Factbox-French Open facts and figures about women's competition

Fri May 23, 2008 3:31am BST

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 May 23 (Reuters) - Facts and figures relating to the French
Open which starts on May 25 at Roland Garros, Paris.
 2007 champions
 Women's singles: Justine Henin (Belgium)
 Women's doubles: Alicia Molik (Australia) Mara Santangelo
(Italy)
 
 Most French Open titles
 All competitions: Margaret Court (Australia) 13 (5 singles, 4
doubles, 4 mixed doubles)
 Women's singles: Chris Evert (U.S.) 7, Steffi Graf (Germany) 6
 Youngest winner
 Monica Seles (Yugoslavia) in 1990, aged 16 years and six
months.
 
 Oldest winner:
 Zsuzsa Kormoczy (Hungary) in 1958, aged 33
 
 Non seeded winner
 Margaret Scriven (Britain) in 1933
 
 Most appearances
 Andree Varin (France), 19 appearances from 1934-65
 
 Longest timed match
 4 hrs 7 mins Virginie Buisson (France) beat Noelle Van Lottum
(France) 6-7(3) 7-5 6-2, First round 1995
 
 2008 Prize money (euros)
 Women's singles: 5,425,280 ($8.45 million)
 Women's doubles: 1,284,400
 Mixed doubles:    292,000
 (Compiled by Patrick Johnston; editing by Tom Pilcher and
Pritha Sarkar)






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