French Tennis Open Men’s Doubles Champions 1925-2018

French Tennis Open Men’s Doubles Champions 1925-2018

Australia In A Pairing Has Not Won An French Men’s Doubles Tournament Since 2000

Victor P Taffa

There are 4 Tennis Major Championships. Should a player win all 4 Major Championships in a calendar year then that player will have won the Tennis Grand Slam.

Grand Slam itinerary consists of

  • Australian Open in mid January,
  • French Open in May and June,
  • Wimbledon in July,
  • US Open in August and September.

Each Major Championship is played over a 2 week period.

Major Championship Surfaces played on

  • Australian Open played on hard court,
  • French Open played on clay,
  • Wimbledon is played on grass,
  • US Open are played on hard court.

Years That Each Major Championship began:

  • Australian Open in 1905,
  • French Open in 1891,
  • Wimbledon in 1877,
  • US Open in 1881.

Term Grand Slam, without qualification, and also originally, refers to the achievement of winning all 4 major championships within a single calendar year within one of the 5 events:

  • Men’s singles;
  • Women’s singles;
  • Men’s doubles;
  • Women’s doubles;
  • Mixed doubles.

In doubles, one team may accomplish a Grand Slam playing together or one player may achieve it with different partners.

However the Doubles Winners listed contains Australian Doubles Pairings only.


Australia’s Recent Tennis Major Championship Winners

Recent Australian Tennis Major Championship Male Singles Winners include:

Australian Open            French Open                              Wimbledon                                        US Open

1976 Mark Edmondson          1969 Rod Laver                           2002 Lleyton Hewitt                          2001 Lleyton Hewitt

1975 John Newcombe            1968 Ken Rosewall                       1987 Pat Cash                                     1998 Patrick Rafter

Recent Australian Tennis Major Championship Female Singles Winners include:

Australian Open               French Open                              Wimbledon                              US Open

1978 Chris O’Neill               1973 Margaret Court                     1980 Evonne Goolagong               2011 Samantha Stosur

1977 Kerry Melville Reid      1971 Evonne Goolagong             1971 Evonne Goolagong                1973 Margaret Court

Recent Australian Tennis Major Championship Male Doubles Winners include:

Australian Open               French Open                             Wimbledon                           US Open

1997 Todd Woodbridge         2000 Todd Woodbridge            2000 Todd Woodbridge             1996 Todd Woodbridge

1997 Mark Woodforde           2000 Mark Woodforde              2000 Mark Woodforde             1996 Mark Woodforde

1992 Todd Woodbridge         1985 Mark Edmondson             1997 Todd Woodbridge            1995 Todd Woodbridge

1992 Mark Woodforde           1985 Kim Warwick                     1997 Mark Woodforde             1995 Mark Woodforde

Recent Australian Tennis Major Championship Female Doubles Winners include:

Australian Open             French Open                             Wimbledon                             US Open

1979 Judy Chaloner         1966 Margaret Court                    1978 Kerry Melville Reid            1970 Margaret Court

1979 Dianne Evers           1966 Judy Tegart Dalton              1978 Wendy Turnbull                  1970 Judy Tegart Dalton

1977 Evonne Cawley         1965 Margaret Court                    1969 Margaret Court                  1963 Robyn Ebbern

1977 Helen Cawley         1965 Lesley Turner Bowrey           1969 Judy Tegart Dalton            1963 Margaret Court

Recent Australian Tennis Major Championship Mixed Doubles Winners include:

Australian Open                French Open                                      Wimbledon                                    US Open

2013 Jarmila Gajdosova         1972 Evonne Goolagong-Cawley    1991 Elizabeth Sayers Smylie  2001 Rennae Stubbs

2013 Matthew Ebden            1972 Kim Warwick                      1991 John Fitzgerald              2001 Todd Woodbridge

2005 Samantha Stosur          1965 Margaret Court              1968 Margaret Court                          1992 Nicole Provis

2005 Scott Draper                1965 Ken Fletcher                    1968 Ken Fletcher                              1992 Mark Woodforde


Champions By Year

Year    French Open                                     

Men’s Doubles Started in 1925                   

2018    Pierre-Hugues Herbert (FRA)           

             Nicolas Mahut (FRA)                        

2017    Ryan Harrison (USA)                        

            Michael Venus (AUS)                                   

2016    Feliciano Lopez (SPA)                      

            Marc Lopez (SPA)                             

2015    Ivan Dodig (CRO)                             

            Marcelo Melo (BRA)                        

2014    Julien Benneteau (FRA)                    

            Edouard Roger-Vasselin (FRA)        

2013    Bob Bryan (USA)                              

            Mike Bryan (USA)                            

2012    Max Mirnyi (BEL)                            

            Daniel Nestor (CAN)                         

