French Open Women’s Singles Champions (Open Era)

Below is a list of French Open Women’s Singles Champions from 1968 to 2021 i.e. the Open Era.

To date, there have been a total of 54 French Opens played at Roland Garros in Paris, France in the Open Era with a total of 31 different winners in the Women’s Singles event.

French Open Women's Singles Champions (Open Era)

French Open Women’s Singles Winners (Open Era)

The current defending champion going into the 2023 French Open women’s singles tournament will be Iga Swiatek who beat Coco Gauff 6–1, 6-3 in the 2022 French Open final.

YearWinnerRunner UpScore in Final
2022Iga SwiatekCoco Gauff6-1, 6-3
2021Barbora KrejcikovaAnastasia Pavlyuchenkova6–1, 2–6, 6–4
2020Iga SwiatekSofia Kenin6–4, 6–1
2019Ashleigh BartyMarkéta Vondrousova6–1, 6–3
2018Simona HalepSloane Stephens3–6, 6–4, 6–1
2017Jeļena OstapenkoSimona Halep4–6, 6–4, 6–3
2016Garbine MuguruzaSerena Williams7–5, 6–4
2015Serena WilliamsLucie Safarova6–3, 6–7, 6–2
2014Maria SharapovaSimona Halep6–4, 6–7, 6–4
2013Serena WilliamsMaria Sharapova6–4, 6–4
2012Maria SharapovaSara Errani6–3, 6–2
2011Li NaFrancesca Schiavone6–4, 7–6
2010Francesca SchiavoneSamantha Stosur6–4, 7–6
2009Svetlana KuznetsovaDinara Safina6–4, 6–2
2008Ana IvanovicDinara Safina6–4, 6–3
2007Justine HeninAna Ivanovic6–1, 6–2
2006Justine HeninSvetlana Kuznetsova6–4, 6–4
2005Justine HeninMary Pierce6–1, 6–1
2004Anastasia MyskinaElena Dementieva6–1, 6–2
2003Justine HeninKim Clijsters6–0, 6–4
2002Serena WilliamsVenus Williams7–5, 6–3
2001Jennifer CapriatiKim Clijsters1–6, 6–4, 12–10
2000Mary PierceConchita Martínez6–2, 7–5
1999Steffi GrafMartina Hingis4–6, 7–5, 6–2
1998Arantxa Sanchez VicarioMonica Seles7–6, 0–6, 6–2
1997Iva MajoliMartina Hingis6–4, 6–2
1996Steffi GrafArantxa Sanchez Vicario6–3, 6–7, 10–8
1995Steffi GrafArantxa Sanchez Vicario7–5, 4–6, 6–0
1994Arantxa Sanchez VicarioMary Pierce6–4, 6–4
1993Steffi GrafMary Joe Fernandez4–6, 6–2, 6–4
1992Monica SelesSteffi Graf6–2, 3–6, 10–8
1991Monica SelesArantxa Sanchez Vicario6–3, 6–4
1990Monica SelesSteffi Graf7–6, 6–4
1989Arantxa Sanchez VicarioSteffi Graf7–6, 3–6, 7–5
1988Steffi GrafNatasha Zvereva6–0, 6–0
1987Steffi GrafMartina Navratilova6–4, 4–6, 8–6
1986Chris EvertMartina Navratilova2–6, 6–3, 6–3
1985Chris EvertMartina Navratilova6–3, 6–7, 7–5
1984Martina NavratilovaChris Evert6–3, 6–1
1983Chris EvertMima Jausovec6–1, 6–2
1982Martina NavratilovaAndrea Jaeger7–6, 6–1
1981Hana MandlíkovaSylvia Hanika6–2, 6–4
1980Chris EvertVirginia Ruzici6–0, 6–3
1979Chris EvertWendy Turnbull6–2, 6–0
1978Virginia RuziciMima Jausovec6–2, 6–2
1977Mima JausovecFlorenta Mihai6–2, 6–7, 6–1
1976Sue BarkerRenáta Tomanova6–2, 0–6, 6–2
1975Chris EvertMartina Navratilova2–6, 6–2, 6–1
1974Chris EvertOlga Morozova6–1, 6–2
1973Margaret CourtChris Evert6–7, 7–6, 6–4
1972Billie Jean KingEvonne Goolagong6–3, 6–3
1971Evonne GoolagongHelen Gourlay6–3, 7–5
1970Margaret CourtHelga Niessen6–2, 6–4
1969Margaret CourtAnn Haydon Jones6–1, 4–6, 6–3
1968Nancy RicheyAnn Haydon Jones5–7, 6–4, 6–1

Most French Open Women’s Singles Titles (Open Era)

Chris Evert currently holds the record for most French Open Women’s Singles titles in the open era with 7 singles titles to her name.

The only active player who has won more than one open era French Open Women’s Singles title is Serena Williams who won the French Open in 2002, 2013, and 2015.

  • Chris Evert – 7
  • Steffi Graf – 6
  • Justine Henin – 4
  • Arantxa Sanchez Vicario – 3
  • Margaret Court – 3
  • Monica Seles – 3
  • Serena Williams – 3
  • Maria Sharapova – 2
  • Iga Swiatek – 2
  • Ana Ivanovic – 1
  • Anastasia Myskina – 1
  • Ashleigh Barty – 1
  • Barbora Krejčíková – 1
  • Billie Jean King – 1
  • Evonne Goolagong – 1
  • Francesca Schiavone – 1
  • Garbiñe Muguruza – 1
  • Hana Mandlíková – 1
  • Iva Majoli – 1
  • Jeļena Ostapenko – 1
  • Jennifer Capriati – 1
  • Li Na – 1
  • Martina Navratilova – 1
  • Martina Navratilova – 1
  • Mary Pierce – 1
  • Mima Jaušovec – 1
  • Nancy Richey – 1
  • Simona Halep – 1
  • Sue Barker – 1
  • Svetlana Kuznetsova – 1
  • Virginia Ruzici – 1