Record Holders French Open (Women)

by on May 26, 2009
in Record Holders

Record Holders French Open (Women), Margaret Smith Court

The French Open Tennis women’s title has never been a piece of cake. Among all the big names, Chris Evert was the one who grabbed the most single titles at the French Open and she did it seven times. Next in the row was the evergreen Steffi Graf who won the singles title six times. Steffi Graf is the only women player who has the best winning ratio at the clay courts. She played 94 matches of which she won 84 and lost just 10 of them.

Henin, Wills-Moody, Sperling and Seles share the most consecutive singles Tennis titles; they all won three in a row.

The aggregate title holding record goes to Smith-Court with 13 titles of which five were singles, four were doubles and four were mixed doubles. How can one forget the Queen of the tennis world, Martina Navratilova, who won seven titles in doubles events? Though she single-handedly took only two singles titles and two mixed doubles at the French Open, she managed to keep her name in the list of record holders at the Roland Garros.

The youngest champion at the French Open Tennis was Monica Seles as she won the title at the age of 16 years. She is the youngest amongst all champions whether men or women of the French Open. USA has won the most French Open titles, the country has grabbed it 27 times followed by Germans who took it to their soil 10 times.

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