Current Affairs questions will be asked in the upcoming SSC CGL, RRB Group D, RRB ALP/ Technician, RPF Constable/ SI & other competitive exams. To help you prepare efficiently for these exams, we are going to share some info on the recently held French Open 2018. The French Open 2018 (117th) was concluded on 10th June 2018 at Stade Roland Garros Stadium, in Paris, France. It is one of four grand slam tournaments played annually. Let us now go through the "List of French open 2018 winners".
Grand Slam tournaments
- These are the four most important annual tennis tournaments which are-
(i) Australian Open (Mid-January)
(ii) French Open (May and June)
(iii) Wimbledon (June and July)
(iv) US Open (August and September)
- These tournaments are played on the different type of grounds. These are-
- 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
Note: French Open Founded in 1891, this tournament is conducted on Clay court. French Open is alternatively known as Roland-Garros.
Here is the list of Winners of 2018 French Open tournament in Seniors Category.
Rafael Nadal (Spain)
Dominic Thiem (Austria)
Simona Halep (Romania)
Sloane Stephens (USA)
Pierre-Hugues Herbert (France) / Nicolas Mahut (France)
Oliver Marach (Austria) and Mate Pavic (Croatia)
Barbora Krejcikova (Czech Republic) / Katerina Siniakova (Czech Republic)
Latisha Chan (Chinese Taipei) / Ivan Dodig (Croatia)
Mate Pavic (Croatia) and Gabriela Dabrowski (Canada)
Highlights of the Event:
- Nadal becomes the second player in the Tennis history to win 11 singles titles at any Grand Slam tournament after Margaret Court (claimed 11 Australian Open titles).
- Simona Halep became the second Romanian woman to win a Grand Slam title after the 1978 French Open champion Virginia Ruzici.
- The winners of the men's (€2,200,000) and women's (€2,200,000) singles title receive.
- The total prize money for the French open 2018 edition is €39,197,000.
- Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova have won the French Open for their first Grand Slam title in women's doubles.
All the best!