May 16-June 5, 2022 – The French Open takes place at Roland Garros Stadium in Paris.
May 30-June 13, 2021 – The French Open takes place. Originally set for May 7-June 6, 2021, it was rescheduled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Open Era Records
Nadal has the most men’s singles wins with 14.
Nadal was the oldest in the Open era to win the men’s singles title, at 36 years and two days of age in 2022.
Michael Chang was the youngest to win the men’s singles title at 17 years and three months of age in 1989.
In 1990, Monica Seles was the youngest woman to win the singles title, at 16 years and six months of age.
1891 – The first French tournament, the International Championship of Tennis, is held and is limited to members of French clubs.
1897 – Women’s singles matches are added to the tournament, but still restricted to French club members.
1925 – The tournament is opened to international competitors from non-French clubs. Women’s doubles are also added.
1928 – The tournament moves to a new stadium. The stadium and tournament are named after Roland Garros, and the tournament is still widely known by that name. Garros was an aviator who made the first successful crossing of the Mediterranean in 1913.
1956 – Althea Gibson wins the women’s singles title, becoming the first African-American player to win a Grand Slam event.
1968 – The Roland Garros is the first Grand Slam to become an open tournament.
2006 – The French Open awards equal prize money to the men’s and women’s singles champions, although disparity remains in all other rounds.
2011 – Li Na becomes the first Chinese national to win a Grand Slam.