1984 French Open - Men's Singles

1984 French Open - Men's Singles

1984 French Open
Champion   Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
Runner-up   United States John McEnroe
Final score   3–6, 2–6, 6–4, 7–5, 7–5
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    -45    45+    women
WC Singles    men    women  
WC Doubles    men    women  

Ivan Lendl beat John McEnroe in a close five set match 3–6, 2–6, 6–4, 7–5, 7–5 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1984 French Open.

Seeds

The seeded players are listed below. Ivan Lendl is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.

  1. United States John McEnroe (Finalist)
  2. Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl (Champion)
  3. United States Jimmy Connors (Semifinalist)
  4. Sweden Mats Wilander (Semifinalist)
  5. United States Jimmy Arias (Quarterfinalist)
  6. France Yannick Noah (Quarterfinalist)
  7. Ecuador Andrés Gómez (Quarterfinalist)
  8. Argentina José Luis Clerc (Second round)
  1. Sweden Henrik Sundström (Quarterfinalist)
  2. Argentina Guillermo Vilas (First round)
  3. Sweden Anders Järryd (Fourth round)
  4. Spain José Higueras (Fourth round)
  5. Spain Juan Aguilera (Fourth round)
  6. Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd (Second round)
  7. United States Tim Mayotte (First round)
  8. New Zealand Chris Lewis (First round)

Draw

Key

  • Q = Qualifier
  • WC = Wild Card
  • LL = Lucky Loser
  • r. = retired

Finals

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  1  United States John McEnroe 6 6 6      
5  United States Jimmy Arias 3 4 4      
  1  United States John McEnroe 7 6 6      
  3  United States Jimmy Connors 5 1 2      
3  United States Jimmy Connors 7 6 6    
  9  Sweden Henrik Sundström 6 1 4      
    1  United States John McEnroe 6 6 4 5 5
  2  Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl 3 2 6 7 7
  6  France Yannick Noah 6 6 6 3 3  
4  Sweden Mats Wilander 7 2 3 6 6  
4  Sweden Mats Wilander 3 3 5    
  2  Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl 6 6 7      
7  Ecuador Andrés Gómez 3 7 4 3  
  2  Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl 6 6 6 6    

Section 1

First round   Second round   Third round   Fourth round
1  United States McEnroe 6 6 6      
Q  Argentina de la Peña 3 1 3         1  McEnroe 6 6 6      
 United States Davis 2 4 2        Testerman 4 1 4      
 United States Testerman 6 6 6           1  McEnroe 6 6 6      
 Spain Urpi 4 6 6 7          Purcell 4 4 1      
 India Krishnan 6 4 1 6        Urpi 4 2 4    
 Brazil Kirmayr 3 6 2        Purcell 6 6 6      
 United States Purcell 6 7 6           1  McEnroe 6 7 3 6  
 United States Hooper 4 6 6 6 2       12  Higueras 4 6 6 3  
 Brazil Motta 6 7 4 4 6      Motta 6 7 7      
 Switzerland Hlasek 6 3 6 6      Hlasek 3 5 5      
 Argentina Argüello 2 6 1 2          Motta 7 6 1 2 1
Q  United States Seguso 7 0 7 7         12  Higueras 5 3 6 6 6  
 United States Giammalva 5 6 5 5       Q  Seguso 3 4 4    
 Romania Năstase 3 0 3       12  Higueras 6 6 6      
12  Spain Higueras 6 6 6      

Section 2

First round   Second round   Third round   Fourth round
15  United States Mayotte 5 1 6      
 West Germany Gehring 7 6 7          Gehring 6 4 6 6    
 Spain Luna 6 3 4 5      Benhabiles 3 6 1 4    
 France Benhabiles 4 6 6 7          Gehring 6 4 4      
 United States Leach 5 7 7 6          Gottfried 7 6 6      
Q  Brazil Góes 7 6 5 4        Leach 6 3 4 0  
 United States Winitsky 1 0 2        Gottfried 2 6 6 6    
 United States Gottfried 6 6 6            Gottfried 4 6 4 6 2
 Italy Barazzutti 6 4 6 6         5  Arias 6 2 6 1 6
 United States Giammalva, Jr. 0 6 3 0        Barazzutti 6 2 r      
 Chile Acuña 2 3 3        Panatta 7 4        
 Italy Panatta 6 6 6            Panatta 6 3 3    
 Italy Ocleppo 4 6 2 6 6       5  Arias 7 6 6      
 Brazil Soares 6 3 6 3 4      Ocleppo 5 2 2    
Q  France Bedel 6 2 4       5  Arias 7 6 6      
5  United States Arias 7 6 6      

