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1985 French Open - Men's Singles

1985 French Open
Champion   Sweden Mats Wilander
Runner-up   Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
Final score   3–6, 6–4, 6–2, 6–2
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    -45    45+    women
WC Singles    men    women  
WC Doubles    men    women  
Main article: 1985 French Open

Ivan Lendl was the defending champion, but lost in the final to Mats Wilander 3–6, 6–4, 6–2, 6–2. It was wilander's second French Open title.

Seeds

The seeded players are listed below. Mats Wilander is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.

  1. United States John McEnroe (Semifinalist)
  2. Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl (Finalist)
  3. United States Jimmy Connors (Semifinalist)
  4. Sweden Mats Wilander (Champion)
  5. Ecuador Andrés Gómez (Third round)
  6. Sweden Anders Järryd (Fourth round)
  7. Sweden Joakim Nyström (Quarterfinalist)
  8. United States Eliot Teltscher (Second round)
  1. France Yannick Noah (Fourth round)
  2. United States Aaron Krickstein (Fourth round)
  3. Czechoslovakia Miloslav Mečíř (Third round)
  4. Sweden Henrik Sundström (Fourth round)
  5. Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd (Fourth round)
  6. Sweden Stefan Edberg (Quarterfinalist)
  7. United States Brad Gilbert (First round)
  8. United States Jimmy Arias (First round)

Draw

Key

  • Q = Qualifier
  • WC = Wild Card
  • LL = Lucky Loser
  • r. = retired

Finals

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  1  United States John McEnroe 6 6 6 3 7  
7  Sweden Joakim Nyström 7 2 3 6 5  
  1  United States John McEnroe 1 5 5      
  4  Sweden Mats Wilander 6 7 7      
4  Sweden Mats Wilander 6 7 6 7  
   France Henri Leconte 4 6 7 5    
    4  Sweden Mats Wilander 3 6 6 6  
  2  Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl 6 4 2 2  
  14  Sweden Stefan Edberg 4 3 6      
3  United States Jimmy Connors 6 6 7      
3  United States Jimmy Connors 2 3 1    
  2  Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl 6 6 6      
 Argentina Martín Jaite 4 2 4    
  2  Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl 6 6 6      

Section 1

First round   Second round   Third round   Fourth round
1  United States McEnroe 6 6 7      
Q  Haiti Agénor 0 2 5         1  McEnroe 6 6 6      
Q  Romania Segărceanu 7 6 7 6     Q  Segărceanu 2 4 4      
 United States Annacone 5 7 6 2         1  McEnroe 6 6 6      
 Brazil Hocevar 6 6 4 6          Hocevar 2 1 2      
 United States Bauer 3 2 6 4        Hocevar 6 4 7 6  
 Peru Arraya 6 1 4 6     Q  Warneke 1 6 5 4    
Q  United States Warneke 3 6 6 7         1  McEnroe 6 7 6    
 United States Van Patten 4 6 6 3 3       12  Sundström 3 5 2    
 Czechoslovakia Vajda 6 3 4 6 6      Vajda 6 3 7 4 4  
 Hungary Taróczy 7 6 7        Taróczy 4 6 6 6 6  
Q  Austria Muster 5 3 5            Taróczy 3 4 7 3  
 United States Flur 6 7 6           12  Sundström 6 6 6 6    
 Australia Edmondson 2 6 4          Flur 1 6 4 2  
 Spain Urpi 3 3 1       12  Sundström 6 2 6 6    
12  Sweden Sundström 6 6 6      

Section 2

First round   Second round   Third round   Fourth round
15  United States Gilbert 5 6 4      
 Chile Gildemeister 7 7 6          Gildemeister 5 7 6 7    
 United Kingdom Shaw 6 2 6 3 6    Živojinović 7 6 3 5    
 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Živojinović 4 6 2 6 8        Gildemeister 7 6 6      
 Spain Arrese 6 3 7 6          Arrese 5 1 2      
 Brazil Barbosa 4 6 6 3        Arrese 7 6 6    
 Italy Bottazzi 6 6 5 3      Ostoja 5 4 2      
 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Ostoja 2 7 7 6          Gildemeister 6 1 1    
 Argentina Bengoechea 7 2 6 6 6       7  Nyström 7 6 6    
 Argentina Ingaramo 5 6 4 7 4      Bengoechea 6 5 6 6 5  
Q  Australia Youl 5 6 6       Q  Youl 2 7 7 1 7  
 United States Leach 7 4 4           Q  Youl 2 0 2    
 United States De Palmer 5 6 6 7 6       7  Nyström 6 6 6      
 United States Brown 7 3 7 6 3      De Palmer 6 6 6 3 4
Q  West Germany Beutel 2 6 1 0     7  Nyström 3 1 7 6 6  
7  Sweden Nyström 6 4 6 6    

