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French Open facts: Men's competition
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May 23, 2008 11:17 IST

Facts and figures from the men's competition at the French Open, which begins from May 25 at Roland Garros, Paris.

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2007 champions Men's singles: Rafael Nadal [Images] (Spain)

Men's doubles: Mark Knowles (Bahamas) Daniel Nestor (Canada [Images])

Most French Open titles All competitions: Henri Cochet (France [Images]) 9 (4 singles, 3 doubles, 2 mixed doubles)

Men's singles: Bjorn Borg (Sweden) 6, Henri Cochet (France) 4

Youngest winner: Michael Chang (US) in 1989, aged 17 years and three months

Oldest winner: Andres Gimeno (Spain) in 1972, aged 34 years and 10 months

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Non seeded winners: Marcel Bernard (France) 1946, Mats Wilander (Sweden) 1982, Gustavo Kuerten (Brazil [Images]) 1997, Gaston Gaudio (Argentina) 2004

Most appearances: Francois Jauffret (France), 20 appearances from 1961-80

Longest timed match: 6 hrs 33 mins Fabrice Santoro (France) beat Arnaud Clement (France) 6-4, 6-3, 6-7, 3-6, 16-14, First round 2004

Prize money (euros) Men's singles: 5,425,280 ($8.45 million)

Men's doubles: 1,284,400 Mixed doubles: 292,000

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