Section 3

First round   Second round   Third round   Fourth round
3  United States Connors 6 6 6      
 United States Fromm 2 3 1         3  Connors 6 6 6      
 United Kingdom Lloyd 6 6 2 6      Lloyd 4 1 4      
 United Kingdom Dowdeswell 4 1 6 4         3  Connors 4 6 6 6    
 United States Gerulaitis 3 6 6 6 8        Jaite 6 4 3 1    
Q  United States Bourne 6 7 4 4 6      Gerulaitis 3 6 4 3  
 Argentina Jaite 2 6 6 6      Jaite 6 1 6 6    
 Spain Tous 6 3 3 2         3  Connors 6 6 6    
 United States Fleming 3 6 1 3          Sánchez 4 1 1    
Q  France Courteau 6 3 6 6       Q  Courteau 0 3 6 5    
 Switzerland Stadler 4 1 6 6 6    Stadler 6 6 3 7    
 South Africa Tarr 6 6 4 3 3        Stadler 1 4 6    
 Brazil Hocevar 6 3 5            Sánchez 6 6 7      
 Spain Sánchez 7 6 7          Sánchez 7 6 6    
 Australia Drewett 3 3 4       14  Šmid 6 4 4      
14  Czechoslovakia Šmid 6 6 6      

Section 4

First round   Second round   Third round   Fourth round
9  Sweden Sundström 6 6 6      
 Chile Fillol 1 3 3         9  Sundström 6 6 7      
 Australia Fitzgerald 6 0 6 6      Nyström 2 2 6      
 Sweden Nyström 7 6 4 7         9  Sundström 2 0 7 6 6  
 Chile Gildemeister 6 6 6            Gildemeister 6 6 5 3 4  
 Paraguay Pecci, Sr. 4 3 2          Gildemeister 6 6 6    
 United States Gilbert 1 6 6 2 6    Gilbert 1 2 4      
 Israel Glickstein 6 4 1 6 2       9  Sundström 7 6 6    
 France Errard 3 3 5            Cancellotti 5 1 2    
 Italy Cancellotti 6 6 7          Cancellotti 6 6 2 6    
Q  Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Živojinović 6 7 6       Q  Živojinović 3 1 6 4    
 Uruguay Pérez 3 6 4            Cancellotti 6 6 6    
 South Africa Visser 3 7 0 3         Q  Nováček 3 2 3      
Q  Czechoslovakia Nováček 6 5 6 6       Q  Nováček 2 6 6 3 8
 United States Doyle 1 6 2       8  Clerc 6 2 3 6 6  
8  Argentina Clerc 6 7 6      

Section 5

First round   Second round   Third round   Fourth round
6  France Noah 6 4 6 1 6  
 United States Dickson 4 6 2 6 1     6  Noah 6 6 6      
 France Forget 6 5 3        Boileau 4 4 4      
 Belgium Boileau 7 7 6           6  Noah 6 6 6      
 West Germany Schwaier 7 6 6            Frawley 1 4 3      
 West Germany Maurer 5 1 1          Schwaier 1 6 3 7 6
 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Ostoja 5 4 0        Frawley 6 4 6 6 8  
 Australia Frawley 7 6 6           6  Noah 3 6 7 7  
 Poland Fibak 6 4 6 3 6        Taróczy 6 2 6 6  
 West Germany Beutel 2 6 1 6 4      Fibak 6 2 6 7 10  
 United States Krickstein 6 6 6        Krickstein 3 6 7 5 8  
Q  Brazil Oncins 0 1 1            Fibak 6 6 3 2 4
 United States Pate 4 5 1            Taróczy 2 4 6 6 6  
Q  United States Manson 6 7 6         Q  Manson 3 1 0    
 Hungary Taróczy 6 6 6        Taróczy 6 6 6      
16  New Zealand Lewis 3 2 4      

