Top 10 Most Successful Tennis Players in French Open

The French Open is one of the biggest tennis tournaments on earth. It is held at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France, and is also referred to as Roland Garros. It takes place for a period of over two weeks between May and June, and is a premier tennis championship event on the clay court.

It is the second of the four annual Grand Slam tournaments. In fact, it is the only Grand Slam event to be held on clay, and hence ends the clay court season. Let us take a look at the 10 Most Successful Female Tennis Players in French Open.

Top 10 Most Successful Tennis Players in French Open

10. Ivan Lendl

Top 10 Most Successful Tennis Players in French Open
Most Successful Tennis Players in French Open

Retired Czechoslovakian Tennis player Ivan Lendl won 94 international career titles in his active tennis career which includes 3 French Open titles. He won all of his 3 French Open finals in open era and is inducted in the tenth spot in our list of top 10 most successful tennis players in French Open. Ivan Lendl won the French Open in 1984, 1986 and 1987. He had 1071–239 career record in his active international career which includes 81.8% winning ratio in ATP World Tour, Grand Slam main draw matches and Davis Cup. Ivan Lendl bagged a total amount of $21,262,417 in his career as the prize money from international tournaments and also achieved his career’s best ranking of World No.1 on 28th February 1983. He was inducted in the International tennis hall of fame in 2001.

9. Mats Wilander

Mats Wilander
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Former Swedish Tennis player Mats Wilander won 33 international career titles in his active career which includes 3 French Open titles. He won all of his 3 French Open finals in Open era and is inducted in the ninth place in our list of top 10 most successful tennis players in French Open. Mats Wilander won the French Open in 1982, 1985 and 1988. He had 571–222 career record in ATP World Tour, Grand Slam main draw matches and Davis Cup. Mats Wilander achieved his career’s best ranking of World No.1 on 12th September 1988. Besides French open, he also won the Australian Open thrice in 1983, 1984 and 1988. Mats Wilander was inducted in the International tennis hall of fame in 2002.

8. René Lacoste

René Lacoste
Best Tennis Players in French Open

French Tennis player René Lacoste turned professional in 1920 and won 3 French Open titles in his active playing career. He won all of his 3 French Open finals in Amateur Era and is inducted in the eighth place in our list of top 10 most successful tennis players in French Open. René Lacoste won the French Open in 1925, 1927 and 1929. He was inducted in the international tennis hall of fame in 1976. René Lacoste achieved his career’s best ranking of World No.1 in 1926. Besides his French open success, he also won the Wimbledon twice in 1925 and 1928, and won the US Open twice consecutively in 1926 and 1927.

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