2018 French Open – Men's singles

Men's singles
2018 French Open 22
ChampionSpain Rafael Nadal
Runner-upAustria Dominic Thiem
Final score6–4, 6–3, 6–2
Details
Draw128 (16 Q / 8 WC )
Seeds32
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
WC Singles men women quad
WC Doubles men women quad
Legends −45 45+ women
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2018 tennis event results

Defending champion Rafael Nadal successfully defended his title, defeating Dominic Thiem in the final, 6–4, 6–3, 6–2 to win the men's singles tennis title at the 2018 French Open. It was his record-extending eleventh French Open title and 17th major title overall. Nadal equaled Margaret Court's all-time record of 11 singles titles won at one major and became the first player to achieve that feat in the Open Era.[1][2] He lost only one set during the tournament, and retained the world No. 1 singles ranking. Nadal and Roger Federer (despite having withdrawn from the clay season) were in contention for the top ranking.[3]

With Alexander Zverev as the second seed, this was the first time since the 2006 Australian Open that a player outside of the Big Four was one of the top two seeds at a major.

Novak Djokovic was attempting to become the first man in the Open Era to achieve a double career Grand Slam, but he lost in the quarterfinals to Marco Cecchinato. Djokovic's loss ensured a first time major finalist from the bottom half of the draw; Thiem emerged to be that player, and became the first Austrian player to reach a major singles final since Thomas Muster at the 1995 French Open.

Cecchinato, ranked 72nd and having failed to win a main draw match in his four previous major appearances, became the first unseeded men's singles semifinalist at the French Open since Gaël Monfils in 2008, the lowest-ranked male singles player to reach the French Open semifinals since Andriy Medvedev in 1999, and the first Italian man to reach a major singles semifinal since Corrado Barazzutti at the 1978 French Open.[4]

Seeds

All seedings per ATP rankings.[5]

01.   Spain Rafael Nadal (champion)
02.   Germany Alexander Zverev (quarterfinals)
03.   Croatia Marin Čilić (quarterfinals)
04.   Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov (third round)
05.   Argentina Juan Martín del Potro (semifinals)
06.   South Africa Kevin Anderson (fourth round)
07.   Austria Dominic Thiem (final)
08.   Belgium David Goffin (fourth round)
09.   United States John Isner (fourth round)
10.   Spain Pablo Carreño Busta (third round)
11.   Argentina Diego Schwartzman (quarterfinals)
12.   United States Sam Querrey (second round)
13.   Spain Roberto Bautista Agut (third round)
14.   United States Jack Sock (first round)
15.   France Lucas Pouille (third round)
16.   United Kingdom Kyle Edmund (third round)
17.   Czech Republic Tomáš Berdych (first round)
18.   Italy Fabio Fognini (fourth round)
19.   Japan Kei Nishikori (fourth round)
20.   Serbia Novak Djokovic (quarterfinals)
21.   Australia Nick Kyrgios (withdrew)
22.   Germany Philipp Kohlschreiber (first round)
23.   Switzerland Stan Wawrinka (first round)
24.   Canada Denis Shapovalov (second round)
25.   France Adrian Mannarino (first round)
26.   Bosnia and Herzegovina Damir Džumhur (third round)
27.   France Richard Gasquet (third round)
28.   Spain Feliciano López (first round)
29.   Luxembourg Gilles Müller (first round)
30.   Spain Fernando Verdasco (fourth round)
31.   Spain Albert Ramos Viñolas (third round)
32.   France Gaël Monfils (third round)

Click on the seed number of a player to go to their draw section.

