2002 French Open

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2002 French Open
Date27 May – 9 June
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
LocationParis (XVIe), France
VenueStade Roland Garros
Men's Singles
Spain Albert Costa
Women's Singles
United States Serena Williams
Men's Doubles
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis / Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Women's Doubles
Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual / Argentina Paola Suárez
Mixed Doubles
Zimbabwe Cara Black / Zimbabwe Wayne Black
Boys' Singles
France Richard Gasquet
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The 2002 French Open was the second Grand Slam event of 2002 and the 106th edition of the French Open. It took place at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France, from late May through early June, 2002.

Both Gustavo Kuerten and Jennifer Capriati were unsuccessful in defending their 2001 titles; Kuerten was defeated in the fourth round by eventual champion Albert Costa, and Capriati was defeated by eventual champion Serena Williams in the semi-finals. Costa won his only Grand Slam title, defeating compatriot Juan Carlos Ferrero in the final. Serena Williams defeated her sister Venus to win her second Grand Slam title, her first French Open title, and the first of four consecutive Grand Slams in what was to be called the "Serena Slam".


Men's singles[edit]

Spain Albert Costa defeated Spain Juan Carlos Ferrero, 6–1, 6–0, 4–6, 6–3

  • It was Costa's 1st title of the year, and his 12th overall. It was his 1st (and only) career Grand Slam title.

Women's singles[edit]

United States Serena Williams defeated United States Venus Williams, 7–5, 6–3[a]

  • It was Serena's 4th title of the year, and her 15th overall. It was her 2nd career Grand Slam title, and her 1st French Open title.

Men's doubles[edit]

Netherlands Paul Haarhuis / Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov defeated The Bahamas Mark Knowles / Canada Daniel Nestor, 7–5, 6–4

Women's doubles[edit]

Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual / Argentina Paola Suárez defeated United States Lisa Raymond / Australia Rennae Stubbs, 6–4, 6–2

Mixed doubles[edit]

Zimbabwe Cara Black / Zimbabwe Wayne Black defeated Russia Elena Bovina / The Bahamas Mark Knowles, 6–3, 6–3


Boys' singles[edit]

France Richard Gasquet[b] defeated France Laurent Recouderc, 6–0, 6–1

Girls' singles[edit]

Indonesia Angelique Widjaja defeated United States Ashley Harkleroad, 3–6, 6–1, 6–4

Boys' doubles[edit]

Germany Markus Bayer / Germany Philipp Petzschner defeated Australia Ryan Henry / Australia Todd Reid, 7–5, 6–4

Girls' doubles[edit]

Germany Anna-Lena Grönefeld / Czech Republic Barbora Strýcová defeated Chinese Taipei Su-Wei Hsieh / Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova[c] 7–5, 7–5


  1. ^ It was the first all-American women's singles final since 1986 when Chris Evert beat Martina Navratilova.
  2. ^ Gasquet reached in the mixed doubles final in 2004 and eventually won the match.
  3. ^ Kuznetsova reached in the final in 2006 before losing to Justine Henin and again in 2009, and became champion.

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Preceded by
2002 Australian Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
2002 Wimbledon Championships