1928 French Championships (tennis)

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1928 French Championships
Date 24 May - 4 June
Edition 33rd
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Clay
Location Paris (XVIe), France
Venue Stade Roland Garros
Champions
Men's Singles
France Henri Cochet [1]
Women's Singles
United States Helen Wills Moody [2]
Men's Doubles
France Jean Borotra / France Jacques Brugnon
Women's Doubles
United Kingdom Phoebe Holcroft Watson / United Kingdom Eileen Bennett Whittingstall
Mixed Doubles
United Kingdom Eileen Bennett Whittingstall / France Henri Cochet
French Championships
 < 1927 1929 > 

The 1928 French Championships (now known as the French Open) was a tennis tournament that took place on the outdoor clay ourts at the Stade Roland-Garros in Paris, France. The tournament ran from 24 May until 4 June. It was the 33rd staging of the French Championships and the second Grand Slam tournament of the year. It was the first tournament held at the new Roland-Garros stadium which was built during the winter of 1927/1928.

In the women's singles, Helen Wills Moody became the first American to win the singles event.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

France Henri Cochet (FRA) defeated France René Lacoste (FRA) 5–7, 6–3, 6–1, 6–3

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Helen Wills (USA) defeated United Kingdom Eileen Bennett (GBR) 6–1, 6–2

Men's Doubles[edit]

France Jean Borotra (FRA) / France Jacques Brugnon (FRA) defeated France Henri Cochet (FRA) / France René de Buzelet (FRA) 6–4, 3–6, 6–2, 3–6, 6–4

Women's Doubles[edit]

United Kingdom Phoebe Holcroft Watson (GBR) / United Kingdom Eileen Bennett Whittingstall (GBR) defeated France Suzanne Deve (FRA) / France Sylvie Lafaurie (FRA) 6–0, 6–2

Mixed Doubles[edit]

United Kingdom Eileen Bennett Whittingstall (GBR) / France Henri Cochet (FRA) defeated United States Helen Wills (USA) / United States Frank Hunter (USA) 3–6, 6–3, 6–3


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Roland-Garros 1928 (Grand Slam) - Men singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT). 
  2. ^ "Roland-Garros 1928 (Grand Slam) - Women singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT). 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1928 Australian Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1928 Wimbledon Championships