French Open Men’s Singles Winners 1891 to Present

French Open Roland Garros

This timeline gives a chronological listing of the winners of the French Open Men’s Singles Tennis Competition

For the first 36 years it was only open to members of French tennis clubs. The tournament moved to its present location, Roland Garros Stadium, in 1925

It is played over 2 weeks, late May/ early June

See also: Wimbledon Men’s Singles Winners
French Open Women’s Singles Winners

1891
H Brigs GB
beat P Baigneres FRA
6–3, 6-4
1892
Jean Schopfer FRA
beat Francis L Fassitt
6–2, 1–6, 6–2
1893
Laurent Riboulet FRA
beat Jean Schopfer FRA
6–3, 6–3
1894
André Vacherot FRA
beat Gérard Brosselin FRA
1–6, 6–3, 6–3
1895
André Vacherot FRA
beat Laurent Riboulet FRA
9-7, 6-2
1896
André Vacherot FRA
beat Gérard Brosselin FRA
6–1, 7–5
1897
Paul Aymé FRA
beat Francky Wardan GB
4–6, 6–4, 6–2
1898
Paul Aymé FRA
beat Paul Lebreton FRA
5–7, 6–1, 6–2
1899
Paul Aymé FRA
beat Paul Lebreton FRA
9–7, 3–6, 6–3
1900
Paul Aymé FRA
beat André Prévost FRA
6–3, 6–0
1901
André Vacherot FRA
beat Paul Lebreton FRA
Score not known
1902
Marcel Vacherot FRA
beat Max Decugis
6–4, 6–2
1903
Max Decugis FRA
beat André Vacherot FRA
6–3, 6-2
1904
Max Decugis FRA
beat André Vacherot FRA
6–1, 9–7, 6–8, 6–1
1905
Maurice Germot FRA
beat André Vacherot
Score not known
1906
Maurice Germot FRA
beat Max Decugis
5–7, 6–3, 6–4, 1–6, 6–3
1907
Max Decugis FRA
beat Robert Wallet FRA
Score not known
1908
Max Decugis FRA
beat Maurice Germot FRA
6–2, 6–1, 3–6, 10–8
1909
Max Decugis FRA
beat Maurice Germot FRA
3–6, 2–6, 6–4, 6–4, 6–4
1910
Maurice Germot FRA
beat François Blanchy FRA
6–1, 6–3, 4–6, 6–3
1911
André Gobert FRA
beat Maurice Germot FRA
6–1, 8–6, 7–5
1912
Max Decugis FRA
beat André Gobert FRA
Score not known
1913
Max Decugis FRA
beat Georges Gault FRA
Score not known
1914
Max Decugis FRA
beat Jean Samazeuilh FRA
3–6, 6–1, 6–4, 6–4
1915 – 1919
No tournament due to World War One
1920
André Gobert FRA
beat Max Decugis FRA
6–3, 3–6, 1–6, 6–2, 6–3
1921
Jean Samazeuilh FRA
beat André Gobert FRA
6–3, 6–3, 2–6, 7–5
1922
Henri Cochet FRA
beat Jean Samazeuilh FRA
8–6, 6–3, 7–5
1923
François Blanchy FRA
beat Max Decugis FRA
1–6, 6–2, 6–0, 6–2
1924
Jean Borotra FRA
René Lacoste FRA
7–5, 6–4, 0–6, 5–7, 6–2
1925
René Lacoste FRA
beat Jeam Borotra FRA
7–5, 6–1, 6–4
1926
Henri Cochet FRA
beat René Lacoste FRA
6–2, 6–4, 6–3
1927
René Lacoste FRA
beat Bill Tilden USA
6–4, 4–6, 5–7, 6–3, 11–9
1928
Henri Cochet FRA
beat René Lacoste FRA
5–7, 6–3, 6–1, 6–3
1929
René Lacoste FRA
beat Jean Borotra FRA
6–3, 2–6, 6–0, 2–6, 8–6
1930
Henri Cochet FRA
beat Bill Tilden USA
3–6, 8–6, 6–3, 6–1
1931
Jean Borotra FRA
beat Christian Boussus FRA
