Sabine Ellerbrock of Germany upset 2nd seed Jiske Griffioen today to win the singles championship at the French Open. Ellerbrock defeated Griffioen 6-3, 3-6, 6-1.
Griffioen and her partner, Aniek Van Koot, the top seeds, won the doubles championship, defeating Ellerbrock and Sharon Walraven 6-2, 6-3 in the final.
Until this season, the great Esther Vergeer dominated wheelchair play in every tournament she entered. Vergeer announced her retirement in February.