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1988 French Open


1988 French Open

1988 French Open
Date 23 May - 5 June
Edition 87th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Clay
Location Paris (XVIe), France
Venue Stade Roland Garros
Men's Singles
Mats Wilander
Women's Singles
Steffi Graf
Men's Doubles
Andrés Gómez / Emilio Sánchez Vicario
Women's Doubles
Martina Navratilova / Pam Shriver
Mixed Doubles
Jorge Lozano

The 1988 French Open was a tennis tournament that took place on the outdoor clay courts at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France. The tournament was held from 23 May until 5 June. It was the 87th staging of the French Open, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1988.


  • Seniors 1
    • Men's singles 1.1
    • Women's singles 1.2
    • Men's doubles 1.3
    • Women's doubles 1.4
    • Mixed doubles 1.5
  • Juniors 2
    • Boys' singles 2.1
    • Girls' singles 2.2
    • Boys' doubles 2.3
    • Girls' doubles 2.4
  • Prize money 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


Men's singles

Mats Wilander defeated Henri Leconte, 7–5, 6–2, 6–1

  • It was Wilander's 6th career Grand Slam title, and his 3rd (and last) French Open title.

Women's singles

Steffi Graf defeated Natalia Zvereva, 6–0, 6–0

  • This was the shortest women's singles Grand Slam final in the Open Era; Graf won the match in 34[1] [2] [3]minutes.
  • It was Graf's 3rd career Grand Slam title, and her 2nd (consecutive) French Open title.

Men's doubles

Andrés Gómez / Emilio Sánchez Vicario defeated John Fitzgerald / Anders Järryd, 6–3, 6–7, 6–4, 6–3

Women's doubles

Martina Navrátilová / Pam Shriver defeated Claudia Kohde-Kilsch / Helena Suková, 6–2, 7–5

Mixed doubles

Brenda Schultz-McCarthy / Michiel Schapers, 7–5, 6–2


Boys' singles

Nicolas Pereira defeated Magnus Larsson, 7–6, 6–3

Girls' singles

Julie Halard defeated Andrea Farley, 6–2, 4–6, 7–5

Boys' doubles

Jason Stoltenberg / Todd Woodbridge defeated Cristiano Caratti / Goran Ivanišević, 7–6, 7–5

Girls' doubles

Alexia Dechaume / Emmanuelle Derly defeated Julie Halard / Maider Laval, 6–4, 3–6, 6–3

Prize money

Event W F SF QF 4R 3R 2R 1R
Singles [4] Men FF1,500,240 FF750,120 FF375,060 FF190,030 FF100,019 FF56,009 FF33,015 FF20,123
Women FF1,436,390 FF731,700 FF362,440 FF183,450 FF89,850 FF46,330 FF24,540 FF12,750

Total prize money for the event was FF20,963,950.


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  4. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1989). World of Tennis 1989. London: Willow Books. p. 65.  

External links

  • French Open official website
Preceded by
1988 Australian Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1988 Wimbledon Championships
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