910, 1911, 1912
Helen Wills USA 4 0 4 1928, 1929, 1930, 1932
Justine Henin Belgium 0 4 4 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007
Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling Germany 3 0 3 1935, 1936, 1937
Arantxa Sánchez Vicario Spain 0 3 3 1989, 1994, 1998
Monica Seles Yugoslavia 0 3 3 1990, 1991, 1992
Serena Williams USA 0 3 3 2002, 2013, 2015
Marguerite Broquedis France 2 0 2 1913, 1914
Margaret Scriven Vivian Great Britain 2 0 2 1933, 1934
Simonne Mathieu France 2 0 2 1938, 1939
Margaret Osborne duPont USA 2 0 2 1946, 1949
Doris Hart USA 2 0 2 1950, 1952
Maureen Connolly USA 2 0 2 1953, 1954
Ann Haydon Jones Great Britain 2 0 2 1961, 1966
Lesley Turner Bowrey Australia 2 0 2 1963, 1965
Martina Navratilova USA 0 2 2 1982, 1984
Maria Sharapova Russia 0 2 2 2012, 2014

Championships by country


Players from France dominated the women's French Open in the amateur era but tasted little success in the open era. Players from United States took over in the open era.

Country
Amateur Era
Open Era
All-Time
First Title
Last Title
France 29 1 30 1897 2000
United States 14 15 29 1928 2015
Australia 4 5 9 1962 2019
Great Britain 7 1 8 1933 1976
Germany 4 4 8 1931 1999
Russia 0 4 4 2004 2014
Yugoslavia 0 4 4 1977 1992
Belgium 0 4 4 2003 2007
Spain 0 4 4 1989 2016
Poland 0 4 4 2020 2024
West Germany 0 2 2 1987 1988
Romania 0 2 2 1978 2018
Netherlands 1 0 1 1927 1927
Hungary 1 0 1 1958 1958
Czechoslovakia 0 1 1 1981 1981
Croatia 0 1 1 1997 1997
Serbia 0 1 1 2008 2008
Italy 0 1 1 2010 2010
China 0 1 1 2011 2011
Latvia 0 1 1 2017 2017
Czech Republic 0 1 1 2021 2021

History


The first French Open was held in 1891, known as the Championnat de France and only open to tennis players who were members of French clubs.

The first women's singles tournament was held in 1897.

The new Stade de Roland Garros held the French International Championships in 1928 and the event has been held there ever since.

In 1968 the French Championships became the first Grand Slam tournament to go open, allowing both amateurs and professionals to compete.

French Open Winners FAQ

Who has won the most women's singles titles at French Open?

Chris Evert has won the most women's singles titles at French Open with seven titles.

Who won 2024 French Open?

Iga Swiatek won the 2024 French Open, beating Jasmine Paolini 6-2, 6-1 in the final.

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