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  • See how the odds to win the men’s and women’s singles at the 2019 French Open have changed throughout the year
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  • See which country has produced the most French Open champions since the tournament’s inception

The 2019 French Open will take place between May 26th and June 9th at Roland Garros. We’ve been gathering French Open odds across a number of top online sportsbooks since they were first posted, and have displayed them in the graphs below so you can see the movement of all the top contenders.

2019 French Open Men’s Singles Top Contenders


  • [May 20] Entering the 2019 French Open, Rafael Nadal is being offered at even odds to win the tournament
  • [May 13] After losing in the Madrid Open final, Stefanos Tsitsipas has seen his average odds shorten to +2500 from +3300, and is offered as low as +1600 at Bovada.
  • [Apr 29] After defeating Nadal in the Barcelona Open semifinals and going on to win the title, Dominic Thiem’s odds have been adjusted to an average of +700. Nadal is now offered at plus-money for the first time.
  • [Apr 1] Of the top four favorites, both Thiem and Zverev have seen their odds drift to +1200.
  • [Jan 27] Nadal is a heavy favorite, and for good reason. Rafa has dominated the French Open in a unique way, going 86-2 at Roland Garros. No player has ever so thoroughly held sway over a tournament for so long.

Odds at Bovada

Player 2019 French Open Men’s Singles Odds at Bovada
Rafael Nadal +105
Novak Djokovic +225
Dominic Thiem +550
Stefanos Tsitsipas +1600
Roger Federer +2000

*Odds taken May 20, 2019

Odds for ATP Top 5 Men’s Singles Players

You can still find a juicy price on Roger Federer to win at Roland-Garros, given that the Swiss star is not known for his success on clay and has sat out the tournament in recent years.

Odds for Past Men’s Singles Winners

Bet against Rafael Nadal at your own peril. The Spanish sensation has won 11 of the last 14 French Open championships and made it all the way to the final at the 2019 Australian Open before falling to Novak Djokovic in straight sets.

Past French Open Men’s Singles Champions

Year Champion Country
2018 Rafael Nadal Spain
2017 Rafael Nadal Spain
2016 Novak Djokovic Serbia
2015 Stan Wawrinka Switzerland
2014 Rafael Nadal Spain
2013 Rafael Nadal Spain
2012 Rafael Nadal Spain
2011 Rafael Nadal Spain
2010 Rafael Nadal Spain
2009 Roger Federer Switzerland

Nadal’s next closest competitor for French Open supremacy is legendary French tennis player Max Decugis, who won eight championships from 1903 to 1914.

French Open Men’s Singles Championships By Country

The French have won 38 French Open Men’s Singles Championships, but they haven’t claimed top honors lately. The last homegrown French Open title-holder was Yannick Noah, who won it all in 1983.

2019 French Open Women’s Singles Odds

  • [May 20] Bertens now has the second-best odds to win the French Open, surpassing Serena Williams
  • [May 13] Odds are shortening on Kiki Bertens (+1400 to +800), as well as on Ashleigh Barty (+2800 to +2200).
  • [Apr 29] World no. 3 Simona Halep has continued to maintain her odds of +500 since October 3, which still ranks her as the French Open favorite.
  • [Mar 4] Osaka’s odds have now hit single-digits at odds of +950
  • [Jan 27] From +2500 earlier this month, Osaka’s odds have now been slashed to +1500 after winning the Australian Open
  • [Open] Serena Williams opened as the 2019 French Open favorite at +550 because the 23-time Grand Slam winner just can’t be ignored. Behind her on the odds sheet is a deep list of recent champions and finalists, including Simona Halep, who picked up her first Grand Slam title at Roland Garros in 2018.

Odds at Bovada

Player 2019 French Open Women’s Singles Odds at Bovada
Simona Halep +400
Kiki Bertens +800
Naomi Osaka +1100
Sloane Stephens +1100
Elina Svitolina +1200

*Odds taken May 20, 2019

Odds for WTA Top 5 Women’s Singles Players

Naomi Osaka’s odds improved dramatically in late January after defeating Petra Kvitová in straight sets to win the 2019 Australian Open. The victory allowed her to become the first women’s tennis player since Serena Williams to win back-to-back Grand Slam events.

Odds for Past Women’s Singles Winners

Simona Halep has appeared in the French Open Women’s Singles final in back-to-back years, winning it all in 2018. Could we see another Halep-Stephens final this year?

Past French Open Women’s Singles Champions

Year Champion Country
2018 Simona Halep Romania
2017 Jelena Ostapenko Latvia
2016 Garbine Muguruza Spain
2015 Serena Williams United States
2014 Maria Sharapova Russia
2013 Serena Williams United States
2012 Maria Sharapova Russia
2011 Li Na China
2010 Francesca Schiavone Italy
2009 Svetlana Kuznetsova Russia

Chris Evert is the true queen of Roland Garros. The Florida native won seven French Open titles from 1974 to 1986.

French Open Women’s Singles Championships By Country

It should come as no surprise that French tennis players have historically dominated the French Open, accounting for 30 championships since the event’s inception. The last French player to stand tall at center court was Mary Pierce, who won top honors in 2000.

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