2–6, 6–4, 7–5, 6–4
1932
Henri Cochet FRA
beat Giorgio de Stefani ITA
6–0, 6–4, 4–6, 6–3
1933
Jack Crawford AUS
beat Henri Cochet FRA
8–6, 6–1, 6–3
1934
Gottfried von Cramm GER
beat Jack Crawford AUS
6–4, 7–9, 3–6, 7–5, 6–3
1935
Fred Perry GBR
beat Gottfried von Cramm GER
6–3, 3–6, 6–1, 6–3
1936
Gottfried von Cramm GER
beat Fred Perry GBR
6–0, 2–6, 6–2, 2–6, 6–0
1937
Henner Henkel GER
beat Bunny Austin GBR
6–1, 6–4, 6–3
1938
Don Budge USA
beat Roderich Menzel CZ
6–3, 6–2, 6–4
1939
Donald McNeill USA
beat Bobby Riggs USA
7–5, 6–0, 6–3
1940 -1945
No tournament due to World War Two
1946
Marcel Bernard FRA
beat Jaroslav Drobný CZ
3–6, 2–6, 6–1, 6–4, 6–3
1947
József Asbóth HUN
beat Eric Sturgess RSA
8–6, 7–5, 6–4
1948
Frank Parker USA
beat Jaroslav Drobný CZ
6–4, 7–5, 5–7, 8–6
1949
Frank Parker USA
Budge Patty USA
6–3, 1–6, 6–1, 6–4
1950
Budge Patty USA
beat Jaroslav Drobný EGY
6–1, 6–2, 3–6, 5–7, 7–5
1951
Jaroslav Drobný EGY
beat Eric Sturgess RSA
6–3, 6–3, 6–3
1952
Jaroslav Drobný EGY
beat Frank Sedgman AUS
6–2, 6–0, 3–6, 6–4
1953
Ken Rosewall AUS
beat Vic Seixas USA
6–3, 6–4, 1–6, 6–2
1954
Tony Trabert USA
beat Arthur Larsen USA
6–4, 7–5, 6–1
1955
Tony Trabert USA
beat Sven Davidson SWE
2–6, 6–1, 6–4, 6–2
1956
Lew Hoad USA
Sven Davidson SWE
6–4, 8–6, 6–3
1957
Sven Davidson SWE
beat Herbert Flam USA
6–3, 6–4, 6–4
1958
Mervyn Rose AUS
beat Luis Ayala CHI
6–3, 6–4, 6–4
1959
Nicola Pietrangeli ITA
beat Ian Vermaak RSA
3–6, 6–3, 6–4, 6–1
1960
Nicola Pietrangeli ITA
beat Luis Ayala CHI
3–6, 6–3, 6–4, 4–6, 6–3
1961
Manuel Santana ESP
beat Nicola Pietrangeli ITA
4–6, 6–1, 3–6, 6–0, 6–2
1962
Rod Laver AUS
beat Roy Emerson AUS
3–6, 2–6, 6–3, 9–7, 6–2
1963
Roy Emerson AUS
beat Pierre Darmon FRA
3–6, 6–1, 6–4, 6–4
1964
Manuel Santana ESP
beat Nicola Pietrangeli ITA
6–3, 6–1, 4–6, 7–5
1965
Fred Stolle AUS
beat Tony Roche AUS
3–6, 6–0, 6–2, 6–3
1966
Tony Roche AUS
beat István Gulyás HUN
6–1, 6–4, 7–5
1967
Roy Emerson AUS
beat Tony Roche AUS
6–1, 6–4, 2–6, 6–2
1968
Ken Rosewall AUS
beat Rod Laver AUS
6–3, 6–1, 2–6, 6–2
1969
Rod Laver AUS
beat Ken Rosewall AUS
6–4, 6–3, 6–4
1970
Jan Kodeš CZ
beat Željko Franulović YUG
6–2, 6–4, 6–0
1971
Jan Kodeš CZ
beat Ilie Năstase ROM
8–6, 6–2, 2–6, 7–5
1972
Andrés Gimeno ESP
beat Patrick Proisy FRA
4–6, 6–3, 6–1, 6–1
1973
Ilie Năstase ROM
beat Nikola Pilić YUG
6–3, 6–3, 6–0
1974
Björn Borg SWE
beat Manuel Orantes ESP
2–6, 6–7, 6–0, 6–1, 6–1
1975
Björn Borg SWE
beat Guillermo Vilas ARG
6–2, 6–3, 6–4
1976
Adriano Panatta ITA
beat Harold Solomon USA
6–1, 6–4, 4–6, 7–6
1977
Guillermo Vilas ARG
beat Brian Gottfried USA
6–0, 6–3, 6–0
1978
Björn Borg SWE
beat Guillermo Vilas ARG
6–1, 6–1, 6–3
1979
Björn Borg SWE
beat Victor Pecci PAR