Qualifying

Draw

Key

Finals

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
1 Spain Rafael Nadal 4 6 6 6
11 Argentina Diego Schwartzman 6 3 2 2
1 Spain Rafael Nadal 6 6 6
5 Argentina Juan Martín del Potro 4 1 2
3 Croatia Marin Čilić 65 7 3 5
5 Argentina Juan Martín del Potro 77 5 6 7
1 Spain Rafael Nadal 6 6 6
7 Austria Dominic Thiem 4 3 2
Italy Marco Cecchinato 6 77 1 713
20 Serbia Novak Djokovic 3 64 6 611
Italy Marco Cecchinato 5 610 1
7 Austria Dominic Thiem 7 712 6
7 Austria Dominic Thiem 6 6 6
2 Germany Alexander Zverev 4 2 1

Top half

Section 1

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1 Spain R Nadal 6 6 711
LL Italy S Bolelli 4 3 69 1 Spain R Nadal 6 6 6
Portugal J Sousa 2 3 4 Argentina G Pella 2 1 1
Argentina G Pella 6 6 6 1 Spain R Nadal 6 6 6
Tunisia M Jaziri 2 6 6 3 6 27 France R Gasquet 3 2 2
Russia M Youzhny 6 2 2 6 2 Tunisia M Jaziri 2 6 3 0
Italy A Seppi 0 2 2 27 France R Gasquet 6 3 6 6
27 France R Gasquet 6 6 6 1 Spain R Nadal 6 6 77
24 Canada D Shapovalov 7 6 6 Germany M Marterer 3 2 64
Australia J Millman 5 4 2 24 Canada D Shapovalov 7 64 5 4
United States R Harrison 1 3 5 Germany M Marterer 5 77 7 6
Germany M Marterer 6 6 7 Germany M Marterer 6 6 6
India Y Bhambri 4 4 1 LL Estonia J Zopp 2 1 4
LL Belgium R Bemelmans 6 6 6 LL Belgium R Bemelmans 6 6 3 4 4
LL Estonia J Zopp 64 6 4 77 6 LL Estonia J Zopp 4 4 6 6 6
14 United States J Sock 77 2 6 65 3

Section 2

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
11 Argentina D Schwartzman 6 6 6
WC France C Hemery 1 3 1 11 Argentina D Schwartzman 6 6 6
Bosnia and Herzegovina M Bašić 77 5 2 2 Q Czech Republic A Pavlásek 1 3 1
Q Czech Republic A Pavlásek 64 7 6 6 11 Argentina D Schwartzman 7 6 6
Australia M Ebden 4 7 2 6 2 Croatia B Ćorić 5 3 3
Italy T Fabbiano 6 5 6 3 6 Italy T Fabbiano 6 2 1 1
Croatia B Ćorić 6 3 6 6 Croatia B Ćorić 4 6 6 6
22 Germany P Kohlschreiber 3 6 3 4 11 Argentina D Schwartzman 1 2 7 77 6
28 Spain F López 2 4 2 6 South Africa K Anderson 6 6 5 60 2
LL Ukraine S Stakhovsky 6 6 6 LL Ukraine S Stakhovsky 3 77 62 1
Germany M Zverev 6 6 77 Germany M Zverev 6 60 77 6
Germany F Mayer 2 1 63 Germany M Zverev 1 77 3 64
Slovenia A Bedene 4 3 2 6 South Africa K Anderson 6 63 6 77
Uruguay P Cuevas 6 6 6 Uruguay P Cuevas 3 6 65 4
Italy P Lorenzi 1 2 4 6 South Africa K Anderson 6 3 77 6
6 South Africa K Anderson 6 6 6

Section 3

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
3 Croatia M Čilić 6 7 77
PR Australia J Duckworth 3 5 64 3 Croatia M Čilić 6 6 63 7
Q Poland H Hurkacz 6 6 3 6 Q Poland H Hurkacz 2 2 77 5
United States T Sandgren 2 2 6 3 3 Croatia M Čilić 6 6 6
Russia E Donskoy 1 3 0 United States S Johnson 3 2 4
Germany J-L Struff 6 6 6 Germany J-L Struff 6 65 2 2
United States S Johnson 77 6 6 United States S Johnson 4 77 6 6
25 France A Mannarino 61 2 2 3 Croatia M Čilić 6 6 3 64 6
18 Italy F Fognini 6 6 6 18 Italy F Fognini 4 1 6 77 3
PR Spain P Andújar 4 2 1 18 Italy F Fognini 6 6 6
Israel D Sela 63 3 1 Q Sweden E Ymer 4 1 2
Q Sweden E Ymer 77 6 6 18 Italy F Fognini 6 4 3 6 6
Canada V Pospisil 3 3 65 16 United Kingdom K Edmund 3 6 6 4 4
Hungary M Fucsovics 6 6 77 Hungary M Fucsovics 0 6 2 3
WC Australia A de Minaur 2 4 3 16 United Kingdom K Edmund 6 1 6 6
16 United Kingdom K Edmund 6 6 6

