French Open stories in the SI Vault
How's This For A Feat Of Clay?By Curry Kirkpatrick, June 15, 1981Fit as ever, Bjorn Borg hit pay dirt at the French.
Worthy Of Really High Fives By Curry Kirkpatrick, June 18, 1984At the French Open, Ivan Lendl won his first major and Martina Navratilova the Grand Slam -- sort of.
The Ivan, Chris And Mikael Show By Curry Kirkpatrick, June 16, 1986Mikael Pernfors tried to horn in as Ivan Lendl and Chris Evert Lloyd won French Open championships.
Giant Killers By Curry Kirkpatrick, June 19, 1989Teen terrors Michael Chang and Arantxa Sanchez pulled off amazing upsets at the French Open.
String Quartet By S.L. Price, June 14, 1999With a virtuoso comeback at the French Open, Andre Agassi claimed a place in history as only the fifth man to win all four Grand Slam events.
Is He The Greatest Of All Time? By S.L. Price, June 15, 2009Roger Federer won the French Open, completed his career Grand Slam and tied Pete Sampras's record of 14 major singles titles. Cue the debate about his place in history.