Section 6

First round   Second round   Third round   Fourth round
13  Spain Aguilera 1 4 6 7 6  
 Czechoslovakia Mečíř 6 6 3 6 1     13  Aguilera 7 6 6      
Q  Australia Kratzmann 4 0 3        Složil 5 1 1      
 Czechoslovakia Složil 6 6 6           13  Aguilera 6 6 6      
 France Roger-Vasselin 0 6 2 7 3        Solomon 3 7 2      
 United States Solomon 6 4 6 5 6      Solomon 4 6 6 7  
Q  Argentina Castellan 6 0 6 6     Q  Castellan 6 4 0 5    
Q  Australia Youl 2 6 1 3         13  Aguilera 2 1 3    
 Spain Avendaño 6 4 1 2         4  Wilander 6 6 6    
 Czechoslovakia Pimek 3 6 6 6        Pimek 3 3 1      
 Australia Cash 3 4 3        Tulasne 6 6 6      
 France Tulasne 6 6 6            Tulasne 2 2 4    
 Australia Alexander 6 6 6           4  Wilander 6 6 6      
 Chile Rebolledo 3 4 2          Alexander 4 1 3    
 Australia Masur 3 2 3       4  Wilander 6 6 6      
4  Sweden Wilander 6 6 6      

Section 7

First round   Second round   Third round   Fourth round
7  Ecuador Gómez 6 6 6      
 South Africa Mitton 3 3 4         7  Gómez 7 6 6      
 United States Freeman 6 4 6 6      Freeman 5 2 3      
 United States Denton 4 6 4 4         7  Gómez 7 7 6      
 Romania Segărceanu 6 7 4 4 4       Q  Carlsson 6 5 3      
 France Portes 1 6 6 6 6      Portes 1 3 6 6 4
 France Goven 0 2 0       Q  Carlsson 6 6 3 4 6  
Q  Sweden Carlsson 6 6 6           7  Gómez 6 6 6    
 West Germany Westphal 4 7 6 6          Gunnarsson 3 1 3    
Q  Iran Bahrami 6 6 3 4        Westphal 4 6 4 4    
 Canada Michibata 1 1 1        Gunnarsson 6 0 6 6    
 Sweden Gunnarsson 6 6 6            Gunnarsson 3 7 6 3 6
 United States Brown 6 6 6            Günthardt 6 6 1 6 1  
 Sweden Simonsson 4 3 2          Brown 6 6 0 1  
 Switzerland Günthardt 4 6 7 7      Günthardt 7 4 6 6    
10  Argentina Vilas 6 4 6 6    

Section 8

First round   Second round   Third round   Fourth round
11  Sweden Järryd 6 6 6      
 France Vanier 4 2 3         11  Järryd 6 3 7 7    
 Peru Arraya 2 1 2        Edberg 4 6 6 6    
 Sweden Edberg 6 6 6           11  Järryd 6 6 6      
 Netherlands Schapers 6 6 5 6          Schapers 2 0 0      
 United States Korita 2 2 7 1        Schapers 6 6 6 6  
 United States Meister 2 1 3       Q  Vajda 3 1 7 4    
Q  Czechoslovakia Vajda 6 6 6           11  Järryd 4 0 4    
Q  Argentina Guerrero 2 4 2           2  Lendl 6 6 6    
 Australia McNamee 6 6 6          McNamee 7 6 2 6    
 France Leconte 6 6 6        Leconte 5 1 6 3    
 Brazil Barbosa 2 2 4            McNamee 1 5 4    
 Bolivia Martinez 6 6 6           2  Lendl 6 7 6      
 Spain Casal 0 3 2          Martinez 1 0 1    
 United States Mitchell 3 2 0       2  Lendl 6 6 6      
2  Czechoslovakia Lendl 6 6 6      

External links

  • 1984 French Open on ATPtennis.com
  • 1984 French Open on tenniscorner.net