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  French Open - MSN Encarta
French Open, major tennis tournament held annually in Paris, France.
The French Open is part of the so-called grand slam of tennis, along with the Australian Open, Wimbledon, and the United States Open.
The French Open’s all-time men’s champion (during international competition) is Sweden’s Bjorn Borg, who won the singles title six times in the 1970s and early 1980s.
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  Encyclopedia: French Open
The French Open, officially the Tournoi de Roland-Garros (English: Roland Garros Tournament), is a tennis event held over two weeks between mid May and early June in Paris, France, and is the second of the Grand Slam tournaments on the annual tennis calendar.
On the female side of tennis, the French Open is the title that has prevented players such as Lindsay Davenport from achieving a career Grand Slam and in 1997, it was the only Grand Slam that a 16-year old Martina Hingis failed to win.
The French Open, officially the Tournoi de Roland-Garros (English: Roland Garros Tournament), is a tennis event held from the middle of May to the beginning of June in Paris, France, and is the second of the world's Grand Slam tournaments.
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 French Open Tennis Tickets - Buy / Sell French Open Tennis Tickets
The French Open, officially the Tournoi de Roland-Garros (English: Roland Garros Tournament), is a tennis event held over two weeks between mid-May and early June in Paris, France, and is the second of the Grand Slam tournaments on the annual tennis calendar.
French Open champion Anastasia Myskina made a shock first-round exit from the Sydney International Tuesday in a straight-sets defeat to Chinese qualifier Peng Shuai.
French Open Tennis Ticket deliveries are guaranteed no later than the day before the event unless stated otherwise, however every effort will be made to deliver French Open Tennis tickets as early as possible.
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 2008 French Open Tennis Tickets - Buy Cheap French Open Tickets - French Open Ticket
French Open tickets are some of the most highly prized tennis tickets on the market.
The French Open was also the first tennis Grand Slam event to allow both professional and amateurs to compete, and is the second leg of the tennis world’s Grand Slam.
Organizers of the French Open are planning to move the opening day of the tournament to Sunday, rather than the traditional Monday, a move that will make tickets to the 2008 French Open one of the most sought after in years.
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 French Open Tickets - Great Source for French Open Tennis Tickets!
The French Open is the pinnacle of professional Tennis.
We are not the official French Open box office and are not affiliated with the USTA, or Roland Garros Stadium.
French Open tickets are generally delivered the week of the tournament.
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 French Open Tickets - French Open Tennis Tickets - French Open Ticket Brokers
The French Open is one of the most prestigious events in tennis, with total prize money being over 13 million euros.
The French Open is often the most elusive for players, as it is the only competition of the four Grand Slam events played on clay courts.
It was called the French Internationals and was held alternately between the Stade Francais and the Racing Club de France in Paris, until the Roland-Garros stadium was built in 1928.
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 French Open Tennis Schedule, Information and Records
Originally reserved for members of French clubs, it was first held on the courts of Stade Français club in Paris in 1891.
Thus, the French Internationals were born, and staged alternately at Stade Français and Racing Club de France until the Roland-Garros stadium came into being in 1928.
The 1928 French Internationals were the first event to be held in the new stadium, just before the Musketeers took centre-stage to beat the Americans in their long-awaited rematch.
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 French Open extends equal pay to women - 03/16/2007 - MiamiHerald.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
King was given the award for her tennis achievements which include a record 20 Wimbledon titles, as well as for her activism in paving the way for equal pay and equal rights for female athletes.
The French Open will award equal prize money to male and female players throughout the tournament, falling in line with the three other Grand Slam tournaments.
The French Open paid the men's and women's singles champions the same for the first time, although the overall prize fund remained larger for men.
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 MSN Encarta - French Open
The French Open is part of the so-called grand slam of tennis, along with the Australian Open, Wimbledon, and the United States Open.
Needing a larger venue to host their defense of the cup, the French built Stade Roland Garros in a section of the city known as Porte d'Auteuil.
The French Open’s all-time men’s champion (during international competition) is Sweden’s Bjorn Borg, who won the singles title six times in the 1970s and early 1980s.
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 Pete Sampras - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
However, the one major championship which eluded him was the French Open.
His best performance at the French Open came in 1996, when he reached the semi-finals, and his failure to win that title is the one blemish on his otherwise exceptionally impressive career record.
Australian Open 1995 Final: lost to Andre Agassi 4-6, 6-1, 7-6, 6-4 in what would prove to be his only loss to Agassi in a Grand Slam Final for his career.
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 2007 French Open Tennis | First Winners | History | Roland Garros | Winner | Schedule | Picture | Top Seeds | Players   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The French Open has been held in Paris every year since 1891, except from 1939-1945, when it was cancelled because of World War II.
The new stadium was named after a former French tennis player who was also the first pilot to fly over the Mediterranean Sea.
Rafael, who is the defending French Open champion and king of clay courts, saw his 81 straight clay court victories come to an end after a recent loss to Roger.
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 Corporate Sport: The French Open!   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The very first French Championships were held in 1891, and the tournament has since grown into one of the four Grand Slams we know today; However, the competition did not become international until 1925.