6–3, 6–1, 6–7, 6–4
1980
Björn Borg SWE
Vitas Gerulaitis USA
6–4, 6–1, 6–2
1981
Björn Borg SWE
beat Ivan Lendl CZ
6–1, 4–6, 6–2, 3–6, 6–1
1982
Mats Wilander SWE
beat Guillermo Vilas ARG
1–6, 7–6(8–6), 6–0, 6–4
1983
Yannick Noah FRA
beat Mats Wilander SWE
6–2, 7–5, 7–6
1984
Ivan Lendl CZ
beat John McEnroe USA
3–6, 2–6, 6–4, 7–5, 7–5
1985
Mats Wilander SWE
beat Ivan Lendl CZ
3–6, 6–4, 6–2, 6–2
1986
Ivan Lendl CZ
beat Mikael Pernfors SWE
6–3, 6–2, 6–4
1987
Ivan Lendl CZ
beat Mats Wilander SWE
7–5, 6–2, 3–6, 7–6
1988
Mats Wilander SWE
beat Henri Leconte FRA
7–5, 6–2, 6–1
1989
Michael Chang USA
beat Stefan Edberg SWE
6–1, 3–6, 4–6, 6–4, 6–2
1990
Andrés Gómez ECU
beat Andre Agassi USA
6–3, 2–6, 6–4, 6–4
1991
Jim Courier USA
beat Andre Agassi USA
3–6, 6–4, 2–6, 6–1, 6–4
1992
Jim Courier USA
beat Petr Korda CZ
7–5, 6–2, 6–1
1993
Sergi Bruguera ESP
beat Jim Courier USA
6–4, 2–6, 6–2, 3–6, 6–3
1994
Sergi Bruguera ESP
beat Alberto Berasategui ESP
6–3, 7–5, 2–6, 6–1
1995
Thomas Muster AUT
beat Michael Chang USA
7–5, 6–2, 6–4
1996
Yevgeny Kafelnikov RUS
beat Michael Stich GER
7–6, 7–5, 7–6
1997
Gustavo Kuerten BRA
beat Sergi Bruguera ESP
6–3, 6–4, 6–2
1998
Carlos Moyá ESP
beat Àlex Corretja ESP
6–3, 7–5, 6–3
1999
Andre Agassi USA
beat Andrei Medvedev UKR
1–6, 2–6, 6–4, 6–3, 6–4
2000
Gustavo Kuerten BRA
beat Magnus Norman SWE
6–2, 6–3, 2–6, 7–6
2001
Gustavo Kuerten BRA
beat Àlex Corretja ESP
6–7, 7–5, 6–2, 6–0
2002
Albert Costa ESP
beat Juan Carlos Ferrero ESP
6–1, 6–0, 4–6, 6–3
2003
Juan Carlos Ferrero ESP
beat Martin Verkerk NED
6–1, 6–3, 6–2
2004
Gastón Gaudio ARG
beat Guillermo Coria ARG
0–6, 3–6, 6–4, 6–1, 8–6
2005
Rafael Nadal ESP
beat Mariano Puerta ARG
6–7, 6–3, 6–1, 7–5
2006
Rafael Nadal ESP
beat Roger Federer SUI
1–6, 6–1, 6–4, 7–6
2007
Rafael Nadal ESP
beat Roger Federer SUI
6–3, 4–6, 6–3, 6–4
2008
Rafael Nadal ESP
beat Roger Federer SUI
6–1, 6–3, 6–0
2009
Roger Federer SUI
beat Robin Söderling SWE
6–1, 7–6, 6–4
2010
Rafael Nadal ESP
beat Robin Söderling SWE
6–4, 6–2, 6–4
2011
Rafael Nadal ESP
beat Roger Federer SUI
7–5, 7–6, 5–7, 6–1
2012
Rafael Nadal ESP
beat Novak Djokovic SRB
6–4, 6–3, 2–6, 7–5
2013
Rafael Nadal ESP
beat David Ferrer ESP
6–3, 6–2, 6–3
2014
Rafael Nadal ESP
beat Novak Djokovic SRB
3–6, 7–5, 6–2, 6–4
2015
Stan Warwrinka SUI
beat Novak Djokovic SRB
4–6, 6–4, 6–3, 6–4
2016
Novak Djokovic SRB
beat Andy Murray GBR
3–6, 6–1, 6–2, 6–4
2017
Rafael Nadal ESP
beat Stan Warwrinka SUI
6–2, 6–3, 6–1
2018
Rafael Nadal ESP
beat Dominic Thiem AUT
6–4, 6–3, 6–2
2019
Rafael Nadal ESP
beat Dominic Thiem AUT
6–3, 5–7, 6–1, 6–1

 

Published May 18, 2020 @ 2:43 pm – Updated – May 26, 2020 @ 2:21 pm

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