Long before Simona Halep, Ilie Nastase and Natalia Ruzici flew the flag for Romania at the Porte d’Auteuil.
2010: Schiavone clinches another win for Italy
In 2010, the Italian won her one and only Grand Slam title.
- FFT1973-1978: Nastase-Ruzici, Romanian victories
- Corinne Dubreuil / FFT2010: Nadal wreaks revenge on Söderling
In the final, Rafa took back his crown by beating the man who had knocked him out the previous year.
- 2011: Li Na, a first for Asia
By beating defending champion Schiavone, Li Na marked a chapter in Asia’s sporting history.