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  • See how the odds to win the men’s and women’s singles at the 2021 French Open have changed throughout the year
  • 2021’s winners are Barbora Krejcikova on the women’s side and Novak Djokovic on the men’s
  • See which country has produced the most French Open champions since the tournament’s inception

The 2021 French Open was scheduled for May 17-June 6, 2021 in Paris, France. On April 8, it was announced that the tournament has been delayed until May 30, amid the current state of the COVID-19 pandemic in France.

We’ve been gathering French Open odds across a number of 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.


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2021 French Open Men’s Singles Top Contenders

  • [6/11/21] After upsetting Nadal, Djokovic is the -295 favorite over Tsitsipas in the final
  • [6/10/21] It’s down to the final four and Nadal is still the odds-on favorite at -182
  • [6/3/21] Daniil Medvedev has shortened from +6600 to +2700 heading into the round of 32
  • [5/17/21] After winning the Italian Open, Rafael Nadal has -112 odds to win the French
  • [4/6/21] A strong start to 2021 has seen Andrey Rublev’s odds shorten from +2800 to +2500
  • [1/18/21] To start 2021 it’s Nadal as the +120 favorite ahead of Djokovic +225 and Thiem +400

2021 French Open Men’s Singles Odds

Player Odds
Novak Djokovic -295
Stefanos Tsitsipas +235

All odds as June 11 

Odds for ATP Top 5 Men’s Singles Players

Could this be the year Dominic Thiem claims his first French Open title? He lost to Nadal in the 2018 and 2019 French finals, however, he’s won the past two and three of four meetings with the King of Clay.

Odds for Recent Men’s Singles Winners

Or is a bet against Rafael Nadal a risk just not worth taking? The Spanish sensation has won 13 of the last 16 French Open championships. From 2010 to 2020, only twice has someone not named Nadal won the title. He’s done so now in four straight years.

Past French Open Men’s Singles Champions

Year Champion Country
2020 Rafael Nadal Spain
2019 Rafael Nadal Spain
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

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.

2021 French Open Women’s Singles Odds

  • [6/10/21] Once big underdogs of +15000 and +20000 respectively, Anastasia Pavlyunchenkova (+108) and Barbora Krejcikova (-129) are into the women’s final
  • [6/3/21] Paula Badosa is now the third favorite at +1100 after several top seeds have been eliminated after two rounds
  • [5/17/21] After winning the Italian Open, Iga Swiatek now has +380 odds to win the French
  • [4/6/21] Winner of the Miami Open, Ash Barty, has seen her odds shorten from +1000 to +800
  • [1/18/21] Swiatek is an early favorite at the start of the year, along with Halep at +500 odds to win the French

2021 French Open Women’s Singles Odds

Player Odds
Barbora Krejcikova -129
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova +108

Odds for WTA Top 5 Women’s Singles Players

Odds for Recent Women’s Singles Winners

The French Open has seen a couple of first-time winners of late. Swiatek became the first Polish winner in 2020, not just of the French, but to win any Grand Slam ever. While in 2019, Ashleigh Barty claimed her first grand slam title by winning the French Open as well. There has been a different and first-time winner in each of the past five years.

Past French Open Women’s Singles Champions

Year Champion Country
2020 Iga Swiatek Poland
2019 Ashleigh Barty Australia
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

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.

Archived French Open odds: 2020, 2019

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