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  • 1. French Open 2012
  • 2. Slam Info                                                                                               Type Grand Slam • Premier clay court tennis tournament in the Location State Roland Garros,  world played in 15 days period. Paris, France • Second of the four annual Grand Slam  tournaments – the other three are the Date May 27 - June 10, 2012 Australian Open, US Open and Wimbledon.  Singles 128  |  Doubles  • It is one of the most prestigious French event, Draw Size the slow playing surface & Men’s Singles Final  64 set without a tie-breaker makes it to be the  most physically demanding tennis tournament Surface Clay in the world.  • The first prime-time grand slam of the year Prize Money € 16,150,460 (Early round matches start from 230 pm IST.  Final stage matches of the tournament start  around 630 pm IST)Defending  Rafael Nadal (ESP)Champion  Li Na (CHN)
  • 3. French Open 2012 is poised to make history– Rafael Nadal could become the first man  in tennis history to win 7 French Open  titles– Novak Djokovic could become only the  second man in history to win 4 Grand  Slam Singles Titles in a row (Only other  player to achieve this feat is Rod Laver)– Novak Djokovic could join an elite club by  becoming only the 8th man in history to  achieve a Career Grand Slam (Winning all  4 Grand Slams over a career-The only  other players to achieve this feat are Don  Budge, Fred Perry, Rod Laver, Roy  Emerson, Andre Agassi, Roger Federer  and Rafael Nadal)
  • 4. Players to watch out forMen Singles• 1 Djokovic, Novak (SRB)• 2 Nadal, Rafael (ESP)• 3 Federer, Roger (SUI)• 4 Murray, Andy (GBR)Female Singles• 1 Azarenka, Victoria (BLR)• 2 Sharapova, Maria (RUS)• 3 Kvitova Petra (CZE)• 4 Stosur, Samantha (AUS)• 6 Wozniacki, Caroline (DEN)• 7 Bartoli, Marion (FRA)• 8 Li, Na (CHN)• 9 Williams, Serena (USA)• 10 Zvonareva, Vera  (RUS)
  • 5. Past Winners Year Mens Singles Women’s Singles Mens Doubles Womens Doubles Rafael Nadal  Daniel Nestor / Max Andrea Hlaváčková /2011 (ESP) Na Li (CHN) Mirnyi Lucie Hradecká Serena Williams /  Rafael Nadal  Francesca Daniel Nestor / Nenad Venus2010 (ESP) Schiavone (FRA) Zimonjic Williams Anabel Medin Roger Federer  Svetlana Lukas Dlouhy / Leander Garrigues / Virginia2009 (SUI) Kuznetsova (RUS) Paes Ruano Pascual Anabel Medina Rafael Nadal  Ana Ivanovic  Pablo Cuevas / Luis Garrigues / Virginia2008 (ESP) (SRB) Horna Ruano Pascual Rafael Nadal  Justine Henin  Mark Knowles / Daniel  Mara Santangelo 2007 (ESP) (BEL) Nestor Alicia Molik
  • 6. Indians to watch out forMen Doubles7 Paes, Leander (IND)8 Bopanna, Rohan (IND)15 Bhupathi, Mahesh (IND)Women Doubles• 9 Mirza, Sania (IND) partnering 11 Elena Vesnina (RUS)Mixed Doubles• Mirza, Sania (IND)• Bhupati, Mahesh (IND)
  • 7. Doubles - Laurels In French OpenLeander Paes (Men Doubles)      YearWinner (Men Doubles) 1999Winner (Men Doubles) 2001 Mahesh Bhupati   YearWinner 2009 Winner (Men Doubles) 1999Runner-up 2010 Winner (Men Doubles) 2001Runner-up 2005 Winner – Mix Doubles 1997 Runner-up – Mix Doubles 2003              Sania Mirza (Mix Doubles) YearRunner-up 2011
  • 8. Day’s ScheduleDays  Schedule Timings - ISTDay 1 •Sunday 27 May: Main Draw 1st round 2:30 PMDay 2 •Monday 28 May: 1st round 2:30 PMDay 3 •Tuesday 29 May: 1st round 2:30 PMDay 4 •Wednesday 30 May: 2nd round 2:30 PMDay 5 •Thursday 31 May: 2nd round 2:30 PMDay 6 •Friday 1 June: 3rd round 2:30 PMDay 7 •Saturday 2 June: 3rd round 2:30 PMDay 8 •Sunday 3 June: Round of 16 2:30 PMDay 9 •Monday 4 June: Round of 16 3:30 PMDay 10 •Tuesday 5 June: Men Quarter Finals; Women Quarter Finals 5:30 PMDay 11 •Wednesday 6 June: Men Quarter Finals; 5:30 PMDay 12 •Thursday 7 June: Women Semi Finals 5:30 PMDay 13 •Friday 8 June: Men Semi Finals; 5:30 PMDay 14 •Saturday 9 June: The Women’s Singles Final 6:30 PMDay 15 •Sunday 10 June: The Men’s Singles Final. 6:30 PM
  • 9. Thank you