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NUMBER OF TITLES
 MEN
All competitions: Cochet, 9 titles (4 singles, 3 doubles, 2 mixed doubles)
Singles: Borg and Nadal, 6 titles; Cochet 4 titles; Lacoste, Lendl, Kuerten and Wilander, 3 titles
Consecutive singles titles: Borg (1978-81) and Nadal (2005-08) 4
Doubles: Emerson, 6 titles
  WOMEN
All competitions: Smith-Court, 13 titles (5 singles, 4 doubles, 4 mixed doubles)
Singles: Evert, 7 titles; Graf, 6 titles
Consecutive singles titles: Wills-Moody, Sperling, Seles, Henin, 3
Doubles: Navratilova, 7 titles
 MIXED
Men: Ken Fletcher (1963, 1964, 1965) and Jean-Claude Barclay (1968, 1971, 1973)
Women: Margaret Smith-Court (1963, 1964, 1965, 1969)
Pairs:Margaret Smith-Court and Ken Fletcher (1963, 1964, 1965); Françoise Dürr and Jean-Claude Barclay (1968, 1971, 1973)
YOUNGEST SINGLES TITLE WINNERS
 MEN
Michael Chang (1989): 17 and 3 months
Mats Wilander (1982): 17 and 9 months
Bjorn Borg (1974): 18
Ken Rosewall (1953): 18 years and 7 months
Rafael Nadal (2005): 19 and 2 days
 WOMEN
Monica Seles (1990): 16 and 6 months
Arantxa Sanchez (1989): 17 and 5 months
Steffi Graf (1987): 17 and 11 months
Christine Truman (1959): 18 years and 4 months
OLDEST SINGLES TITLE WINNERS
 MEN
Andres Gimeno (1972): 34 and 10 months
Ken Rosewall (1968): 33 and 7 months
Frank Parker (1949): 33 and 4 months
 WOMEN
Zsuzsa Kormoczy (1958): 33
Nelly Adamson-Landry (1948): 31 and 6 months
Chris Evert (1986): 31 and 5 months
WINNERS WHO DID NOT LOSE A SET
 MEN
Three: Ilie Nastase (1973, first two rounds being best-of-three sets), Bjorn Borg (1978, 1980) and Rafael Nadal (2008, 2010)
 WOMEN
Thirteen, Helen Wills-Moody, Hilde Sperling, Suzanne Lenglen, Justine Henin, Simonne Mathieu, Margaret Dupont-Osborne, Doris Hart, Maureen Connolly, Evonne Goolagong, Billie Jean King, Chris Evert, Steffi Graf and Arantxa Sanchez
WINNERS WHO SAVED A MATCH POINT
 MEN
Rene Lacoste (1927, 2 in the final)
Gottfried Van Cramm (1934, 1 in the final)
Rod Laver (1962,1 in the quarter-finals)
Adriano Panatta (1976, 1 in the first round)
Gustavo Kuerten (2001,1 in the last sixteen)
Gaston Gaudio (2004, 2 in the final)
 WOMEN
Margaret Osborne du Pont (1946, 2 in the final)
Margaret Smith-Court (1962, 1 in the final)
Anastasia Myskina (2004, 1 in the final)
Justine Henin (2005, 2 in the 4th round)
LEFT-HANDED WINNERS
 MEN
Nine champions who won a total of 16 titles: Marcel Bernard (1946), Jaroslav Drobny (1951, 1952), Mervyn Rose (1958), Rod Laver (1962, 1969), Tony Roche (1966), Guillermo Vilas (1977), Andres Gomez (1990), Thomas Muster (1995), Rafael Nadal (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011).
 WOMEN
Five champions who won a total of ten titles: Margaret Scriven (1933, 1934), Nelly Adamson-Landry (1948), Ann Haydon-Jones (1961, 1966), Martina Navratilova (1982, 1984), Monica Seles (1990, 1991, 1992).
UNSEEDED WINNERS
 MEN
Four: Marcel Bernard (1946), Mats Wilander (1982), Gustavo Kuerten (1997), Gaston Gaudio (2004)
 WOMEN
One: Margaret Scriven (1933)
LOWEST-RANKED WINNERS
 MEN
Prior to the open era: Marcel Bernard (1946).
In the open era: Gustavo Kuerten (1997): No.66
 WOMEN
Prior to the open era: Margaret Scriven (1933).
In the open era: Francesca Schiavone (2010): No.17
JUNIOR WINNERS WHO WENT ON TO WIN THE SENIOR TITLE
 MEN
Ken Rosewall (juniors: 1952; main draw: 1953 and 1968).
Roy Emerson (juniors: 1954; main draw: 1963 and 1967).
Andres Gimeno (juniors: 1955; main draw: 1972).
Ivan Lendl (juniors: 1978; main draw: 1984, 1986, 1987).