For the 2006 French Open, Corporate Sport is offering one deluxe ticket package with two length-of-stay options at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel in the heart of France.
We are in no way associated with or authorized by The French Tennis Federation and neither the The French Tennis Federation nor their affiliates have licensed or endorsed us to sell goods and/or services in conjunction with The French Tennis Federation and/or USTA events.
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 French Open Tennis Grand Slam
The French Open is one of the four Grand Slam Tennis events.
A French tournament has been held since 1891 for men and 1897 for women, though up until 1925 entry to the event was restricted to members of French clubs.
The tournament became an Open Championship in 1968, though it was closed to contract professionals in 1972.
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 French Open Tickets : French Open Tickets @ BuySellTix
Beginning with the 2006 French Open the men and women are awarded an equal amount of prize money, and the tournament begins on a Sunday and runs through the week to the next Sunday.
French Open tickets in 2006 showed Belgian competitor Justine Henin-Hardenne repeat her victory winning her third Roland Garros title when she defeated Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia.
French Open tickets have always shown a battle for even the most talented in all of professional tennis.
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 ESPN - French Open extends equal pay to women
The French Open paid the men's and women's singles champions the same for the first time, although the overall prize fund remained larger for men.
Belgium's Justine Henin, winner of the French Open champion three of the past four years, welcomed the move.
The first week at the French Open was one to forget, and we aren't talking about the performance by the American men.
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 BBC SPORT | Special Events | 2001 | French Open
Gustavo Kuerten's grand passion for the French Open is strengthened by his third Roland Garros triumph.
Last year's French Open champion Gustavo Kuerten will be looking to reclaim his Parisian crown, but hoping it will be less of a struggle.
Andre Agassi is looking good to claim the French Open title on his way to a possible Grand Slam.
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 French Open Tickets, Roland Garros - 2007 French Open Tickets Tournament from Empire Tickets
We are dedicated to providing you with premium seats, VIP seating and all French Open tickets that are in high demand.
We are not affiliated with French Open, Ticketmaster or any box office.
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 Amazon.com: "French Open": Key Phrase page   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Fred Perry won the French Open to become the first player to win all four major championships.
in France in 1889.The French National Championships started two years later but, until 1925, the event now known as the French Open at Roland Garros was limited to French citizens.
Open, the French Open - these are much more important than the Olympic Games," said Germany's Michael Stich, a gold medalist in doubles with...
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 BBC SPORT | Tennis | French Open 2005
Justine Henin-Hardenne is delighted to win the French Open on her comeback to the sport.
Andrew Murray progesses to the quarter-finals of the French Open boys' singles.
Justine Henin-Hardenne and Maria Sharapova reach the third round of the French Open.
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 Championship Tennis Tours - French Open Tickets-Roland Garros - French Open Individual Tickets Cheap French Open ...
Since 1987, all French Open Ticket Orders are 100% guaranteed and include professional CTT French Open Ticket Holders ($10 value per person).
These French Open Grounds Passes will give you access to ALL the outside courts on a first come basis, but DO NOT offer access to the stadiums Phillipe Chatrier, Suzanne Lenglen, or Court 1.
The French Open, which is officially called the Roland Garros Tournament, is held in Paris, France every summer.
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 French Open 2007 - CNN.com
And so the 2007 French Open has come to an end and both the reigning champions have retained their titles.
In the women's event, Justine Hénin held off challengers both new and established, and in the men's, Rafael Nadal proved why he is considered to be one of the best clay courters of all time.
She is top of the world rankings and has now won four of the last five French Open titles, but is Justine Henin the best clay court player in the history of women's tennis?
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 Grand Slam Tennis Events - French Open Tennis Odds - French Open Odds 2007
-->The French Open is a tennis event held over two weeks between mid May and early June in Paris, France, and is the second of the Grand Slam tournaments on the annual tennis calendar.
As of 2006, the last six, 8 of the last 9, 11 of the last 13, and 13 of the last 17 French Open men's singles championships were won by men who did not win any other Grand Slam tournament.
On the female side of tennis, the French Open is the title that has prevented players such as Lindsay Davenport from achieving a career Grand Slam and in 1997, it was the only Grand Slam that a 16-year old Martina Hingis failed to win.
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 sport.iafrica.com | tennis | french open
Roger Federer insists he can still one day win the French Open to complete his career Grand Slam despite losing in the final for the second straight year to claycourt nemesis Rafael Nadal.
Ana Ivanovic looked back on the wreckage of her first appearance in a Grand Slam final on Saturday and vowed she would learn a lesson.
Rafael Nadal's bruised and battered French Open victims are unanimous — Roger Federer is set for another Roland Garros heartbreak in Sunday's Final.
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 French Open Roland Garros Tickets - Tennis French Open Tickets 2008
The French Open Tennis has been going on more than a century, the very first French Championships were held in 1891.
The French Open opened to professionals in 1968 and Rolland Garros took off from there.
Today, the French Open at Rolland Garros is a growing competition that has become a deep-rooted part of tennis history.
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