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French open 2012 psnt

  1. 1. French Open 2012
  2. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 9. Thank you

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