Mats Wilander (juniors: 1981; main draw: 1982, 1985, 1988).
 WOMEN
Françoise Dürr (juniors: 1960; main draw: 1967).
Mima Jausovec (juniors: 1973; main draw: 1977).
Hana Mandlikova (juniors: 1978; main draw: 1981).
Jennifer Capriati (juniors: 1989; main draw: 2001).
Justine Henin (juniors: 1997; main draw: 2003, 2005, 2006 and 2007).
FINALS FEATURING THE TOP TWO SEEDS
 MEN
There have been 14 finals featuring the top two seeds. The No.2 seed has won on nine occasions, the No.1 seed just five.
1928: Henri Cochet (2) def. Rene Lacoste (1).
1930: Henri Cochet (1) def. William Tilden (2).
1933: Jack Crawford (2) def. Henri Cochet (1).
1935: Fred Perry (2) def. Gottfried Von Cramm (1).
1936: Gottfried Von Cramm (2) def. Perry (1).
1952: Jaroslav Drobny (1) def. Frank Sedgman (2).
1962: Rod Laver (1) def. Roy Emerson (2).
1967: Roy Emerson (1) def. Tony Roche (2).
1968: Ken Rosewall (2) def. Rod Laver (1).
1978: Bjorn Borg (1) def. Guillermo Vilas (2).
1984: Ivan Lendl (2) def. John McEnroe (1).
2006: Rafael Nadal (2) def. Roger Federer (1).
2007: Rafael Nadal (2) def. Roger Federer (1).
2008: Rafael Nadal (2) def. Roger Federer (1).
 WOMEN
There have been 20 finals featuring the top two seeds, with the No.1 and No.2 seeds winning 10 each.
1925: Suzanne Lenglen (1) def. Kathleen McKane (2).
1934: Margaret Scriven (2) def. Helen Jacobs (1).
1936: Hilde Sperling (1) def. Simonne Mathieu (2).
1937: Hilde Sperling (1) def. Simonne Mathieu (2).
1946: Margaret Osborne-Dupont (2) def. Pauline Betz (1).
1952: Doris Hart (2) def. Shirley Fry (1).
1953: Maureen Connolly (1) def. Doris Hart (2).
1957: Shirley Bloomer (1) def. Dorothy Head (2).
1959: Christine Truman (2) def. Zsuzsa Kormoczy (1).
1964: Margaret Smith-Court (1) def. Maria Bueno (2).
1973: Margaret Smith-Court (1) def. Chris Evert (2).
1975: Chris Evert (1) def. Martina Navratilova (2).
1978: Virginia Ruzici (2) def. Mima Jausovec (1).
1984: Martina Navratilova (1) def. Chris Evert (2).
1985: Chris Evert (2) def. Martina Navratilova (1).
1986: Chris Evert (2) def. Martina Navratilova (1).
1987: Steffi Graf (2) def. Martina Navratilova (1).
1990: Monica Seles (2) def. Steffi Graf (1).
1992: Monica Seles (1) def. Steffi Graf (2).
1995: Steffi Graf (2) def. Arantxa Sanchez (1).
THE TOP FOUR SEEDS ALL SEMI-FINALISTS (OPEN ERA)
 MEN
1984: John McEnroe, Ivan Lendl (winner), Jimmy Connors and Mats Wilander.
1985: John McEnroe, Ivan Lendl, Jimmy Connors and Mats Wilander (winner).
2006: Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal (winner), David Nalbandian and Ivan Ljubicic.
2011: Rafael Nadal (winner), Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Andy Murray.
 WOMEN
1992: Monica Seles (winner), Steffi Graf, Gabriela Sabatini and Arantxa Sanchez.
EARLIEST DEFEATS FOR TITLE-HOLDERS
 MEN
Andres Gimeno (1973, defeated by Guillermo Vilas), Gustavo Kuerten (1998, defeated by Marat Safin), Andre Agassi (2000, defeated by Karol Kucera) and Juan Carlos Ferrero (2004, defeated by Igor Andreev) all lost in the second round the year after winning the French Open.
 WOMEN
Anastasia Myskina (2005, defeated by Maria Sanchez Lorenzo) is the only title-holder to lose in the first round the following year.
THE LOWEST-RANKED FINALISTS
 MEN
Andrei Medvedev (1999): No.100.
 WOMEN
Mary Pierce (2005): No.23
NUMBER OF TITLES BY COUNTRY
 MEN
Spain: 14 titles (first in 1961, most recent in 2011).
United States: 11 titles (first in 1938, most recent in 1999).
Australia: 11 titles (first in 1933, most recent in 1969).
Sweden: 10 titles (first in 1957, most recent in 1988).
France: 10 titles (first in 1925, most recent in 1983).
 WOMEN
United States: 27 titles (first in 1928, most recent in 2002).
Germany: 10 titles (first in 1931, most recent in 1999).
