The 10 Most Memorable Matches in French Open History

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The 10 Most Memorable Matches in French Open History
MICHEL EULER/Associated Press

Garbine Muguruza's stunning, second-round upset of No. 1 Serena Williams this year may someday rank among the most memorable matches in French Open history. But it must stand the test of time before it can be placed alongside other matches etched in our memory. 

Roland Garros has been the site of a number of unforgettable contests since 1968, when the French Championships became the first Grand Slam tournament to be an Open event.

Amazing comebacks, riveting tennis, emotional displays and controversial moments during periods of high drama have combined to create the most unforgettable French Open matches.

We begin with five noteworthy matches that did not quite make our list. Then we begin a countdown of the 10 most memorable French Open matches.


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