French Open Winners 2022 List: Rafael Nadal & Iga Swiątek Wins

By Vijay Kumar|Updated : June 6th, 2022

The 2022 French Open concluded on 5th June at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France. It is one of the four Grand Slams of Tennis. We have come up with the article on the list of French Open winners 2022 here.

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The 2022 French Open concluded on 5th June at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France. It is one of the four Grand Slams of Tennis. We have come up with the article on the List of French Open 2022 winners.

Highlights of French Open 2022

  • Rafael Nadal (Spain) wins men’s 2022 French Open title after beating Casper Ruud by 6-3, 6-3, 6-0.
  • Iga Swiatek(Poland) wins women’s singles French Open 2022 by defeating Coco Gauff 6-1, 6-3.
  • It was the 126th edition of the French Open.
  • The winner amount:€2.2 million.
  • The first runner-up: €1.1 million.

Rafael Nadal wins his 14th title at the French Open

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  • Spanish tennis player, Rafael Nadal has won the French Open 2022, defeating Casper Ruud (Norwegian) in the final.
  • Currently ranked as world No. 4 by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  • It was his 14th French Open men’s singles title and 22nd Grand Slam title.
  • He won his first title in 2005.
  • The Spaniard took his Grand Slam singles titles tally to 22 which is 2 more than Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic.
  • He became the oldest French Open men's singles champion breaks Andres Gimeno's record of 34 years and 305 days from 1972.

 Iga Swiatek won the Women's title for the French Open 2022

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  • Iga Swiatek (Poland) beats Coco Gauff (America) by 6-1, 6-3 to win her second women's singles title at the Roland Garros in Paris.

French Open Winners List 2022

French Open 2021Titles

French Open Winners

Runner-up

Men’s Singles

Rafael Nadal   (Spain)

Casper Ruud (Norway)

Women’s Singles

 Iga Świątek (Poland)

Coco Gauff (United States )

Men’s Doubles

Marcelo Arévalo (El Salvador ) and Jean-Julien Rojer (Netherlands )

Ivan Dodig (Croatia) and Austin Krajicek (United States )

Women’s Doubles

Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic (France)

Coco Gauff and Jessica Pegula (United States)

Mixed Doubles

Ena Shibahara (Japan) and Wesley Koolhof (Netherlands)

Ulrikke Eikeri (Norway ) and Joran Vliegen (Belgium)

Grand Slam Tournaments

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These are the four most important annual tennis tournaments. They are as follows:

  1. Australian Open (Mid-January)
  2. French Open (September and October)
  3. Wimbledon (June and July)
  4. US Open (August and September)

These tournaments are played on different type of grounds. They are:-

S.No

Tournaments

Playing Area

1

Australian Open

Hard Courts

2

US Open

Hard Courts

3

French Open

Clay

4

Wimbledon

Grass

These tournaments are played in five categories-
(a) Men’s singles
(b) Women’s singles
(c) Men’s doubles
(d) Women’s doubles
(e) Mixed doubles

All-Time GrandSlam Title Leaders

  1. Rafael Nadal: 22 (GrandSlam Title)
  2. Rodger Federer and Novak Djokovic: 20 (GrandSlam Title)
  3. Pete Sampras: 14 (GrandSlam Title)
  4. Roy Emerson: 12 (GrandSlam Title)

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Important Keywords

  • Grand Slam: refers to the achievement of winning all four major championships within a single calendar year within one of the five categories (Example: Men’s singles, Mixed doubles etc.)
  • Non-Calendar Year Grand Slam: Winning the four majors in consecutive tournaments but not in the same year.
  • Career Grand Slam: Winning all four majors at any point during a career.
  • Golden Grand Slam: Winning the gold medal at the Summer Olympic Games in addition to the four majors in a single calendar year.
  • Super Slams: Winning the gold medal at the Summer Olympic Games + four majors in a single calendar year + ATP Final + WTA Final.

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FAQs

  • The winner of the French Open 2021 title would be awarded an amount of $1.7 million. The first runner-up of the French Open would be rewarded with $907,000.


  • The 2021 French Open concluded on 13th June at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France

  • Novak Djokovic (Serbia) wins the men’s 2021 French Open title after beating Stefanos Tsitsipas.

    Barbora Krejcikova(Czech Republic) wins women’s singles French Open 2021 by defeating Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.

  • Grand Slam: refers to the achievement of winning all four major championships within a single calendar year within one of the five categories (Example: Men’s singles, Mixed doubles etc.)


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