French Open Women’s Singles Winners 1897 – Present

French Open Roland Garros

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

For the first 27 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: French Open Men’s Singles Winners
Wimbledon Ladies Singles Winners

1897
Adine Masson FRA
beat P Girod FRA
6–3, 6–1
1898
Adine Masson FRA
was the only entrant and won by default
1899
Adine Masson FRA
was the only entrant and won by default
1900
Helene Prevost FRA
was the only entrant and won by default
1901
P Girod FRA
beat Leroux FRA
6-1, 6-1
1902
Adine Masson FRA
beat P Girod FRA
6-0, 6-1
1903
Adine Masson FRAbeat Kate Gillou FRA
6–0, 6–8, 6–0
1904
Kate Gillou FRA
beat Adine Masson FRA
score not known
1905
Kate Gillou FRA
beat Yvonne de Pfeffel FRA
6-0, 11-9
1906
Kate Gillou-Fenwick FRA
beat Virginia MacVeagh FRA
score not known
1907
Comtesse de Kermel FRA
beat Catherine d’Aliney d’Elva
6-1, Catherine retired
1908
Kate Gillou-Fenwick FRA
Pean
6-2, 6-2
1909
Jeanne Matthey FRA
beat Abeille Villard Gallay FRA
10–7, 6–4
1910
Jean Matthey FRA
beat Germaine Regnier FRA
1-6, 6-1, 9-7
1911
Jeanne Matthey FRA
beat Marguerite Broquedis FRA
6-2, 7-5
1912
Jeanne Matthey FRA
beat Marie Danet FRA
6-2, 7-5
1913
Marguerite Broquedis FRA
beat Jeanne Matthey FRA
6-3, 6-3
1914
Marguerite Broquedis FRA
beat Suzanne Lenglen FRA
5-7, 6-4, 6-3
1915 – 1919
No tournament due to World War One
1920
Suzanne Lenglen FRA
beatMarguerite Broquedis
6-1, 7-5
1921
Suzanne Lenglen FRA
beat Germaine Golding
Golding withdrew due to injury
1922
Suzanne Lenglen FRA
beat Germaine Golding FRA
6-4, 6-2
1923
Suzanne Lenglen FRA
beat Germaine Golding FRA
6-1, 6-4
1924
Julie Vlasto FRA
beat Jeanne Vaussard FRA
6–2, 6–3
1925
Suzanne Lenglen FRA
beat Kitty McKane Godfree GBR
6-1, 6-2
1926
Suzanne Lenglen FRA
beat Mary Browne USA
6–1, 6–0
1927
Kea Bouman NED
beat Irene Bowder Peacock RSA<br6-2, 6-4
1928
Helen Wills Moody USA
beat Eileen Bennett Whittingstall<br6-1, 6-2
1929
Helen Wills MoodyUSA
beat Simonne Mathieu FRA
6-3, 6-4
1930
Helen Wills Moody USA
beat Helen Jacobs USA
6-2, 6-1
1931
Cilly Aussem GER
beat Betty Nuthall GBR
8-6, 6-1
1932
Helen Wills Moody USA
beat Simonne Mathieu FRA
7-5, 6-1
1933
Margaret Scriven Vivian GBR
beat Simonne Mathieu FRA
6–2, 4–6, 6–4
1934
Margaret Scriven Vivian GBR
beat Helen Jacobs USA
7–5, 4–6, 6–1
1935
Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling GER
beat Simonne Mathieu FRA
6–3, 6–4
1936
Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling GER
beat Simonne Mathieu FRA
6–3, 6–4
1937
Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling GER
beat Simonne Mathieu FRA
6–2, 6–4
1938
Simonne Mathieu FRA
beat Nelly Adamson Landry FRA
6-0, 6-3
1939
Simonne Mathieu FRA
beat Jadwiga Jedrzejowska POL
6-3, 8-6
1940 -1945
No tournament due to World War Two
1946
Margaret Osborne duPont USA
beat Pauline Betz Addie USA
1-6, 8-6, 7-5
1947
Patricia Canning Todd USA
beat Doris Hart USA
6-3, 3-6, 6-4
1948
Nelly Adamson Landry FRA
beat Shirley Fry USA
6–2, 0–6, 6–0
1949
Margaret Osborne duPont USA
beat Nelly Adamson Landry FRA
7–5, 6–2
1950
Doris Hart USA
beat Patricia Canning Todd USA
6–4, 4–6, 6–2
1951
Shirley Fry USA
beat Doris Hart USA
6-3, 3-6 6-3
1952
Doris Hart USA
beat Shirley Fry USA
6-4, 6-4
1953
Maureen Connolly USA
beat Doris Hart USA
6-2, 6-4
1954
Maureen Connolly USA
beat Ginette Bucaille FRA
6-4, 6-1
1955
Angela Mortimer GBR
beat Dorothy Head Knode USA
2-6, 7-5, 10-8
1956
Althea Gibson USA
beat Angela Mortimer GBR
6-0, 12-10
1957
Shirley Bloomer GBR
beat Dorothy Head Knode USA
6-1, 6-3
1958
Zsuzsa Kormoczy HUN
beat Shirley Bloomer Brasher GBR
6-4, 1-6, 6-2
1959
Christine Truman GBR
beat Zsuzsa Kormoczy HUN
6-4, 7-5
1960
Darlene Hard USA
beat Yola Ramirez MEX
6-3, 6-4
1961
Ann Haydon GBR
beat Yola Ramirez MEX
6–2, 6–1
1962
Margaret Court GBR
beat Lesley Turner AUS
6-3, 3-6, 7-5
1963
Lesley Turner AUS
Ann Haydon Jones GBR
2–6, 6–3, 7–5
1964
Margaret Court AUS
beat Maria Bueno BRA
5–7, 6–1, 6–2
1965
Lesley Turner AUS
beat Margaret Court AUS
6-3, 6-4
1966
Ann Haydon Jones GBR
beat Nancy Richey USA
6–3, 6–1
1967
Francoise Durr FRA
beat Lesley Turner AUS
4-6, 6-3, 6-4
1968
Nancy Richey USA
beat Ann Haydon Jones GBR
5–7, 6–4, 6–1
1969
Margaret Court AUS
beat Ann Haydon Jones GBR
6–1, 4–6, 6–3
1970
Margaret Court AUS
beat Helga Niessen GER
6–2, 6–4
1971
Evonne Goolagong AUS
beat Helen Gourlay AUS
6-3, 7-5
1972
Billie Jean King USA
beat Evonne Goolagong AUS
6-3, 6-3
1973
Margaret Court AUS
beat Chris Evert USA
6-7, 7-6, 6-4
1974
Chris Evert USA
beat Olga Morozova RUS
6-1, 6-2
1975
Chris Evert USA
beat Martina Navratilova CZE
2-6 6-2, 6-1
1976
Sue Barker GBR
beat Renata Tomanova CZE
6-2, 0-6, 6-2
1977
Mima Jausovec YUG
beat Florenta Mihai ROU
6-2, 6–7, 6–1
1978
Virginia Ruzici ROU
beat Mima Jausovec YUG
6–2, 6–2
1979
Chris Evert Lloyd USA
Wendy Turnbull AUS
6-2, 6-0
1980
Chris Evert Lloyd USA
beat Virginia Ruzici ROU
6-0, 6-3
1981
Hana Mandlikova CZE
beat Sylvia Hanika GER
6-2, 6-4
1982
Martina Navratilova USA
beat Andrea Jaeger USA
7-6, 6-1
1983
Chris Evert USA
beat Mima Jausovec YUG
6-1, 6-2
1984
Martina Navratilova USA
beat Chris Evert Lloyd USA
6-3, 6-1
1985
Chris Evert Lloyd USA
beat Martina Navratilova USA
6–3, 6–7, 7–5
1986
Chris Evert Lloyd USA
beat Martina Navratilova USA<br2-6, 6-3, 6-3
1987
Steffi Graf GER
beat Martina Navratilova USA
6-4, 4-6, 8-6
1988
Steffi Graf GER
beat Natasha Zvereva RUS
6–0, 6–0
1989
Arantxa Sanchez Vicario ESP
beat Steffi Graf GER
7–6, 3–6, 7–5
1990
Monica Seles YUG
beat Steffi Graf GER
7-6, 6-4
1991
Monica Seles YUG
beat Arantxa Sanchez Vicario
6-3, 6–4
1992
Monica Seles YUG
beat Steffi Graf GER
6-2, 3-6, 10-8
1993
Steffi Graf GER
beat Mary Joe Fernandez USA
4-6, 6-2, 6-4
1994
Arantxa Sanchez Vicario ESP
beat Mary Pierce FRA
6–4, 6–4/div>

