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French Open facts: Women's event
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May 23, 2008 11:24 IST

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

- Men's Factfile

2007 champions
Women's singles:
Justine Henin [Images] (Belgium)
Women's doubles: Alicia Molik [Images] (Australia) Mara Santangelo (Italy [Images])

Most French Open titles
All competitions:
Margaret Court (Australia) 13 (5 singles, 4 doubles, 4 mixed doubles)
Women's singles: Chris Evert (US) 7, Steffi Graf [Images] (Germany [Images]) 6

Youngest winner: Monica Seles [Images] (Yugoslavia) in 1990, aged 16 years and six months.

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Oldest winner: Zsuzsa Kormoczy (Hungary) in 1958, aged 33

Non seeded winner: Margaret Scriven (Britain) in 1933

Most appearances: Andree Varin (France [Images]), 19 appearances from 1934-65

Longest timed match: 4 hrs 7 mins Virginie Buisson (France) beat Noelle Van Lottum (France) 6-7(3) 7-5 6-2, First round 1995

2008 Prize money (euros)
Women's singles: 5,425,280 ($8.45 million)
Women's doubles: 1,284,400
Mixed doubles:    292,000

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