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French Open 2005

June 06, 2005

Nadal up to third in rankings
Nadal switches focus to Wimbledon
Pascual-Suarez seal fourth French crown
Fearless Nadal wins French Open on debut
Nadal shows softer side after win

June 05, 2005

Nadal wins French Open crown

June 04, 2005

Henin wins French Open
Federer takes hat off to Nadal
Paes-Martina lose 'mixed' final

June 3, 2005

Paes out of doubles

June 03, 2005

Puerta outlasts Davydenko to enter final
Federer faces Nadal in dream 'final'
Henin, Pierce cruise into final
Pierce more French than ever

June 02, 2005

Pierce powers into final against Henin
Paes-Navratilova in mixed doubles final
Henin crushes Petrova
Nadal ready for date with destiny
Henin-Hardenne deserves to win
Puerta's comeback complete in Paris
Paes-Navratilova in semis

June 01, 2005

Puerta fights into last four
Federer sets up Nadal clash

May 31, 2005

Bhupathi-Raymond exit
Pierce shocks Davenport
Nadal powers through to face Federer
Federer moves closer to elusive title
Henin downs Sharapova to enter semis
Pierce ready to continue dream run
Henin survives match points, Safin loses

May 30, 2005

Nadal ousts Grosjean
Gaudio, Coria knocked out
Sharapova to meet Henin in last 8
Special K too scared to win
Favourites aim to settle unfinished business
Crowd steals show from classy Federer

May 29, 2005

Federer hammers Moya to reach last eight
Paes-Zimonjic in last 8
Davenport ends Clijsters run
Paes-Martina in 2nd round

May 28, 2005

Henin holds off Garrigues
Coria hammers Melzer
Mauresmo bows out
Safin ends Ferrero's hopes
Venus humiliated, Nadal soars in Paris

May 27, 2005

Nadal outclasses Gasquet in teenage battle
Federer downs Gonzalez to reach last 16
Paes-Zimonjic win, Sania loses
Davenport does it the hard way again
Paris clay confounds Roddick

May 26, 2005

Bhupathi-Woodbridge exit
Paris readies for teenage battle
Sharapova on course
Mauresmo lessons to young fan
Coria through as opponent quits
Federer objects to new technology
Sharapova looking to step up in Paris
Nadal sends warning to Federer

May 25, 2005

Nadal sends warning to Federer
Paes-Zimonjic in second round
Henman fails to repeat great Paris run
Sania in doubles second round
Gaudio handed walkover
Venus advances to third round
Federer keen to continue fast start
Safin hoping to avoid blisters
Anguished Agassi limps out of Paris
Ferrero smiles again in Paris

May 24, 2005

Qualifier Nieminen dumps Agassi
Henin extends perfect record
Clijsters sizzles on opening day
Sharapova show hits Paris
Champion Myskina makes unwanted history

May 23, 2005

Gaudio makes comfortable start
Myskina loses in first round
Federer ready to break 'jinx'

May 22, 2005

Clijsters enters French Open despite knee problem

May 21, 2005

French test ahead of Sania
Nadal in tough draw in Paris

May 20, 2005

Serena Williams pulls out of French Open
Nadal ready for French test
Sharapova eyes second Slam

May 19, 2005

Hewitt pulls out of French Open
Clijsters nurses French hopes
Sania Mirza set to create history

May 18, 2005

Mankad, Shikha fail at French Open
Mauresmo looks beyond Paris
Hewitt unsure about French Open
Myskina to defend French Open title

May 11, 2005

Hewitt doubtful for French Open

May 09, 2005

Henin in form for French Open

May 07, 2005

Philippoussis rejects wildcard
Myskina doubtful for French defence

May 06, 2005

Molik to miss French Open

Slide shows

French Toast
Rafael Nadal celebrates his French crown on Sunday.
Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Also see:
The King of Clay
Henin-Hardenne's superb win
Nadal's victory tumble
Day 12 | 11 | 10 | 9 | 8 | 7 |
   6 | 5 | 4 | 3 | 2 | 1
Battle for the clay crown
Men's Semis Showdown
The women's semifinals
French Collection
Leading Ladies
The Men's Challenge

Tournament details and prize money

  • Venue:
    Stade Roland Garros, Paris, France
  • Period:
    Monday, May 23, 2005 to Sunday, June 5, 2005
  • Men's Singles Winner:
    8,80,000 euros
    (Approx. Rs: 4,79,45,404, US $1,104,224)
  • Men's Doubles Winner:
    2,75,000 euros
    (Approx. Rs: 1,49,86,257, US $3,44,988)
  • Women's Singles Winner:
    8,67,000 euros
    (Approx. Rs: 4,72,37,120, US $10,87,912)
  • Women's Doubles Winner:
    2,61,250 euros
    (Approx. Rs: 1,42,36,944, US $3,27,738)
  • Mixed Doubles Winner:
    58,000 euros
    (Approx. Rs: 31,60,738, US $72,761)

  • French Open 2004

    Images from the last year's tournament.

    Previous winners

  • Men's
    2004Gaston GaudioGuillermo Coria
    2003Juan Carlos Ferrero Martin Verkerk
    2002Albert Costa Juan Carlos Ferrero
    2001Gustavo Kuerten Alex Corretja
    2000Gustavo Kuerten Magnus Norman
    - The complete list

  • Women's
    2004Anastasia MyskinaElena Dementieva
    2003 Justine Henin-HardenneKim Clijsters
    2002 Serena Williams Venus Williams
    2001 Jennifer Capriati Kim Clijsters
    2000 Mary Pierce Conchita Martinez
    - The complete list

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