1926 French Championships (now known as the French Open) was a tennis tournament that took place on the outdoor clay ourts at the Racing Club de France in Paris, France. The tournament ran from 2 June until 14 June. It was the 31st staging of the French Championships and the second Grand Slam tournament of the year.
This year saw
Suzanne Lenglen repeat her feat of winning every event she was eligible for, in her final year of competition; the tournament was also notable for being the first time American competitors won, Vincent Richards and Howard Kinsey in the men's doubles.
Champions [ edit ]
Men's Singles [ edit ]
Henri Cochet (FRA) defeated René Lacoste (FRA) 6–2, 6–4, 6–3
Women's Singles [ edit ]
Suzanne Lenglen (FRA) defeated Mary Kendall Browne (USA) 6–1, 6–0
Men's Doubles [ edit ]
Vincent Richards (USA) / Howard Kinsey (USA) defeated Henri Cochet (FRA) / Jacques Brugnon (FRA) 6–4, 6–1, 4–6, 6–4
Women's Doubles [ edit ]
Suzanne Lenglen (FRA) / Julie Vlasto (FRA) defeated Evelyn Colyer (GBR) / Kitty McKane (GBR) 6–1, 6–1
Mixed Doubles [ edit ]
Suzanne Lenglen (FRA) / Jacques Brugnon (FRA) defeated Suzanne LeBesnerais (FRA) / Jean Borotra (FRA) 6–4, 6–3
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