Section 3

First round   Second round   Third round   Fourth round
4  Sweden Wilander 6 6 6      
 France Tulasne 1 4 2         4  Wilander 6 6 6      
 United States Gerulaitis 3 7 1 1      Becker 3 2 1      
 West Germany Becker 6 6 6 6         4  Wilander 3 6 6 6    
 Netherlands Van Boeckel 1 6 2 6 9       LL  Sánchez 6 4 3 3    
WC  France Winogradsky 6 3 6 4 7      Van Boeckel 1 2 4    
LL  Spain Sánchez 6 5 2 6 6   LL  Sánchez 6 6 6      
Q  Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Prpić 3 7 6 1 0       4  Wilander 6 6 6    
 United States Dickson 6 2 1 6 12       13  Šmid 3 4 4    
Q  Australia Cahill 3 6 6 2 14     Q  Cahill 6 6 6      
Q  West Germany Eberhard 6 3 7 4 2    Cassidy 0 1 2      
 United States Cassidy 3 6 5 6 6       Q  Cahill 2 1 1    
 United States Davis 4 4 6           13  Šmid 6 6 6      
 Argentina Argüello 6 6 7          Argüello 4 6 1 4  
Q  Spain Tous 6 3 3       13  Šmid 6 3 6 6    
13  Czechoslovakia Šmid 7 6 6      

Section 4

First round   Second round   Third round   Fourth round
9  France Noah 6 6 7 6    
 Czechoslovakia Pimek 7 1 5 4       9  Noah 6 6 6      
 Netherlands Schapers 6 6 6        Schapers 1 1 4      
 New Zealand Derlin 4 0 4           9  Noah 6 6 6 4 8  
 United States Lapidus 4 3 1            Clerc 1 7 4 6 6  
 Argentina Clerc 6 6 6          Clerc 6 6 6    
 New Zealand Simpson 2 2 2        Ganzábal 3 3 3      
 Argentina Ganzábal 6 6 6           9  Noah 3 3 7 6 1
 Brazil Kley 5 4 6            Leconte 6 6 6 4 6
WC  France Portes 7 6 7         WC  Portes 2 1 3      
 France Leconte 7 6 6        Leconte 6 6 6      
 United States Wilkison 5 2 1            Leconte 6 6 6    
 West Germany Westphal 2 1 3           5  Gómez 3 4 4      
 Sweden Carlsson 6 6 6          Carlsson 2 4 1    
 Czechoslovakia Složil 1 6 3 3     5  Gómez 6 6 6      
5  Ecuador Gómez 6 3 6 6    

Section 5

First round   Second round   Third round   Fourth round
6  Sweden Järryd 6 6 7      
 United States McCain 0 3 5         6  Järryd 6 6 6      
WC  Australia McNamara 5 1 3        Higueras 3 4 1      
 Spain Higueras 7 6 6           6  Järryd 6 6 6      
 Spain Aguilera 6 6 7            Aguilera 4 2 2      
 Paraguay Pecci, Sr. 2 3 5          Aguilera 4 6 6 7  
 New Zealand Lewis 6 3 6 7      Lewis 6 4 3 5    
 Israel Glickstein 1 6 2 5         6  Järryd 3 7 4 2  
 Sweden Simonsson 3 1 3           14  Edberg 6 6 6 6  
 Australia Frawley 6 6 6          Frawley 1 6 3 6 6  
 United States Holmes 6 7 4 6      Holmes 6 3 6 3 2  
 Uruguay Pérez 3 5 6 4          Frawley 6 3 0    
 West Germany Elter 3 2 2           14  Edberg 7 6 6      
 Switzerland Hlasek 6 6 6          Hlasek 2 3 4    
 Italy Panatta 6 3 3       14  Edberg 6 6 6      
14  Sweden Edberg 7 6 6      

