A boys’ champion in 1980 and a men’s doubles winner four years later with Yannick Noah, Henri Leconte talks about his rise to glory at Roland-Garros before reflecting on his 1988 final defeat to Mats Wilander, a match in which his relationship with the Paris crowd turned a little sour. The fans were right behind him, however, during his “masked avenger” exploits in a famous 1992 run, which came just a few months after he had helped France win the Davis Cup.
1989-1990: Chang-Seles, young players rise to power
Monday 6 May 2019
The Parisian Grand Slam was given a shot of fresh air with victories by Chang (1989) and Seles (1990) in the singles.
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