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The French championships include sixteen different events (excluding the qualifying tournament): five main, four junior, four wheelchair and three Perrier Legends Trophy events.

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Main events (5)

Men’s singles
• Musketeers’ Cup • 128 players
• 104 players are directly accepted into the draw by virtue of their world ranking, forty-one days before the tournament begins.
• 16 players are included in the draw after passing the qualifying stages (128 players: 119 direct acceptances and 9 wild cards).
• 8 players benefit from a wild card (at the discretion of the tournament organisation).
• 32 seeds.
• Matches are played to the best of five sets with a tiebreak at 6 games all, except in the fifth set.

Ladies’ singles
• Suzanne-Lenglen Cup • 128 players
• 108 players are directly accepted into the draw by virtue of their world ranking, forty-one days before the tournament begins.
• 12 players are included in the draw after passing the qualifying stages (96 players: 88 direct acceptances and 8 wild cards).
• 8 players benefit from a wild card (at the discretion of the tournament organisation).
• 32 seeds.
• Matches are played best of three sets with a tiebreak at 6 games all, except in the third set.

Men’s doubles
• Jacques-Brugnon Cup • 64 teams
• 57 teams are directly accepted. A combination of each player’s best singles or doubles ranking is used to determine who is accepted into the final draw.
• 7 teams benefit from wild cards (at the discretion of the tournament organisation).
• There are 16 seeds in the draw. It is each player’s doubles ranking which is taken into account to determine the seeds.
• Matches are played best of three sets with a tiebreak at 6 games all in every set.

Ladies’ doubles
• Simonne-Mathieu Cup • 64 teams
• 57 teams are directly accepted. Each player’s best singles or doubles ranking is used to determine who is accepted into the final draw.
• 7 teams benefit from wild cards (at the discretion of the organisation).
• There are 16 seeds in the draw. It is each player’s doubles ranking which is taken into account to determine the seeds.
• Matches are played best of three sets with a tiebreak at 6 games all in every set.

Mixed doubles
• Marcel-Bernard Cup • 32 teams
• 26 teams are directly accepted. Each player’s best singles or doubles ranking is used to determine who is accepted into the final draw.
• 6 teams benefit from wild cards (at the discretion of the organisation).
• There are 8 seeds in the draw. It is the combination of each player’s doubles ranking only which is taken into account to determine the seeds.
• All matches are played to the best of three sets with a tiebreak in each set and a super tiebreak replacing the third set (the first to reach 10 points with a 2-point lead) in the case of one set all. Application of the “no ad” rule (at deuce, the following point is decisive and the receiving team has the right to choose sides) in all games.


Junior events (4)

Boys’ and girls’ singles (2)
• 64 boys and 64 girls
• 46 boys and 46 girls are directly accepted into the draw by the tournament organisation after assessment of their candidacy, supported by a number of tennis associations. Assessment is based on the following criteria: ITF world junior ranking, ATP and WTA rankings.
• 2 boys and 2 girls can benefit from a “special exempt” status.
• 8 boys and 8 girls receive wild cards (at the discretion of the tournament organisation).
• 8 boys and 8 girls are included in the draw as a result of their success in the qualifying stage.
The boys’ and girls’ qualifying stage includes 32 players (8 seeds per draw).
• The 16 seeds in each draw are determined by the tournament organisation, based on the juniors world rankings as well as the ATP and WTA rankings.
All juniors’ singles are played best of three sets with a tiebreak at 6 games all, except in the third set (in every set during the qualifying tournament).

Boys’ and girls’ doubles (2)
• 32 boys teams and 32 girls teams
• 28 teams selected by the tournament organisation.
• 4 teams with wild cards, selected by the tournament organisation.
• The 8 seeded teams are chosen in each draw by the tournament organisation.
• All matches are played the best of three sets with a tiebreak in each set and a super tiebreak replacing the third set (the first to reach ten points with a two point lead) if the score is one set all. Application of the “no ad” rule (at deuce, the following point is decisive and the receiving team has the right to choose sides) in all games.

Wheelchair tennis with Adecco (4)

Men’s and ladies’ singles (2)
• 8 men and 8 women
• 7 men and 7 women are directly accepted based on the ITF world rankings.
• 1 male and 1 female player receive wild cards (chosen by the tournament organisation).
All matches are played best of three sets with a tiebreak in each set.

Men’s and women’s doubles (2)
• 4 men’s teams and 4 women’s teams
• The 4 men’s teams and the 4 ladies’ teams are comprised of 8 players each, all of whom participate in the singles.
All matches are played the best of three sets with a tiebreak in each set and a match tiebreak replacing the third set (the first to reach ten points with a two-point lead) in the case of one set all. Application of the “no ad” rule (at deuce, the following point is decisive and the receiving team has the right to choose sides) in all games.

Perrier Legends Trophy (3)

Women (1)
• One event: 6 teams 12 players
• Each event includes six teams (twelve players), separated into two groups of three.
• Round robin (6 matches):
• The winning team of each group will play the final on Suzanne-Lenglen court.

Men (2)
• Two events: 35/45 yrs. and over 45
• Each event includes six teams (twelve players), separated into two groups of three.
• Round robin (6 matches per event).
• The winning team of each group will play the final on Suzanne-Lenglen court.
All matches are played the best of three sets with a tiebreak in each set and a super tiebreak replacing the third set (the first to reach ten points with a two-point lead) in the case of one set all.
Application of the “no ad” rule (at deuce, the following point is decisive and the receiving team has the right to choose sides) in all games.

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