Tennis-List of French Open women's singles champions

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May 24 (Reuters) - List of women's singles champions ahead of the French Open which starts on Sunday:

2013 Serena Williams (U.S.) beat Maria Sharapova (Russia) 6-4 6-4 2012 Maria Sharapova (Russia) beat Sara Errani (Italy) 6-3 6-2 2011 Li Na (China) beat Francesca Schiavone (Italy) 6-4 7-6 2010 Francesca Schiavone (Italy) beat Samantha Stosur (Australia) 6-4 7-6(2) 2009 Svetlana Kuznetsova (Russia) beat Dinara Safina (Russia) 6-4 6-2 2008 Ana Ivanovic (Serbia) beat Dinara Safina (Russia) 6-4 6-3 2007 Justine Henin (Belgium) beat Ana Ivanovic (Serbia) 6-1 6-2

2006 Justine Henin (Belgium) beat Svetlana Kuznetsova (Russia) 6-4 6-4 2005 Justine Henin (Belgium) beat Mary Pierce (France) 6-1 6-1 2004 Anastasia Myskina (Russia) beat Elena Dementieva (Russia) 6-1 6-2 2003 Justine Henin (Belgium) beat Kim Clijsters (Belgium) 6-0 6-4 2002 Serena Williams (U.S.) beat Venus Williams (U.S.) 7-5 6-3 2001 Jennifer Capriati (U.S.) beat Kim Clijsters (Belgium) 1-6 6-4 12-10 2000 Mary Pierce (France) beat Conchita Martinez (Spain) 6-2 7-5

1999 Steffi Graf (Germany) beat Martina Hingis (Switzerland)4-6 7-5 6-2 1998 Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario (Spain) beat Monica Seles (U.S.) 7-6 0-6 6-2 1997 Iva Majoli (Croatia) beat Martina Hingis (Switzerland) 6-4 6-2 1996 Steffi Graf (Germany) beat Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario (Spain) 6-3 6-7 10-8 1995 Steffi Graf (Germany) beat Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario (Spain) 7-5 4-6 6-0 1994 Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario (Spain) beat Mary Pierce (France) 6-4 6-4 1993 Steffi Graf (Germany) beat Mary-Joe Fernandez (U.S.) 4-6 6-2 6-4 1992 Monica Seles (Yugoslavia) beat Steffi Graf (Germany) 6-2 3-6 10-8 1991 Monica Seles (Yugoslavia) beat Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario(Spain) 6-3 6-4 1990 Monica Seles (Yugoslavia) beat Steffi Graf (Germany) 7-6 6-4 1989 Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario (Spain) beat Steffi Graf (Germany) 7-6 3-6 7-5 1988 Steffi Graf (Germany) beat Natasha Zvereva (Soviet Union) 6-0 6-0 1987 Steffi Graf (Germany) beat Martina Navratilova (U.S.) 6-4 4-6 8-6 1986 Chris Evert-Lloyd (U.S.) beat Martina Navratilova (U.S.) 2-6 6-3 6-3 1985 Chris Evert-Lloyd (U.S.) beat Martina Navratilova (U.S.) 6-3 6-7 7-5 1984 Martina Navratilova (U.S.) beat Chris Evert-Lloyd (U.S.) 6-3 6-1 1983 Chris-Evert Lloyd (U.S.) beat Mima Jausovec (Yugoslavia) 6-1 6-2 1982 Martina Navratilova (U.S.) beat Andrea Jaeger (U.S.) 7-6 6-1 1981 Hana Mandlikova (Czechoslovakia) beat Sylvia Hanika (Germany) 6-2 6-4 1980 Chris Evert-Lloyd (U.S.) beat Virginia Ruzici (Romania) 6-0 6-3 1979 Chris Evert-Lloyd (U.S.) beat Wendy Turnbull (Australia) 6-2 6-0 1978 Virginia Ruzici (Romania) beat Mima Jausovec (Yugoslavia) 6-2 6-2 1977 Mima Jausovec (Yugoslavia) beat Florenta Mihai (Romania) 6-2 6-7 6-1 1976 Sue Barker (Britain) beat Renata Tomanova (Czechoslovakia) 6-2 0-6 6-2 1975 Chris Evert (U.S.) beat Martina Navratilova (Czechoslovakia) 2-6 6-2 6-1 1974 Chris Evert (U.S.) beat Olga Morozova (Soviet Union) 6-1 6-2 1973 Margaret Court (Australia) beat Chris Evert (U.S.) 6-7 7-6 6-4 1972 Billie-Jean King (U.S.) beat Evonne Goolagong (Australia) 6-3 6-3 1971 Evonne Goolagong (Australia) beat Helen Gourlay (Australia) 6-3 7-5 1970 Margaret Court (Australia) beat Helga Niessen (Germany) 6-2 6-4 1969 Margaret Court (Australia) beat Ann Jones (Britain) 6-1 4-6 6-3 1968 Nancy Richey (U.S.) beat Ann Jones (Britain) 5-7 6-4 6-1 1967 Francoise Durr (France) beat Lesley Turney (Australia) 4-6 6-3 6-4 1966 Ann Jones (Britain) beat Nancy Richey (U.S.) 6-3 6-1 1965 Lesley Turner (Australia) beat Margaret Smith (Australia) 6-3 6-4 1964 Margaret Smith (Australia) beat Maria Bueno (Brazil) 5-7 6-1 6-2 1963 Lesley Turner (Australia) beat Ann Jones (Britain) 2-6 6-3 7-5 1962 Margaret Smith (Australia) beat Lesley Turner (Australia) 6-3 3-6 7-5 1961 Anne Haydon (Britain) beat Yola Ramirez (Mexico) 6-2 6-1 1960 Darlene Hard (U.S.) beat Yola Ramirez (Mexico) 6-3 6-4 1959 Christine Truman (Britain) beat Zsuzsi Kormoczi (Hungary) 6-4 7-5 1958 Zsuzsi Kormoczi (Hungary) beat Shirley Bloomer (Britain) 6-4 1-6 6-2 1957 Shirley Bloomer (Britain) beat Dorothy Knode (U.S.) 6-1 6-3

