8 Jun 2014

French win doubles after 30-year wait

12:45 pm on 8 June 2014

Julien Benneteau and Edouard Roger-Vasselin became the first home pair in 30 years to win the French Tennis Open men's doubles at Roland Garros.

The 11th seeds defeated Spain's 12th-seeded Marcel Granollers and Marc Lopez 6-3 7-6 (7-1).

Yannick Noah and Henri Leconte were the last French pair to win their home title in 1984.