Section 4

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
9 United States J Isner 6 79 79
WC United States N Rubin 3 67 67 9 United States J Isner 68 77 77 6
Argentina H Zeballos 6 63 6 6 Argentina H Zeballos 710 64 62 2
Japan Y Sugita 4 77 4 2 9 United States J Isner 77 6 77
LL Canada P Polansky 3 6 2 2 France P-H Herbert 61 4 64
France P-H Herbert 6 4 6 6 France P-H Herbert 2 6 6 3 9
France J Chardy 77 710 1 5 6 France J Chardy 6 3 2 6 7
17 Czech Republic T Berdych 65 68 6 7 2 9 United States J Isner 4 4 4
31 Spain A Ramos Viñolas 77 6 6 5 Argentina JM del Potro 6 6 6
Kazakhstan M Kukushkin 60 4 1 31 Spain A Ramos Viñolas 6 6 6
Australia J Thompson 1 4 6 6 3 Q Norway C Ruud 4 2 4
Q Norway C Ruud 6 6 2 4 6 31 Spain A Ramos Viñolas 5 4 1
Argentina L Mayer 6 64 2 3 5 Argentina JM del Potro 7 6 6
France J Benneteau 2 77 6 6 France J Benneteau 4 3 2
WC France N Mahut 6 1 2 4 5 Argentina JM del Potro 6 6 6
5 Argentina JM del Potro 1 6 6 6

Bottom half

Section 5

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
8 Belgium D Goffin 4 4 6 6 6
Netherlands R Haase 6 6 4 1 0 8 Belgium D Goffin 7 6 6
Croatia I Karlović 67 2 65 WC France C Moutet 5 0 1
WC France C Moutet 79 6 77 8 Belgium D Goffin 66 6 4 7 6
Q Slovakia M Kližan 78 4 78 6 32 France G Monfils 78 3 6 5 3
Serbia L Đere 66 6 66 1 Q Slovakia M Kližan 2 4 4
WC France E Benchetrit 6 1 2 1 32 France G Monfils 6 6 6
32 France G Monfils 3 6 6 6 8 Belgium D Goffin 5 6 0 3
LL Argentina M Trungelliti 6 5 6 6 Italy M Cecchinato 7 4 6 6
Q Australia B Tomic 4 7 4 4 LL Argentina M Trungelliti 1 61 1
Italy M Cecchinato 2 64 7 6 10 Italy M Cecchinato 6 77 6
Romania M Copil 6 77 5 2 8 Italy M Cecchinato 2 77 6 6
Argentina F Delbonis 6 6 3 6 10 Spain P Carreño Busta 6 65 3 1
Q Brazil T Bellucci 1 3 6 1 Argentina F Delbonis 60 62 6 4
Q Slovakia J Kovalík 6 1 5 65 10 Spain P Carreño Busta 77 77 3 6
10 Spain P Carreño Busta 4 6 7 77

Section 6

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
13 Spain R Bautista Agut 6 63 1 6 6
Uzbekistan D Istomin 2 77 6 4 4 13 Spain R Bautista Agut 6 7 6
Cyprus M Baghdatis 6 4r Q Colombia S Giraldo 4 5 3
Q Colombia S Giraldo 3 3 13 Spain R Bautista Agut 4 78 64 2
Q Spain J Munar 3 3 77 77 7 20 Serbia N Djokovic 6 66 77 6
Spain D Ferrer 6 6 63 64 5 Q Spain J Munar 61 4 4
Q Brazil R Dutra da Silva 3 4 4 20 Serbia N Djokovic 77 6 6
20 Serbia N Djokovic 6 6 6 20 Serbia N Djokovic 6 6 6
30 Spain F Verdasco 64 6 6 63 7 30 Spain F Verdasco 3 4 2
PR Japan Y Nishioka 77 4 3 77 5 30 Spain F Verdasco 6 6 6
Q Argentina G Andreozzi 64 6 3 6 6 Q Argentina G Andreozzi 3 2 2
United States T Fritz 77 3 6 2 3 30 Spain F Verdasco 77 6 6
Chile N Jarry 3 6 6 3 4 4 Bulgaria G Dimitrov 64 2 4
United States J Donaldson 6 4 3 6 6 United States J Donaldson 77 4 6 4 8
LL Egypt M Safwat 1 4 61 4 Bulgaria G Dimitrov 62 6 4 6 10
4 Bulgaria G Dimitrov 6 6 77