1995
Steffi Graf GER
beat Arantxa Sanchez Vicario ESP
7–5, 4–6, 6–0
1996
Steffi Graf GER
beat Arantxa Sanchez Vicario ESP
6-3, 6-7, 10-8
1997
Iva Majoli CRO
beat Martina Hingis SUI
6–4, 6–2
1998
Arantxa Sanchez Vicario ESP
beat Monica Seles USA
7-6, 0-6, 6-2
1999
Steffi Graf GER
beat Martina Hingis SUI
4-6, 7-5, 6-2
2000
Mary Pierce FRA
beat Conchita Martinez ESP
6-2, 7-5
2001
Jennifer Capriati USA
beat Kim Clijsters BEL
1-6, 6–4, 12-10
2002
Serena Williams USA
beat Venus Williams USA
7-5, 6-3
2003
Justine Henin-Hardenne BEL
beat Kim Clijsters BEL
6–0, 6–4
2004
Anastasia Myskina RUS
beat Elena Dementieva RUS
6-1, 6-2
2005
Justine Henin-Hardenne BEL
beat Mary Pierce FRA
6-1, 6-1
2006
Justine Henin-Hardenne BEL
beat Svetlana Kuznetsova RUS
6–4, 6–4
2007
Justine Henin-Hardenne BEL
beat Ana Ivanovic SRB
6-1, 6-2
2008
Ana Ivanovic SRB
beat Dinara Safina RUS
6-4, 6-3
2009
Svetlana Kuznetsova RUS
beat Dinara Safina RUS
6-4, 6-2
2010
Francesca Schiavone ITA
beat Samantha Stosur AUS
6-4, 7-6
2011
Li Na CHN
beat Francesca Schiavone ITA
6-4, 7-6
2012
Maria Sharapova RUS
beat Sara Errani ITA
6–3, 6–2
2013
Serena Williams USA
beat Maria Sharapova RUS
6-4, 6-4
2014
Maria Sharapova RUS
beat Simona Halep ROU
6-4, 6-7, 6-4
2015
Serena Williams USA
beat Lucie Safarova CZE
6-3, 6-7, 6-2
2016
Garbine Muguruza ESP
beat Serena Williams USA
7-5, 6-4
2017
Jelena Ostapenko LAT
beat Simona Halep ROU
4-6, 6-4, 6-3
2018
Simona Halep ROU
beat Sloane Stephens USA
3-6, 6-4, 6-1
2019
Ashleigh Barty AUS
beat Marketa Vondrousova CZE
6-1, 6-3

 

Published May 26, 2020 @ 2:18 pm – Updated – May 26, 2020 @ 2:23 pm

 

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