Section 6

First round   Second round   Third round   Fourth round
16  United States Arias 1 4 5      
Q  Argentina Saad 6 6 7         Q  Saad 4 4 3      
 Italy Cancellotti 6 6 6 3 6    Cancellotti 6 6 6      
 West Germany Schwaier 3 2 7 6 0        Cancellotti 6 6 3 7    
 France Forget 6 7 1 3          Motta 3 3 6 6    
 Argentina de la Peña 7 5 6 6        de la Peña 4 2 4    
 Brazil Motta 7 6 5 1 7    Motta 6 6 6      
Q  Czechoslovakia Nováček 5 4 7 6 5        Cancellotti 6 0 4 2  
 United Kingdom Lloyd 6 6 6           3  Connors 3 6 6 6  
 Italy Ocleppo 3 3 1          Lloyd 3 2 6      
 France Benhabiles 6 5 7 6 6    Benhabiles 6 6 7      
 United States Nelson 7 7 6 3 3        Benhabiles 3 6 5 5  
WC  France Roger-Vasselin 4 6 6 3 4       3  Connors 6 4 7 7    
 United States Willenborg 6 1 2 6 6      Willenborg 1 3 0    
 West Germany Popp 4 1 5       3  Connors 6 6 6      
3  United States Connors 6 6 7      

Section 7

First round   Second round   Third round   Fourth round
8  United States Teltscher 6 6 6      
Q  Brazil Campos 2 3 3         8  Teltscher 7 5 3 4    
Q  Soviet Union Chesnokov 6 6 6       Q  Chesnokov 5 7 6 6    
 United States Adams 2 2 1           Q  Chesnokov 6 6 4 6 6  
 Switzerland Günthardt 6 6 6            Günthardt 7 4 6 4 8  
 West Germany Keretić 0 3 4          Günthardt 1 6 6 6  
 Ecuador Viver 5 6 6 6      Viver 6 1 1 1    
 Australia Fitzgerald 7 4 2 1          Günthardt 1 2 3    
 Argentina Jaite 7 7 6            Jaite 6 6 6    
Q  Italy Canè 5 5 2          Jaite 6 6 6      
 Australia Allan 6 6 6        Allan 4 4 3      
 United States Mitchell 0 2 3            Jaite 2 7 6 6  
 United States Meister 2 2 3           11  Mečíř 6 6 3 4    
 South Africa Visser 6 6 6          Visser 2 4 3    
 Czechoslovakia Navrátil 4 2 4       11  Mečíř 6 6 6      
11  Czechoslovakia Mečíř 6 6 6      

Section 8

First round   Second round   Third round   Fourth round
10  United States Krickstein 6 4 6 6    
 Spain Luna 1 6 4 3       10  Krickstein 6 3 6 6    
 Australia Masur 3 2 2        Vilas 4 6 1 3    
 Argentina Vilas 6 6 6           10  Krickstein 7 5 1 6 6  
Q  Spain López-Maeso 6 6 6            McNamee 5 7 6 2 1  
 Poland Fibak 0 2 1         Q  López-Maeso 0 0 4    
 Australia Limberger 3 4 4        McNamee 6 6 6      
 Australia McNamee 6 6 6           10  Krickstein 2 2 0    
 Hungary Kuharszky 1 4 1           2  Lendl 6 6 6    
WC  France Potier 6 6 6         WC  Potier 6 6 6 6    
WC  France Fleurian 2 4 4        Duncan 7 1 1 0    
 United States Duncan 6 6 6           WC  Potier 1 2 2    
WC  France Kuchna 6 6 5           2  Lendl 6 6 6      
 Sweden Gunnarsson 7 7 7          Gunnarsson 6 3 2    
 South Africa Edwards 1 3 1       2  Lendl 7 6 6      
2  Czechoslovakia Lendl 6 6 6      

External links

  • 1985 French Open on ATPtennis.com
  • 1985 French Open on tenniscorner.net
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