Opta has compiled a comprehensive list of stats and facts ahead of the tournament. In the last 25 years only five times has the number 1 seed won the tournament: Rafael Nadal , and , Novak Djokovic and Gustavo Kuerten The youngest winner of the French Open is Michael Chang, 17 years, 3 months and 20 days, in Only one qualifier has reached the semifinal stage at Roland Garros, Filip Dewulf in eliminated by Gustavo Kuerten, who won the tournament.
Novak Djokovic has not made it past the quarterfinals in his last two appearances at the French Open after reaching the semifinals in his six previous appearances, including four finals. Roger Federer has not appeared at the French Open since and has not reached the semifinals of this tournament since Federer has won 20 Grand Slam titles but only one at Roland Garros.
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Women's singles Simona Halep is aiming to become the first woman to win successive French Open titles since Justine Henin , , If Simona Halep reaches the final she will be only the third player, after Justin Henin , , and Maria Sharapova , , , to play in three consecutive finals at Roland Garros since Simona Halep has not reached the quarter-finals in any of the three Grand Slam tournaments she has appeared in since she won the title at Roland Garros in Petra Kvitova has not reached the last 16 in her last three appearances at Roland Garros: she has reached the quarter-finals only once in her 10 appearances at Roland Garros semi-final in Karolina Pliskova has reached at least the quarter-finals in seven of her last 10 Grand Slam appearances, after failing to reach the last 16 in her first Sloane Stephens reached the final at Roland Garros in but had never reached the quarter-finals in any of her six previous appearances in the tournament.
Caroline Wozniacki has never reached the semi-finals at Roland Garros, being eliminated twice in the quarter-finals and Angelique Kerber has reached the quarter-finals in only two of her nine most recent appearances at Roland Garros: she has never made it past that phase.
Kiki Bertens has reached the semi-finals of a Grand Slam tournament in just one of her 27 appearances in a Grand Slam main draw: at Roland Garros in The youngest winner at Roland Garros in the Open era remains Monica Seles, aged 16 years and 6 months old as she lifted the trophy in the first of three consecutive titles for her at the event.