1956 Althea Gibson (U.S.) beat Angela Mortimer (Britain) 6-0 12-10 1955 Angela Mortimer (Britain) beat Dorothy Knode (U.S.) 2-6 7-5 10-8 1954 Maureen Connolly (U.S.) beat Ginette Bucaille (France) 6-4 6-1 1953 Maureen Connolly (U.S.) beat Doris Hart (U.S.) 6-2 6-4 1952 Doris Hart (U.S.) Shirley Fry (U.S.) 6-4 6-4 1951 Shirley Fry (U.S.) beat Doris Hart (U.S.) 6-3 3-6 6-3 1950 Doris Hart (U.S.) beat Patricia Todd (U.S.) 6-4 4-6 6-2 1949 Margaret Osborne duPont (U.S.) beat Nelly Adamson-Landry (France) 7-5 6-2 1948 Nelly Landry (France) beat Shirley Fry (U.S.) 6-2 0-6 6-0 1947 Patricia Todd (U.S.) beat Doris Hart (U.S.) 6-3 3-6 6-4 1946 Margaret Osborne (U.S.) beat Pauline Betz (U.S.) 1-6 8-6 7-5 1940-45 No competition 1939 Simone Matthieu (France) beat Jadwiga Jedrzejowska (Poland) 6-3 8-6 1938 Simone Mathieu (France) Nelly Landry (France) 6-0 6-3 1937 Hilde Sperling (Denmark) beat Simone Mathieu (France) 6-2 6-4 1936 Hilde Sperling (Denmark) beat Simone Mathieu (France) 6-3 6-4 1935 Hilde Sperling (Denmark) beat Simone Mathieu (France) 6-2 6-1 1934 Margaret Scriven (Britain) beat Helen Jacobs (U.S.) 7-5 4-6 6-1 1933 Margaret Scriven (Britain) beat Simone Mathieu (France) 6-2 4-6 6-4 1932 Helen Wills Moody (U.S.) beat Simone Mathieu (France) 7-5 6-1 1931 Cilly Aussem (Germany) beat Betty Nuthall (Britain) 8-6 6-1

1930 Helen Wills Moody (U.S.) beat Helen Jacobs (U.S.) 6-2 6-1

1929 Helen Wills Moody (U.S.) beat Simone Mathieu (France)6-3 6-4 1928 Helen Wills Moody (U.S.) beat Eileen Bennett(Britain) 6-1 6-2 1927 Kornelia Bouman (Netherlands) beat Irene Peacock (Britain) 6-2 6-4 1926 Suzanne Lenglen (France) beat Mary Browne (U.S.) 6-1 6-0 1925 Suzanne Lenglen (France) beat Kathleen McKane (Britain)6-1 6-2 1924 Dida Vlasto (France) beat Jeanne Vaussard (France) 6-2 6-3

1923 Suzanne Lenglen (France) beat Germaine Golding (Britain) 6-1 6-4 1922 Suzanne Lenglen (France) beat Germaine Golding (Britain) 6-4 6-0 1921 Suzanne Lenglen (France) beat Germaine Golding (Britain) walkover 1920 Suzanne Lenglen (France) beat Marguerite Broquedis (France) 6-1 7-5 1915-1919 No competition 1914 Marguerite Broquedis (France) beat Suzanne Lenglen 5-7 6-4 6-3 (Compiled By Tom Hayward)

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