1928 French Championships – Men's Singles

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1928 French Championships
Champion   France Henri Cochet [1]
Runner-up   France René Lacoste [1]
Final score   5–7, 6–3, 6–1, 6–3
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
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French Championships
 < 1927 1929 > 

Henri Cochet defeated René Lacoste 5–7, 6–3, 6–1, 6–3 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1928 French Championships.

Seeds[edit]

The seeded players are listed below. Henri Cochet is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.

  1. France René Lacoste (Finalist)
  2. United States Frank Hunter (Fourth round)
  3. France Edouard Borotra (Third round)
  4. United Kingdom Mohammed Sleem (Fourth round)
  5. United Kingdom J. Colin Gregory (Third round)
  6. Netherlands Hendrik Timmer (Second round)
  7. Argentina Ronaldo Boyd (Quarterfinalist)
  8. Australia Jack Crawford (Quarterfinalist)
  1. United Kingdom Nigel Sharpe (Third round)
  2. Australia Norman Brookes (Second round)
  3. Australia Gerald Patterson (Fourth round)
  4. Argentina Guillermo Robson (Fourth round)
  5. France Jacques Brugnon (Quarterfinalist)
  6. Australia Harry Hopman (Second round)
  7. France Henri Cochet (Champion)
  8. Austria Franz Matejka (Fourth round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

  • Q = Qualifier
  • WC = Wild Card
  • LL = Lucky Loser
  • r. = retired

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  1  France René Lacoste 6 6 7      
8  Australia Jack Crawford 0 1 5      
  1  France René Lacoste 6 6 6      
   Australia Jack Hawkes 2 4 1      
13  France Jacques Brugnon 6 6 3 3 4
   Australia Jack Hawkes 4 3 6 6 6  
    1  France René Lacoste 7 3 1 3  
  15  France Henri Cochet 5 6 6 6  
   France Christian Boussus 1 6 5 3    
 France Jean Borotra 6 3 7 6    
 France Jean Borotra 3 6 5 4  
  15  France Henri Cochet 6 2 7 6    
7  Argentina Ronaldo Boyd 5 4 2    
  15  France Henri Cochet 7 6 6      

Earlier Rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    1  France Lacoste 6 6 3 6    
     France Persin 1 1 6 3    
      1  France Lacoste 6 6 6      
       France Rodel 0 0 2      
     United Kingdom Crawford          
     France Rodel            
      1  France Lacoste 6 6 6    
      16  Austria Matejka 2 0 3    
    16  Austria Matejka 6 6 6      
     Argentina Zappa 1 3 4      
      16  Austria Matejka 3 8 6    
       Netherlands Van Lennep 6 6 2 r    
     France Bernard 2 1 1    
     Netherlands Van Lennep 6 6 6      
 

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    8  Australia Crawford 7 6 6 6    
     France Geraud 9 4 3 1    
      8  Australia Crawford 6 6 6      
       South Africa Holthouse 3 4 1      
     Rigault 2 4 1    
     South Africa Holthouse 6 6 6      
      8  Australia Crawford 6 2 6 7  
       France Gentien 1 6 4 5  
    9  United Kingdom Sharpe 10 6 6      
     France Deniau 8 4 1      
      9  United Kingdom Sharpe 2 3 2    
       France Gentien 6 6 6      
     South Africa Walcott 6 6 4 4 2
     France Gentien 3 2 6 6 6  
 

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    4  United Kingdom Sleem 6 6 6      
     France Augustin 3 1 2      
      4  United Kingdom Sleem 6 8 6      
       Argentina Cattaruza 1 6 2      
     France Thurneyssen 6 1 3 4  
     Argentina Cattaruza 1 6 6 6    
      4  United Kingdom Sleem 2 2 9    
      13  France Brugnon 6 6 11    
     France Danet 4 2 8 6 1  
    3  France Borotra 6 6 6 3 6  
      3  France Borotra 2 3 2    
      13  France Brugnon 6 6 6      
     Philippines Aragon 0 3 3 r  
    13  France Brugnon 6 6 4      
 

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    5  United Kingdom Gregory 6 6 8      
     Netherlands Koopman 3 1 6      
      5  United Kingdom Gregory 4 3 6 3    
       Australia Hawkes 6 6 0 6    
     Australia Hawkes 6 6 6    
     France Siguier 0 3 2      
       Australia Hawkes 6 6 4 6  
      12  Argentina Robson 2 3 6 1  
    12  Argentina Robson 6 6 6      
 France Piel 0 7 2          France Samazeuilh 4 1 1      
 France Samazeuilh 6 9 6           12  Argentina Robson 4 6 6 6  
 Greece Zerlendis 6 6 7            France Landry 6 3 3 1    
 United States Stralem 1 3 5          Greece Zerlendis 0 4 7 4  
 France Guillemot 1 4 6 3        France Landry 6 6 5 6    
 France Landry 6 6 1 6    

Section 5[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 France Boussus 6 5 6 6    
 Argentina Morea 3 7 3 4        France Boussus 6 6 6      
 France Laurent 6 4 6 6        France Laurent 1 3 2      
 Pope 4 6 1 2          France Boussus 6 6 6      
 Monaco Galeppe 3 4 4            France Grandguillot 1 2 2      
 United Kingdom Bobb 6 6 6          United Kingdom Bobb 2 6 6 1 6
     France Grandguillot 6 1 0 6 8  
       France Boussus 6 5 9    
      11  Australia Patterson 1 7 7 r  
     Chile Torralva-Ponsa 2 6 6 6    
     France Du Plaix 6 0 3 4    
       Chile Torralva-Ponsa 6 6 3 5 4
      11  Australia Patterson 3 1 6 7 6  
     Ingayo 4 6 6 0  
    11  Australia Patterson 6 3 8 6    
 

Section 6[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    6  Netherlands Timmer            
     France Aron            
       France Aron 3 8 3 1    
       France Gaston 6 6 6 6    
     France Gaston 6 2 6 6  
    14  Australia Hopman 1 6 3 1    
       France Gaston 6 4 1 6 3
       France Borotra 3 6 6 4 6
     United Kingdom Turnbull 6 6 6      
     Argentina Del Castillo 0 1 1      
       United Kingdom Turnbull 3 6 6 3  
       France Borotra 6 1 8 6    
     Republic of Ireland Rogers Lyttelton          
     France Borotra            
 

Section 7[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
     France De Buzelet 6 6 4 6    
     Greece Balli 2 2 6 1    
       France De Buzelet            
       France Grandguillot            
    10  Australia Brookes          
     France Grandguillot            
       France Grandguillot 5 3 1    
      7  Argentina Boyd 7 6 6    
     Austria Artens            
     Rebois            
       Austria Artens 1 4 1    
      7  Argentina Boyd 6 6 6      
     France Glasser 4 4 1    
    7  Argentina Boyd 6 6 6      
 

Section 8[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    15  France Cochet 6 6 6      
     Thalbitzer 2 0 1      
      15  France Cochet 6 6 7      
       United States Wood 1 0 5      
     United States Wood 6 1 7 10  
     France Barrelet De Ricou 4 6 5 8    
      15  France Cochet 1 6 6 6  
      2  United States Hunter 6 3 4 3  
     United Kingdom Kingsley 6 6 6      
     France Bonte 4 2 2      
       United Kingdom Kingsley 2 8 4    
      2  United States Hunter 6 10 6      
     France Combemale 0 3 2    
    2  United States Hunter 6 6 6      
 

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York City]: New Chapter Press. p. 386. ISBN 978-0942257700. 

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