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Roland Garros By The Numbers

What was the longest match? And who hit the most aces? These are just a few of the questions answered in Roland Garros By The Numbers.

Published June 10, 2012 07:41

Roland Garros By The Numbers
Maria Sharapova

PARIS, France - How many people watched Saturday's singles final between Maria Sharapova and Sara Errani? What was the longest match? And who hit the most aces? These are just a few of the questions answered in Roland Garros By The Numbers.

14,800 - Spectators present on Philippe Chatrier to see Sharapova complete her career Slam on Saturday.

2,000 - The ranking points gained by Sharapova for her title triumph.

191 - The number of minutes required by Sharapova to see off Klara Zakopalova in the fourth round, making it the longest match of the tournament.

125 - Julia Goerges' 125mph delivery was the hardest serve of the fortnight. 

86 - With 24 victories and just four defeats, Errani has won 86% of her matches on clay in 2012.

80 - Yaroslava Shvedova will jump 80 spots in the rankings after her quarterfinal run in Paris.

47 - Francesca Schiavone played her 47th consecutive major at Roland Garros. She has been an ever-present since the US Open in 2000.

41 - The age of the oldest player in this year's tournament, Kimiko Date-Krumm.

39 - There were 39 different nationalities in the singles draw this year.

34 - The number of players at this year's tournament who were yet to be born when Date-Krumm made her Grand Slam debut at Roland Garros in 1989.

28 - The longest rally of this year's tournament was 28 shots and came in the third round thriller between Caroline Wozniacki and Kaia Kanepi.

22 - With 22 aces, Samantha Stosur's serve proved the most difficult to get a racquet on in the French capital.

21 - Errani is the joint-lowest seed (2005 runner-up Mary Pierce was also No.21 seed) to reach the Roland Garros final in the Open Era.

19 - Errani and Roberta Vinci have won their last 15 matches in tandem. The 15th came against Maria Kirilenko and Nadia Petrova in Friday's doubles final.

16 - At just 16 years and one month old, Australian wildcard Ashleigh Barty was the tournament's youngest player.

10 - After Sharapova's triumph, there are now 10 players that have completed the career Slam.

9 - Errani is the first player in nine years to reach the singles and doubles final in Paris.

5 - Victoria Azarenka was just five points away from becoming the first No.1 seed in the history of the French Open to lose in the first round when she trailed Alberta Brianti by a set and 4-0.

4 - For the first time in the Open Era four left-handers (Angelique Kerber, Petra Kvitova, Varvara Lepchenko and Arantxa Rus) made it through to the fourth round of a major.

3 - The number of times in the past two months that Errani and Vinci have met Kirilenko and Petrova on the doubles court.

2 - Errani defeated two former French Open champions (Ana Ivanovic and Svetlana Kuznetsova) en route to the final.

1 - Sharapova's new ranking; it is the fourth time she has reached No.1 in the world, with her most recent stay ending in June 2008.

0 - Serena Williams had never lost in the first round of a major until she ran into Virginie Razzano in Paris.

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