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2020 French Open

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2020 French Open
Date20 Sep – 4 Oct
Edition124th
CategoryGrand Slam tournament
Draw128S / 64D / 32X
Prize money
SurfaceClay
LocationParis (XVIe), France
VenueRoland Garros Stadium
2019 Champions
Men's Singles
Spain Rafael Nadal
Women's Singles
Australia Ashleigh Barty
Men's Doubles
Germany Kevin Krawietz / Germany Andreas Mies
Women's Doubles
Hungary Tímea Babos / France Kristina Mladenovic
Mixed Doubles
Chinese Taipei Latisha Chan / Croatia Ivan Dodig
Boys' Singles
Denmark Holger Vitus Nødskov Rune
Girls' Singles
Canada Leylah Annie Fernandez
Boys' Doubles
Brazil Matheus Pucinelli de Almeida /
Argentina Thiago Agustín Tirante
Girls' Doubles
United States Chloe Beck / United States Emma Navarro
Legends Under 45 Doubles
France Sébastien Grosjean / France Michaël Llodra
Women's Legends Doubles
France Nathalie Dechy / France Amélie Mauresmo
Legends Over 45 Doubles
Spain Sergi Bruguera / Croatia Goran Ivanišević
Wheelchair Men's Singles
Argentina Gustavo Fernández
Wheelchair Women's Singles
Netherlands Diede de Groot
Wheelchair Quad Singles
Australia Dylan Alcott
Wheelchair Men's Doubles
Argentina Gustavo Fernández / Japan Shingo Kunieda
Wheelchair Women's Doubles
Netherlands Diede de Groot / Netherlands Aniek van Koot
Wheelchair Quad Doubles
Australia Dylan Alcott / United States David Wagner
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The 2020 French Open is a Grand Slam tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts. It will be held at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France, from 20 September to 4 October, comprising singles, doubles and mixed doubles play. Junior and wheelchair tournaments are also scheduled. Rafael Nadal is the three-time defending champion in men's singles, and Ashleigh Barty is the defending champion in women's singles.

It will be the 124th edition of the French Open and the last Grand Slam event of 2020. The main singles draws will include 16 qualifiers for men and 12 for women out of 128 players in each draw.

The tournament was originally supposed to start on 24 May and finish on 7 June, but was moved to the autumn schedule due to concerns over the 2020 coronavirus pandemic in France.

2020 will be the first year in which there is a retractable roof on the French tennis courts, after construction was completed on court Phillipe-Chatrier in late 2019, with plans in place to also have a roof on court Suzanne-Lenglen by 2023.[1] Additionally, it will be the first year in which poor light will not halt play, as floodlights will be in operation on the four main stadium courts. It is also the only Grand Slam to retain the advantage set in the final sets, whereas Australian Open and Wimbledon have now switched to tiebreaks.[2][3]

Tournament

Points and prize money

Points distribution

Below is a series of tables for each of the competitions showing the ranking points on offer for each event.

Senior points

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Round of 128 Q Q3 Q2 Q1
Men's Singles 2000 1200 720 360 180 90 45 10 25 16 8 0
Men's Doubles 0 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Women's Singles 1300 780 430 240 130 70 10 40 30 20 2
Women's Doubles 10 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Prize money

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Round of 128 Q3 Q2 Q1
Singles
Doubles * N/A N/A N/A N/A
Mixed Doubles * N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Wheelchair Singles N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Wheelchair Doubles * N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

* per team

References

  1. ^ "French Open welcomes new retractable roof on Philippe-Chatrier court". CNN. 5 February 2020. Retrieved 16 February 2020.
  2. ^ "Wimbledon: Final set tie-breaks to be introduced in 2019". Retrieved 17 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Australian Open announces introduction of final set tie-breaks". Retrieved 17 May 2019.

External links

Preceded by
2019 French Open
French Open Succeeded by
2021 French Open
Preceded by
2020 US Open
Grand Slam events Succeeded by
2021 Australian Open
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