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Open Sud de France Winners List - Richard Gasquet On Top

  • The Open Sud de France began in 1987
  • Pete Sampras lifted the title in 1991, 1992 and 1993
  • Richard Gasquet has won the most titles, winning 4 times
  • French players have won 7 of the last 9 titles
  • David Goffin is the defending champion
David Goffin Roberto Bautista-Agut
David Goffin beat Roberto Bautista-Agut in the 2021 Open Sud de France final (Getty Images)
John Eastwood 12 Mar 2021
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Open Sud de France Winners, Runners-Up & Final Score


Yannick Noah beat Joakim Nyström 6-4, 7-5 in the inaugural final in 1987. Some of the notable champions at the Open Sud de France include John McEnroe and Pete Sampras.

France's Richard Gasquet won the most Open Sud de France titles, winning four times in 2006, 2013, 2015 and 2016.

French players have done well in Lyon and Montpellier, winning seven of the last nine tournaments.

YearChampionsCountryRunners-upCountryFinal Score
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2021 David Goffin Belgium Roberto Bautista-Agut Spain  5-7, 6-4, 6-2
2020 Gaël Monfils (3) France  Vasek Pospisil Canada  7-5, 6-3
2019 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga France  Pierre-Hugues Herbert France  6-4, 6-2
2018 Lucas Pouille France  Richard Gasquet France  7-6(7-4), 6-4
2017 Alexander Zverev Germany  Richard Gasquet France  7-6(7-4), 6-3
2016 Richard Gasquet (4) France  Paul-Henri Mathieu France  7-5, 6-4
2015 Richard Gasquet (3) France  Jerzy Janowicz Poland  3-0, ret.
2014 Gaël Monfils (2) France  Richard Gasquet France  6-4, 6-4
2013 Richard Gasquet (2) France  Benoît Paire France  6-2, 6-3
2012 Tomáš Berdych Czech Republic  Gaël Monfils France  6-2, 4-6, 6-3
2010 Gaël Monfils France  Ivan Ljubičić Croatia  6-2, 5-7, 6-1
2009 Ivan Ljubičić (2) Croatia  Michaël Llodra France  7-5, 6-3
2008 Robin Söderling (2) Sweden  Julien Benneteau France  6-3, 6-7(5-7), 6-1
2007 Sébastien Grosjean France  Marc Gicquel France  7-6(7-5), 6-4
2006 Richard Gasquet France  Marc Gicquel France  6-3, 6-1
2005 Andy Roddick USA Gaël Monfils France  6-3, 6-2
2004 Robin Söderling Sweden  Xavier Malisse Belgium  6-2, 3-6, 6-4
2003 Rainer Schüttler Germany  Arnaud Clément France  7-5, 6-3
2002 Paul-Henri Mathieu France  Gustavo Kuerten Brazil  4-6, 6-3, 6-1
2001 Ivan Ljubičić Croatia  Younes El Aynaoui Morocco  6-3, 6-2
2000 Arnaud Clément France  Patrick Rafter Australia  7-6(7-2), 7-6(7-5)
1999 Nicolás Lapentti Ecuador  Lleyton Hewitt Australia  6-3, 6-2
1998 Àlex Corretja Spain  Tommy Haas Germany  2-6, 7-6(8-6), 6-1
1997 Fabrice Santoro France  Tommy Haas Germany  6-4, 6-4
1996 Yevgeny Kafelnikov Russia  Arnaud Boetsch France  7-5, 6-3
1995 Wayne Ferreira South Africa  Pete Sampras USA 7-6(7-2), 5-7, 6-3
1994 Marc Rosset (2) Switzerland  Jim Courier USA 6-4, 7-6(7-2)
1993 Pete Sampras (3) USA Cédric Pioline France  7-6(7-5), 1-6, 7-5
1992 Pete Sampras (2) USA Cédric Pioline France  6-4, 6-2
1991 Pete Sampras USA Olivier Delaître France  6-1, 6-1
1990 Marc Rosset Switzerland  Mats Wilander Sweden  6-3, 6-2
1989 John McEnroe USA Jakob Hlasek Switzerland  6-3, 7-6
1988 Yahiya Doumbia Senegal  Todd Nelson USA 6-4, 3-6, 6-3
1987 Yannick Noah France  Joakim Nyström Sweden  6-4, 7-5

Multiple Winners


France's Richard Gasquet has won the most Open Sud de France titles, winning four times in 2006, 2013, 2015 and 2016.

Pete Sampras became the first multiple winner after lifting the title in 1991, 1992 and 1993. Gaël Monfils won three titles in 2010, 2014 and 2020.

Marc Rosset, Robin Söderling and Ivan Ljubičić all won two titles.

Player
Wins
Years
Richard Gasquet42006, 2013, 2015, 2016
Gaël Monfil32010, 2014, 2020
Pete Sampras31991, 1992, 1993
Ivan Ljubičić22001, 2009
Robin Söderling22004, 2008
Marc Rosset21990, 1994

Open Sud de France History


The Open Sud de France began in 1987 and was held at the Palais des Sports de Gerland in Lyon, France until 2009. The tournament was relocated to Montpellier in 2010.

The tournament was formerly known as the Grand Prix de Tennis de Lyon and is one of four French events on the ATP Tour 250 series along with the Open 13, Moselle Open and Lyon Open.

Open Sud de France Winners FAQ

When did the Open Sud de France begin?

The Open Sud de France began in 1987.

Who has won the most Open Sud de France titles?

France's Richard Gasquet has won the most Open Sud de France titles, winning four times in 2006, 2013, 2015 and 2016.

Who won the 2021 Open Sud de France?

David Goffin won the 2021 Open Sud de France, beating Roberto Bautista-Agut 5-7, 6-4, 6-2 in the final.

How many Open Sud de France titles did Pete Sampras win?

Pete Sampras won three Open Sud de France titles in 1991, 1992 and 1993. He was the first multiple winner and the only player to win three consecutive titles.

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