2011    Max Mirnyi (BEL)                            

            Daniel Nestor (CAN)                         

2010    Daniel Nestor (CAN)                         

            Nenad Zimonjie (SER)                     

2009    Lukas Dlouhy (CZE)                         

            Leander Paes (IND)                           

2008    Pablo Cuevas (URU)                         

            Luis Horna (PER)                              

2007    Mark Knowles (BAH)                       

            Daniel Nestor (CAN)                         

2006    Jonas Bjorkman (SWE)                     

            Max Mirnyi (BEL)                            

2005    Jonas Bjorkman (SWE)                     

            Max Mirnyi (BEL)                            

2004    Xavier Malisse (BE)                          

            Olivier Rochus (BE)                          

2003    Bob Bryan (USA)                              

            Mike Bryan (USA)                            

2002    Paul Haarhuis (NET)                         

            Yevgeny Kafelnikov ( RUS)              

2001    Mahesh Bhupathi (IND)                    

            Leander Paes (IND)                           

2000    Todd Woodbridge (AUS)                  

            Mark Woodforde (AUS)                   

1999    Mahesh Bhupathi (IND)                    

            Leander Paes (IND)                           

1998    Jacco Eltingh (NET)                          

            Paul Haarhuis (NET)                         

1997    Yevgeny Kafelnikov ( RUS)              

            Daniel Vacek (CZE)                          

1996    Yevgeny Kafelnikov ( RUS)              

            Daniel Vacek (CZE)                          

1995    Jacco Eltingh ( NET)                          

            Paul Haarhuis (NET)                         

1994    Byron Black (ZIM)                            

            Jonathan Stark (USA)                        

1993    Luke Jensen (USA)                           

            Murphy Jensen (USA)                       

1992    Jakob Hlasek (SWI)                           

            Marc Rosset (SWI)                            

1991    John Fitzgerald (AUS)                       

            Anders Jarryd (SWE)                         

1990    Sergio Casal (SPA)                            

            Emilio Sanchez (SPA)                       

1989    Jim Grabb (USA)                               

            Patrick McEnroe (USA)                    

1988    Andres Gomez (ECU)                       

            Emilio Sanchez (SPA)                       

1987    Anders Jarryd (SWE)                         

            Robert Seguso (USA)                        

1986    John Fitzgerald (AUS)                       

            Tomas Smid (CZE)                            

1985    Mark Edmondson (AUS)                  

            Kim Warwick (AUS)                         

1984    Henri Leconte (FRA)                         

            Yannick Noah (FRA)                        

1983    Anders Jarryd (SWE)                         

            Hans Simonsson (SWE)                    

1982    Sherwood Stewart (USA)                  

            Ferdi Taygan (USA)                          

1981    Heinz Gunthardt (SWI)                     

            Balazs Taroczy (HUN)                      

1980    Victor Amaya (USA)                         

            Hank Pfister (USA)                           

1979    Gene Mayer (USA)                           

            Sandy Mayer (USA)                          

1978    Gene Mayer (USA)                           

            Hank Pfister (USA)                           

1977    Brian Gottfried (USA)                      

            Raul Ramirez (MEX)                        

1976    Fred McNair (USA)                           

            Sherwood Stewart (USA)                  

1975    Brian Gottfried (USA)                      

            Raul Ramirez (MEX)                        

1974    Dick Crealy (AUS)                            

            Onny Parun (AUS)                            

1973    John Newcombe (AUS)                     

            Tom Okker (NET)                             

1972    Bob Hewitt (SA)                                

            Frew McMillan (SA)                         

1971    Arthur Ashe (USA)                           

            Marty Riessen (USA)                        

1970    Ilie Nastase (ROM)                            

            Ion Tiriac (ROM)                              

1969    John Newcombe (AUS)                     

            Tony Roche (AUS)                            

1968    Ken Rosewall (AUS)                         

            Fred Stolle (AUS)                              


Open Era Tennis Begins May 1968

1967    John Newcombe (AUS)                     

            Tony Roche (AUS)                            

1966    Clark Graebner (USA)                       

            Dennis Ralston (USA)                       

1965    Roy Emerson (AUS)                         

            Fred Stolle (AUS) `                           

1964    Roy Emerson (AUS)                         

            Ken Fletcher (AUS)                           

1963    Roy Emerson (AUS)                         

            Manuel Santana (SPA)                      

1962    Roy Emerson (AUS)                         

            Neale Fraser (AUS)                           

1961    Roy Emerson (AUS)                         

            Rod Laver (AUS)                              

1960    Roy Emerson (AUS)                         

            Neale Fraser (AUS)                           

1959    Orlando Sirola (ITA)                         

            Nicola Pietrangeli (ITA)                    

1958    Ashley Cooper (AUS)                       

            Neale Fraser (AUS)                           

