French Open: Men's singles fact pack


As Novak Djokovic stands on the verge of a career grand slam at the French Open, we take a look at a selection of Opta facts relating to the men's singles.


- Novak Djokovic could become the fifth player to win all four grand slams in his career in the Open era - joining Rod Laver, Andre Agassi, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.

- Nadal has won at Roland Garros nine times, three more times than any other player. He could become the first player to win the same grand slam 10 times.

- Djokovic is looking to become the second player to win four grand slams in succession (Wimbledon and US Open in 2015, Australian Open in 2016) after Laver (Australian Open, Roland Garros, Wimbledon and US Open in 1969).

- Andy Murray has reached the semi-finals in three of his last four French Opens, but has never made the final.

- Murray has reached at least the quarter-finals in 19 of his last 20 grand slam appearances (two wins, five runner-up spots, seven semi-final exits, five quarter-final exits).

- The last time an unseeded player won a grand slam was back in 2004 at Roland Garros, Gaston Gaudio beating Guillermo Coria in five sets.

- There have been 17 different champions since the last French player won this event (Yannick Noah in 1983).

- Seven French players will be seeded at Roland Garros this year (Gael Monfils, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Richard Gasquet, Gilles Simon, Benoit Paire, Jeremy Chardy, Lucas Pouille) - a new record.

- Djokovic has won 34 of his last 35 grand slam matches, including the last 21. His only defeat in that run was in the French Open final in 2015 against Stan Wawrinka.