Section 7

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
7 Austria D Thiem 6 6 6
Q Belarus I Ivashka 2 4 1 7 Austria D Thiem 6 2 6 6
Greece S Tsitsipas 7 65 6 6 Greece S Tsitsipas 2 6 4 4
Q Spain C Taberner 5 77 4 3 7 Austria D Thiem 6 65 6 6
LL Germany O Otte 6 5 2 1 Italy M Berrettini 3 77 3 2
Italy M Berrettini 3 7 6 6 Italy M Berrettini 6 3 6 6
Q Latvia E Gulbis 2 6 6 6 Q Latvia E Gulbis 2 6 4 3
29 Luxembourg G Müller 6 4 4 3 7 Austria D Thiem 6 6 5 6
19 Japan K Nishikori 77 6 6 19 Japan K Nishikori 2 0 7 4
WC France M Janvier 60 4 3 19 Japan K Nishikori 6 2 4 6 6
France B Paire 6 63 711 6 France B Paire 3 6 6 2 3
Spain R Carballés Baena 3 77 69 1 19 Japan K Nishikori 6 6 6
Georgia (country) N Basilashvili 4 0 77 4 France G Simon 3 1 3
France G Simon 6 6 64 6 France G Simon 1 77 6 6
United States F Tiafoe 1 2 66 12 United States S Querrey 6 63 4 1
12 United States S Querrey 6 6 78

Section 8

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
15 France L Pouille 6 6 6
Russia D Medvedev 2 3 4 15 France L Pouille 6 6 5 77
Germany P Gojowczyk 1 0r United Kingdom C Norrie 2 4 7 63
United Kingdom C Norrie 6 2 15 France L Pouille 3 5 3
Russia K Khachanov 77 6 6 Russia K Khachanov 6 7 6
PR Austria A Haider-Maurer 60 3 3 Russia K Khachanov 6 79 60 6
Spain G García López 6 3 4 77 6 Spain G García López 2 67 77 3
23 Switzerland S Wawrinka 2 6 6 65 3 Russia K Khachanov 6 64 6 3 3
26 Bosnia and Herzegovina D Džumhur 6 6 6 2 Germany A Zverev 4 77 2 6 6
Q United States D Kudla 4 2 2 26 Bosnia and Herzegovina D Džumhur 6 6 5 1 7
WC France G Barrère 6 6 5 1 2 Moldova R Albot 3 3 7 6 5
Moldova R Albot 4 0 7 6 6 26 Bosnia and Herzegovina D Džumhur 2 6 6 63 5
Czech Republic J Veselý 3 1 3 2 Germany A Zverev 6 3 4 77 7
Serbia D Lajović 6 6 6 Serbia D Lajović 6 5 6 1 2
Lithuania R Berankis 1 1 2 2 Germany A Zverev 2 7 4 6 6
2 Germany A Zverev 6 6 6

References

  • Roland Garros 2018 Men's Singles Draw
  1. ^ "French Open 2018: Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem in men's final – as it happened". Guardian. 10 June 2018. Retrieved 12 June 2018.
  2. ^ "French Open 2018: Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem to win 11th title". BBC Sport. 10 June 2018. Retrieved 12 June 2018.
  3. ^ "Rafael Nadal wins 11th French Open title with three-set victory over Thiem". Guardian. 10 June 2018. Retrieved 12 June 2018.
  4. ^ "Cecchinato Stuns Djokovic In Roland Garros Thriller". ATP World Tour. 5 June 2018.
  5. ^ "What is the ATP rankings?". Retrieved 17 February 2021.

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