1957    Malcolm Anderson (AUS)                

            Ashley Cooper (AUS)                       

1956    Dom Candy (AUS)                            

            Robert Perry (USA)                           

1955    Vic Seixas (USA)                              

            Tony Trabert (USA)                          

1954    Vic Seixas (USA)                              

            Tony Trabert (USA)                          

1953    Lew Hoad (AUS)                               

            Ken Rosewall (AUS)                         

1952    Ken McGregor (AUS)                                   

            Frank Sedgman (AUS)                      

1951    Ken McGregor (AUS)                                   

            Frank Sedgman (AUS)                      

1950    William Talbert (USA)                      

            Tony Trabert (USA)                          

1949    Pancho Gonzales (USA)                    

            Frank Parker (USA)                           

1948    Lennart Bergelin (SWE)                    

            Jaroslav Drobny (CZE)                      

1947    Eustace Fannin (SA)                          

            Eric Sturgess (SA)                             

1946    Marcel Bernard (FRA)                      

            Yvon Petra (FRA)                             

1945    No competition                                  


1944    No competition                                  


1943    No competition                                  


1942    No competition                                  


1941    No competition                                  


1940    No competition                                  


1939    Don McNeill (USA)                          

            Charles Harris (USA)                        

1938    Bernard Destremau (FRA)                

            Yvon Petra (FRA)                             

1937    Gottfried von Cramm (NAZ)            

            Henner Henkel (NAZ)                       

1936    Jean Borotra (FRA)                           

            Marcel Bernard (FRA)                      

1935    Jack Crawford (AUS)                        

            Adrian Quist (AUS)                           

1934    Jean Borotra (FRA)                           

            Jacques Brugnon (FRA)                    

1933    Pat Hughes (UK)                               

            Fred Perry (UK)                                 

1932    Henri Cochet (FRA)                          

            Jacques Brugnon (FRA)                    

1931    George Lott (USA)                            

            John Van Ryn (USA)                        

1930    Henri Cochet (FRA)                          

            Jacques Brugnon (FRA)                    

1929    Rene Lacoste (FRA)                          

            Jean Borotra (FRA)                           

1928    Jean Borotra (FRA)                           

            Jacques Brugnon (FRA)                    

1927    Henri Cochet (FRA)                          

            Jacques Brugnon (FRA)                    

1926    Vincent Richards (USA)                   

            Howard Kinsey (USA)                      

1925    Jean Borotra (FRA)                           

            Rene Lacoste (FRA)                          


Most Grand Slam Men’s Doubles Titles (all-time)

Titles   Players

17        John Newcombe (AUS),

16        Roy Emerson (AUS), Todd Woodbridge (AUS), Bob Bryan (USA), Mike Bryan (USA),

14        Adrian Quist (AUS),

13        John Bromwich (AUS), Tony Roche (AUS),

12        Mark Woodforde (AUS),

11        Neale Fraser (AUS),

10        Fred Stolle (AUS), Jacques Brugnon (FRA), Laurence Doherty (UK), Reginald Doherty (UK),

9          Bob Hewitt (SA), Frank Sedgman (AUS), Jean Borotra (FRA), Ken Rosewall (AUS), John McEnroe (USA),                     Jonas Bjorkman (SWE),

8          Anders Jarryd (SWE), George Lott (USA), Lew Hoad (AUS), Daniel Nestor (CAN), Leander Paes (IND),

7          Ken McGregor (AUS), John Fitzgerald (AUS), Peter Fleming, (USA) Vincent Richards (USA),

6          Bill Tilden (USA), Fred Alexander (USA), Gerald Patterson (AUS), Holcombe Ward (USA), Jacco Eltingh (NET), Jack Crawford (AUS), Jack Kramer (USA), John Van Ryn (USA), Paul Haarhuis (NET), Richard Sears (USA), Rod Laver (AUS), Max Mirnyi (BEL),



AUS                Australia

AU                  Austria

BAH               Bahamas

BEL                Belarus

BE                   Belgium

BRA                Brazil

CAN               Canada

CRO                Croatia

CZE                Czech Republic

CZE                Czechoslovakia

DEN                Denmark

ECU                Ecuador

FIN                 Finland

FRA                France

GER                Germany

HUN               Hungary

IND                 India

ISR                  Israel

ITA                 Italy

JAP                 Japan

MEX               Mexico

NAZ                Nazi Germany

NET                The Netherlands

PER                 Peru

POL                Poland

ROM               Romania

RUS                Russia

SA                   South Africa

SER                 Serbia

SPA                 Spain

SWE                Sweden

SWI                 Switzerland

UK                  United Kingdom

URU               Uruguay

USA                United States of America

YUG               Yugoslavia

ZIM                 Zimbabwe