2018 French Open




The 2018 French Open, also known as Roland Garros, is a tennis tournament that will be played on outdoor clay courts. It will be the 122nd edition of the French Open and the second Grand Slam event of 2018. It will take place at the Stade Roland Garros from 27 May to 10 June and consist of events for players in singles, doubles and mixed doubles play. Junior and wheelchair players will also take part in singles and doubles events.

It will introduce a new shot clock that gives 25 seconds for the player serving, between points. French Open is an event run by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) and is part of the 2018 ATP World Tour and the 2018 WTA Tour calendars under the Grand Slam category. The tournament will consist of both men’s and women’s singles and doubles draw as well as a mixed doubles event.

Also read – Grand Slam : Australian Open 2018



Yuki Bhambri in French Open

Yuki Bhambri in French Open

Yuki Bhambri got an entry in Main Draw While Ramkumar Ramanathan, Sumit Nagal, Prajnesh Gunneswaran and Ankita Raina will play Single Qualifier.



Indian Result at French Open

Player Event Round of 128 Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarter Final
Yuki Bhambri Men’s Single R Bemelmans (BEL)
lost – (4-6 4-6 1-6)
Rohan Bopanna / Roger-Vasselin (FRA) Men’s Double
F Tiafoe / T Fritz(USA)
Win – (6-3 6-1)
B Bonzi / G Jacq(FRA)
Win – (1-6 2-6)
Marcelo Melo (BRA) / Lukasz Kubot (POL)(1)
WIn – (6-4 7-6)
A.Peya (AST)/Nikol Mektić (CRO)
Purav Raja / Fabric Martin (FRA) Men’s Double
Divij Sharan / Yuki Bhambri
Lost – (3-6 7-5 4-6)
Divij Sharan / Yuki Bhambri Men’s Double
Purav Raja / Fabric Martin (FRA)
WIn – (6-3 5-7 6-4)
Oliver Marach (AUS) / Mate Pavić (CRO)(2)
Lost – (5-7 3-6)
Divij Sharan / Shuko Aoyama (JPN) Mix Double
K Srebotnik (SLO) /S González (MEX)
Lost – (6-2 3-6 5-10)
Rohan Bhopana / Timea Babos (Hun)(7) Mix Double
S Zhang (CHN) / J Peers (AUS)
Lost – (2-6 3-6)
Qualifier 1 Qualifier 2 Qualifier 3
Ramkumar Ramanathan Men’s Single Qualifier Jay Clarke (GB)
Lost – (1-2)
Sumit Nagal Men’s Single Qualifier Martin Kližan (SLO)
Lost – (1-2)
Prajnesh Gunneswaran Men’s Single Qualifier Salvatore Caruso (ITL)
Win – (6-4 6-4)
Marcelo Arévalo(ARG)
Win – (6-1 6-4)
Elias Ymer (SWE)
Lost – (3-6 4-6)
Ankita Raina Women’s Single Qualifier Evgeniya Rodina (RUSS)
Lost – (3-6 6-7)

Key Event

  • RamKumar Ramanathan and Sumit Nagal both Lost in opening Qualification Round while other Indian in Qualification Prajnesh Gunneswaran won two Qualification round before losing to Elias Ymer (SWE) in final Qualification round. In Ladies Qualification Single match Ankita Raina Lost to Evgeniya Rodina (RUSS) in her first Grand Slam Match. She gives tough Fight to her Opponent who was rank higher than her.
  • Only Indian In Single Yuki Bhambri goes down to lucky loser Bemelmans. The India No.1, who littered the court with 45 unforced errors, hitting 32 winners failed to control his opponent’s forehand.
  • Rohan Bopanna and Roger-Vasselin

  • Rohan Bopanna along with his French teammate Roger-Vasselin create Big upset as they beat top-seeded Marcelo Melo of Brazil and Lukasz Kubot of Poland to enter Quarterfinal. they have earlier beaten Franch and USA. Next, they will Face A.Peya (AST)/Nikol Mektić (CRO) in QuarterFinal.
  • In double Purav Raja along with his French teammate Fabric Martin lost to Indian Dio of Yuki Bhambri and Divij Sharan in Opening Round. But Yuki and Sharan Could not Pass 2nd Seeded Oliver Marach (AUS) / Mate Pavić (CRO) Challenge.
  • India’s Rohan Bopanna and Hungary’s Timea Babos going down 2-6, 3-6 to Aussie John Peers and China’s Shuai Zhang. Rohan Bopanna was defending champion in mix double, he won Mix double last year with his Canadian partner Gabriela DabrowskiIndian COntingent in Mix Double end in the Opening round as Divij Sharan who teamed with Japan’s Shuko Aoyama fell to Slovakia’s Katerina Srebotnik and Mexico’s Santiago Gonzalez 6-2, 3-6, 5-10 in 65 minutes.