1927 French Championships (tennis)

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1927 French Championships
Date:   27 May - 5 June
Edition:   32nd
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Clay
Location:   Paris (XVIe), France
Venue:   Stade Francais
Champions
Men's Singles
France René Lacoste [1]
Women's Singles
Netherlands Kornelia Bouman [2]
Men's Doubles
France Henri Cochet / France Jacques Brugnon
Women's Doubles
South Africa Irene Peacock / Australia Bobbie Heine
Mixed Doubles
France Marguerite Broquedis / France Jean Borotra
French Championships
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The 1927 French Championships (now known as the French Open) was a tennis tournament that took place on the outdoor clay ourts at the Stade Francais in Paris, France. The tournament ran from 27 May until 5 June. It was the 32nd staging of the French Championships and the second Grand Slam tournament of the year.

Kornelia Bouman became the first foreign woman to win the women's singles event and the first, and only, Dutch woman to win a Grand Slam singles title.

Champions[edit]

Bill Tilden and Kea Bouman at the 1927 French Championships

Men's Singles[edit]

France René Lacoste (FRA) defeated United States Bill Tilden (USA) 6–4, 4–6, 5–7, 6–3, 11–9

Women's Singles[edit]

Netherlands Kornelia Bouman (NED) defeated South Africa Irene Peacock (RSA) 6–2, 6–4

Men's Doubles[edit]

France Henri Cochet (FRA) / France Jacques Brugnon (FRA) defeated France Jean Borotra (FRA) / France René Lacoste (FRA) 2–6, 6–2, 6–0, 1–6, 6–4

Women's Doubles[edit]

South Africa Irene Peacock (RSA) / South Africa Bobbie Heine (AUS) defeated United Kingdom Peggy Saunders Mitchell (GBR) / United Kingdom Phoebe Holcroft Watson (GBR) 6–2, 6–1

Mixed Doubles[edit]

France Marguerite Broquedis (FRA) / France Jean Borotra (FRA) defeated Spain Lilí de Álvarez (ESP) / United States Bill Tilden (USA) 6–4, 2–6, 6–2


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Roland-Garros 1927 (Grand Slam) - Men singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT). 
  2. ^ "Roland-Garros 1927 (Grand Slam) - Women singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT). 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1927 Australian Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1927 Wimbledon Championships