The French open is the major tennis tournament and it is also called Ronald-Garros. This tournament held over two weeks between the late May and early June at the Stade Roland-Garros in Paris, France. This tournament named after the aviator Roland Garros and it was founded in the year 1981. And this tournament is the only major held on clay tournament and this is the beauty of the spring season and fans enjoyed it a lot with the beauty of spring. This time this tournament is started on the 21st May and it will end up on 10th June. And the prize money is €36,000,000.
Seven rounds needed for a championship, and the slow playing surface and it consists best of the five-set men’s singles matches, this is the tournament which is considered to be the most physically challenging tennis tournament in the world.
In this tournament, most singles title winner is none other than the champion Rafael Nadal and the champion with most double titles is the Roy Emerson from New Zealand. And if look at the women than the woman with a single titles is the rock star Chris Evert and the lady with many number of double titles is the shining star, Martina Navratilova. And mixed double most titles are won by the Kenneth Norman Fletcher and Jean-Claude Barclay. Both of them won three mixed doubles. And the women with many number of mixed doubles is the Margaret Smith Court.
The prize money of this tournament is also increased from the year 2015 and the prize is based on the points on charts and the rule of the points is different for men and women. The trophies which are given to the winners is designed by the Maison Mellerio dits Miller and all is made of pure silver with beautiful decoration on the other side. And the beauty of these trophies is that every new singles winner gets her or his name written on the base of the trophy.
The semi-final is between Andy Murray and the champion of the year 2015 Stanislas Wawrinka and between the smashing king of the clay Rafael Nadal and Dominic Thiem. Let’s see and enjoy the tournament and pray for your favorite ones.
Now it’s the time to see that who will qualify for the final the 2015 champion or Andy Murray. And Dominic Thiem or Rafael Nadal will come back with his performance.