COME-BACKS FROM TWO-SET DEFICITS IN THE FINAL
1946: Marcel Bernard def. Jaroslav Drobny 3-6, 2-6, 6-1, 6-4, 6-3
1962: Rod Laver def. Roy Emerson 3-6, 2-6, 6-3, 9-7, 6-2
1974: Bjorn Borg def. Manuel Orantes 2-6, 6-7, 6-0, 6-1, 6-1
1984: Ivan Lendl def. John McEnroe 3-6, 2-6, 6-4, 7-5, 7-5
1999: Andre Agassi def. Andrei Medvedev 1-6, 2-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4
2004: Gaston Gaudio def. Guillermo Coria 0-6, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1, 8-6
LONGEST FINALS
 MEN
In games:
Pre-tie-break: Rene Lacoste def. William Tilden (1927), 61 games (6-4, 4-6,5-7, 6-3, 11-9).
Post-tie-break (1973), Ivan Lendl def. John McEnroe (1984), 51 games (3-6, 2-6,6-4, 7-5, 7-5).
In time:
Mats Wilander def. Guillermo Vilas (1982), 4 hours 42 minutes (1-6, 7-6, 6-0,6-4).
 WOMEN
In games:
Pre-tie-break: Angela Mortimer def. Dorothy Knode (1955), 38 games (2-6, 7-5,10-8).
Post-tie-break (1973), Steffi Graf def. Arantxa Sanchez (1996), 40 games (6-3,6-7, 10-8).
In time:
Steffi Graf def. Arantxa Sanchez (1996), 3 hours 4 minutes (6-3, 6-7, 10-8).
LONGEST MATCHES
 MEN
Number of games:
In games:
Pre-tie-break: Robert Mark def. Antal Jancso (first round, 1957), 83 games (13-15, 6-3, 6-8, 8-6 10-8).
Post-tie-break (since 1973): Ronald Agenor def. David Prinosil (second tour, 1994), 71 games (6-7, 6-7, 6-3, 6-4, 14-12), Fabrice Santoro def. Arnaud
Clèment (first round 2004), 71 games (6-4, 6-3, 6-7, 3-6, 16-14)
In time:
Fabrice Santoro def. Arnaud Clèment (first round 2004), 6 hours 33 minutes (6-4, 6-3, 6-7, 3-6, 16-14).
 WOMEN
In games:
Pre-tie-break: Kerry Melville def. Pam Teeguarden (third round, 1972), 56 games (9-7, 4-6, 16-14).
Post-tie-break (since 1973): Kathy Jordan def. Ann Minter (first round, 1984), 46 games (7-5, 4-6, 13-11).
Virginie Buisson def. Noelle Van Lottum (first round, 1995), 4 hours 7 minutes (6-7, 7-5, 6-2).
MOST MATCHES PLAYED / WON
 MEN
Guillermo Vilas, 73 matches, 56 wins, 17 defeats.
 WOMEN
Steffi Graf, 94 matches, 84 wins, 10 defeats.
CONSECUTIVE WINS
 MEN
Rafael Nadal, 31 wins from 2005 - 2009.
 WOMEN
Chris Evert, 29 wins from 1974 - 1981.
CONSECUTIVE SETS WON
 MEN
Bjorn Borg, 41 sets between 1979 - 1981.
 WOMEN
Helen Wills-Moody 40 sets between 1926 and 1932; Justine Henin, 40 sets between 2005 and 2010.
MOST DEFEATS IN THE FINAL
 MEN
4, Roger Federer (2006, 2007, 2008, 2011).
 WOMEN
6, Simonne Mathieu (1929, 1932, 1933, 1935, 1936, 1937).
MOST PARTICIPATIONS
 MEN
20, François Jauffret (1961-1980) and Fabrice Santoro (1989-2009).
 WOMEN
19, Andrée Varin (1934-1965)
BEST PERFORMANCES BY A QUALIFIER (OPEN ERA)
 MEN
One qualifier made it to the semi-finals: Filip Dewulf, in 1997.
 WOMEN
Eight qualifiers made it to the quarter-finals: Corinne Molesworth (1972), Katja Ebbinghaus (1972), Helga Masthoff (1978), Miroslava Bendlova (1978), Barbara Schwartz (1999), Marta Marrero (2000), Petra Mandula (2001) and Carla Suarez Navarro (2008).
BEST PERFORMANCES BY A WILD-CARD
 MEN (since 1985)
Henri Leconte (ranked No.200): semi-finalist in 1992.
WOMEN (since 1988)
Mary Pierce (ranked No.132): quarter-finalist in 2002.
BEST PERFORMANCES BY A LUCKY LOSERS
 MEN (since 1988)
Hyung-Taik Lee (ranked No.123): third round in 2004.
WOMEN (since 1988)
Nicole Jagerman (ranked No.153): round of 16 in 1988.

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